Alibi V.28 No.17 • April 25-May 1, 2019 


Stig Will Be Big

Jam band floats to the top

Weekly Alibi chats with touring jam band Stig.
View in Alibi calendar calendar

Sonic Reducer

Blitzar Purps [Single] · Peaceful Dissident Nostalgia EP · Cactus Warmuth Attacktus

We review new releases by Blitzar, Peaceful Dissident and Cactus Warmuth.
Photo by El Reverend of Gomez Photo Works


Thank You For Sending Me An Angel

Stop Making Sense • Tony O and the Greatest Band Ever • rock

Multiple Best of Burque Music award-winner Tony Orant—one of the giant disembodied brains in impenetrable perspex that is responsible for projects like Pink Freud—is driving his mad musical time machine to the '80s to grok a phenomenon called Talking Heads. The skulls of those four East Coast art school rockers had much influence on music and culture that followed numbly in their wake; just ask Thom Yorke. Anyway, Tony O and the Greatest Band Ever wants to tell you all about that

Image courtesy of the artist


Third Eye Vision

Heiroglyphics • hip-hop

Hieroglyphics is on tour this summer because 20 years ago, 3rd Eye Vision was released. As you may recall, this album was one of the most important hip-hop recordings to appear near the end of the 20th century. It had folks like Del the Funky Homosapien wrangling a crew that boasted A-Plus, Opio and Domino