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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

Experiment Everything

July 27, 2016 Anonymous 1

“Try everything at least once…anything that you’re curious about, give it at least one try.” There’s nothing new with that bit of advice. If you start typing it in as an online search, Google will

Ummagma — Frequency

July 26, 2016 Alibi Pierce 1

Canadian-Ukranian husband and wife duo Ummagma (Shauna McLarnon and Alexander Kretov) has been making waves in the underground music scene for several years now–both in the music they create and their promotional prowess. McLarnon’s Shameless

What We Want — the mobdividual review

July 20, 2016 mobdividual 1

S T F U are certainly more on the industrial, trip-hop, not-quite-darkwave side of dreamscape music. if youre into far less aggressive sin/pretty hate machine-era nine inch nails, then this is your deal. What The

S T F U — What We Want

July 20, 2016 Alibi Pierce 2

Back in the nu-metal era, when white suburban adolescent anger was being expressed by a steady stream of hip hop inspired, baggy-jeaned white dudes with weird beards and questionable mic skills, Wayne Static, the late

Stella Diana — Nitocris

July 19, 2016 Alibi Pierce 2

Stella Diana is back and better than ever. The Italian trio first caught our ear on the Revolution — The Shoegaze Revival compilation with Isabeau, a lo-fi Italian language post-punk inspired track that stood out

Jambox — Spleen

July 19, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

After catching our attention last year with what we described as “a short, angsty trip through retro punk inspired soundscapes,” Italian act Jambox is at it again with their latest EP, Spleen. With five tracks

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