Alibi V.26 No.39 • Sept 28-Oct 4, 2017 
The Melvins

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That’s So Bomb!

I like it when you say you’re gonna go out ...

Enjoying the wealth and variety of experiences available to hairless apes on planet Earth is something we’re not only very much in favor of, but also a thing which we can help you achieve. We suggest the following musical diversions to add to your own rockin’ repertoire.
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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. …
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