alibi online

Free Will AstrologyAlibi's Personals

Flyer on the Web Post yours here
See more flyers here

Nekromantix
Nekromantix
4.16.2014
Ryan McGarvey
Ryan McGarvey
4.18.2014
Phantongram
Phantongram
4.19.2014
Let It Grow
Let It Grow
4.19.2014
OM
OM
4.19.2014
OM
OM
4.19.2014
 
 
 V.16 No.47 | November 22 - 28, 2007 

Sonic Reducer

The Killers Sawdust (Island)

As hard as it is to admit, mostly because the band is targeted at prepubescent girls and its lead singer looks like a prepubescent girl, I have a soft spot for The Killers. Still, this collection of b-sides, intended to keep fans satiated until the next studio album, proves what followers of the band have known all along: When The Killers try to go epic, it falls flat on its makeup-caked face. When The Killers keeps it simple, and under three minutes, it does a mean Brit-pop impersonation that's hard to hate. (SM)

The Hives The Black and White Album (A&M/Octone Records)

Swedish outfit The Hives is the IKEA of garage rock: It’s cheap and goes with everything. This disc will find its way into every suburban white twentysomething's stylishly furnished home. When you see Pharrell in the liner notes, you know someone's making a run at new heights of "selling out." That said, Pharrell is a good producer, and this disc supplies a lighthearted, reasonably varied good time. Triple-thick vocals, licks that are easy to sing back and the requisite driving beat make this perfect for blasting over your vacuum while you get the dog fur off your new red armchair. (MD)

Sole & The Skyrider Band Sole & The Skyrider Band (Anticon)

The cofounder of Anticon, one of hip-hop’s most alternative collectives, is devoted to music in the minor key and lyrics full of dense insight and eccentric delivery. Conceptually, this self-titled effort is pointed in the same direction as Sole’s previous work, Live From Rome. Accompanied by Florida trio The Skyrider Band, Sol is like a subway car traveling through the dark, subterranean rhythm of raw snare taps and cellos, merging into the great unknown that Sole calls "a hundred light years and running." (JH)

(SM) Simon McCormack, (MD) Marisa Demarco, (JH) Justin Hood

 
Join our mailing list for exclusive info, the week's events and free stuff!
 

  • Select sidebar boxes to add below. You can also click and drag to rearrange the boxes; close using the little X icons on each box. To re-add a box you closed, return to this menu.
  • Because you are not logged in, any changes you make to these boxes will vanish as soon as you click to another page. If you log in, the boxes will stick.
  • alibi.com
  • Latest Posts
  • Web Exclusives
  • Recent Rocksquawk Discussions
  • Recent Classifieds
  • Latest User Posts
  • Most Active Users
  • Most Active Stories
  • Calendar Comments
  • Upcoming Alibi Picks
  • Albuquerque
  • Duke City Fix
  • Albuquerque Beer Scene
  • What's Wrong With This Picture?
  • Reddit Albuquerque
  • ABQ Journal Metro
  • ABQrising
  • ABQ Journal Latest News
  • Del.icio.us Albuquerque
  • NM and the West
  • New Mexico FBIHOP
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • Only in New Mexico
  • Mario Burgos
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • High Country News
  • El Grito
  • NM Politics with Joe Monahan
  • Stephen W. Terrell's Web Log
  • The Net Is Vast and Infinite
  • Slashdot
  • Freedom to Tinker
  • Is there a feed that should be on this list? Tell us about it.