Dear Doctor Guy, My friend recently stopped taking my calls because I’m dating her ex-boyfriend, but they broke up like over two years ago. I don’t know what to do.—Helpless Hottie ... More
In a small town like Santa Fe, we sometimes have to stray outside of
county lines to check out a good venue. So it was that I found myself
driving out to Taos on a recent Sunday just as the sun was beginning to
Some might argue that it all began with Richard Wagner. Although the famous 19th century German composer died 50 years before Hitler co-opted his masterpieces into the anthemic music of the Third Reich, Wagner helped pave the way for Hitler’s discriminatory suppression of major works of art.
Going to a jazz show these days feels a lot like going to a classical
concert: the audience sits politely, applauds when (they think it’s)
appropriate and leaves with the self-satisfied feel of having been
Since before I was hired to report on music in Santa Fe, I’ve been annoyed by how negative and whiny so many people are about the scene—both those who are actively part of it and those who are on the outside.
No, Americana is not just that collection of weird trinkets and aged
novelty items you see on display at Tiny’s. And when it refers to music,
the term encompasses a whole lot more than the “classic” 1998 album by