Music


V.28 No.41 | 10/10/2019
Justin Moore
Cody Villalobos

Music Interview

A Nashville Cat

Justin Moore: Clean as Country Water

Weekly Alibi had a chance to sit down for a chat with Justin Moore. Besides being a country gentleman par excellance, our talk revealed many reasons why country music—and Moore in particular—is so relatable to fans looking for music that they can carry around in their hearts.
The Roy Orbison Hologram
Courtesy BASE Hologram

Aural Fixation

Uncanny Valley

At the Holographic Concert

Seeing hologram Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison was fun but also sort of creepy, not quite magical but totally technological.

Sonic Reducer

fuguers cove execution drone · Golconda Ghost Stories · LAD & Gypsy Penumbra

We review new releases by fuguers cove, Golconda and LAD & Gypsy.
V.28 No.40 | 10/3/2019
Ryan Montaño
courtesy of the artist

Music Interview

Ryan, Isaac and Their Friends

Making Jazz and Soul Count

Weekly Alibi had a chat with Isaac Aragon and Ryan Montaño about their Balloon Fiesta gig, soul and R&B and Burque’s jazz and blues communities.
V.28 No.39 | 9/26/2019

Sonic Reducer

S.m.i.t.h. W. F.a.n.g. As if i knkw · Alien Space Kitchen Return of the Muckrakers · DayTrippers DayTrippers 1

We review new releases by S.m.i.t.h. W. F.a.n.g., Alien Space Kitchen and DayTrippers.
V.28 No.38 | 9/19/2019
Rickey Medlocke and Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd rock out.
courtesy of the artist

Music Interview

Oak Tree, You’re in My Way!

Lynyrd Skynyrd Makes Me Feel Right at Home

We had the chance to sit down and talk to Rickey Medlocke, one of three guitarists who lead Lynyrd Skynyrd’s sultry Southern sing-along of pure American music.
Grand Funk Railroad
Allen Clark/Courtesy of the band

Aural Fixation

Rocking the Railroad

Grand Funk Is Your Captain

Weekly Alibi chats with Don Brewer of Grand Funk Railroad.
V.28 No.37 | 9/12/2019
Baracutanga
QQ Jade

Music Interview

Dancing with Baracutanga

A groovy movement forward through cumbia and kindness

We chat with three of the septet of local postmodernist polymorphic, Latinx hipsters Baracutanga.
V.28 No.36 | 9/5/2019
Keith Sanchez (L) leads students from NMARB.
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

A Remarkable Breeze

After school program honors and educates

The New Mexico Academy of Rock and Blues has been goal-oriented. Its stated purpose: “To make music camps and classes accessible by being low cost to the community and fully funded for families with limited resources.”

Sonic Reducer

Toll Booth Mustache A New Leaf · Howlcifer Jones Songs for the Strange · Cactus Warmuth We Wasted John Wayne

We review new releases by Toll Booth Mustache, Howlcifer Jones and Cactus Warmuth.
V.28 No.35 | 8/29/2019
Jeremy Campos
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

Journey of The Owl

Coming up with Campos

We chat with Jeremy Campos about life as a sound engineer.
V.28 No.34 | 8/22/2019
Merchants of Labor

Sonic Reducer

pOly-gOne The Shock and Roll EP · TAHNZZ Merchants of Labor (Parts One and Two)

We review new releases by TAHNZZ and pOly-gOne.
V.28 No.33 | 8/15/2019
Jimmy Stallings

Music Interview

The Legend of Jimmy Stallings

Singer-songwriter chats with Barnes and March

We chat with Jimmy Stallings and Jeremy Barnes about tuneage, musical mythology, the ever-blossoming future and the always present past.