Music to Your Ears
The Gracchi Reunite at Garage & Wax
Take part in Burque music history when the original lineup of The Gracchi—including former Alibi Editor in Chief Laura Marrich—reunite at Captain America’s fourth Garage & Wax Night.
Grayson Kilmer graysonkilmer.com
Queering Public Spaces
Glitter Dick’s aesthetic causes kerfuffle at UNM
Owing to a homoerotic flyer, sleaze rock outfit Glitter Dick stumble onto free speech issues and GLBTQ representation at UNM.
Vinyl Archaeologist Shares Random Tracks
Noise musician and DJ Tahnee Udero takes time out from recording her TAHNZzz debut album to spin an all-vinyl Roulette for us.
Acid Baby Jesus and Hell Shovel Acid Baby Jesus and Hell Shovel Present Voyager 8 · Dark Mark Dark Mark Does Christmas · Redd Kross Researching The Blues
This week, we listened to new albums by Redd Kross, Acid Baby Jesus and Hell Shovel and Dark Mark.
Flyer on the Wall
Otherworldly Good Times
Multidimensional art hypes an all-ages Sunday night gig at The Gasworks featuring Rock Island, Ill. singer / songwriter EmJay and local acts.
¡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, with dual emcees Wrekonize and Bernz backed by a full band as they delve into the worlds of rap, rock, reggae, pop and more. With the industry experience of Tech N9ne and his Strange Music label behind them, the Miami-based group boasts a live show that is fast, fun and furious. As part of their promotion for upcoming album Search Party, the group will be bringing that energy on Wednesday, Aug. 23, to Launchpad, the perfect venue to witness their smooth, quickfire wordplay shine alongside an impressive and eclectic array of instrumentals and some silkily-sung hooks. Tickets for this 13+ show run a meager $13, making this a show that the youngest and oldest of us alike can attend and enjoy.