Alibi V.23 No.33 • Aug 14-20, 2014 
Nine Inch Nails 2014 tour

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’90s Nostalgia Meets New Wave of Now

Nine Inch Nails/Soundgarden/Cold Cave concert bolsters local eyeliner sales

Wherein August March travels into the past to preview a Nine Inch Nails/Soundgarden/Cold Cave concert.
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Music to Your Ears

Whether you’re craving electronica, dark wave, Americana or Texan rock, Music to Your Ears has you covered.

Sonic Reducer

David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights End Times Undone · Naomi Punk Television Man · Samantha Glass Surface Water Perception

This week we listened to new releases by David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights, Naomi Punk and Samantha Glass. Now with A/V!
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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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