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History Re-beating

Local jazzman John Trentacosta is here to school you

Music Features Let’s get one thing straight right now—John Trentacosta is awesome. The longtime local drummer, public school music teacher, KSFR DJ and now college professor just gets it, Santa Fe.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Alex De Vore

Thanks So Much For Your Input

The top 5 annoying things people say to music writers

Music Features Thanks to a particularly awesome blog on metalsucks.net about the top 39 annoying things that bands do—not to mention a recent comment I received about losing my touch and becoming too nice—I decided to rid...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Alex De Vore

INSIDE TRACK

How to be a Music Snob, Part 1: '$100 Room' by Kind of Like Spitting

Inside Track Welcome to the first in a sporadic series of lessons in music snobbery. Though this space will usually be reserved for straight up record reviews, there will, from time to time, be info dedicated to highlightin...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Alex De Vore

Go With the Flo

If she isn’t already, Felecia Ford is your new favorite singer

Music Features The connection led to a longtime collaboration with Frogville as well as Ford’s relocation to Santa Fe. Over the next 10 years, HYF would release five records and record a sixth that never saw the light of da...

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Alex De Vore

Jazz—it’s what the kids are into nowadays

It’s tough for us music critics.

Picks Folks everywhere seem to think we operate under the “Music critics only do what they do because they can’t play music themselves!” umbrella. And though I’ll admit that this isn’t outside the realm of ...

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Alex De Vore

Boredom Slayer for Mayor

Mayoral candidates take a look at local nightlife

Music Features It seems as if now more than ever, those within the local music scene are actively pursuing city help for the bolstering of local arts and culture in Santa Fe—more specifically a long-overdue look at the st...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Alex De Vore

New Year, New Scene?

I’m not gonna miss you 2013

Music Features Man, 2013 sucked huge. I was all, “I’m gonna blow this mouse house and live it up in Los Angeles!” I burned bridges and hurt feelings (more so than usual) and thought I was so smart.

Monday, December 30, 2013 Alex De Vore

Inside Track

12.25.13

Inside Track Our regular CD roundup is back!

Monday, December 30, 2013 Alex De Vore

Auld Lang Syne-in' it Up!

Find the best party, the best event, the best midnight kiss this New Year's Eve.

Picks The New Year’s Eve dance is pretty similar year after year. In the weeks leading up to the night, everyone is scrambling to find the best party, the best event, the best midnight kiss (author’s note: I’...

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Alex De Vore

They’re The Best Around

Nothing’s ever gonna keep them down

Music Features For a town that is not only small but that can also boast one of the more insular music communities on earth, it’s pretty insane how many albums are either produced locally or released by local acts.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Alex De Vore
 
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