Hot Fruit cooks with fire
The Alibi talks feminism, camp, Reddit misogyny and motivation with Olympia, Wash.-based power trio Hot Fruit.
Music to Your Ears
Southwestern “Street Hassle”
Prose poetry in the vein of queer outrage
Alibi Copy Editor/Staff Writer Mark Lopez shares prose poetry inspired by Lou Reed's "Street Hassle."
Last Month in Music
Mike Smith reminds us that music can be a cure for pain.
Bombadil Metrics of Affection · The Copper Gamins Los Niños de Cobre · Cowboys and Indian Cowboys and Indian
This week, we listened to new releases from Bombadil, The Copper Gamins and Cowboys and Indian.
¡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+.