Alibi V.25 No.4 • Jan 28-Feb 3, 2016 
Eileen & the In-Betweens

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Songstresses Sing, Rednecks Swing and Weedrat Rocks

A heap of bands this week: Eileen & the In-Betweens and 5 Star Motelles at Sister, Redneck at Dirty Bourbon, Weedrat and Lilith at Launchpad.
Dave Payne
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Aural Fixation

Dave Payne Will Not Admit Defeat

Some of the tracks on Payne’s new recording Will Not Admit Defeat have that darker, contemporary alt-country sound that our local music scene is so imbued with, but more interestingly, other aspects of the album hearken back to a more classical country sound.
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Everything is Everything

Lauryn Hill • hip-hop

It's been 20 years since Lauryn Hill's ground-breaking neo-soul inflected hip-hop recording, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill dropped. Since then, Hill's once for-sure-going-to-be-hot career has moved in fits and jumps as the artist behind such megahits like her rendition of “Killing Me Softly,” “Doo-Wop” and “Ex-Factor” wrestled with fame, responsibility and fans…
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