Santa Fe Reporter - Music Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-24-1-music-features.html <![CDATA[Sky High - New downtown hotspot looks to be the answer to our musical prayers]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Skylight is poised to become the best damn venue Santa Fe has had in some time, and I’m gonna tell you why. ]]>
<![CDATA[Lost in Austin - It ain’t the size of the crowd, it’s what you make of it]]>
By: Alex De Vore
There’s a certain level of professionalism among many Austin musicians that I’m
just not sure we’ve reached here.]]>
<![CDATA[Musical Royalty - Bonnie “Prince” Billy is coming to make us all BFFs]]>
By: Alex De Vore
The warmer months in Santa Fe usually mean that our options for live music enjoyment open up and show after show goes down with reckless abandon. ]]>
<![CDATA[Deep Thoughts - This is how my mind works when I’m left to my own thoughts]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Here is a train of thought that I recently had while walking along the street listening to old Asian Man Records albums.
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<![CDATA[The Big Four-Oh - 40 acts you’ve just gots to know]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Wow. Forty years of the Santa Fe Reporter is kind of a huge deal, especially when we take into consideration the state of print media these days.
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<![CDATA[Best Fest - Santa Fe Music Alliance crams more into one day than you ever thought possible]]>
By: Alex De Vore
We’ve touched base with the Santa Fe Music Alliance a number of times before but continue to hear things about how local musicians aren’t sure they’re doing much. So, once and for all, hear our words: They’re totally doing stuff.
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<![CDATA[And the Winners Are… - The New Mexico Music Awards are much cooler than we thought]]>
By: Alex De Vore
I know this makes me kind of sound like a dick, but it does seem like a fair number of what I’m going to call “hobby musicians” were given awards. ]]>
<![CDATA[Space Oddities - There are all kinds of spaces around town just aching to be venues]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Let’s get some fucking music venues going in this town in existing spaces!]]>
<![CDATA[Get Bent - Eryn Bent may be new to the scene, but she’s a welcomed addition]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Since we wrapped our huge local music issue, there have been a few local albums that remain in my regular listening rotation. Perhaps the most surprising of these (to me, anyway) has been Firefly by Eryn Bent.
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<![CDATA[Honor Among Thieves - Thieves & Gypsys is your new favorite band]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Local band, Thieves & Gypsys, is like a magical combination between The Strokes, The White Stripes and T Rex.]]>
<![CDATA[Regole Jono (Jono Rules) - Is there anything Jono Manson doesn’t do? Nope]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Jono Manson is a musician, singer-songwriter, producer, engineer, studio owner, record label founder, husband, father, all-around great guy, and he’s operating right here in your own backyard.]]>
<![CDATA[Best Show EVER - ]]>
By: Alex De Vore
There are so many other jobs that feed into music—producer, radio DJ, promoter, writer, publisher and so on. These unsung heroes generally put a lot more work in than the folks who show up to play the notes.]]>
<![CDATA[Bandstand Blues - Does the Bandstand scorn youth, or does the youth scorn the Bandstand?]]>
By: Alex De Vore
This is our big local music issue, and we’re trying to highlight as many locals as possible, so what better, uh, thing to dedicate a column than the 2014 Santa Fe Bandstand? ]]>
<![CDATA[Blood and Sand - In our corner of the high desert, an oasis of shred endures]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
It was a summer in the late 1980s, at the now-defunct Club West on Alameda Street, when a local band known as Logical Nonsense flipped a definable switch on the future of Santa Fe’s underground sonic landscape. ]]>
<![CDATA[My Music Crush - ]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Do you guys know what’s kind of fun? Learning about what music your favorite musicians like. ]]>
<![CDATA[Dear Javier... - Local musicians have questions. The new mayor has answers]]>
By: Alex De Vore
With all this talk about the city looking into/subsidizing cultural nightlife and economy around here, we figured it wouldn’t be such a bad idea to look into that.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Track - Supersized edition]]>
By: Cheryl Abhold, Reyan Ali, Alex De Vore, Andrew Primm

40 local acts that should be on your radar NOW!

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<![CDATA[My Hell Session - ]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Anyone who has spent any kind of time in a recording studio can tell you that even though putting together a record is a blast, it’s a whole mess of work.
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<![CDATA[Schoolhouse Rocks - Upcoming Quadstock music fest at SFUAD gives us all a reason to live]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Santa Fe University of Art and Design’s upcoming annual music festival is on the horizon, and it’s going to be a good one.]]>
<![CDATA[Three’s Company - Local jazz trio adds definition to the genre]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Jazz isn’t an entirely accessible genre. Enter müShi trio, making jazz easily listenable to the jaded masses.]]>