Alibi Flashback: 1995 Burque Band Family Tree
Or, “Dude, didn’t I see you at the Venus Diablo show last Saturday night?”
Art Director and cover artist: Henry A. Adelson; Design Director: David Dabney
V.4 No.3 • January 25-31, 1995: Eagle eyes will spot that the cover incorrectly says issue 4. Oops.
So it was written in ancient tomes of Alibi that fallen gods of melody both foul and fey did once converge numberless upon the plains, melting matter and thought with formless shrieks before crumbling to shriek no more. Yea, though new demons doth rise to assault these walls of silence, let us yet tribute the elders again and raise our mead in memory.
“The beginning of a comprehensive genealogical chart of Burque’s musical heritage” circa 1995. This ambitious project was envisioned to be “ongoing” but never got past this initial proof of concept.
Music editor Michael Henningsen’s accompanying “State of the Scene” report: “I want Albuquerque to be the next Albuquerque, and that’s going to take a lot of work from all of us.”