Passion Play of a Wandering Man
Tull’s Anderson mulls past and present
Alibi music stringer August March interviews Ian Anderson, the prime mover of prog-rock icon Jethro Tull, about his new solo work, his legendary career and retaining hope for humanity.
Music to Your Ears
Scope Music to Your Ears for coverage of women’s solo experimental music fest Gatas y Vatas and worldly annual happening ¡Globalquerque! Now with A/V!
The Juan MacLean In a Dream · Summon the Scapegoat Scapegoat · U2 Songs of Innocence
This week, we listened to the latest releases from U2, The Juan MacLean and Summon the Scapegoat. Now with A/V!
¡Mayday! • Demrick • DJ Stigmata • Septicemia Records • rap, hip-hop
I’m not sure that the concept of “genre” is really relevant anymore in the realm of music. The days of “pure” music are long gone, and while this might leave some “old-heads” grumbling over message boards about the loss of “real rap” or “real jazz,” I think that for the most part this is a good thing. The possibilities are more abundant than ever before as artists dip their fingers in any number of genres and traditions. ¡MAYDAY! is one group embracing this diversity in their quest for success…
Geekon • Arcade Art Show and Pinball Tournament
Break out your quarters! Geekon—Albuquerque's premier arcade cabinet and pinball machine restoration and preservation company—is sponsoring the Arcade Art Show and Pinball Tournament starting at 7pm on Saturday, Aug. 26. Local artists will be exhibiting paintings, sculptures and more inspired by classic video games. There will be DJs, alcohol, food and plenty of video games and pinball machines to play at the local watering hole, Sister. Art will remain up though Aug. 29. This is a free event, but you must be 21+.