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Cobra Commanders

(Yes, that’s a GI Joe reference.)

Music Features The local punk scene is treading water. Our few punk bands seem to have trouble showing up to their gigs, and the ruthless Americana machine continues to cut a terrifying swath across the land. At fir

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Alex De Vore

Some Assembly Required

De Vore's Dream Band

Music Features 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 ...

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Alex De Vore

A Sharp

The Vinyl Countdown (Ha!)

Music Features 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 b...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Alex De Vore

And Then I Discovered Rock

20 years of Nirvana's nevermind

Music Features Last weekend, I went to a wedding in Seattle. While there, I hit up the Nevermind Turns 20 Nirvana exhibit at Seattle’s EMP Museum. However you feel about the band, you can’t deny the massive influence Nirv...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Alex De Vore

Willkommen, Bienvenue

Song Swap with Bill Palmer, Stephanie Hatfield and Boris McCutcheon

Music Features If you’re like me, Vanessie conjures images of overpriced steaks and a stuffy, pseudo cabaret. Indeed, for 29 years, it has played host to a smattering of pianists who perform what we in the biz refer to as ...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Alex De Vore

A Sharp

Fe Meets Bay

Music Features Local artist and musician C Merlyn (real name: Kit Evans) has a few choice words about rap and hip-hop in Santa Fe. “The rap scene—if you can even call it that—is plain pitiful,” Merlyn says.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Alex De Vore

Guitar Man

Music Features When I was about 8 years old, my parents and I took a walk through Old Town in Pasadena, Calif.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Alex De Vore

A Sharp

Hi, Guy

Music Features In my mind, blues music really begins to suffer when the electric guitar is introduced.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Alex De Vore

A Sharp

Renaissance Man

Music Features James Reich is the epitome of the 21st-century Renaissance man. Best known for being half of top-notch local post-punk band Venus Bogardus, Reich recently became a published novelist (I, Judas comes out in Octo...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Alex De Vore

A Sharp

Masters of Mayhem

Music Features   Metal is a genre of many intricate flavors.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Alex De Vore
 
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