July 28, 2016

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

Chamber-Made

How to turn your kids on to classical music without really trying

Music Features Selling the concept of classical music to kids must not be very easy. “Hey, Billy and/or Susie! Today we’re going to go see some old people play classical music.

July 27, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Flareup

Joie Flare strikes out on her own to seriously excellent results

Music Features I wanna talk about Joie Flare. For a lot of reasons, really, not least of which is how she kind of sneakily became this positive force within the local music scene in some pretty interesting ways.

July 20, 2016 by Alex De Vore

It Takes Two

Texas’ Voodoo Boogaloo is the answer to all your problems.

Music Features Upon a first listen to Voodoo Boogaloo, there are certain comparisons you are bound to make.

July 06, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Dance, Dance, Dance

Local flamenco dancer La Emi takes it to the next level

Music Features Flamenco is one of those music-based artforms that isn’t just about a sound.

June 29, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Hey, Ladies

Local DJs talk Pride, music and Santa Fe’s gay community

Music Features “I may be in the minority here, but I’m one of the few gay people, I think, who doesn’t need a gay bar,” DJ Melanie Moore tells SFR. Moore and fellow local legend Oona Bender are slated to take the stage at the official Santa Fe Pride after-p

June 22, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Smart Metal

Oakland’s Alaric brings brains to the brutality

Music Features Did you know there are more metal bands in the Bay Area than pretty much anywhere else on earth, not counting Scandinavia?

June 15, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Roberto, Roberto!

Guitarist Roberto Capocchi makes classical music fun

Music Features Obviously, for a guy who grew up in São Paulo, Brazil, music was ingrained in Capocchi from a very young age.

June 01, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Paz on Earth

Growth in hip-hop and what it means to self-examine

Music Features Pablo Paz, aka Adrenaline Truth, aka DJ Shatter, wanted to be an animator once upon a time. “But as I went along school-wise,” he says, “I realized I wasn’t really artistically inclined in that way, but I still wanted to make stuff.”

May 25, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Cold War

Former Skylight partners strike out for Shadeh while older club gets, um, pizza

Music Features When news got out that several founding partners of downtown nightclub Skylight were leaving the business so close to the club’s second anniversary, both sides wanted to get out in front of the barrage of potential misinformation and tell their side of the story.

May 18, 2016 by Alex De Vore

D(u)MB

How a Facebook prank got a little out of hand and why you should never believe everything you read online

Music Features On Thursday, May 5, the phones at downtown restaurant Cowgirl Hall of Fame started ringing incessantly, with dozens of people inquiring about a curious May 13 event listed on Facebook. 

May 06, 2016 by Alex De Vore
 

Morning Word: Lawmakers Tell Governor to Consider Tax Hike

Morning Word More lawmakers, including some Republicans, are asking Gov. Susana Martinez to call a special session to deal with a $650 million revenue shortfall. ... More

July 26, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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