Alibi V.24 No.5 • Jan 29-Feb 4, 2015 
From left, North and Mamiffer’s Faith Coloccia

Show Up!

Speak of the Devil

Four post-punk, PoMo and nuevomexicano gigs arrive

Show Up! delivers deets on the best post-punk, grindcore, doom, sludge, avant-classical, nuevomexicano, country/variety and experimental concerts happening in Albuquerque this week.
A “check” from John Cage
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The John Cage Trust

Music History

Uncaging the Sun

Wherein August March shares his remembrances of the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra and a symposium that brought seminal American composer and theorist John Cage to UNM.

Sonic Reducer

Disappears Irreal · Matana Roberts Coin Coin Chapter Three: river run thee · Young Ejecta The Planet

This week we listened to new releases from Disappears, Matana Roberts and Young Ejecta. Now with A/V!
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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