Santa Fe Reporter - Music Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-24-1-music-features.html <![CDATA[Marks the Spot - X is coming, and Exene Cervenka is cool as hell]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Few artists are as synonymous with the punk rock aesthetic as Exene Cervenka, from celebrated and legendary Los Angeles punk trailblazers X.]]>
<![CDATA[Meowsic - Meow Wolf revitalizes its focus on music]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Other than their successful Kickstarter campaign and a gala fundraising event at the Scottish Rite Temple, local arts collective Meow Wolf has been relatively quiet of late (the key word here being “relatively”).]]>
<![CDATA[Masters of Mayhem - High Mayhem Emerging Arts has a brand-new online store]]>
By: Alex De Vore
This was supposed to be a brief history of local arts and music collective High Mayhem Emerging Arts as well as an announcement for their newly opened digital music store.]]>
<![CDATA[Technical Triumph - Jason Hendrix gets a column because he’s awesome]]>
By: Alex De Vore
In the old days, my dumb friends and I promoted shows regularly and booked just about any band we liked, but The North Atlantic sticks out above most others.
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<![CDATA[Know your DJs Reboot: International Edition - All hail DJ Dave Seaman]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It’s no secret that Santa Fe is all about DJs. Skylight, is opening up the club’s mainstage room for legendary UK dance music producer and performer, DJ Dave Seaman.]]>
<![CDATA[Music & Book - David Berkeley lives here now; get pumped]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Santa Fe’s change of pace seems to lend itself perfectly to Berkeley’s mellow brand of indie-folk.]]>
<![CDATA[Love Was Made For Janis Ian - Singer-songwriter was friends with George RR Martin way before it was cool]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Singer-songwriter Janis Ian has been writing songs, playing shows and winning awards for 50 years.
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<![CDATA[Sex Ed - Sex on Vinyl turns 10]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Melanie Moore is now poised to explode back onto the local scene with her annual Valentine’s Day event, Sex on Vinyl.
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<![CDATA[Jim Dandy - Three huge reasons to love Jim Goulden]]>
By: Alex De Vore
If you’ve spent any amount of time navigating the twists and turns of the Santa Fe music scene, surely the name Jim Goulden is a part of your lexicon.
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<![CDATA[Whose House? - The rise and rise of Santa Fe house shows]]>
By: Alex De Vore
The concept of the house show carries with it a tremendously long and rich history dating back to forever the hell ago when the wealthy would invite performers into their front rooms and parlors to sing, dance and generally entertain.
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<![CDATA[Predictions for SF Music in 2015 - Hey, it’s still January, so behold these auguries]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It’s safe to say I’ve been at this for a good, long while now. And that is exactly why I feel OK making the following predictions for the upcoming year.]]>
<![CDATA[Audiophile - Jason Goodyear kills as both an educator and musician]]>
By: Alex De Vore
“I’m one of those people who my mom says sang in the crib,” Jason Goodyear says. “There’s a recording somewhere of me singing when I was around 2…I asked for my first guitar that year and got a ukulele, which I then broke over my sister's head.
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<![CDATA[Yar Right - Meet your new favorite metal band]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Here’s the scene: It’s a few weeks ago and my buddy Jasper and I are doing that Santa Fe dance wherein people find themselves driving aimlessly around town bummed on the musical options’ insistence on being the same damn things as always in addition to the outrageous cold.]]>
<![CDATA[Resolvency - Local musicians have big plans for the upcoming year]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It’s that time of the year when we all start looking at our lives and making resolutions for the new year.]]>
<![CDATA[Best of 2014 - Some highlights from the past 365 days]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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. ]]>
<![CDATA[You’re Doing it Wrong - How to suck at music and alienate people]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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.
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<![CDATA[Old Time Music - Lifesongs provides the elderly with a creative musical outlet]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Fun With Funding - Everybody loves crowdfunding despite its obvious flaws]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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 possibilities.
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<![CDATA[Circus Maximus - Meet Jeremy Bleich, the music director for Circus Luminous]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Scratch That - Ummm, so DJ Qbert is coming to Santa Fe]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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.
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