Stik Figa / Morris Mars / Coat Party

OH!MR presents "Marty is 47? Really?!"

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Martinez Hillard of the Jen Say Kwahs masterminded the new webzine OH!MR, a forum for all things related to local music. Tonight, the OH!MR crew celebrates Hillard's 47th birfday, even though he's probably in his mid-20s.Charisma and ingenuity have been Stik Figa's ace-in-the-hole since his days battle-rapping in the Topeka High cafeteria. With a no-coast style that's equally enamored with the crescent-fresh mainstream (Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, T.I.) and the booty-shaking fringe (Cool Kids, Santogold), Figa is Southerner by blood and a Midwesterner by choice. His debut EP "The Skinny" is not just bumpin-it's as hilarious as it is biting. Each time you laugh, you might just catch yourself contemplating something deep. As Stik Figa puts it: "I'm very well-rounded for being a square."Coat Party is a kick-ass, electro punk, female-fronted dance explosion. Armed with merely two mics, bass, syths and drums, the quartet kicks out sweet jams a la Le Tigre, Peaches and/or The Blow.


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