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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

INSIDE TRACK

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

CD CORNER

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

Carrion Kind Kills

It doesn’t get more metal than this

Music Features Local guitarist/producer/engineer/promoter Augustine Ortiz is kind of blowing my mind right now.

Aug. 26, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Lend Them Your Ears

The Burning of Rome to tear it up in Santa Fe

Music Features These days, the term “indie darlings” seems to be thrown around an awful lot. In most cases, this seems to be a descriptor for any hard-to-peg act that culls its sound from multiple sources for a mish-mash of odd sounds.

Aug. 21, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Rock ’n’ Roll High-School

Panel discussion help musicians learn the business of their art

Music Features To choose a career that involves writing, performing and/or recording music is to choose a relatively rough path. This isn’t stable work we’re talking about, and there are so many aspects to be taken into consideration it’s mind-boggling.

Aug. 20, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Native Dance

Indie electronic act Discotays brings killer jams and awareness

Music Features Let’s look at every time acts like Santa Fe ex-pat Pictureplane have come to town or any of the recent Mesa Recordings events—Santa Fe goes nuts for dance parties.

Aug. 20, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Strange Days

It’s been a journey for The Strange, man, but they’re better for it

Music Features For a band that’s really only been around for about five and a half years, the four-piece desert rock band The Strange has made some pretty impressive strides despite loss of band members and even death.

Aug. 13, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Karina, Karina

You know Karina Wilson even if you think you don’t

Music Features If in the past year or so, you’ve caught acts like Broomdust Caravan, The Santa Fe Revue or John Kurzweg (just to name a few), chances are you’ve noticed violin/viola/fiddle player Karina Wilson.

Aug. 05, 2014 by Alex De Vore

I’m On a [New] Mexican Radio

Local artist Parker Jennings brings the airwaves to the people with his newest art installation

Music Features It’s kind of a drag that the world of radio as we know it seems to be a medium gasping for life worldwide. 

July 29, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Sky High

New downtown hotspot looks to be the answer to our musical prayers

Music Features Skylight is poised to become the best damn venue Santa Fe has had in some time, and I’m gonna tell you why.

July 22, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Lost in Austin

It ain’t the size of the crowd, it’s what you make of it

Music Features There’s a certain level of professionalism among many Austin musicians that I’m
just not sure we’ve reached here.

July 14, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Musical Royalty

Bonnie “Prince” Billy is coming to make us all BFFs

Music Features 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. 

July 08, 2014 by Alex De Vore
 
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