Alibi V.22 No.32 • Aug 8-14, 2013 

Aural Fixation

My Breaking (Bad) Heart

We really did have great chemistry together, “Breaking Bad.” Stream our BrBa OST Spotify “mixtape” as you prep for your watch party.
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Four Up

The West is the best, from post-punk to yeehaw, destroy what destroys you and improv rumbles Roost

Whether you’re in the mood for solo piano, violin, post-punk Americana, sludge, doom or free jazz improv, Four Up has you covered.

Sonic Reducer

Belle and Sebastian The Third Eye Centre · Julia Holter Loud City Song · Dracula Lewis U$e Your Illu$ion$

This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases from Belle and Sebastian, Julia Holter and Dracula Lewis.
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Special Beat Service

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. …
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