Alibi V.22 No.2 • Jan 10-16, 2013 
Low Culture

Music to Your Ears

Whether you’re hankering for poppy garage-punk, doomcream R&B, folk or Southern rock, Music to Your Ears has you covered.

Aural Fixation

505 Listening Party

Local Spin fuses past and present sound

The Alibi meditates on the sounds of enchantment and chats with scene stalwart Ken Cornell about his hyper-local listening party.
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Sonic Reducer

Holly Herndon Movement · Broadcast Berberian Sound Studio · Jewels of the Nile "Ad Astra"

This week, we listened to new releases by Holly Herndon, Jewels of the Nile and Broadcast.
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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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