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V.27 No.7 | 2/15/2018

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Black Unicorn Black Unicorn EP · Terrible Tumors Instert/head · Diles Alma II

In this week’s exclusive look at local releases, A. March takes a ride on special type of horse, inserts his head where he probably shouldn’t and likens Diles to soul.
V.27 No.6 | 2/8/2018
Anthrax
Courtesy of Anthrax

Music Interview

All Anthrax, All The Time

Scott Ian lives and breathes metal

August March laughs it up and rocks out with Scott Ian of Anthrax!
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Music Magnified

Anthrax Rocks Albuquerque

High-Lights from Killthrax 2018

Sunday night’s sold-out appearance by metal giants Anthrax—who were reintroduced to this Burque audience by Mayor Tim Keller—was one of the deffest shows to traipse through this town in a while.

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V.27 No.5 | 2/1/2018

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leehoward Children of the Universe · Crushed!? Sins of the Father · Dios Muerto The Crow

Our intrepid reviewer listens to new works by Dios Muerto, Leehoward and Crushed!?
V.27 No.4 | 1/25/2018
Local rapper Vez
Courtesy of the artist

Music Editorial

2br02b

Hip-hop culture, Burque Style

I dig hip-hop. I spent 20 years coming to this conclusion. You all can thank an actor and writer from right here in Burque—who goes by the moniker MistaBill—for getting me hooked up with hip-hop nation in the nineties.

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Bill Palmer A Whisper In The Trees · Jeremy Barnes Spring '17 Live In Satan's Finger · Lawrse Companion Radio, Vol I: Extrovert

Your favorite cloudy record reviewer takes hits from new offerings by Bill Palmer, Jeremy Barnes and Lawrse.
V.27 No.2 | 1/11/2018
Manu Sandoval, Drew Mitchell and Zach Spalsbury
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

Future is Now

Maple Street makes music matter

The tradition of in-tune local studios continues with Maple Street Records.

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Self Reflecting Pattern SRP_EP · ViLLSVIN Webdriver Torso · Laputa EP

August March likes local records so much that he made una columna about them! This week, more electro plus some hip-hop.
V.27 No.1 | 1/4/2018
We review new releases by The Eden Catastrophe, Palefur and Goblin Bones.
V.26 No.52 | 12/28/2017
Cracks in the Sidwalk
Gordy Andersen

Aural Fixation

A Million Concerts

One dude to see them all

August March sure went to a lot of concerts this past year … here are a few in review!

Best of Burque Ballot

Best of Burque Music 2018 Voting to Start Feb. 21

Nominations are closed, the ballot will be open for two weeks

The people have spoken. The nominations are in for the best local bands, players, albums, venues, engineers and labels of the past year. The second round for all the marbles runs Feb. 21 through Mar. 6. This year you can cast your votes once each week (that’s up to three times if you check your calendar carefully). And the cherry atop the BOBM sundae is a fantastic live showcase of nominees on Mar. 24. This thing was a blast last year, so let’s do it again!

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I Dig a Record

Touch the play button and enjoy

Here’s a list of August March’s favorite local albums for the year 2017.
V.26 No.50 | 12/14/2017

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TPC Bawdy · Noctilucant Bleak and Drained of Colour · Casper The Hoax ST.47

TPC

August March continues his autumnal sojourn into local-recording-land, listening to new work by TPC, Noctilucant and Casper The Hoax