V.26 No.6 | 02/09/2017
Dance to Your Soul's Rhythm
Friday, Feb 17: Chispa: Palenke Soultribe[ Thu Feb 16 2017 1:00 PM ]
A live electronic production deconstructs Afro-Colombian rhythms and blends them with modern beats, catchy bass lines and synthesized arpeggios.
V.25 No.38 | 09/22/2016
Two i's Are Better Than One
Monday, Oct 3: Miike Snow
By Monica Schmitt [ Sun Oct 2 2016 10:00 AM ]
See the Swedish trio live.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016
By August March [ Wed Mar 9 2016 8:31 PM ]
Good news, everyone!
Local electro-wizards REIGHNBEAU (Bryce Hample plus collaborators Hannah Daney, Colleen Johnson, Madeline Johnston and James Sturgis) have been recognized by music magazine Stereogum.
Their new album, Blood, is currently streaming—along with a brief yet well-deserved laudatory review—at a site known for its focus on lo más chingón in current musical forms.
V.24 No.19 | 05/07/2015
David Liebe Hart teleports into Sister tomorrow
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue May 12 2015 3:49 PM ]
Extraordinary weirdo David Liebe Hart brings his out-of-this-world electro to Sister on Wednesday night.
V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
Indie/Electro/Punk Music Festival
Outsider Art Thrives in Shiprock
Indie/electro/punk fest as Native soundtrack
By August March
August March delivers deets on the 4th annual Indie/Electro/Punk Music Festival happening this weekend in Shiprock, N.M.
V.23 No.28 |
Samantha Anne Carrillo
Now Hear This, Vol. II
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Jul 10 2014 5:43 PM ]
Are you properly caring for your inner goth? My years of rockin' an all-black wardrobe, a Wite-Out complexion and panda eyes may be over, but I take care to nourish my blackety-black heart and sonic sensibility. If you're feeling the urge to chainsmoke clove cigs, brood and write bad poetry, I recommend channeling that energy into a celebration of Dark Entries Records' fifth anniversary.
DJ Josh Cheon founded the label in July 2009 with the intention of releasing out-of-print and unreleased underground '80s treasures. Named for the first 7-inch released by goth icon Bauhaus, Dark Entries' focus is curation, preserving sound quality and respecting its artists' aural aesthetic . And, yes, the label's output is strictly vinyl.
Dark Entries' lifeblood is the excavation, quality reproduction and distribution of largely unknown pleasures, but it also showcases contemporary acts whose sound harkens back to the heyday of minimal synth, coldwave, dark wave, electro, Italo disco and post-punk. Highlights of the Dark Entries catalog include work by Dark Day, Jeff and Jane Hudson, Starter, Linea Aspera, Kitchen & the Plastic Spoons, Algebra Suicide, Los Microwaves, Patrick Cowley, Victrola, Lè Travo, Crash Course in Science, Lassigue Bendthaus, Cute Heels and Helen.
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
Sonic reductions of Prince Rama, Bomba Estéreo and Dinosaur Jr.
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Mon Nov 19 2012 3:08 PM ]
We listened to and reviewed albums by Prince Rama, Bomba Estéreo and Dinosaur Jr. in this week’s Sonic Reducer. Watch music videos from featured bands below.
Prince Rama Top Ten Hits of the End of the World · Bomba Estéreo Elegencia Tropical · Dinosaur Jr. I Bet on Sky
This week, we listened to Prince Rama, Bomba Estéreo and Dinosaur Jr.
V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012
Dance in Bowie’s Pants TONIGHT
By Claire von Bon Bon [ Wed Jun 27 2012 1:24 PM ]
“In the ’70s, rock and roll flew an intergalactic cruise ship to the planet Glitter and mined its three moons—Pleasure, Androgyny and Polyester. Its captains were the likes of Ziggy Stardust, The Sweet, Slade, Queen, Elton John, the New York Dolls, T. Rex and the cast of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”
—Jessica Cassyle Carr, music editor
This very eve, we seek to glam rock with you at our annual pre-Pride dance party. The New Mexico titleholders will perform, and DJs Cassyle, Tahnee and Nicolatron will spin you to the moon. Plus, there will be sparkly cupcakes from Rebel Donut, and free snaps from Photobooth Rentals of New Mexico. Silver unitards encouraged.
You’re invited to the Alibi’s Pre-Pride Glam Dance Party
By Jessica Cassyle Carr
In the ’70s, rock and roll flew an intergalactic cruise ship to the planet Glitter and mined its three moons—Pleasure, Androgyny and Polyester. Its captains were the likes of Ziggy Stardust, The Sweet, Slade, Queen, Elton John, the New York Dolls, T. Rex and the cast of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Incorporating outrageous costumes and highly conceptual theatricality, this jubilant yet heavy sound that we know as glam was not just about amazing guitar parts (though there were plenty of them).
V.20 No.30 | 7/28/2011
DJ Evan’s random tracks
By Jessica Cassyle Carr
Evan Langford is a DJ at Blackbird Buvette, managing the frightful monthly party known as Post Burial. Hear him play post-punk, new wave, disco, electro, glam and/or deathrock there on Saturday, Aug. 6, beginning at 10 p.m. I asked Langford to put his MP3s on shuffle. Below are the random results.
V.20 No.23 | 6/9/2011
Musical selections from tonight’s Pre-Pride Glam Dance Party
By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Wed Jun 8 2011 11:05 AM ]
Tonight the Alibi’s Group Hug and Albuquerque Pride are hosting the Pre-Pride Glam Dance Party at the beautiful Casa Esencia (800 Rio Grande NW) in Old Town. This will be an evening filled with tiny bubbles, delicious canapés, shiny tunage and general fabulousness.
The entertainment is as follows: La Juala, fronted by sultry international torch singer Georgina, will perform live at the beginning of the evening, and will be followed by DJs Cassyle (c’est moi), Mello, Tahnee and Nicolatron. Naturally, there will be a drag show as well. To get a feel for the general aesthetic, below are some classic glam rock track that we’re likely to play. For good measure, we’ll be spinning disco and electro tracks, too.) You can also click here for a playlist full of early glam. Enjoy!
P.S. You can RSVP to he party here.
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