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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

Rachel Brashear — Revolution

Rachel Brashear’s second EP, Revolution, starts with a kick to the shins.
03/18/2014 | Comments 0
 

VOTD: Sigur rush


Watch seven and a half gorgeous minutes of Sigur Rós’ soon-to-screen concert film, ‘Inni.’

By Matt Carney November 8th, 2011

If this black-and-white beauty is any indication of the artistry of Vincent Morisset’s upcoming concert documentary about Iceland’s best-known post-rock band, Sigur Rós, then I may just sell everything I own and buy a one-way plane ticket to Reykjavík after finally seeing this thing.

The song is “Festival” from the album “Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust.” The film, “Inni,” shows tomorrow at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, and focuses exclusively on the band’s performance, according to Morisset’s website. Watch:



For more about Morisset, who identifies himself as a "web-friendly director," watch this interview with him in Barcelona from earlier this year.

 
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