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Music Defined

How to know what kind of music you play

Music Features Listen up, Santa Fe, because I’ve had it. Y’see, I’ve been back to compiling the SFR events calendar for a few months now, and the state of how all y’all are writing press releases is atrocious.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Alex De Vore

Take On This

AHA Fest is back and better than ever

Music Features It’s that magical time of the year when your pals at the After Hours Alliance (a loosely affiliated collective of artists and musicians and political types) present their music and arts festival.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Alex De Vore

Shiner On

Westin McDowell revives lost musical styles and keeps the people dancing

Music Features Westin McDowell of the Shiner’s Club Jazz Band is only 32, but that doesn’t stop him from having a love of  old-timey jazz, swing, blues, roots music and the like.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 Alex De Vore

Music Lessons

Rumelia is going to teach you how to play before it blows your minds live

Music Features Think of the term “Balkan music” for just a second. Can you hear it in your head? Sort of, maybe? It’s actually a tricky proposition, thanks in part to acts like Gogol Bordello.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Alex De Vore

Of Note

New downtown club aims to fill a sophisticated niche

Music Features “If we don’t start creating clubs—real clubs in Santa Fe where people can go to see real shows—then this shit’s just not going to work,” RJ Laino tells me as we sit inside his new venture, the High ...

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Alex De Vore

Musical Marketing

There’s a whole lot of Native music going on

Music Features Last year, a handful of members of the Southwestern Association of Indian Arts, the nonprofit responsible for the long-running annual Indian Market, splintered off and formed the Indigenous Fine Art Market.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Alex De Vore

Smooth As…

After nine years, the Velvet Teen has a new album and a Santa Fe show

Music Features It’s been nearly a decade since the Velvet Teen, from Santa Rosa, California, released an album, and they’re as hard as ever to classify.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Alex De Vore

Release Brian!

(Almost) 20 Questions with the Santa Fe ex-pat

Music Features Whilst recently visiting Albuquerque to visit a cute girl I like, I ran into electronic musician Brian Lorelle, aka Brian Botkiller.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Alex De Vore


Party like a winner

Music Features Once our Best of Santa Fe party has been thoroughly enjoyed and provided you with enough hometown pride you could just barf, you’ll realize that the good times have just begun.

Friday, July 31, 2015 Alex De Vore

Sacred Cow BBQ

Think of it as a roast, jerks!

Music Features Summer is in full swing, and SFR’s Best of Santa Fe issue is in your hands. Lucky you! But throughout the celebration of our city’s best and brightest are the people, places and things that seem to enjoy a ...

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Alex De Vore
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