V.23 No.48 | 11/27/2014
In the Key of Thanksgiving
Seven stellar shows to be grateful for
By August March
Wherein we hype a week chock-full of awesome shows, ranging from “etho-chaos” to indie rock to traditional jazz to doom metal. Now with A/V!
V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
Le Butcherettes Cry Is for the Flies · Melvins hold it in · Mr. Gnome The Heart of a Dark Star
By August March
This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases by Le Butcherettes, Melvins and mr. Gnome.
V.22 No.1 | 1/3/2013
New Mexico News author takes on live music
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Jan 8 2013 12:43 PM ]
Mike Smith is a font of hyper-local writ. His long-running My Strange New Mexico column and his current project, New Mexico News, aim to shed some light on the wonderfully weird Land of Enchantment. Smith will contribute a monthly local music column to the Alibi in 2013. Read his first, belated Burque music round-up: This Month in Music. Listen to tracks from featured artists below.
Music to Your Ears
This Month in Music
Belated November edition
By Mike Smith
Author and music fanatic Mike Smith delivers the first installment of his live music column.
V.21 No.45 | 11/8/2012
Jenny Invert front man talks stamps, nothingness and silence
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Fri Nov 9 2012 4:12 PM ]
We caught up with Jenny Invert’s Sam Miller this week in To Burque, With Love. The once-Burqueño band performs in its former stomping ground this weekend. Notorious lurker and original Invert member David “Poncho” Schripsema fills in for his Pacific Northwest counterpart, Eva Ave., at the gig. Listen to music from Jenny Invert and other performing acts below. Launchpad • Jenny Invert • Mr. Gnome • the Cherry Tempo • Bigawatt • Sat Nov 10 • 9:30 pm • $6 • 21+
To Burque, With Love
Jenny Invert delivers dark, operatic pop
By Samantha Anne Carrillo
We chatted with Jenny Invert’s Sam Miller about stamps, philosophy, music, Seattle and Mike Watt.
V.20 No.44 | 11/3/2011
Flyer on the Wall
Leeches of Lore, KC Strangle, mr. Gnome and RAWRR! invade the Launchpad.
V.19 No.16 | 4/22/2010
Hark Now, Methinks I Do Hear the Sounds of Gnomes
Cleveland indie psych band mr. Gnome writes songs about vampires and pirates. San Francisco gravelly-voiced accordionist Mark Growden writes songs about Saint Judas and singing stars. Together with Albuquerque power pop / indie rock band Lousy Robot and Billy Bellmont spawn Janksder, they create flyers that look like a medieval tarot card. All four of these fine acts perform on Saturday, April 24, at Atomic Cantina (315 Gold SW). This free show begins at 10 p.m. (Jessica Cassyle Carr)
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