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IndianGiver - Understudies

There’s a difference between being derivative and being inspired by something, a line a lot of artists can’t seem to find — or at least don’t care to.
04/22/2014 | Comments 0

Dustin Prinz - Eleven

Few musicians take the time to master their instrument in the way that Oklahoma City singer-songwriter Dustin Prinz has; he’s a guitar virtuoso in every sense of the word, and Eleven gives him the chance to show just how far he can push that skill.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0

Horse Thief – Fear in Bliss

Listening to Horse Thief’s previous release — the haphazardly melodramatic Grow Deep, Grow Wild — felt like a chore. Whatever potential the Oklahoma City folk-pop act demonstrated on the EP was obscured behind a formulaic, contrived and ultimately hollow cloud. But it at least offered a glimmer of promise for a band consisting of, frankly, five pretty talented dudes. Critics saw it; the band’s management saw it; its current label, Bella Union, saw it; and its increasingly fervid fan base saw it.
04/08/2014 | Comments 0

Colourmusic — May You Marry Rich

There’s always a sense of danger when debuting songs in a live setting and playing them well. Without having heard the studio versions, expectations are set according to the live incarnations. But capturing the breadth of free-flowing atmosphere and sheer volume on a disc, vinyl or digital file isn’t the easiest thing to do, especially for a band as vociferous as Colourmusic.
04/01/2014 | Comments 0

Em and the MotherSuperiors — Churches into Theaters

As titles go, Churches into Theaters is an apt descriptor for the debut album from Oklahoma City rockers Em and the MotherSuperiors. It’s a reverential record, one that shares the gospel of classic rock, blues and soul but embraces the need to refashion it for modern times, channeling The Dead Weather, Grace Potter and Cage the Elephant along the way.
03/25/2014 | Comments 0
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Courts of appeal

Rising stars of post-punk, Parquet Courts plot to ‘Light Up’ the ears of listeners nationwide.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Parquet Courts with The Phaggs, Gay Uncle and Glow God
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Bad Granny's Bazaar
1759 N.W. 16th
528-4585
$7

 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Colin’s calling

While part of The Gentle Art of Floating, Colin Nance quietly hatched solo tracks. No longer does one have to be in his bedroom to hear them.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Colin Nance with Taddy Porter
10 p.m. Friday
XIII X Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
819-6004
$5-$10
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Noise for toys

Four local bands of varying genres unite for one night to support an incredible cause.


Music

Zach Hale
Rock for Tots with Your Mom, Kefalonia, Sons of Beatrice and Eight
8 p.m. Friday
Blue Note Lounge
2408 N. Robinson
thebluenotelounge.com
600-1166
$5 or free with unwrapped toy
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Milwaukee blues

Times have been tough for What Made Milwaukee Famous, but the Austin indie act vows to go up from here.


Music

Joshua Boydston
What Made Milwaukee Famous
9 p.m. Thursday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$7-$10
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Blues brothers

The latest project of local bluesman Eric ‘Dirty Red’ McDaniel proves that the thrill is far from gone.


Music

Louis Fowler
Cedric Burnside with Dirty Red
9 p.m. Tuesday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$8-$10

 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Mouthing off

Taking his turn at a solo run, Purple Mouth Bandits member Wiley Merrell bears his paws as local rapper Wildcat.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Wildcat with Jon Tefic and Militant Mindz
9 p.m. Friday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$5
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Still swinging, swinging

While so many of their brethren have disbanded in the last 10 years, Oklahoma’s All-American Rejects just keep moving along like you know they do.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The All-American Rejects with Shiny Toy Guns and more
6 p.m. Friday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$19-$24
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Jingle bell prog rock

Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s latest holiday outing rolls through town like a symphonic blizzard.


Music

Louis Fowler
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
3 and 8 p.m. Saturday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
chesapeakearena.com
602-8700
$30.50-$70.50
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Sweet Jaine

On-the-rise local pop songstress Savannah Jaine is just looking for a stage ... even if it’s in your living room.


Music

Louis Fowler
Singer/songwriter Savannah Jaine wants to perform for you. Just name the time and the place.
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Dear Dad

Just wait ’til your father gets home ... so you can expose him to the rad tunes of OKC garage-pop duo Dadrock.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Dadrock with Math the Band and Cosmostanza
5:30 p.m. Sunday
Ampy Shanty
527 E. Main, Norman
754-1927
$5
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Horny time

The brothers behind French Horn Rebellion put their classical instruments for unintended use: dance music, yo.


Music

Joshua Boydston
French Horn Rebellion with Of Montreal
8 p.m. Thursday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab
323 E. Sheridan
acm-uco.com
974-4700
$18-$20
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

You go, girls

While The Chloes prefer you want to hear them because they rock, and not because they’re all women, they’ll take it.


Music

Zach Hale
The Chloes with Skating Polly and The Venditos
8 p.m. Saturday
Kamp’s Deli & XIII X Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
819-6004
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Crow about it

Riding the current folk wave is Old Crow Medicine Show, which has whipped up a prescription to string success along.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Old Crow Medicine Show with Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys
7 p.m. Monday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$29-$34
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Solid Goldberg

Music-biz legend Danny Goldberg brings his years of experience to the ACM@UCO Master Class series.


Music

Louis Fowler
Danny Goldberg
7 p.m. Thursday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab
329 E. Sheridan
acm-uco.com
974-4700
free
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Felt up

Puppets are an integral part of the ongoing spectacle that is Quintron and Miss Pussycat, who make art rock with strings attached.


Music

Zach Hale
Quintron and Miss Pussycat
9 p.m. Friday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10-$12
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
 
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