Have you had one of those dreams about being sucked up in the beam of an spaceship? Was there background music? If your answer is no, Alien Space Kitchen can fill you in on the experience. The band's new album, Some of This Is True (2016), was described in The Santa Fe New Mexican as "a cool soundtrack for an alien abduction."
Playing self-styled "garage-punk space-pop," ASK makes its Boise debut at High Note Cafe on Saturday. The Albuquerque, N.M.-based trio's Boise pit stop falls between Salt Lake City and Portland, Ore., on its whirlwind summer tour of the Northwest. Featuring songs like "How to Fake a Lunar Landing," "Alien Agenda" and "The Decline and Fall of Western Civilization," Some of This Is True covers a lot of ground—and space—in 10 catchy, rock-packed tracks with lyrics that are out of this world.>