Alibi V.22 No.43 • Oct 24-30, 2013 
the 5 Star Motelles

Show Up!

Pop Combo Defies Cover Band Stereotypes

Checking in with the 5 Star Motelles

Captain America finally gets to gush with impunity about the 5 Star Motelles.
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Ledger Lines

Whether you’re craving costumed cover bands, funk, soul or dance-pop, Ledger Lines delivers the deets.

Sonic Reducer

Cults Static · Poliça Shulamith · The Dismemberment Plan Uncanney Valley

This week we listened to new releases from Cults, The Dismemberment Plan and Poliça. Now with A/V previews!

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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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