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V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015

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Throwing Metal Dice

Game gigs for role and play

Show Up! hypes the crème de la crème of doom, metal, hard rock and Italian occult psychedelia/noise rock concerts happening this week in Burque.

V.24 No.9 | 2/26/2015
Samantha Anne Carrillo

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Rock ’n‘ Roll All Week Long

Local concerts offer journey to the stars

Show Up! delivers deets on the hottest reggae, post-punk, noise, no wave, folk rock, Southern hip-hop, juggalo/horrorcore and country rap concerts happening this week in Albuquerque.
V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
From left, Earth’s core members and Porter Robinson
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In Concert with a Cheshire Cat Grin

Four wondrous, reverie-inducing musical adventures

Whether you’re hankering for Americana, experimental, psychedelic sludge or electro house, Show Up! has all the deets. Now with A/V!
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Xiu Xiu
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Darkness Becomes Him

Xiu Xiu prime mover talks Genesis, gang violence and autoerotic asphyxiation

M. Brianna Stallings chats with Jamie Stewart, the inimitable frontman of Xiu Xiu, in preview of the group’s Albuquerque concert.
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V.22 No.2 | 1/10/2013

Music

Hyper-local listening party reps 505 sound

Read all about Ken Cornell’s Local Spin, which exclusively showcases Nuevo Mexicano music, in 505 Listening Party. This is an event for everyone who digs local music, not just musicians and obsessives. Cornell whipped up a sampler playlist for Alibi readers. Stream it below. Blackbird Buvette • The Local Spin • Sat Jan 12 • 7 pm • FREE • 21+ • blackbirdbuvette.com

V.21 No.52 | 12/27/2012

Music

Sonic reductions of Unwound, Fort Hobo and Death Convention Singers

Music writer M. Brianna Stallings and I listened to new releases by Unwound, Fort Hobo and Death Convention Singers. We share our impressions in this week’s Sonic Reducer. Stream Unwound’s Live Leaves in its entirety over at Pitchfork, and listen to Fort Hobo’s Michael and Death Convention Singers’ new self-titled album below.

V.21 No.40 | 10/4/2012
Raven Chacon

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Raven Chacon delivers an unconventional Song Roulette

Musician, artist and Small Engine Gallery co-curator Raven Chacon played Song Roulette with us this week. He doesn’t own an iPod, so he got creative and groped around in the dark. Check out his diverse Song Roulette results.

V.21 No.11 | 3/15/2012

Music

The Handmaidens tonight

This week’s Song Roulette column peered into the music library of Ken Cornell. See him perform tonight with The Handmaidens and Alchemical Burn at Synchro Studios (512-B Yale SE). The all-ages show is $5 and begins at 9 p.m. Basement Babies, Grenadrian and Cinik also play.

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Deluxe

Ken Cornell is an audio tech who’s been running sound for bands famous and unknown for more than 16 years. He’s also a musician who plays in multiple acts—Tripping Dogs, Diverje, Cranial Smash Device—along with noise/improvisation projects Alchemical Burn, The Handmaidens and Death Convention Singers. See Cornell perform with The Handmaidens and Alchemical Burn on Saturday, March 17, at Synchro Studios (512-B Yale SE). The all-ages show is $5 and begins at 9 p.m. Basement Babies, Grenadrian and Cinik also play. Peer into this omnipotent local music purveyor’s aural library via the random tracks below.

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V.20 No.43 | 10/27/2011
Mesa Ritual

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Electric Mesa Ritual

Raven Chacon talks motel butchery and mayhem

On Saturday, Mesa Ritual—Raven Chacon and William Fowler Collins—performs at the opening installment of the High Mayhem Emerging Arts fall series, a four-weekend event that showcases Nuevo Mexicano and international sound art. Samantha Anne Scott caught up with the super busy Chacon to discuss the festival and his various projects.
V.20 No.12 | 3/24/2011
Tendorizer

Music to Your Ears

Destroyed Tones

Tenderizor—purveyor of epic heavy metal and subsequent rainbows in the dark—is something of an Albuquerque supergroup. Its five members include Steve Hammond (Leeches of Lore), Raven Chacon (Death Convention Singers, Black Guys, KILT), brothers Mike and Pat Day (Fando, Old Man) and Kris Kerby (Sabertooth Cavity). This week, Tenderizor releases its first record, Touch The Sword, out on Chacon’s label Sicksicksick Distro.