Alibi V.24 No.20 • May 14-20, 2015 

Show Up!

How to Take on the World

Four concerts light the way

Show Up! delivers deets on the hottest indie rock, blues, psych-rock and swamp-tech concerts happening this week in Albuquerque. Now with A/V!
Yellowcard
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Music Magnified

Yellowcard Storms Sunshine

Did Yellowcard rock Sunshine on Monday, May 4? Renee Chavez reports.

Sonic Reducer

Faith No More Sol Invictus · Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind · Snoop Dogg Bush

This week we listened to new albums by Faith No More, Mumford & Sons and Snoop Dogg. 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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