In Concert with a Cheshire Cat Grin
Four wondrous, reverie-inducing musical adventures
Whether you’re hankering for Americana, experimental, psychedelic sludge or electro house, Show Up! has all the deets. Now with A/V!
A paean to analog Burque music comps
Captain America waxes nostalgic and visits the lab where a diverse, new sampler of the present-day ABQ music scene was formulated.
Robert Plant lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar · Pere Ubu Carnival of Souls · Karen O Crush Songs
This week we listened to new albums by Robert Plant, Pere Ubu and Karen O. Now with A/V!
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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. …