Alibi V.22 No.11 • March 14-20, 2013 
Venus Bogardus

Music to Your Ears

Venus Bogardus in the Dominion of the Shadow Men

Plan your weekly live music consumption—be it post-punk, electro-industrial, rockabilly, psych-rock, doom or Irish pub songs—with a little help from Music to Your Ears.
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Mark Beyer

MaximumCaterwaul

MAXIMUMCATERWAUL

An Alibi mega-scene report

DJ, DIY promoter and music writer Derek Caterwaul delivers the first installment of his monthly scene report.

Sonic Reducer

Devendra Banhart Mala · Waxahatchee Cerulean Salt · The Men New Moon

This week, we listened to new releases from Devendra Banhart, Waxahatchee and The Men.
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Special Beat Service

The English Beat • ska

Here's a brief on a band with three names, but unlike Eliot's bunch, these dudes are not a coterie of cats. At home across the pond, they're known as the Beat. In the land down under, kindly refer to them as the British Beat. Here in 'Merica, we call them the English Beat. But no matter what you call them, this estimable ensemble that still includes founder and guitarist Dave Wakeling—but not vocalist Ranking Roger—was partially responsible for the upsurge in popularity that two-tone ska saw on both sides of the Atlantic during the '80s and '90s. …
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