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For Every Season, Turner

A punk rock hero goes solo

Music Features The 16-year-old inside me was freaking out big time—wait…let’s try that again. The teen in me was freaking out while walking to my most recent interview. I’d received an email the previous wee

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 Alex De Vore

Triple Play

Ch-check out these three very different releases

Music Features I’ve recently had a few “friendly” suggestions to review more local CDs (including one shouted at me from a car at 3:30 in the morning. I’d like to thank that guy for making me drop my last cigarette ...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Alex De Vore

American Blandstand

Think of the children!

Music Features The Santa Fe Bandstand has always seemed like a great idea on paper. Tons of local and national acts descend upon the Plaza for several weeks of varied and exciting music. Awesome, right? Mostly.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Alex De Vore

What’s In A Name?

Why do so many bands insist on using ridiculous names?

Music Features I’m not saying it’s easy to come up with a good band name. Hell, I spent years in a band called (don’t) shoot noah!, and the only thing worse than our stupid name was our stupid music.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 Alex De Vore

Poor Man’s Pitchfork

Behold SFR's first ever Faux Fest

Music Features As much as I kind of loathe Pitchfork, I do have to give credit to those clowns for jumping on the summer-festival bandwagon. Hell, if there’s one thing we’ve learned from the likes of Coachella or Sasqua...

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Alex De Vore

An Aria of Tweets

That’s right, friends, I went to the opera

Music Features As social media continually grows into the greatest mover-shaker in the world of culture, more venues are trying to attract tech-savvy folks who want to talk about their experiences in real time. 

Wednesday, July 4, 2012 Alex De Vore

Weak-ish Link

Daniel Link, blow by blow

Music Features What follows is a track-by-track breakdown of Book of Shadows, the newest release from Santa Fe-via-Austin musician Daniel Link.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Alex De Vore

Action!

How I'd cast our local musicians

Music Features That greatest of music-sharing haters, Lars Ulrich, is breaking into the world of acting (gross). Appearing as documentarian Joris Ivens in the upcoming HBO movie Hemingway & Gellhorn, Ulrich’s transit...

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Alex De Vore

Classic Country

Music Features When you receive a copy of a CD along with a letter that reads, “What does a girl have to do in this town to get her CD reviewed?”, you laugh for just a little bit and then get down to reviewing.&

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Alex De Vore

Liv and Let Liv

There’s a promising new musician in town…imagine that

Music Features I spent most of the winter cursing the cold and wondering why the hell I bought a dry clean-only sweater, so now I’m trying to make more of my day. This is why I was happy to swing by Evangelo’s one afterno...

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Alex De Vore
 
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