Listening to Alvarius B. in Brooklyn

The memorably fractured songs made by Alvarius B. (aka Sun City Girls’ Alan Bishop) encompass a host of styles, from globetrotting pop to fragmented explorations of the acoustic guitar. Some albums are intentionally jarring; others, such as 2011’s Baroque Primitiva, show off a more textured, melodic side. Earlier this year, Alvarius B. and Sir Richard Bishop released a split LP, If You Don’t Like It…DON’T! The second half of the year brings with it a new album, with the deeply memorable title What […]

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