Alibi V.24 No.48 • Nov 26-Dec 2, 2015 
Five Star Motelles

Music Interview

5 Star Motelles Stun

New record defines solid sound

Is there anything scarier, more emasculating and generally terrifying than a bunch of chicks rocking the fuck out?
Alejandra Deheza and Benjamin Curtis of SVIIB

Aural Fixation

Sirius, Seven Bells and Silence

Reflections on formative experiences, new music

It’s not that SVIIB is my favorite band. It’s not that I thought Curtis was a musical prodigy. It’s because, back when I was in high school and just starting to cut my teeth as a writer with a local music blog, Benjamin Curtis was one of the first musicians I ever interviewed. And he was lovely.
Heather Trost and Jeremy Barnes of a Hawk and a Hacksaw
Courtesy of the artists

Show Up!

At Thanksgiving

Grateful for this town’s sound

The EDM of Kastle, Al Hurricane and son, a rare performance by A Hawk and a Hacksaw, plus the prog-metal of TesseracT
Courtesy of the artist

EVENT HORIZON ()

Everything is Everything

Lauryn Hill • hip-hop

It's been 20 years since Lauryn Hill's ground-breaking neo-soul inflected hip-hop recording, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill dropped. Since then, Hill's once for-sure-going-to-be-hot career has moved in fits and jumps as the artist behind such megahits like her rendition of “Killing Me Softly,” “Doo-Wop” and “Ex-Factor” wrestled with fame, responsibility and fans…
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