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V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015

Aural Fixation

What Is “Art Music”?

By August March
Wherein August March breaks down the meaning of the term “art music” and reflects on his own experiences with the lofty genre.

Sonic Reducer

SuperGiant On to the Stars · ICUMDRUMS The Girdle · Big Sad Guy Big Sad Guy II

By August March
This week we listened to new, local releases by SuperGiant, ICUMDRUMS and Big Sad Guy. Now with A/V!
V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Sleater-Kinney: (From left) Janet Weiss, Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein
Brigitte Sire

Music Interview

Re(Start) Together

An interview with Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein

By M. Brianna Stallings
Sleater-Kinney member/“Portlandia” prime mover Carrie Brownstein talks all things S-K (including collabs with Planned Parenthood and “Bob’s Burgers”) with M. Brianna Stallings.

Sonic Reducer

Chastity Belt Time to Go Home · Ray Wylie Hubbard The Ruffian's Misfortune · Todd Rundgren Global

This week we listened to new albums by Chastity Belt, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Todd Rundgren. Now with A/V!
V.24 No.15 | 04/09/2015

news

The Daily Word in sci-fi, hummus and MDC

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Apr 9 2015 1:56 PM ]
The Daily Word

For Swans and Mos Def fans in Albuquerque, today will be forever be known as Black Thursday—that day when both Michael Gira and Mos Def canceled their respective Burque gigs.

Wanna be in the long-awaited sequel to Independence Day? You're in luck because a) it's filming in Albuquerque and b) they're looking for extras.

Wait—don't eat that hummus!

Please don't trash the Bosque.

The Mayor's Office balks at Bernalillo County's request that the city of Albuquerque resume 50/50 cost-sharing of operating the Metropolitan Detention Center.

Photographer Giorgio Cravero's surreal portraits of fruits and veggies "express the pain and perseverance of nature."

V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
Swans
Samantha Marble

Music Interview

Evian, Cowboy Hats and (Aging) Young Gods

An interview with Swans’ Michael Gira

By M. Brianna Stallings
Wherein Michael Gira talks To Be Kind, St. Vincent, peeing on tour, the Man’s Hat Shop and the Four Corners area.
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Sonic Reducer

This Is The Kit Bashed Out · Polar Bear Same As You · Brian Wilson No Pier Pressure

We blasted new albums by This Is The Kit, Polar Bear and Brian Wilson on our office jambox. Scope our reviews and A/V.
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015

BOB: Music

Music Box

By August March

Best Venue

Our readers celebrate the sounds of the city.
Dapp Theory
Courtesy of artist

Jazzed

Dapp Theory and AJO explore ABQ jazz multiverse

By August March

Thursday

Jazzed takes on new directions and traditional paths in the local jazz concert scene.

Sonic Reducer

The Prodigy The Day Is My Enemy · Death Cab For Cutie Kintsugi · Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

By August March
This week we listened to new releases from The Prodigy, Death Cab For Cutie and Courtney Barnett. Now with A/V!
V.24 No.13 | 3/26/2015

Sonic Reducer

Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late · Chief Keef Sorry 4 the Weight

By Elliot Pearson
This week we listened to If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late and Sorry 4 The Weight. Now with recommended singles!
V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015

Sonic Reducer

Lady Lamb After · Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti · Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase.

This week we listened to new and reissued albums by Lady Lamb, Led Zeppelin and Steven Wilson. Now with A/V!
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015

Sonic Reducer

Screaming Females Rose Mountain · Jeff Bridges Sleeping Tapes · War on Women War on Women

By M. Brianna Stallings
This week we listened to new releases from War on Women, Jeff Bridges and Screaming Females. Now with A/V!
V.24 No.7 | 2/12/2015

Sonic Reducer

Björk Vulnicura · Ricked Wicky I Sell the Circus · Six Organs of Admittance Hexadic

This week we listened to new albums from Björk, Ricked Wicky (aka Robert Pollard) and Six Organs of Admittance. Now with A/V!
V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015

Aural Fixation

Sealed with a Kiss

By August March
August March examines four love songs performed by Madonna, Clyde McPhatter, Genesis and Joni Mitchell that are perpetually in rotation at the Weekly Alibi headquarters.
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