Aug. 29, 2015

Inside Track

Ho-hum no more! Supersize your summer playlist and enjoy this ultimate locally sourced mixtape

Inside Track This year, we extended the invitation to all New Mexico-based acts. The response was overwhelming, and the best 50 or so made the cut.

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CD Corner

Inside Track It can be tricky to operate as a bluesy two-piece rock act without drawing comparison to either Black Keys or White Stripes, but if anyone can do it it’s Albuquerque’s The Lymbs. In fact, Jeff Bell and Gage Bickerstaff prove there is still plenty of room for innovation in a subgenre that was beginning to feel sorta tired.

Feb. 19, 2014 by Alex De Vore

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CD Corner

Inside Track Vocal support from the amazing Felecia Ford, incredible harmonica sections from musician/tattooer Prakash Spex, gorgeous fiddle from Karina Wilson and plenty of other Frogville champs give Santa Fe Sessions.

Jan. 29, 2014 by Alex De Vore

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How to be a Music Snob, Part 1: '$100 Room' by Kind of Like Spitting

Inside Track Welcome to the first in a sporadic series of lessons in music snobbery. Though this space will usually be reserved for straight up record reviews, there will, from time to time, be info dedicated to highlighting lesser-known or forgotten albums that deserve your attention as soon as possible.

Jan. 15, 2014 by Alex De Vore

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12.25.13

Inside Track Our regular CD roundup is back!

Dec. 30, 2013 by Alex De Vore

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12.11.13

Inside Track Ready for some City Different sounds that burn hotter than a farolito? ‘Tis the season of joy, celebration and the unavoidable collection of carols, on repeat, again and again. ‘Tis also the season for musicians searching for their relevancy by making a Christmas album.

Dec. 11, 2013 by Alexa Mangrum

Of Note

New downtown club aims to fill a sophisticated niche

Music Features “If we don’t start creating clubs—real clubs in Santa Fe where people can go to see real shows—then this shit’s just not going to work,” RJ Laino tells me as we sit inside his new venture, the High Note, on a recent afternoon.

Aug. 26, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Musical Marketing

There’s a whole lot of Native music going on

Music Features Last year, a handful of members of the Southwestern Association of Indian Arts, the nonprofit responsible for the long-running annual Indian Market, splintered off and formed the Indigenous Fine Art Market.

Aug. 19, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Smooth As…

After nine years, the Velvet Teen has a new album and a Santa Fe show

Music Features It’s been nearly a decade since the Velvet Teen, from Santa Rosa, California, released an album, and they’re as hard as ever to classify.

Aug. 12, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Release Brian!

(Almost) 20 Questions with the Santa Fe ex-pat

Music Features Whilst recently visiting Albuquerque to visit a cute girl I like, I ran into electronic musician Brian Lorelle, aka Brian Botkiller.

Aug. 05, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Cymbalism

Party like a winner

Music Features Once our Best of Santa Fe party has been thoroughly enjoyed and provided you with enough hometown pride you could just barf, you’ll realize that the good times have just begun.

July 31, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Sacred Cow BBQ

Think of it as a roast, jerks!

Music Features Summer is in full swing, and SFR’s Best of Santa Fe issue is in your hands. Lucky you! But throughout the celebration of our city’s best and brightest are the people, places and things that seem to enjoy a certain level of untouchable reverence.

July 29, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Old Time Relijun

Cloacas masks experimental weirdness with old-timey tunes

Music Features Local band Cloacas (klo-kuss) has performed a neat trick on the unsuspecting Americana/bluegrass-obsessed citizens of Santa Fe.

July 22, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Nacha Average Musician

Local staple Nacha Mendez has more than a few tricks up her sleeve

Music Features I’ve been ignoring Nacha Mendez. It’s true. And it isn’t because I necessarily thought she was bad.

July 15, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Guitar You Ready?

New kids on the block Borrego’s Guitars are totally worth your time

Music Features Good news, musicians and wannabe musicians and soon-to-be-musicians in Santa Fe—there’s a new music supply business in town, and they’re totally awesome. I’m talkin’ about Borrego’s Guitars and Music Supply Co.

July 08, 2015 by Alex De Vore

American Cry-dol

Wherein I discover I am too old for American Idol

Music Features I have peered into the gaping maw of insanity, and it is the American Idol auditions process.

July 01, 2015 by Alex De Vore
 

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