Hot Fruit cooks with fire
By Samantha Anne Carrillo
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
By Mark Lopez
Alibi Copy Editor/Staff Writer Mark Lopez shares prose poetry inspired by Lou Reed's "Street Hassle."
Last Month in Music
By Mike Smith
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.
Courtesy of the Artist
Franks & Deans • punk rock, rock 'n' roll • Shrewd • Punctured Muffler • Silent Crush • metal
By August March
At some point during the progression of meta-ultra-postmodernism, it was only natural that a band covering Rat Pack tunes revisioned as rambling ska paeans or blisteringly buoyant punk anthems based on the imbibing and love-making habits of dudes like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin would rise from the rocanrol cauldron. Well it's 2017 and such has indeed come to pass. The name of the band is Franks & Deans. They've succeeded by inflecting the sweepingly romantic, sometimes melancholy and nearly always self-referential ditties of these post-war, pre-rock vocal heroes with good-natured rhythms and danceable guitar leads—as well as an updated fashion sense that seems to borrow more from ZZ Top's summer style guide than from Robin and the 7 Hoods—that adds affable nuance to legendary, mid-century American popular music. Band members Rob DeTie, Mike "Pip" Ullemeyer, Hoss and Sampson await your indulgence at Low Spirits on Thursday, Feb. 23, and the admission price of $5 sure as heck beats dropping “Three Coins in the Fountain.”
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