The Intelligence Quotient
Seattle rockers sound smart
Captain America shares insight into The Intelligence’s sonic evolution, performance style and new album.
Music to Your Ears
In this week’s Music to Your Ears, Derek Caterwaul reports on High Mayhem Emerging Arts’ third annual Fall Series.
Kenta Henmi’s random tracks
Kenta Henmi puts his iPod Shuffle to titular use and reflects on five resulting, random tracks.
Alien Space Kitchen Just A.S.K. · Lightning Bolt Oblivion Hunter · Tamaryn Tender New Signs
This week, we listened to Alien Space Kitchen, Lightning Bolt and Tamaryn.
Flyer on the Wall
This week’s Flyer on the Wall capitalizes on ‘60s style and promotes a Saturday evening psych rock gig at Sister.
¡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+.