Alibi V.26 No.32 • Aug 10-16, 2017 
Madam X

Show Up!

It’s a Natural Achievement

Just to let you know the scene

There are some damn decent musical events to be had this weekend; here’s a “choose your own adventure” for the week. Each has a different, gloriously musical outcome, of course. But it’s still up to you to make the scene, sabes?

Sonic Reducer

Sheer Mag Urges Action

The maelstrom needs to feel your love

Sheer Mag's Need to Feel Your Love understands and embraces the power of passion.
Courtesy of the Artist

EVENT HORIZON ()

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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