album reviews


V.26 No.41 | 10/12/2017

Sonic Reducer

Jefe Mac Jackpot · SHREWD Keep Your LIVE Down · Heaven for Less Minor Sixth

New releases by the mysterious Jefe Mac, the triumphal SHREWD and the gritty Heaven for Less.
V.26 No.40 | 10/5/2017

Sonic Reducer

Clark Andrew Libbey From the Deserts of Ohio · Wake Self Malala · Sorry Guero Don't Call Us, We'll Find You

We review new releases by Clark Andrew Libbey, Wake Self and Sorry Guero.
V.26 No.38 | 9/21/2017
Train Conductor

Sonic Reducer

Train Conductor Train Conductor · Aaron Markland Tide Break · Constant Harmony Phonological Assimilation

We review new releases by Train Conductor, Aaron Markland and Constant Harmony.
V.26 No.32 | 8/10/2017

Sonic Reducer

Sheer Mag Urges Action

The maelstrom needs to feel your love

Sheer Mag's Need to Feel Your Love understands and embraces the power of passion.
V.26 No.29 | 7/20/2017
SATURATION

Sonic Reducer

SATURATION Saturates

Brockhampton brings it

Brockhampton’s SATURATION is all about drawing inspiration from one another to embrace and strengthen the self.
V.26 No.6 | 2/9/2017

Sonic Reducer

Sunlight Life is Good · Dad & Steve Solid State · Lone Piñon Dias Felices: String Music of America's Southwest and Mexico's North

Alibi record reviewer Geoffrey Plant gets all local on us, discussing new recordings by Sunlight, Dad & Steve as well as Lone Piñon.
V.26 No.4 | 1/26/2017

Sonic Reducer

Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 3

The unlikely pairing of Definitive Jux mogul El-P and Atlanta-based rapper Killer Mike is possibly the greatest thing to happen to hardcore hip-hop in the 21st century.
V.26 No.2 | 1/12/2017

Sonic Reducer

Little Simz Stillness in Wonderland · Various Artists Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta · J. Cole 4 Your Eyez Only

Alibi staff writer Robin Babb reviews releases by J. Cole and Little Simz while also investigating a compilation of groovy African music.
V.25 No.49 | 12/8/2016

Sonic Reducer

Justice Woman · Bruno Mars 24K Magic · The Weeknd Starboy

Alibi music writer Robin Babb goes all pop with reviews of new recordings by The Weeknd, Justice and Bruno Mars, for crissakes.
V.25 No.48 | 12/1/2016

Sonic Reducer

The Awakening Orchestra Interlude: Atticus Live! The Music of Jesse Lewis · Rudy Royston Trio Rise of Orion · Summon Anumals

Alibi record reviewer Geoffrey Plant continues his awesome as hell jazz odyssey while taking a momentary diversion to examine the dark wonder that is Summon.
V.25 No.40 | 10/6/2016

Sonic Reducer

Jacuzzi Boys Ping Pong · Fresh Snow ONE · Lizzy Rose Crocodile Tears

Resident record reviewer Geoffrey Plant returns to reiterate rock’s relevance.
V.25 No.31 | 8/4/2016
This week, resident Alibi record reviewer Geoffrey Plant takes readers on a jazz odyssey!
V.25 No.28 | 7/14/2016
Mr. Plant does his hoodoo on releases by Rafi Bookstaber, Cool Ghouls and Haley Bonar.