Santa Fe Reporter - Music Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-24-1-music-features.html <![CDATA[Leather Bound - Jonny Leather thinks about you guys all the time]]>
By: Alex De Vore
You guys want to know what I like? I like when someone from another town moves here with an unbiased perspective on our music scene. Obviously—and it’s been said before—we live in a bubble, and we all know each other.
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<![CDATA[World Records - Stepbridge Studios make way for Jono Manson’s Kitchen Sink Studios]]>
By: Alex De Vore
In October, Manson took over, and by November, he was plugging along with a reinvigorated sense of purpose and a whole mess of improvements to the already stellar equipment boasted by the former Stepbridge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Duality - Listen to (and read) this]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Santa Fe singer-songwriter David Berkeley is out to change this with his newest project, The Free Brontosaurus (a collection of short-stories) and Cardboard Boat (the companion record). ]]>
<![CDATA[Show School - Venues need to take a page from metal promoters]]>
By: Alex De Vore
A few days before Christmas, my roommate Elektra and I forced ourselves to leave the house. It was harrowing for plenty of reasons, but usually, if we are left to our own devices, we won’t brave the cold for non-work things.
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<![CDATA[DIY Till You Die - Future Scars’ Eliza Lutz might be the most interesting musician in town]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Let’s talk Eliza Lutz, the guitarist for local bands As In We and GRY GRDNS, the sole purveyor of folk-punk tunes as the sadly defunct Prolly and, most recently, the mastermind behind brand new As In We offshoot, Future Scars.]]>
<![CDATA[Classic - Meet Grisha Krivchenia, the coolest classical musician around]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Chances are you’ve been hearing the name Grisha Krivchenia fairly often of late. The Ohio-born musician and composer has been practically everywhere.]]>
<![CDATA[Ho, Ho, Oh No! - Give the gift of music]]>
By: Alex De Vore
As the threat of another terrible Christmas looms on your calendar like a constant reminder of your own mortality, the clock moves forward and seems to say, “Wrong gift,” with every tick, every tock.
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<![CDATA[Good Cover - Pack of Lies delivers the classics]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
While we’re on the topic of New Year’s resolutions, here’s one: You might start thinking about following Little Leroy and His Pack of Lies, a cover band that’s going to ring in the New Year at El Farol on Canyon Road.
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<![CDATA[Metal Evolved - Los Angeles metal act Intronaut is all about ch-ch-ch-ch-changes]]>
By: Alex De Vore
There’s a strange dichotomy in the world of metal that could surely be explained by the boots in the trenches who consume the stuff daily but may not be known to initiates or the uninformed.]]>
<![CDATA[Word Association with Greg Butera - The Gunsels frontman is nothing if not a good sport]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Greg Butera is the kind of super-talented guy who you’d easily call a musician’s musician.
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<![CDATA[Impermanence - Radical Abacus brings the unique with Lyric Concrete]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It’s entirely possible you’ve heard the name Radical Abacus bandied about, but maybe you haven’t quite figured out what it is yet.
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<![CDATA[Know Your DJs International Edition 2: Back in the Habit - DJ from the UK is sure to slay]]>
By: Alex De Vore
UK-based house DJ Nick Warren is about the strongest contender for most realistic DJ I’ve ever interviewed.
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<![CDATA[Dating - How to effectively submit for SFR’s culture calendar]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Obviously, this space is usually reserved for music, but this week I’m going to do something different that should make things easier for all of us as we move forward. I’m talkin’ ’bout the SFR culture calendar, nerds.
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<![CDATA[Oh Jessie, You’re So Fine - … you’re so fine you blow my mind]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Musician Jessie Deluxe has lived in Santa Fe for about two years, but until the last couple months, you wouldn’t even have known it. I mean, this is Santa Fe, and we are wary of new faces, especially in the music scene.]]>
<![CDATA[I Want to Believe - Loving the Alien is sci-fi gone sexy and is now the most important thing on your calendar]]>
By: Alex De Vore
For local musician Billy Miles Brooke, there’s just something irresistible about glam rock.
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<![CDATA[Playing Dress-Up - Stumped on a Halloween costume? Go as someone from the local music scene!]]>
By: Alex De Vore
While you’re trying to cobble together your costume, you might be missing out on an obvious yet easy costume plan—to dress up like locals within the music community.]]>
<![CDATA[Scharf It Down - Local trumpet master Russell Scharf has a lot of hype to live up to]]>
By: Alex De Vore
If there ever were doubts about local jazz/trumpet, uh, guy Russell Scharf being a self-assured and insanely confident musician, they would be completely unfounded.
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<![CDATA[Go West - Who doesn’t love Joe West?]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Joe West is a man of mystery but also one of talent. So prolific, in fact, is the local troubadour that he simply cannot keep his creative output wrapped neatly in one package and must instead create offshoot projects and personas to handle it all.
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<![CDATA[Music Defined 2: The Legend of Curly’s Gold - I’ve got a lot of nerve not naming every genre in town, right?]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Given the unforgivable crime that was my inability to include every single genre in my “Music Defined” column from a couple weeks back I felt it appropriate to do a follow-up piece.]]>
<![CDATA[2016 Santa Fe Bandstand Now Accepting Applications - Get crackin', bands.]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Despite some weird and unfounded rumors that local non-profit Outside In would no longer be running the annual Santa Fe Bandstand series of musical events that takes place on the iconic Plaza, the sho]]>