Birds of paradise, elder statesman of rock, brutalitarians and galaxy 505
Whether you’re ISO Balkans-influenced alt.folk,guitar virtuosity, brutal/technical death metal or psychedelia, the inaugural installment of Caterwaul’s “Four Up” column delivers the goods.
Music to Your Ears
Bone up on electronics, Tex-Mex meets pop-punk and post-minimalist A/V service
Scope Music to Your Ears for info on live electronic epics, mojado punk and post-minimalist classical music.
Piñata Protest El Valiente · Bass Drum of Death Bass Drum of Death · Little Children "Falling"
This week we listened to new releases by Piñata Protest, Bass Drum of Death and Little Children.
¡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+.