Alibi V.21 No.45 • Nov 8-14, 2012 
Jenny Invert (from left) August Johnson, Sam Miller, Eva Ave. and Sean Alkire.

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To Burque, With Love

Jenny Invert delivers dark, operatic pop

We chatted with Jenny Invert’s Sam Miller about stamps, philosophy, music, Seattle and Mike Watt.

A/V Reducer

Check out the debut of our A/V Reducer column, wherein we meditate on and muse about music videos.
Fort Hobo

Music to Your Ears

Whether you’re into punk, folk or thrashcore, Music to Your Ears has you covered.

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Flyer on the Wall

In the Wake

This week’s Flyer on the Wall hypes both a mixed-media photography show and a corresponding concert at The Kosmos.
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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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