May 24, 2015

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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.

INSIDE TRACK

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

Inside TRACK

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

INSIDE TRACK

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

Inside Track

12.25.13

Inside Track Our regular CD roundup is back!

Dec. 30, 2013 by Alex De Vore

CD CORNER

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

Pieces by Marcos Part 2: Lost in Albuquerque

That’s Right—we found him!

Music Features An article in our recent Local Music Issue titled “Pieces by Marcos” told the tale of 33-year-old former Santa Fean Warren Langford and a Tiger brand Talkboy tape recorder he bought at a yard sale almost 15 years ago.

May 20, 2015 by Alex De Vore

For the Record

Bill Palmer and I are best friends now. Also, he works at a studio

Music Features I’m sure if you’d asked either Bill Palmer or myself about the other a few years back, the response would have been something like, “Fuck that guy,” but things have changed.

May 13, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Not Quite a Riot

Pussy Riot Santa Fe appearance doesn't capitalize on artists' fun side

Music Features Your buddies from SFR went to check out the appearance of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, of Pussy Riot, at Santa Fe University of Art and Design’s Artists for Positive Social Change ser

May 08, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Six Degrees of DJ Bacon

‘Multifaceted’ doesn’t even begin to describe him

Music Features Sure, there are plenty of musicians splitting time between multiple projects in Santa Fe, but one man stands out in his ability to create brilliant original music, maintain session work excellence and add that certain je ne sais quoi to his backup appearances.

May 06, 2015 by Alex De Vore

The Sound and the Fury

Hey musicians, you couldn’t do it without these guys. Not well, anyway

Music Features The oft-overlooked yet vital members of any stage show, sound guys and gals, are just about the only people without whom a show could not run.

May 06, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Songcraft

Think lyrics just happen? Don’t be an ass

Music Features How do some of our resident songsmiths compose their music? Here are some highlights.

May 06, 2015 by Todd E Lovato

Pieces by Marcos

Credit card? You got it! In search of the mind that brought us “Dakota is a Frito”

Music Features Thirty-three-year-old Warren Langford now lives in Seattle, but he was once an important part of Santa Fe’s music scene.

May 06, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Bandstand Report

Check out these highlights from the upcoming free music series

Music Features The 13th annual Santa Fe Bandstand runs Tuesday, July 7, through Thursday, Aug. 27, and features a lot to navigate. With eight full weeks of free concerts on the Plaza, how does one decide what to see?

May 06, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Fan Man

Local promoter Jamie Lenfestey joins ABQ nonprofit AMP Concerts

Music Features Jamie Lenfestey, the promoter behind some of the biggest shows in recent memory, might be done with the local music scene.

April 29, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Pussy Riot Comes to Santa Fe

SFUAD welcomes two founding members as part of their Artists for Positive Social Change series

Music Features Heads up fans of social consciousness, activism and totally awesome band names—some of the members of Russia’s punk band/activist collective Pussy Riot are coming to Santa Fe.

April 24, 2015 by Alex De Vore
 
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