the glass menageries


V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
Glass Menageries’ practice
Mark Lopez

Straight from the Garage

How a Song Is Made

Looking in on The Glass Menageries

Mark Lopez sits in on a Glass Menageries’ practice session and lives to tell the tale.
V.23 No.27 | 7/3/2014
Wynonna Judd
Courtesy of artist

Music to Your Ears

Wy brings the Big Noise

From fiery country to Afro-Colombian folk to dream-pop revival, Music to Your Ears delivers deets on the hottests concerts of the week.
V.22 No.4 | 1/24/2013
Red Light Cameras

Music

Music, love and a road trip to Carlsbad

Local author and live music fanatic Mike Smith shares reviews of shows and recollections of falling in love-at-first-sight in the December installment of Last Month in Music. Check out A/V from featured artists below.

Lauren Anderson
Harry Redus-Brown

Music

Burque unplugged

Jim Phillips got the skinny on the Super Awesome Acoustic Show and pianist Lauren Anderson by hanging out in a bar and pushing a 3-year-old in a stroller. In the process, he may have teared up a bit. Read all about the frisson-inducing showcase in ¡Viva Hyperbole! Check out a Lauren Anderson track below. Low Spirits • Super Awesome Acoustic Show • Fri Jan 25 • 9 pm • $3 • 21+ • lowspiritslive.com

Lauren Anderson
Harry Redus-Brown

Aural Fixation

¡Viva Hyperbole!

Acoustics of a social experiment

Musician and writer Jim Phillips pushes a stroller and braves a bar to bring you the scoop on the Super Awesome Acoustic Show.
V.21 No.7 | 2/16/2012
The Glass Menageries is Mauro Woody, Christian M. Newman, Brahm Woody and Gena Lawson
Mark Castillo

Music

The Glass Menageries releases debut EP tonight

This week Captain America writes about The Glass Menageries’ literary psyched out dream pop. Read about the band here.

The Glass Menageries is Mauro Woody, Christian M. Newman, Brahm Woody and Gena Lawson
Mark Castillo

Spotlight

Memory Play

The Glass Menageries reflects all of us

Good literature is a conversation between the author and the characters, or the author and the subject—but the best draws readers into a conversation with themselves. Comprised of literary and thoughtful folk, The Glass Menageries invites you to converse while you sway to inspired dream pop that paints divine mind pictures.

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V.20 No.33 | 8/18/2011

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Flyer on the Wall

Coat of Arms

Portland post-punk/shoegaze band The Prids returns to Albuquerque on Saturday, Aug. 20. The performance—part of what is rumored to be the heavily touring band’s final spin around the country—happens at Burt’s Tiki Lounge (313 Gold SW). Albuquerque acts The Glass Menageries and Lady Uranium open. This 21-and-over show is free and begins at 9:30 p.m. (Jessica Cassyle Carr)

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V.20 No.27 | 7/7/2011

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Flyer on the Wall

Graphic Menageries

Bears and cheetahs and bears (with silly string or anemone tentacles coming out of their mouths, and it’s on, like, a notebook), oh my! Three truly excellent local bands— The Glass Menageries, Sad Baby Wolf and Phantom Lake—play at Low Spirits (2823 Second Street NW) on Friday, July 8, at 9 p.m. Admission to the 21-and-over show, celebrating the birthday of one Gena, is $5. DJ Dame Diana will preside over interim sonic action. (Jessica Cassyle Carr)

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V.20 No.24 | 6/16/2011

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Flyer on the Wall

I Heart Lady Legs

Multiple flyers featuring ladies’ backsides were available for this week’s micro-column. Of them, we most fancied the bold graphics and utter trashiness of this quasi-menstrual, fishnetted poster art. It announces the End of June Music Blowout at Burt’s Tiki Lounge (313 Gold SW). See RAWRR!, The Glass Menageries, Techtonic Movement and Mrdrbrd on Saturday, June 25, at 9 p.m. This show is free for 21-and-over ages. Image by I Heart Machine. (Jessica Cassyle Carr)

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V.20 No.16 | 4/21/2011

Aural Fixation

Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows

In a world of nuclear meltdowns, political deception and never-ending piles of laundry, most of us could use a little fantasy. With a frilly and fanciful spirit, the Weekly Alibi’s Group Hug created the Spring Social—an evening of treats, mirror balls, balloons, flowers, unicorn horns and shimmery sounds. You’re invited.
V.20 No.15 | 4/14/2011

Group Hug

Alibi Spring Social

It’s that time again. Love and all her related allergens are in the air. Unicorns mate in the streets.

Yes, it’s springtime in Albuquerque. Gather, bosom buddies, on Friday, April 22, for a dance party at the Launchpad. There will be frosty treats from Ecco Gelato, organic deli from Make My Lunch and donuts from Donut Mart.

Tie-on those homemade unicorn horns, for the photo booth returns! Photo Booth Rentals of New Mexico provides the service free to you. And we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention Georgia at Balloon Express (109 5th Street SW) who will fill our lives with rainbows and flowers.

But the real point of this thing is to float to you, through the marshmallow clouds between us, the sparkly sounds of Monster Paws, Then Eats Them and The Glass Menageries.

Plus, our very own music editor, DJ Cassyle, will spin high-glucose tracks between sets.

Ahhh.

V.20 No.13 | 3/31/2011

Music

New Monster Paws video

Burque electro pop group Monster Paws made a slick new video for its song “Ray of Light.” It depicts a group of hipsters running and frolicking in the sunshine (I hope they put sun block on that beautiful, youthful skin), until an apocalypse happens and transports them to outer space.

See Monster Paws perform live on Friday, April 22, when the Alibi’s Group Hug presents a Spring Social at the Launchpad. Then Eats Them and The Glass Menageries also play, and your truly will deejay sparkly pop music in between sets. For your pleasure, there will be free food, sweet and savory, and free photo booth. Costumes are encouraged. Admission—for those 21-and-over—is only $5. RSVP and invite your friends via Facebook here. See you there!

V.20 No.8 | 2/24/2011

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Flyer on the Wall

Cyberdelic

A transhuman cyborg plays creepy mascot for a show featuring Shoulder Voices, The Glass Menageries and CanyonLands. Witness the free rocking in the not-so-distant future Downtown at Burt’s Tiki Lounge (313 Gold SW) on Saturday, Feb. 26. (Jessica Cassyle Carr)

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