album reviews


V.26 No.50 | 12/14/2017

Sonic Reducer

TPC Bawdy · Noctilucant Bleak and Drained of Colour · Casper The Hoax ST.47

TPC

August March continues his autumnal sojourn into local-recording-land, reviewing 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

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Thor & Friends (S/T) · Dieterich & Barnes The Coral Casino · Amor~Convertino The Western Suite and Siesta Songs

Living Music

This week’s “Sonic Reducer” is all about LM Duplication, a recording outfit in Dirt City, New Mexico.
V.26 No.45 | 11/9/2017

Sonic Reducer

James Whiton Perchance to Dream · Crystal Stasis Electric Tribe · The Salvage Retrograde Bringer of Light

We review new releases by James Whiton, Crystal Stasis and The Salvage Retrograde.
V.26 No.44 | 11/2/2017

Sonic Reducer

Get Action Right on Time · The Talking Hours Golden · WURM Paralysis Machine

Reviews of new releases by Get Action, The Talking Hours and WURM.
V.26 No.43 | 10/26/2017
Latest releases from Chicharra and Lindy Vision, and a Gatas y Vatas compilation.
V.26 No.41 | 10/12/2017
New releases by the mysterious Jefe Mac, the triumphal SHREWD and the gritty Heaven for Less.
V.26 No.40 | 10/5/2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.