interview


V.26 No.9 | 3/2/2017
James Mercer of The Shins
Nikki Fenix

Music Interview

The New Slang is Still Rocanrol

In an interstellar burst Shins are back to save the universe

August March discusses pop reality with Shins’ frontman James Mercer.
V.26 No.7 | 2/16/2017
James Whiton
Michael Weintrob

Music Interview

The Spirit of Whiton

Bassist returns to roots and kicks ass

James Whiton (ex-Eric McFadden Trio and Apricot Jam) on systematic beauty, ostinato and making modern music.
V.26 No.4 | 1/26/2017
The Ground Beneath
Wes Naman

Music Interview

Above the Ground Beneath

Civerolo revisions metal now, for the future

It’s all about The Ground Beneath, according to local metal maven Steve Civerolo.
V.25 No.51 | 12/22/2016
Jolly old St. Nick
Renée Chavez

Feature Interview

Kickin’ it with St. Nick

A lyrical interview with Santa Claus

Santa Claus reveals not-so-secret secrets.

Summon
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

Summoning Summon

Local hip-hop artist invokes music, magick and madness

Alibi music correspondent Geoffrey Plant and local hip-hop wizard Summon speak together in arcane tones.
V.25 No.50 | 12/15/2016
Big Daddy Kane in concert
Courtesy of the artist

Music Interview

Hello Mr. Soul

A raw conversation with Kane

Alibi music critic August March tells about interviewing celebrities as a preface to his killer conversation with illustrious rapper Big Daddy Kane.

Arts Interview

Compassionate Anarchy

Adam Burnett delivers a piece that's “part monologue, part magic act, part drag show, part karaoke”

Adam Burnett delivers a piece that's “part monologue, part magic act, part drag show, part karaoke.”
V.25 No.48 | 12/1/2016
Dr. Larry Abramson
Photo by Justin Morgan

Music Interview

Rocanrol Recovery

Local doctor uses music to address opioid crisis

We chat with Dr. Larry Abramson, guitarist and healer, about rock and roll, addiction and recovery.
V.25 No.44 | 11/3/2016
The King Khan & BBQ Show
Courtesy of the artist

Music Interview

The Return of BBQ

Shooting the shit with the sultanic sheik of soul

Weekly Alibi’s Geoffrey Plant has a very interesting conversation with Mark Sultan, AKA BBQ.
V.25 No.42 | 10/20/2016
Golden Migration
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Chip Thomas and Lisa Nevada

Culture Shock

Catching Glimpses

The wheat-pasted photographic murals of jetsonorama

On the wheat-pasted photographic murals of jetsonorama.
V.25 No.41 | 10/13/2016
Oscillation Music Festival masterminds Brian Botkiller and Kenneth Cornell
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

How To Oscillate Wildly

Return of the Oscillation Festival

August March chats with Oscillation 2016 prime movers Brian Botkiller and Kenneth Cornell.
V.25 No.37 | 9/15/2016
Michael Gira
Cyrille Choupas

Music Interview

A Man Who Glows, a Sound that Grows

Swans founder Gira discusses dissolution, chaos and the now

Swans founder Michael Gira speaks with August March about music and airplanes.
Child of Duende

Author Interview

Telling the Soul's Truth

Magic abounds in Child of Duende

Michelle Adam wrote of a spirit to awaken a spirit.
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V.25 No.36 | 9/8/2016
Mac Sabbath in concert
SKIBZ777 via Wikimedia

Music Interview

Mac, Not Black

Sabbath parody band sizzles with special sauce

August March talks burgers and badassery with Mike Odd, manager of Mac Sabbath.
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Culture Shock

From Grip Tape to the Big Stage

Linas Garsys distills music into imagery

Linas Garsys distills music into imagery.