Alibi V.21 No.45 • Nov 8-14, 2012 
Jenny Invert (from left) August Johnson, Sam Miller, Eva Ave. and Sean Alkire.

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To Burque, With Love

Jenny Invert delivers dark, operatic pop

We chatted with Jenny Invert’s Sam Miller about stamps, philosophy, music, Seattle and Mike Watt.

A/V Reducer

Check out the debut of our A/V Reducer column, wherein we meditate on and muse about music videos.
Fort Hobo

Music to Your Ears

Whether you’re into punk, folk or thrashcore, Music to Your Ears has you covered.

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Flyer on the Wall

In the Wake

This week’s Flyer on the Wall hypes both a mixed-media photography show and a corresponding concert at The Kosmos.
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Looney for Rooney

Rooney • indie • Run River North • folk rock

There is a striking absence of good rock music on the airwaves today. We have passed the glory days when kids and adults alike bonded over a couple of guitars and a drumset, as new heads try their hand at the more accessible sounds of electronic music and rap. There are those of us, however, who have not forgotten the thrill of playing air guitar and belting along to your favorite song. In his efforts to re-access this primal energy, Robert Schwartzman—the mastermind behind the once-upon-a-time inescapable worm of a tune “Where Did Your Heart Go Missing”—has re-formed his band Rooney. Armed with the upbeat verve of power pop and teeming with inspiration from British Invasion rock, Rooney will be bringing their revival efforts to Launchpad this Tuesday, Aug. 1. The opening performance at this 13+ show will be provided by the somehow simultaneously buoyant and melancholy indie jams of Run River North. The cost to share in the spirit and enthusiasm of revitalized musicians will be a mere $17, so don’t miss out!
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