Oobleck

oobleck tell your mom i said hiSomething funky for this gray weather day: Tell Your Mom I Said Hi, the new album from local five-piece funk band Oobleck -- or, as they describe themselves, "funked-out-afro-grunge-rock-alt-dub-whatever."

The band released the album this week, and we've enjoyed spinning through it. We must warn you, though: there's some possibility it might induce chair dancing.

Oobleck has an album release party October 13 at Valentine's. Also on the bill: The Ameros. Show's at 9 pm. Tickets are $5.

Oobleck? You know, from Dr. Seuss. Also: a non-Newtonian fluid.

Comments

Heard them at last week's Troy Night Out; we followed the sound from two blocks away to a bank vestibule where they were playing some excellent funk. I was really impressed. Unfortunately we only caught the last song . . . will definitely get the album!

That is my favorite Seuss book. Speaking truth to power.

Yay Oobleck!

these guys so deserve a better venue than the atm lobby! still, i'm curious who they could contact to get the security video footage from their TNO gig...

@ karamia: it was a last-minute rain location. they were supposed to play out in the square, but the weather had other ideas..

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Help fixing wedding photos?

SB emails: We tied the knot recently and received our professional pictures from our photographer. We had a limited wedding budget so we weren't able... (more)

St. Vincent at Upstate Concert Hall

Just announced: St. Vincent is set to play a show at Upstate Concert Hall March 7. Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 24 --... (more)

Quick trip: Beebe Hill fire tower

Here's another quick trip that could be fun this time of year: Beebe Hill and its fire tower.... (more)

Bachelorette party ideas in downtown Troy?

Christine asks via Twitter: [B]est downtown troy activities for a bachelorette type event? @CapCtyBrewCycle is weather dependent! [A]bout 14 ladies, low key, starting around 3... (more)

Morning Blend

GlobalFoundries is taking over IBM's chip fab facilities in the East Fishkill, New York and Essex Junction, Vermont. More than 5,000 IBM employees will become... (more)

Recent Comments

My guess is antenna-to-ovipositor eating (widespread entomophagy)

Drawing: Chemistry and Cocktails at miSci

...has 37 comments, most recently from Jeff D

Help fixing wedding photos?

...has 4 comments, most recently from D

Madison Theater opening new performance venue

...has 8 comments, most recently from grandmastergus

St. Vincent at Upstate Concert Hall

...has 3 comments, most recently from Josh K.

Bachelorette party ideas in downtown Troy?

...has 7 comments, most recently from Rebecca