If you were to peruse the “About” section of IndianGiver’s Facebook page, you’ll notice how the instruments attributed to each of the Oklahoma City band’s five members are described with downright flippancy: Dylan Jordan plays “sticks & animal skins,” while Jazzton Rodriguez earns his keep with “shanties & loud noises,” and so on.
The guys of Oklahoma City’s Code 22 seem like a likable group of fellas. Their latest release, Going Soft: The Acoustic Album!, is
likable enough as well — so likable that on first listen, I took its
clean, acoustic sound and clear, unstressed vocals as an alternative
It’s always refreshing to hear music that embraces its own
eccentricity, yet presents it in an accessible and meek fashion. Eureeka
— the Norman-based duo of Jordan Vargas and Devin Wahl — has tapped
into this rarified air on its self-released EP, Polysynthetic Fields.
Who doesn’t like alliteration? It’s Music Video Monday!
I was pretty enamored with Broncho’s no-frills rock ’n’ roll before this video, but now I’m even more impressed. Their guerrilla concert tactics included made me laugh. Bonus: if you’re from Norman, you may know people in the video. I know at least two!
Minneapolis’ Jeremy Messersmith, formerly most famous for his incredible “Tatooine” music video, returns with a video for “Misunderstood Lyrics.” It’s a medley of the most famous misunderstood lyrics in rock and pop, and it’s ridiculously funny.
Atlanta folky dude Lovett made a music video for his song “The Fear,” and it’s pretty much as many parts of life as he could cram into four minutes. It’s incredible. The bit at 3:40 gives me shivers.
While you’re here, grab these free MP3s:
1. “Watch the World Go By” — Johan Agebjörn. Secret: I love kitschy techno. You stack those disco synths, Johan. 2. “Anna Sun” by Walk the Moon. Yo, The Killers: Take Walk the Moon on tour with you, if only in loving memory of “Hot Fuss.” 3. “The Endless Field of Mercury” — ANR. Who said pop music had to be simple?