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Getting inside the head of teen musician Alix Monasterio

Music Features Everybody’s talking about local musician Alix Monasterio, a young dude who has become famous in the teen scene for multilayered soundscapes recorded entirely in his garage. Always down for a good old-fashione...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Alex De Vore

Doomsday

Local doom trio Drought basically lives in my brain full time now

Music Features As I start listening to “Turquoise Monolith,” the new single from local doom metal band Drought, everything around me ceases to matter, almost melting into nonexistence. My eyes close while I shift to mak...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Alex De Vore

MIX Mastery

MIX Santa Fe challenges locals to think of better business ideas

Local Economy The plan: Wilson spearheaded the BizMIX Challenge, a competition through which locals can submit business plans in the hopes of receiving a micro-stimulus grant to realize their vision. Any type of business wil...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Alex De Vore

Five and One-Half Reasons to be at SxSF

This festival is the best-ival—better than this joke, anyway

Music Features Think about how the annual SxSF (South by Santa Fe) Transit Music Festival is ingenious: Bands are on their way to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, passing through Santa Fe anyway, so why not snag

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 Alex De Vore

Rock 101

Pop quiz: what's cooler than a school that teaches rock? Nothing.

Music Features Kids involved with the world of music tend to excel in countless other areas. So why is the excitement of most school music classes generally limited to an instrument as fantastically boring as the re

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Alex De Vore

Hungry Like the [Meow] Wolf

Meow Wolf joins forces with Sol Santa Fe Stage & Grill. You’re welcome

Music Features  Let’s get the bad news out of the way: Following the Starfucker show on Jan. 11—which bordered on a scaled-down Altamont with VFW members acting as Hells Angels-esque security—local arts collectiv...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Alex De Vore

Sista Sista

Local vocalist Michèle Leidig finally gets the band she always deserved

Music Features I remained unconvinced about the new vision at Vanessie until a chance conversation with local vocalist extraordinaire/reigning karaoke queen Michèle Leidig led me to the restaurant for the debut per

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Alex De Vore

Radio Ga Ga

Bill offers New Mexico radio stations incentive to think local

Music Features A new (ish) bill proposed by the New Mexico Music Commission and sponsored by state Sen. Eric Griego, D-Bernalillo, could have a major impact on the business of music statewide. Senate Bill 43 wo

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Alex De Vore

Boner Jams They Won’t See Coming

Woo your beloved via playlist

Love & Sex Ah, Valentine’s Day—that wonderful holiday when your girlfriend seems to forget all the awesome stuff you do for her the rest of the year; your boyfriend frantically struggles to stretch one paycheck into j...

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Alex De Vore

Get Funked

The Sticky adds some much-needed fun to Santa Fe’s nightlife

Music Features  5:13 pm: When the girlfriend asks what time I’m heading to Rouge Cat to see new local funk band The Sticky, I give her an answer that is perhaps more long-winded than she wants. “I was told

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Alex De Vore
 
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