Alibi V.24 No.7 • Feb 12-18, 2015 
From left, Leeches of Lore and Jonathan Richman

Show Up!

An Event Horizon

How we learned to stop resisting gravitational pull

Show Up! delivers deets on this week's Albuquerque concert scene. We're talkin' the blues, country/noise/metal, rockabilly, goth rock, garage-punk and singer/songwriter cred of the highest order.
Gordy Andersen, rippin’
Gordy Andersen

Music History

An Interview with Gordy Andersen: Part 1

August March rang Albuquerque legend Gordy Andersen (Black Maria, Cracks in the Sidewalk, Jerry’s Kidz, et al) to discuss his formative experiences coming of age as a first generation high desert punk.

Sonic Reducer

Björk Vulnicura · Ricked Wicky I Sell the Circus · Six Organs of Admittance Hexadic

This week we listened to new albums from Björk, Ricked Wicky (aka Robert Pollard) and Six Organs of Admittance. 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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