Santa Fe Reporter - Music Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-24-1-music-features.html <![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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<![CDATA[Primm & Proper - Local musician Andy Primm is everywhere these days]]>
By: Alex De Vore
I was watching local musician Andy Primm when a thought occurred to me: Primm rules. ]]>
<![CDATA[Wake Up - ABQ MC brings hip-hop you can think about to Santa Fe]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Twenty-five-year-old Albuquerque MC Andrew Martinez, aka Wake Self, thinks that he might be one of the few New Mexican rappers to have toured Europe, and he might just be right.]]>
<![CDATA[Wig in a Box - Here are some last-minute music-inspired Halloween costumes for all you procrastinators]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Halloween is a mere two days away, and if you’re anything like a lot of people who love the big day, many of you have surely had your costumes planned for some time...]]>
<![CDATA[I Like Food, Food is Good - The six best songs about food]]>
By: Alex De Vore
In honor of our Restaurant Guide’s release, here’s a list of the best damn songs about food! ]]>
<![CDATA[Favorite Sons - Santa Fe loses two giants from our local music community]]>
By: Alex De Vore
We’ve been faced with some seriously tragic losses of late, Santa Fe. High Mayhem founder Max Friedenberg and Joseph Moncada, who many knew as Joseph "Santa Fe Pulse" both died this week, and memorial gatherings are planned for both on Saturday.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Duel! - Musicians at odds with Duel Brewing might not have the whole picture]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Duel Brewing has quickly grown into one of the more popular spaces in town with great beer, a unique menu and a varied lineup of local and touring music.]]>
<![CDATA[Apply Yourself - 2015 SF Bandstand application launched ]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Even though visions of the 2014 Santa Fe Bandstand are fresh in our heads, the non-profit behind the series, Outside In Productions, has opened up the application process for next year’s run of shows.
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<![CDATA[Aces of Bass - These bassists hold the rhythm and our hearts]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Singers and guitarists usually get the bulk of the attention when it comes to live music.]]>
<![CDATA[The Fox Says - LA’s Foxygen comes to Santa Fe]]>
By: Alex De Vore
When Los Angeles indie-rock act Foxygen’s debut record, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, was unleashed upon an unsuspecting public last year, it was a bona fide mind-boggling experience.]]>