Alibi V.25 No.29 • July 21-27, 2016 
Rob Zombie

Music Interview

Welcome to Planet Albuquerque

Getting swept away with Rob Zombie

...”concentrate the midnight without the benefit of ceremony.”

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Aural Fixation

The Summer of DJ Comebacks

New releases from the Avalanches, DJ Shadow and Justice

New releases from the Avalanches, DJ Shadow and Justice.
Courtesy of the Artist

EVENT HORIZON ()

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. …
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