September 22, 2021

Vibrissae — Somewhere Away

August 23, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

“Wild mood swings” is a phrase that may enter your mind when listening to Portland trio Vibrissae’s debut album, Somewhere Away. Not because it sounds like The Cure’s 1996 masterpiece–though, interestingly, the band cites The

The Veldt gets political

August 15, 2016 Alibi Pierce 3

“The only revolution in which the goal is a desegregated lunch counter, a desegregated theater, a desegregated park, and a desegregated public toilet; you can sit down next to white folks on the toilet. That’s

Thud — Prime of Pride

August 9, 2016 Alibi Pierce 1

There’s no other way to put this, so let’s cut to the chase: Nobody is doing what Thud is doing. Nobody comes close. There are a lot of bands out there effectively trying to capture

Half — Here Lies Half

August 3, 2016 Alibi Pierce 1

We humans tend to tie music to the milestones of our short lives. Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, or bar mitzvah, it doesn’t take a lot of looking to find a DJ or streaming radio

Novanta — Hello We’re Not Enemies

August 2, 2016 Alibi Pierce 3

Milan-based producer Manfredi Lamartina, AKA Novanta, spent some time in Iceland last year and walked away moved by his experience. “Iceland seems a little piece of paradise with breathtaking landscapes and a general feeling of