Nov. 25, 2015

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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.


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


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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Inside Track Our regular CD roundup is back!

Dec. 30, 2013 by Alex De Vore



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

Know Your DJs International Edition 2: Back in the Habit

DJ from the UK is sure to slay

Music Features UK-based house DJ Nick Warren is about the strongest contender for most realistic DJ I’ve ever interviewed.

Nov. 25, 2015 by Alex De Vore


How to effectively submit for SFR’s culture calendar

Music Features Obviously, this space is usually reserved for music, but this week I’m going to do something different that should make things easier for all of us as we move forward. I’m talkin’ ’bout the SFR culture calendar, nerds.

Nov. 18, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Oh Jessie, You’re So Fine

… you’re so fine you blow my mind

Music Features Musician Jessie Deluxe has lived in Santa Fe for about two years, but until the last couple months, you wouldn’t even have known it. I mean, this is Santa Fe, and we are wary of new faces, especially in the music scene.

Nov. 11, 2015 by Alex De Vore

I Want to Believe

Loving the Alien is sci-fi gone sexy and is now the most important thing on your calendar

Music Features For local musician Billy Miles Brooke, there’s just something irresistible about glam rock.

Nov. 04, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Playing Dress-Up

Stumped on a Halloween costume? Go as someone from the local music scene!

Music Features While you’re trying to cobble together your costume, you might be missing out on an obvious yet easy costume plan—to dress up like locals within the music community.

Oct. 28, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Scharf It Down

Local trumpet master Russell Scharf has a lot of hype to live up to

Music Features If there ever were doubts about local jazz/trumpet, uh, guy Russell Scharf being a self-assured and insanely confident musician, they would be completely unfounded.

Oct. 21, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Go West

Who doesn’t love Joe West?

Music Features Joe West is a man of mystery but also one of talent. So prolific, in fact, is the local troubadour that he simply cannot keep his creative output wrapped neatly in one package and must instead create offshoot projects and personas to handle it all.

Oct. 14, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Music Defined 2: The Legend of Curly’s Gold

I’ve got a lot of nerve not naming every genre in town, right?

Music Features Given the unforgivable crime that was my inability to include every single genre in my “Music Defined” column from a couple weeks back I felt it appropriate to do a follow-up piece.

Oct. 07, 2015 by Alex De Vore

2016 Santa Fe Bandstand Now Accepting Applications

Get crackin', bands.

Music Features Despite some weird and unfounded rumors that local non-profit Outside In would no longer be running the annual Santa Fe Bandstand series of musical events that takes place on the iconic Plaza, the sho

Oct. 01, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Float On

Nicolle Jensen is out to try something new

Music Features Playing into the concepts of the elements, the grand connectivity of life, the universe, everything, Water is the culmination of Jensen’s life experience, education and personal emotion.

Sept. 30, 2015 by Alex De Vore

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