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OKG Newsletter


Topic: skrillex

Holy Warr

Don’t let the Christian-rock label fool you: Warr Acres’ message is a musical call to arms.


Music

Carmen Forman
A new Oklahoma band is breaking norms by making music that sounds like what would happen if Maroon 5 combined their musical efforts with Rihanna and Jesus.
 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
portishead

VOTD: Trip-hop to the rescue

Watch Portishead play its first American TV show in over a decade.

Just when I was getting worried for a while that the super-aggro, mass-culture-canned version of dubstep (see: Skrillex, Excision) was starting to completely fill out the mainstream’s understanding of electronic music, legendary English innovators Portishead calmed me down. The trip-hop act showed up on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” to play a brand new song and a classic, for the first time on American TV in 13 years. 

Watch (or rather, experience) “Chase the Tear,” which the band is currently promoting as a 12” release, and “Mysterons,” a haunting song that will probably outlive us all:



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Jam recipe

A spin-off from The String Cheese Incident, electro jammers EOTO combine improvisational chops with dubstep to cross the country, expanding and exploding minds along the way.


Music

Matt Carney
EOTO with Montu
8:30 p.m. Saturday
Kamp’s 1310 Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
819-6004
$20-$25
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

In orbit

For star on the rise 12th Planet, creating an impact in dubstep — and electronic music in general — is history in the making.


Music

Joshua Boydston
12th Planet with Flinch
9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22
Kamp’s Deli & XIII X Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
kampsok.com
819-6004
$15
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Re:Generation

What happens when DJs are forced to work with other artists? Just press play.


Documentary

Rod Lott
Re:Generation
Thursday
Harkins Bricktown Cinemas 16
150 E. Reno
harkinstheatres.com
231-4747
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Local gem

With laser focus, Crystal Vision aims to remix the city sound scene into one more open to electronic music’s aural array.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Crystal Vision with EOTO
9 p.m. Sunday
Will Rogers Theatre
4322 N. Western
willrogerstheatre.com
604-3015
$15-$30
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
 
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