East 99 Meets Burque
Bone Thugs revisit the ’90s
Securing an interview with members of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is harder than you might think. So, we meditate on the hip-hop quintet’s influence and history instead.
Parody or Pabulum
Brokencyde’s best-of is the worst
Music writer Geoffrey Plant deconstructs Burque’s most tasteless and financially successful act, Brokencyde.
Scott Walker Bish Bosch · Crystal Castles III · The Bryan Ferry Orchestra The Jazz Age
This week, we listened to new albums by Scott Walker, Crystal Castles and The Bryan Ferry Orchestra.
Flyer on the Wall
This week’s Flyer on the Wall uses spirograph style to hip Burque residents to a psych-rock show at Iron Haus.
¡Mayday! • Demrick • DJ Stigmata • Septicemia Records • rap, hip-hop
I’m not sure that the concept of “genre” is really relevant anymore in the realm of music. The days of “pure” music are long gone, and while this might leave some “old-heads” grumbling over message boards about the loss of “real rap” or “real jazz,” I think that for the most part this is a good thing. The possibilities are more abundant than ever before as artists dip their fingers in any number of genres and traditions. ¡MAYDAY! is one group embracing this diversity in their quest for success…
Geekon • Arcade Art Show and Pinball Tournament
Break out your quarters! Geekon—Albuquerque's premier arcade cabinet and pinball machine restoration and preservation company—is sponsoring the Arcade Art Show and Pinball Tournament starting at 7pm on Saturday, Aug. 26. Local artists will be exhibiting paintings, sculptures and more inspired by classic video games. There will be DJs, alcohol, food and plenty of video games and pinball machines to play at the local watering hole, Sister. Art will remain up though Aug. 29. This is a free event, but you must be 21+.