It takes all kinds, and that’s a very good thing. Whether you’re craving post-punk/art rock, electro-industrial, rockabilly, psych-rock, doom or Irish pub songs, you can find your fix right here in Burque. Tonight, literate post-punk act Venus Bogardus—featuring real-life couple James Reich and Hannah Levbarg—lays down a hypnotic sonic swagger at Burt’s Tiki Lounge, along with Lady Uranium and These Charming Cobras. Read all about this and other terrific local shows in Venus Bogardus in the Dominion of the Shadow Men. Check out related A/V below. Burt's Tiki Lounge • Venus Bogardus • Lady Uranium • These Charming Cobras • Fri March 15 • 9 pm • FREE • 21+ • burtstikilounge.com
Albuquerque gets a bracing blast of industrial rock tonight courtesy of German noise boys Slick Idiot. The band was formed in 2000 by former KMFDM members Günter Schulz and En Esch. This show marks the band’s penultimate stop on its North American tour before crashing and burning in Santa Fe on Tuesday night. Local electro-industrialists Diverje are also on the bill, along with DJ Fetality. Show starts at 8 p.m. at Low Spirits. Tickets are a mere $7 at the door. What alse have you got on the agenda tonight? Dress in your best fetish wear and revel in some bone-breaking electronic beats.
This week’s Song Roulette column peered into the music library of Ken Cornell. See him perform tonight with The Handmaidens and Alchemical Burn at Synchro Studios (512-B Yale SE). The all-ages show is $5 and begins at 9 p.m. Basement Babies, Grenadrian and Cinik also play.
Ken Cornell is an audio tech who’s been running sound for bands famous and unknown for more than 16 years. He’s also a musician who plays in multiple acts—Tripping Dogs, Diverje, Cranial Smash Device—along with noise/improvisation projects Alchemical Burn, The Handmaidens and Death Convention Singers. See Cornell perform with The Handmaidens and Alchemical Burn on Saturday, March 17, at Synchro Studios (512-B Yale SE). The all-ages show is $5 and begins at 9 p.m. Basement Babies, Grenadrian and Cinik also play. Peer into this omnipotent local music purveyor’s aural library via the random tracks below.