Alibi V.24 No.39 • Sept 24-30, 2015 
Spanish garage-pop band Hinds will play Sunshine Theater Tuesday Sept. 29

Show Up!

Listen Now to What They Play

Take time for terrific tuneage!

ABQ Zine Fest Benefit at Sister, The Skull, Dutch EDM, Hinds and some of that there Glass Animals.

Music Interview

An Adventure in PoMo Recording

Local Songwriting Duo Jams

Mark Godwin and Jeff Farrow create ambitious, ornate pop with far-reaching possibilities.
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. …