Alibi V.24 No.35 • Aug 27-Sept 2, 2015 

Show Up!

They’re Playing Your Song

Four Appealing Adventures

Show Up! brings you deets on four upcoming shows, including The Withdrawals, Cracker and Camper Van!

Sonic Reducer

Jewel Picking Up the Pieces · Fresh Snow WON · Deradoorian The Expanding Flower Planet

Jewel finds space on the front cover of her new country album to share this philosophical bombshell: “what we call reality in actuality is our perception of it.”
The Steve Beneath
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Music Magnified

Schoolhouse Rock

Alibi spoke with School of Rock owner Robert Montoya and guitar instructor/resident shredder Steve Civerolo about what to expect when the Albuquerque iteration of the storied school for the development of rocanrol skills launches on Saturday, August 29.
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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. …