Alibi V.23 No.40 • Oct 2-8, 2014 

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Music Yields Meaning

Four grand gigs to believe in

A vibrant live music scene awaits fans of hip-hop, psych-folk, hard bop and Afropop this week in Albuquerque. Now with A/V!
Indie/Electro/Punk Music Festival

Festival Preview

Outsider Art Thrives in Shiprock

Indie/electro/punk fest as Native soundtrack

August March delivers deets on the 4th annual Indie/Electro/Punk Music Festival happening this weekend in Shiprock, N.M.
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Time to Die

Sonic Reducer

Electric Wizard Time to Die · Weezer Everything Will Be Alright in the End · Aphex Twin Syro

This week we listened to new albums by Electric Wizard, Weezer and Aphex Twin. Now with A/V!
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Special Beat Service

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. …
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