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V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015

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Conquering America One Beat at a Time

August March pauses “The Mighty Boosh” long enough to read and review Michaelangelo Matos’ EDM treatise The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America.
V.24 No.13 | 3/26/2015

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Words Without Music reveals the life of Glass

Philip Glass’ forthcoming autobiography Words Without Music chronicles a cross-century classical composer’s ascension to PoMo prominence.
V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015

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No Simple Highway explores Dead mythology

Peter Richardson’s new cultural history of the Grateful Dead, No Simple Highway, breathes nuance into an iconic chronicle of American subcultural royalty.
V.24 No.9 | 2/26/2015
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Kim Gordon returns to UNM SUB on memoir tour

We preview founding Sonic Youth member Kim Gordon’s new memoir Girl in a Band. Gordon will appear in conversation with Alibi Managing Editor Samantha Anne Carrillo at the UNM Student Union Building on Sunday, March 1.
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V.23 No.44 | 10/30/2014

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Young Neil: The Sugar Mountain Years

Get Lit proffers reviews of Sharry Wilson’s biography of childhood Neil Young, Young Neil, and Herbie Hancock’s autobiography, Possibilities.
V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014

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The Devil and David J. Haskins

Bauhaus bassist takes on crossroads magic

Bauhaus bassist David J. Haskins’ new tome Who Killed Mr. Moonlight? recalls the nascent goth scene, sex, drugs, automatic writing and more. August March previews Haskins’ autobiographical journey from flat field to hollow hills and back again.
V.23 No.39 | 9/25/2014

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Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones

New bio explores fallen rock star’s life and death

Journalist Paul Trynka’s latest bio, Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones, examines the existentence of a talented, tortured multi-instrumentalist.
V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014

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Sunday Best

Artemis Awakening

Whether you’ve a hankering for summery sci-fi or the history of food, two New Mexico authors deliver.
V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014

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On the Periphery

David Sylvian solo career bio proves exhaustive

Wherein August March reviews dancing about architecture, specifically On the Periphery, a complex, scholarly biography of David Sylvian’s post-Japan solo career.
V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014

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A Man Called Destruction examines Chilton’s life and work

A Man Called Destruction, published on March 24, presents the reader with an unflinching portrait of the artist as a wrestler-with-demons working toward redemption. Chilton is best remembered as a gifted creator who fought to recover from the trauma of young fame by navigating a stormy sea.

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