Alibi V.24 No.3 • Jan 15-21, 2015 
From left, OM and MarchFourth Marching Band

Show Up!

Good Music for Good People

Four gigs that beat all

Show Up! delivers deets on the best Albuquerque concerts of the week. They range from Kastle’s R&B-inflected EDM to the epitome of psychedlic and metallic, OM.
Tom Guralnick
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Mark Weber

Jazzed

How to Encounter Duke City Jazz

The revival of the Alibi jazz column begins by interviewing a nuevomexicano jazz prime mover named Tom Guralnick.
Courtesy of the Artist

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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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