V.26 No.49 | 12/7/2017
We review new releases by Voodoo Kid, V1RTUAL D3SCENT and Fred Johnson.
V.26 No.48 | 11/30/2017
This week’s “Sonic Reducer” is all about LM Duplication, a recording outfit in Dirt City, New Mexico.
V.26 No.47 | 11/23/2017
Catching a Buzz with Chicharra
Basses and drums and rocanrol
In Spanish the word for cicada is chicharra—a word that sounds like something the insect might say—but it’s also the name of a local musical project that’s defining the direction rocanrol may likely take in this town. Chicharra is heavy, intricate, informed and affirmatively experimental.
V.26 No.46 | 11/16/2017
Classical Guitar, model number M-1
Give locally-made music or instruments.
An Orgasmic Response to Percussion
Kerby’s project is ecstatically awesome
Kris Kerby's long-running “percussion apocalypse” endeavor, ICUMDRUMS, continues to set sonic standards, divining as well as breaking the boundaries of Albuquerque’s avant-garde. Weekly Alibi chats with him to find out more about one of Burque’s most relevant cultural provocateurs.
V.26 No.45 | 11/9/2017
We review new releases by James Whiton, Crystal Stasis and The Salvage Retrograde.
V.26 No.44 | 11/2/2017
Reviews of new releases by Get Action, The Talking Hours and WURM.
V.26 No.43 | 10/26/2017
Los Superhéroes de LA
Rolling with Chicano Batman
Chicano Batman creates and performs an informed mix of rousing rocanrol finely intertwined with traditional Latino musical conceits, the soulful R&B of past ages and a progressive political platform that is, at once disarming and infectiously interesting. Weekly Alibi chats with guitarist Carlos Arévalo.
Latest releases from Chicharra and Lindy Vision, and a Gatas y Vatas compilation.
V.26 No.42 | 10/19/2017
A Perfect Circle of Acquaintances and Friends
Billy Howerdel converses with August March
Weekly Alibi chats with Billy Howerdel of A Perfect Circle about their upcoming album and each person's role in making it.
V.26 No.41 | 10/12/2017
The Drummer as Mastodon
Brann Dailor on music and life
August March chats with Brann Dailor of Mastodon about prog rock, metal and the narrative that has begun to fill up the band’s oeuvre.
New releases by the mysterious Jefe Mac, the triumphal SHREWD and the gritty Heaven for Less.
V.26 No.40 | 10/5/2017
We review new releases by Clark Andrew Libbey, Wake Self and Sorry Guero.
V.26 No.38 | 9/21/2017
We review new releases by Train Conductor, Aaron Markland and Constant Harmony.
V.26 No.37 | 9/14/2017
Courtesy of the artist
A conversation with Wake Self
Weekly Alibi chats with Wake Self about the expanding hip-hop scene, America's short attention span, teaching and gender inequality.