Alibi V.27 No.28 • July 12-18, 2018 
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Festival Preview

Music for Living

2018 NM Jazz Festival offers something for everyone

Weekly Alibi previews a New Mexican musical tradition.

Show Up!

Yeah, I Was There

When they were starting the show ...

You should really really really go to these fantastic shows, even if it is in disguise.

Sonic Reducer

Nizhóní Girls EP · Foster Dog Trash Kids · Glitter Vomit! Web Web Web

This Week, A. March considers new local work by Foster Dog, Nizhóní Girls and Glitter Vomit!
Image courtesy of Epitaph Records

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The Descent of Punk: This Age or That

Descendents • Radkey • Hagfish • punk

Now, on the other hand—and as opposed to your parent's music which you claim to have no knowledge of whatsoever—you probably have heard of the Descendents. The quartet from the beautiful yet threatening beach is ripping it up at Sunshine Theater on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8pm. The band claims rights to a lineage of punk rock from the OC and surrounding area that pretty much branched off from hardcore units in the early '90s to produce a more pop-flavored, personally emotional form of the genre. Their brand of music heavily influenced monstrosities like Jimmy Eat World and Blink-182 as well as perhaps birthing the ultimate in abysmal entities, a thing we'll call emo for the sake of convenience. But before they did profound damage to millions of Californios and as-of-then unborn potential rockers, they did produce some pretty epic songs. Besides that, their front man, Milo Auckerman and his compadres, Bill Stevenson, Karl Alvarez and Stephen Egerton are probably responsible for thousands of totally sick skateboarding injuries over the years due to turned out tuneage like “Myage,” “I'm Not a Loser,” “Cameage,” “Uranus” and my all time favorite, “Clean Sheets.” Just 27 bones gets you in to this 13+ gig. Fuck it dude, life's a risk. 
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