Music to Your Ears
Whether you’re hankering for noise-rock, dark wave, EBM, Cageian indeterminacy or witch house, Music to Your Ears has you covered.
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April 2013 Edition
Author Mike Smith recounts his April 2013 aural adventures, and the Alibi is reminded that hip-hop and witch house can be so rock and roll.
Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood Black Pudding · Various Artists Garage Swim · Resin Cum "Act V: Arbeitsscheu"
This week, we listened to new releases by Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood and Resin Cum and an Adult Swim garage comp.
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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. …