Billy Cobham’s Fierce Fusion
Spectrum 40 refracts at KiMo
Rudi Thornburgh waxes poetic about the problematic nature of jazz appreciation, Billy Cobham and Mahavishnu Orchestra in preview of Cobham’s Spectrum 40 tour.
Last Month in Music
Author Mike Smith reports on panic attacks, Caravan East, Double Shot and Playa One.
Frankie Rose Herein Wild · Oneohtrix Point Never R Plus Seven · Crystal Stilts Nature Noir
This week we listened to new releases from Frankie Rose, Oneohtrix Point Never and Crystal Stilts.
¡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+.