Feb. 11, 2016
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Best of 2014

Some highlights from the past 365 days

Music Features 2014 was a pretty great year in Santa Fe music, so let’s do a quick recap of the best things that went down in the past 365 days.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 Alex De Vore

Do the Right Thing

‘Tis the season for giving back

Picks For many, Christmas is that time of the year where we harass our friends and family into buying us cool stuff.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Alex De Vore

You’re Doing it Wrong

How to suck at music and alienate people

Music Features Amid claims that I’ve lost my touch and gone soft (guess I can’t fucking win with you guys, huh?), I’ve decided to dedicate the entirety of my column this week to people who I think are doing music wrong.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Alex De Vore

Old Time Music

Lifesongs provides the elderly with a creative musical outlet

Music Features Many of us have this bad habit of downright ignoring the elderly and not wanting to think about it, but one community program is diving right into these concepts with open arms.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Alex De Vore

Dress Nice

Southwest CARE’s annual gala dawns anew

Picks The Breakfast at Tiffany’s-themed Southwest CARE Center’s Aid & Comfort Gala is a night of hors d’oeuvres, bubbly and fancy silent-auction action.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Alex De Vore

Fun With Funding

Everybody loves crowdfunding despite its obvious flaws

Music Features Over the past few years, crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo have exploded in popularity. For musicians who use these sites, the ability to put funding in the hands of fans has opened up new pos...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Alex De Vore

Sad Santa

I played Santa Claus last year and all I got was this lousy self-hatred

Winter Guide When I was asked to play Santa Claus at an unnamed business in the weeks leading up to last year’s Christmas, I couldn’t decide whether or not I was being told I’m fat.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Alex De Vore

Circus Maximus

Meet Jeremy Bleich, the music director for Circus Luminous

Music Features When an event has a title like Circus Luminous, it’s not unusual for images of high-flying acrobatics and aerial awesomeness to conjure in one’s head.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Alex De Vore

Scratch That

Ummm, so DJ Qbert is coming to Santa Fe

Music Features Most musicians who play well-known and beloved instruments have a hard enough time achieving any sort of notoriety, but to do so as a turntablist (one who slays the turntables) is all the more impressive.

Monday, November 17, 2014 Alex De Vore

Primm & Proper

Local musician Andy Primm is everywhere these days

Music Features I was watching local musician Andy Primm when a thought occurred to me: Primm rules.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Alex De Vore
 
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