Jan. 18, 2017

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Ho-hum no more! Supersize your summer playlist and enjoy this ultimate locally sourced mixtape

Inside Track This year, we extended the invitation to all New Mexico-based acts. The response was overwhelming, and the best 50 or so made the cut.

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CD Corner

Inside Track It can be tricky to operate as a bluesy two-piece rock act without drawing comparison to either Black Keys or White Stripes, but if anyone can do it it’s Albuquerque’s The Lymbs. In fact, Jeff Bell and Gage Bickerstaff prove there is still plenty of room for innovation in a subgenre that was beginning to feel sorta tired.

Feb. 19, 2014 by Alex De Vore

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CD Corner

Inside Track Vocal support from the amazing Felecia Ford, incredible harmonica sections from musician/tattooer Prakash Spex, gorgeous fiddle from Karina Wilson and plenty of other Frogville champs give Santa Fe Sessions.

Jan. 29, 2014 by Alex De Vore

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How to be a Music Snob, Part 1: '$100 Room' by Kind of Like Spitting

Inside Track Welcome to the first in a sporadic series of lessons in music snobbery. Though this space will usually be reserved for straight up record reviews, there will, from time to time, be info dedicated to highlighting lesser-known or forgotten albums that deserve your attention as soon as possible.

Jan. 15, 2014 by Alex De Vore

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12.25.13

Inside Track Our regular CD roundup is back!

Dec. 30, 2013 by Alex De Vore

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12.11.13

Inside Track Ready for some City Different sounds that burn hotter than a farolito? ‘Tis the season of joy, celebration and the unavoidable collection of carols, on repeat, again and again. ‘Tis also the season for musicians searching for their relevancy by making a Christmas album.

Dec. 11, 2013 by Alexa Mangrum

Angry Jams

Get pissed on Inauguration Day

Music Features It’s happening, you guys, and short of some miraculous eleventh-hour long shot, we’re gonna have four long years of Trump shoved down our collective craw.

Jan. 18, 2017 by Alex De Vore

And the Winner Is…

New Mexico Platinum Music Awards nominations are now open

Music Features People always seem to talk about the plethora of tremendous musicians operating in the state, and the New Mexico Music Commission is ready and raring to celebrate some of these fine creators with the upcoming Platinum Music Awards.

Jan. 11, 2017 by Alex De Vore

My Name is Jonas

What the hell is jazz, anyway?

Music Features “I’m not somebody who is into jazz because of the scene or the style. It just nailed me as a kid,” local musician Chris Jonas says. He’s staring directly at me, and it’s intense.

Jan. 04, 2017 by Alex De Vore

Sage Advice

Sage Francis on indie labels, studio vs. stage and What He’s Learned From Punk Rock

Music Features The rumblings began some time ago, but it didn’t emerge into a full-blown cacophony until the last month or so. What you’ve heard is true—hip-hop heavy-hitter Sage Francis is coming to Santa Fe.

Dec. 21, 2016 by Alex De Vore

The Gospel According to Jimmy Carter

Blind Boys of Alabama keep on spreading the gospel

Music Features Looking back over the history of music, you’d be hard-pressed to name a group with more longevity than celebrated gospel act Blind Boys of Alabama.

Dec. 14, 2016 by Alex De Vore

DIY Till We Die

In defense of Ghost Ship and the ethics of DIY

Music Features By now most people have heard about the tragic fire that tore through Oakland, California, live/art space, Ghost Ship, and the terrible deaths that now number well over 30.

Dec. 07, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Holiday Coverage

Christmas jams for people sick of Christmas jams

Music Features “Is it time for Christmas movies yet?” a friend recently asked me via text. “My complicated love for Christmas takes over just after Thanksgiving. … Secretly, I’m furious for loving it.”

Nov. 30, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Abhidhamma

AudioBuddha keeps it positive with Replenish

Music Features “There’s a lazy way of using a computer controller, and then there’s a creative way,” Steve Brisk (aka AudioBuddha) tells me excitedly.

Nov. 23, 2016 by Alex De Vore

SFR Streams: Future Tense—An Exclusive Stream of Future Scars' Debut EP

Future Scars come out strong with debut recording

Music Features An exclusive stream of Future Scars' debut EP.

Nov. 10, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Lay of the Land

Ginger Dunnill rocks with Standing Rock

Music Features “It’s kind of been madness at our house,” Ginger Dunnill tells me. “Standing Rock has taken over. … We go every summer to see Cannupa’s family and we’ve been to the camp twice, once in June and again in August.

Nov. 09, 2016 by Alex De Vore
 

 

 
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