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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Searching for Something

¡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…
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Pinball Wizards

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+.
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