Sept. 22, 2014

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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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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

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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

Become the Jellyfish

Sattva Ananda is a credit to our local DJ scene

Music Features Local DJ, artist and businessman Sattva Ananda explains his musical method over a cup of coffee.

Sept. 16, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Add It Up

Here’s a bunch of reasons to check out Violent Femmes upcoming show

Music Features Since the early 1980s, no band has been more synonymous with the neo-acoustic folk/punk alternative style than Wisconsin’s Violent Femmes.

Sept. 09, 2014 by Alex De Vore

ASCAP In Your Ass

Licensing companies make the rich richer and generally ignore the little guy

Music Features Bands like Moby Dick, Love Gun or Chango are strictly cover acts, but there is no shortage of cover songs creeping into the sets of just about every other Santa Fe band.

Sept. 02, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Carrion Kind Kills

It doesn’t get more metal than this

Music Features Local guitarist/producer/engineer/promoter Augustine Ortiz is kind of blowing my mind right now.

Aug. 26, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Lend Them Your Ears

The Burning of Rome to tear it up in Santa Fe

Music Features These days, the term “indie darlings” seems to be thrown around an awful lot. In most cases, this seems to be a descriptor for any hard-to-peg act that culls its sound from multiple sources for a mish-mash of odd sounds.

Aug. 21, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Rock ’n’ Roll High-School

Panel discussion help musicians learn the business of their art

Music Features To choose a career that involves writing, performing and/or recording music is to choose a relatively rough path. This isn’t stable work we’re talking about, and there are so many aspects to be taken into consideration it’s mind-boggling.

Aug. 20, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Native Dance

Indie electronic act Discotays brings killer jams and awareness

Music Features Let’s look at every time acts like Santa Fe ex-pat Pictureplane have come to town or any of the recent Mesa Recordings events—Santa Fe goes nuts for dance parties.

Aug. 20, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Strange Days

It’s been a journey for The Strange, man, but they’re better for it

Music Features For a band that’s really only been around for about five and a half years, the four-piece desert rock band The Strange has made some pretty impressive strides despite loss of band members and even death.

Aug. 13, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Karina, Karina

You know Karina Wilson even if you think you don’t

Music Features If in the past year or so, you’ve caught acts like Broomdust Caravan, The Santa Fe Revue or John Kurzweg (just to name a few), chances are you’ve noticed violin/viola/fiddle player Karina Wilson.

Aug. 05, 2014 by Alex De Vore

I’m On a [New] Mexican Radio

Local artist Parker Jennings brings the airwaves to the people with his newest art installation

Music Features It’s kind of a drag that the world of radio as we know it seems to be a medium gasping for life worldwide. 

July 29, 2014 by Alex De Vore
 
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