Alibi V.24 No.21 • May 21-27, 2015 

Show Up!

So High You Go

On wings of sound

Show Up! delivers deets on Burque’s best upcoming blues, prog and metalcore.
Kimo Licious
COURTESY OF ARTIST

Music History

An Interview with Kimo, Pt. II

Kimo Licious tells historian August March more about the Burque music scene.
Peanut Butter

Sonic Reducer

Joanna Gruesome Peanut Butter · Unknown Mortal Orchestra Multi-Love · Hot Chip Why Make Sense?

This week we listened to Joanna Gruesome, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Hot Chip.

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Why Not?

Why? • indie rock, alt.hip-hop, alt.rock, pop, folk • Go Dark • experimental

If you want a reminder—and not from Radiohead—that hip-hop is everywhere, even in the indie rock that millennials are sorta into (but only after they listen to every goddamn thing they can find by Kendrick Lamar) then trip, trip, trip on down to Sister on Monday, Feb. 19 at 8pm for a recital of sorts by Cincinnati alt-rappers cum indie rock stars, WHY? Founded by a dude named Yoni in the distant and unremembered aughts, WHY? has gained traction among rockish young audiences with their pop-nuanced mash-up of rocanrol and hip-hop. They got all kinda crazy rhythms, jams and flows going on betwixt rock references and may do some drugs; their latest effort is called Moh Lhean, after all. Additionally, the critics at Allmusic have judged their music as “quirky” which oughta count for something, amirite? They do have some pretty righteous tuneage, including works like “George Washington,” “White English” and “Into the Shadows of My Embrace.” Seriously, this one's worth the price of admission and if you're into skinny jeans and man buns, then damn, get out there, girl! The cover is $15 to $18, 21+.
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