V.27 No.3 | 1/18/2018
August March listens to new work by local artists but still thinks Jean Kennedy is the most talented of them all.
V.27 No.2 | 1/11/2018
Eric Williams Photography
Future is Now
Maple Street makes music matter
The tradition of in-tune local studios continues with Maple Street Records.
August March likes local records so much that he made una columna about them! This week, more electro plus some hip-hop.
V.27 No.1 | 1/4/2018
We review new releases by The Eden Catastrophe, Palefur and Goblin Bones.
V.26 No.52 | 12/28/2017
Best of Burque Ballot
Best of Burque Music 2018 Noms start January 10
Re-nominate daily until January 25!
Yes, it’s time once again to nominate the best local bands, players, albums, venues, engineers and labels of the past year. This time around, nominations for Albuquerque’s reader-powered aural Olympics will be accepted daily through Jan. 24. The second round with high-scoring nominees runs Feb. 14 through 28. And the cherry atop the BOBM sundae is a live showcase of winners on Mar. 24. This thing was a blast last year, so let’s do it again!
I Dig a Record
Touch the play button and enjoy
Here’s a list of August March’s favorite local albums for the year 2017.
V.26 No.51 | 12/21/2017
We review new releases by Beautiful William, Thollem and Legun.
V.26 No.50 | 12/14/2017
August March continues his autumnal sojourn into local-recording-land, listening to new work by TPC, Noctilucant and Casper The Hoax
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.