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.
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.
How to be a Music Snob, Part 1: '$100 Room' by Kind of Like Spitting
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.
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.
Since when does flamenco sound amazing? Since Joaquin Gallegos
“There’s a saying in Spain which is, ‘Beber de muchas fuentes,’ which means to drink from many fountains, and I think that’s fitting for me,” local flamenco musician Joaquin Gallegos tells SFR.
A year after ordinance revision, local community has changed
Outdoor music season is upon us. But while events like the Santa Fe
Opera’s 59th season and the Summer Bandstand are upon us, it’s important
to remember that there are still corners of the musical pantheon that
fall into less conventional categories.
An article in our recent Local Music Issue titled “Pieces by Marcos” told the tale of 33-year-old former Santa Fean Warren Langford and a Tiger brand Talkboy tape recorder he bought at a yard sale almost 15 years ago.
Pussy Riot Santa Fe appearance doesn't capitalize on artists' fun side
Your buddies from SFR went to check out the appearance of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, of Pussy Riot, at Santa Fe University of Art and Design’s Artists for Positive Social Change ser
Sure, there are plenty of musicians splitting time between
multiple projects in Santa Fe, but one man stands out in his ability to
create brilliant original music, maintain session work excellence and
add that certain je ne sais quoi to his backup appearances.