Alibi V.24 No.4 • Jan 22-28, 2015 

Show Up!

On Belonging and Beholding

Five gigs prove there’s no place like home

Show Up! delivers deets on esoteric twang-inflected metal, Dead mimicry, alt-country and Americana, poppy metal/emo and stoner rock concerts happening this week in Albuquerque. Now with A/V!
Tom Guralnick
Outpost Performance Space

Jazzed

How to Encounter Duke City Jazz, Pt. II

Wherein we continue our convo about the history of jazz in Albuquerque with Outpost Performance Space founder/director 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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