Alibi V.23 No.18 • May 1-7, 2014 
The Bad Plus

Four Up

From avant jazz to noise, blues rock to nu-disco, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!

Music to Your Ears

“Los 15 Grandes de Nuevo Mexico”

DVD series explores sound of enchantment

Wherein Alibi stringer August March revisits the past of KANW’s ongoing docuseries on the Los 15 Grandes de Nuevo Mexico Music Awards. 2008 fue un buen año.

Sonic Reducer

Eels The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett · Fear of Men Loom · Pray for Brain None of the Above

This week we listened to new releases from Eels, Fear of Men and Pray for Brain. Now with A/V!

EVENT HORIZON ()

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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