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Topic: skrillex

Holy Warr

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


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

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:

by Matt Carney 10.07.2011 2 years ago
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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.


Matt Carney
EOTO with Montu
8:30 p.m. Saturday
Kamp’s 1310 Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
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.


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


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


Rod Lott
Harkins Bricktown Cinemas 16
150 E. Reno
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.


Joshua Boydston
Crystal Vision with EOTO
9 p.m. Sunday
Will Rogers Theatre
4322 N. Western
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Stepping up

Love him or hate him, there's no avoiding Skrillex in 2014 — and the dubstep icon wouldn't have it any other way.


Joshua Boydston

Skrillex with Dillon Francis, What So Not and more
5:30 p.m. Friday
The Zoo Amphitheatre
2101 NE 50th St. 

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Skrillex with Dillon Francis, What So Not and more

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Skrillex isn’t just an empty haircut; he’s arguably the most successful electronic musician on the planet. Love him or hate him (we recommend loving him), the 26-year-old dubstep phenomenon kicks off his Mothership Tour with fellow DJs Dillon Francis, What So Not and others 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2101 NE 50th St. Glowsticks optional. Tickets are $44.50-$75. Call 602-0683 or visit

Tuesday, May 20, 2014