Alibi V.21 No.41 • Oct 11-17, 2012 
Cowboys and Indian (from left) Gerome Fragua, Jeff Cooper and Matthew Ezzard

Show Up!

Playing Cowboys and Indian

Hillbilly rockers roll through fashion, cars and music

Two-thirds of Cowboys and Indian talk pomade (or lack thereof), redux, car culture and recording aspirations.
TEN (from left) Thomas Pridgen, Norwood Fisher and Eric McFadden

Music to Your Ears

Top TEN

Read all about three diverse shows happening this week in Burque and Santa Fe.
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Song Roulette

Eva Blaylock’s Random Tracks

Burqueña bassist Eva Blaylock shares five random tracks and fills us in on Elvis tribute trio Jumpsuit’s debut.

Sonic Reducer

Bob Mould Silver Age · The Hi-Lo Tones "The Hi-Lo Tones" · The Raveonettes Observator

This week, Captain America listened to Bob Mould, The Hi-Lo Tones and The Raveonettes.

Flyer on the Wall

Low Life’s Blue Period

This week’s Flyer on the Wall is both literally and figuratively blue and announces the last Thursday night Low Life at Blackbird Buvette.

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The Cat's in the Cradle

Miss May I • Ice Nine Kills • metal • Capsize • alternative, melodic hardcore • Lorna Shore • emocore • Westwind

If you still haven't had your fill of melodic hardcore, emocore and/or emo with no chaser—and lord knows who hasn't; I still dream of Hawthorne Heights every night before jumping up from my La-Z-Boy recliner and toddling off to bed—then do yourself a solid and visit Albuquerque's home for rock…
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Are You Ready Kids?

TOKiMONSTA • electronic, hip-hop

Electronic experimentalist and heady hip-hop instrumentalist Jennifer Lee, better known as TOKiMONSTA, makes an appearance at the Historic El Rey Theater on Thursday, Sept. 28. An astral entity whose work with Project Blowed and Flying Lotus landed her squarely within the realm of El Lay’s underground hip-hop movement, Lee also happens to be a classically trained pianist. She is well known for deconstructing the work of luminaries like Justin Timberlake and Yacht through remixes that absolutely come apart in your head as the beat drops—sometimes delicately, sometimes like thunder, but always with a focus that speaks volumes about her musical prowess and wonky tendency to digress upon subtle rhythms and beatific bits of melody. $15 is all it will cost the average 18+ listener to engage in the elusive what-comes-next nature of West-Coast grooviness. The curtain rises on TokiMonsta at 9pm.
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Sorry, Not Sorry

Sorry Guero! • American death groove • Moonshine Blind • rock, country • The Lords of Wilmoore • punk rock • Cobra Vs. Mongoose

Hard rock is a thing that occasionally raises it's grizzled, drug-addled head in this dusty desert. It's a damn good thing the dude can play the guitar like ringing a bell. It also helps that the thing can sing. If not for these two crowd-pleasing aspects, Dirty City denizens would have booted Hard rock and his ilk outta this town ages ago. If you still haven't been exposed to this phenomena, may I suggest you haul your hipster ass down to Launchpad on Saturday, Sept. 30, for the album release party hosted by Burque groove-metal stalwarts Sorry Guero! The entirety of the diamond tough, blue-jean-clad, head-banging subculture who worship hard rock will be there, solidly represented by bands like hillbilly-heshers Moonshine Blind and pure punk provocateurs such the Lords of Wilmoore (eh, I lived on that street too, as an undergrad) and Cobra vs. Mongoose. So be there or be obtuse; it's only ten bones, okay?
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