In an uncharacteristic moment near the end of the documentary
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, charismatic front man Angelo
Moore—widely known for his oddball behavior and high-energy stage
antics—suddenly becomes quiet and serious.
Oh. My. Fucking. God! Pixies is coming! For the 2011 Lost Cities tour, the legendary indie/punk quartet performs its hugely popular 1989 album Doolittle in cities it has never played before, and our sleepy town makes the list.
In response to this guy who got in my face at the grocery store with a diatribe about how I have no right to be a music critic since I’m not a musician myself, I decided to attend the open mic at Second Street Brewery’s Railyard location.
I had this totally sweet dream the other night: Standing in a room surrounded by local musicians, I had the task of forming a superstar band via the same process through which we formed kickball teams in grade school or that hipsters did yesterday. I woke wondering whom I would invite to join my local dream band.
When The Candyman, Santa Fe’s self-described “community music center”, stopped selling albums to focus solely on “strings and things,” the days of buying albums in brick-and-mortar stores seemed all but lost.