Santa Fe Reporter - Music Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-24-1-music-features.html <![CDATA[SFR Streams: An Exclusive Stream of the New Cloacas Album - Hear the newest album a full week before its official release]]>
By: SFR
Behold! The newest effort from local gothic-Americana act, Cloacas: "...and the skies are not cloudy all day" streamed in its entirety a full week ahead of its release. ]]>
<![CDATA[AHA Festival road map - ]]>
By: Alex De Vore
In the early days of the After Hours Alliance (AHA), the collective of artists, promoters, musicians and all-around do-gooders had a grand vision that was, at the time, hard to realize.
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<![CDATA[School of Rock - How one local charter school takes art and music into its own hands]]>
By: Alex De Vore
One of the oldest tales of woe is found in public schools across the nation forced to cut arts and music programs from their curriculum in the face of budget shortfalls.
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<![CDATA[Jazz-trology - Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey's Brian Haas improvised jams based on my star chart, and I loved every second of it]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Brian Haas of psych-jazz trio Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey creates improvisational mini-pieces based on the star chart of SFR culture editor Alex De Vore. ]]>
<![CDATA[Release Brian - A Santa Fe mainstay says goodbye...]]>
By: Alex De Vore
“I’m outta here,” Brian Mayhall tells me as we enjoy a mid-morning chat in his garden. We’re outside because the rest of his house in various stages of being packed up for his upcoming move to Mexico in October.
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<![CDATA[Electro-Punk - Pictureplane comes home to slay the Southside]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Maybe you’ve heard the name Pictureplane bandied about in Santa Fe in recent years as one of the more exciting and innovative purveyors of electronic music.]]>
<![CDATA[Martin’s Guitar - A notable local searches for his own rhythm]]>
By: Alex De Vore
“I’ve had some success as a sideman, but I think the endgame for any musician who wants to be an artist is to be fully expressing yourself as an artist,” Josh Martin told me on a recent morning.
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<![CDATA[Punk Schtick - Much more than a gimmick]]>
By: Alex De Vore
“We’re not one of those bands that is somehow innovative or is going to alter the paradigm of music at all,” Matt Miller says, a wry smile barely noticeable on his lips. “I always refer to our stuff as loud, fast rock ’n’ roll.”
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Graham Nash - We spoke with the legendary CSNY founder about music, politics, the end of the band and more ahead of his August 7 Santa Fe show]]>
By: Andrew Koss
Graham Nash invaded young eardrums with The Hollies in the 1960s, and continued rocking through the decades with Crosby, Stills and Nash (and sometimes Young).]]>
<![CDATA[Battle of Hastings - Are you really going to tell me you’re upset over this store closing? Please.]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Well boo-fucking-hoo—Hastings Entertainment is closing come October.
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<![CDATA[Chamber-Made - How to turn your kids on to classical music without really trying]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Selling the concept of classical music to kids must not be very easy. “Hey, Billy and/or Susie! Today we’re going to go see some old people play classical music.
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<![CDATA[Flareup - Joie Flare strikes out on her own to seriously excellent results]]>
By: Alex De Vore
I wanna talk about Joie Flare. For a lot of reasons, really, not least of which is how she kind of sneakily became this positive force within the local music scene in some pretty interesting ways.]]>
<![CDATA[It Takes Two - Texas’ Voodoo Boogaloo is the answer to all your problems.]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Upon a first listen to Voodoo Boogaloo, there are certain comparisons you are bound to make.]]>
<![CDATA[Dance, Dance, Dance - Local flamenco dancer La Emi takes it to the next level]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Flamenco is one of those music-based artforms that isn’t just about a sound.
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<![CDATA[Hey, Ladies - Local DJs talk Pride, music and Santa Fe’s gay community]]>
By: Alex De Vore
“I may be in the minority here, but I’m one of the few gay people, I think, who doesn’t need a gay bar,” DJ Melanie Moore tells SFR. Moore and fellow local legend Oona Bender are slated to take the stage at the official Santa Fe Pride after-p]]>
<![CDATA[Smart Metal - Oakland’s Alaric brings brains to the brutality]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Did you know there are more metal bands in the Bay Area than pretty much anywhere else on earth, not counting Scandinavia?]]>
<![CDATA[Roberto, Roberto! - Guitarist Roberto Capocchi makes classical music fun]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Obviously, for a guy who grew up in São Paulo, Brazil, music was ingrained in Capocchi from a very young age.]]>
<![CDATA[Paz on Earth - Growth in hip-hop and what it means to self-examine]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Pablo Paz, aka Adrenaline Truth, aka DJ Shatter, wanted to be an animator once upon a time. “But as I went along school-wise,” he says, “I realized I wasn’t really artistically inclined in that way, but I still wanted to make stuff.”
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<![CDATA[Cold War - Former Skylight partners strike out for Shadeh while older club gets, um, pizza]]>
By: Alex De Vore
When news got out that several founding partners of downtown nightclub Skylight were leaving the business so close to the club’s second anniversary, both sides wanted to get out in front of the barrage of potential misinformation and tell their side of the story.]]>
<![CDATA[D(u)MB - How a Facebook prank got a little out of hand and why you should never believe everything you read online]]>
By: Alex De Vore
On Thursday, May 5, the phones at downtown restaurant Cowgirl Hall of Fame started ringing incessantly, with dozens of people inquiring about a curious May 13 event listed on Facebook. ]]>