July 27, 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.

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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

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

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

Flamenco—Who Knew?

Since when does flamenco sound amazing? Since Joaquin Gallegos

Music Features “There’s a saying in Spain which is, ‘Beber de muchas fuentes,’ which means to drink from many fountains, and I think that’s fitting for me,” local flamenco musician Joaquin Gallegos tells SFR.

June 24, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Busker Dustup

A year after ordinance revision, local community has changed

Music Features Outdoor music season is upon us. But while events like the Santa Fe Opera’s 59th season and the Summer Bandstand are upon us, it’s important to remember that there are still corners of the musical pantheon that fall into less conventional categories.

June 17, 2015 by Alex De Vore

New Girl on the Block

Say hello to Shannon Brackett

Music Features It’s difficult to get a read on Shannon Brackett. On the one hand, she does seem prone to a certain overblown sense of self-importance and can be name-droppy.

June 10, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Metal Time

Pascual Romero is metal as fuck, sure, but he does way more for the scene than just that

Music Features This is probably what you’d call a high-class problem, but it’s becoming harder and harder to keep track of all the excellently excellent metal dudes running around Santa Fe.

June 03, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Case Work

Case Tanner owns you, bro

Music Features Case Tanner is a monster bassist who makes a lot of us feel like we were doing it wrong.

May 27, 2015 by Alex De Vore

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
 
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