Alibi V.24 No.31 • July 30-Aug 5, 2015 

Show Up!

Concert Connections

Four fab and fashionable forays

Show Up! has deets on 4 shows.


The Jazz Workshop Works It

A conversation with Vicki Dugger

New Mexico Jazz Workshop reaches out to a town that is hungry for jazz.
Eileen & The In-Betweens - everything is alive

Sonic Reducer

Royal Fins Protopop · Teen Daze Morning World · Eileen & The In-Betweens everything is alive

This week we listened to Eileen & The In-Betweens, Teen Daze and Royal Fins


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+.