Alibi V.24 No.33 • Aug 13-19, 2015 
Sad Baby Wolf

Show Up!

Rocking Out in Burque

Three chances to find that fine, fine music

Show Up! has the deets on a trio of shows.
Jeff Kaiser


A Tradition of Experimentation

An interview with Jeff Kaiser

August March talks to Jeff Kaiser about avant-garde music.
Woolen Men - Temporary Monument

Sonic Reducer

Totally Mild Down Time · The Woolen Men Temporary Monument · Sage McKay Bottle it Up

This week we listened to The Woolen Men, Totally Mild and Sage McKay.
Courtesy of the Artist


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. …