The Melvins’ Numer-illogical Tour
Lizzy Von Stange chats with King Buzzo about breaking records, making music and collaborating with metrosexuals and ghosts.
Music to Your Ears
Get the skinny on three terrific shows happening this week in Burque and Santa Fe.
Daniel Brigman’s Random Tracks
Experimental musician Daniel Brigman shares five random tracks and gives us the scoop on an all-ages show on Friday at DIY venue Moldspores.
Corin Tucker Band Kill My Blues · The Mountain Goats Transcendental Youth · BRANES Perfection Condition
This week, we listened to Corin Tucker Band, The Mountain Goats and BRANES.
Flyer on the Wall
Candy on the Bus
This sweet, smart flyer for a Tuesday night house show featuring Busdriver, Nocando, Open Mike Eagle and Sapience Christ&Omen20012 brings back memories of passing notes and having crushes.
Courtesy of the Artist
The English Beat • ska
Here's a brief on a band with three names, but unlike Eliot's bunch, these dudes are not a coterie of cats. At home across the pond, they're known as the Beat. In the land down under, kindly refer to them as the British Beat. Here in 'Merica, we call them the English Beat. But no matter what you call them, this estimable ensemble that still includes founder and guitarist Dave Wakeling—but not vocalist Ranking Roger—was partially responsible for the upsurge in popularity that two-tone ska saw on both sides of the Atlantic during the '80s and '90s. …