alibi online
Free Will AstrologyAlibi's Personals

Flyer on the Web Post yours here
See more flyers here

LowLife Happy Hour
LowLife Happy Hour
12.26.2014
Dj Ntox "In The Mix"
Dj Ntox "In The Mix"
12.27.2014
DOUBLE FEATURE @THE GUILD
DOUBLE FEATURE @THE GUILD
1.16.2015
 



 
 V.22 No.40 | October 3 - 9, 2013 

Sonic Reducer

Janelle Monáe The Electric Lady (Bad Boy Records)

I’ve never danced harder at a concert than when Janelle Monáe opened for fellow Georgians Of Montreal in 2010; Kevin Barnes and company could barely follow her. Now with The Electric Lady, the latest installment of her seven-part Metropolis concept series, intergalactic genre-hopper Monáe is—to paraphrase one track—once again giving us more of what we love from her. Like a smoking hot duet with Prince (!) on “Givin’ Em What They Love.” And how about other stellar guests like Solange Knowles, Miguel and Erykah Badu? What about roof-raisers like “We Were Rock & Roll,” “Dance Apocalyptic,” and “Ghetto Woman”? And those exquisitely orchestrated space exotica overtures? All these elements coalesce on another out-of-this-world album from ArchAndroid Monáe. (M. Brianna Stallings)

Play Youtube Video

Blouse’s latest heavenly bass-guitar-vox frequencies appear simultaneously unaffected and polished to within an inch of perfection. Imperium, the second full-length by Portlandite trio Blouse isn’t nearly as cold as its title might suggest. These 10 hazy, swoon-worthy tracks average three minutes and 45 seconds and focus on organic—rather than electronic—instrumentation alongside grunge, psych and good ol’ fashioned rock and roll rhythms. Standout tracks include the title track, “Capote,” “No Shelter” and “Arrested.” Equal parts flannel shirt and gauzy cloak, Imperium finds Blouse flirting with absolute power. (Samantha Anne Carrillo)

PINS Girls Like Us (Bella Union)

Manchester post-punk/pop foursome PINS’ long-awaited full-length debut—at least by this obsessed journo—dropped on Monday, Sept. 30. Call it shoegaze-adjacent poppy post-punk. This is music for eating candied rose petals by candlelight. For having a picnic in an abandoned missile silo. Standout tracks include the anthemic title track (an ode to authenticity); the rockin’ reverb seduction of “Get With Me”; post-punk sonic jerk “I Want It All”; spoken-word warbler “Velvet Morning”; and yelp rock stunner “Lost Lost Lost.” One part torment and two parts anodyne. A thousand times yes. (Samantha Anne Carrillo)

Play Youtube Video
 

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
  • Web Exclusives
  • Recent Rocksquawk Discussions
  • Recent Classifieds
  • Most Active Users
  • Most Active Stories
  • Calendar Comments
  • 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.
Dj Ntox "In The Mix"
Dj Ntox "In The Mix"12.27.2014