Messages for the future, heroic after-party, noisemakers near and far and in the key of gris-gris
Whether you’re in the mood for avant-garde performance, a superhero soirée, acoustic grind violin or post-punk blues, Four Up knows the score.
May 2013 scene report
DJ and DIY promoter Derek Caterwaul revisits May music happenings in the latest installment of MaximumCaterwaul.
Laura Marling Once I Was An Eagle · Tricky False Idols · TAHNZZ Xila
This week, we listened to new releases from Laura Marling, Tricky and TAHNZZ.
¡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+.