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Raging Bull

Promoter Isaiah Rodriguez is takin’ care of business

Music Features It seems like anywhere you go these days, somebody has a plan for the future of Santa Fe nightlife. More often than not, the ideas are pretty grandiose and/or not based in reality.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Alex De Vore

Out of This World

Venus and the Lion is the best band of all time. Or, y’know, of late

Music Features A couple weeks back I was toiling away at a Warehouse 21 concert and thinking to myself how this town could use more young bands to dilute some of the old bastard energy around town. When four-piece rock a...

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Alex De Vore

Funk That

The Sticky is better than ever and brings funk to a mostly funkless town

Music Features They’ve been kicking ass at private parties, winning a 2013 New Mexico Music Award for best R&B song with “Makin’ Love in Outerspace,” appearing at gatherings like the After Hours Alliance Festival ...

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Alex De Vore

Annoying Things Music Writers Say to Musicians

Turns out I also have flaws. Weird, right?

Music Features Just to show everyone that I don’t hang around looking in a hand mirror thinking I’m hot shit, I decided to give the Santa Fe music community a voice against me. Sort of. I’m sorry to speak for you, frien...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Alex De Vore

Another One Bites the Dust

Rouge Cat closes its doors. You’d think we’d all be used to this kind of thing by now

Music Features Dance club/gay-ish bar/DJ haven Rouge Cat quietly ceased business last week. Many within the music community are left to face yet another round of questions like, Why is it so difficult for a venue to operate i...

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Alex De Vore

When You’re Alone and Life is Making You Lonely...

It turns out we don’t hate each other

Music Features When I started to put together a column about the perceived cultural disconnect between the Southside and downtown areas of Santa Fe, I faced some long-held personal opinions that were hard to give up.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Alex De Vore

History Re-beating

Local jazzman John Trentacosta is here to school you

Music Features Let’s get one thing straight right now—John Trentacosta is awesome. The longtime local drummer, public school music teacher, KSFR DJ and now college professor just gets it, Santa Fe.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Alex De Vore

Thanks So Much For Your Input

The top 5 annoying things people say to music writers

Music Features Thanks to a particularly awesome blog on metalsucks.net about the top 39 annoying things that bands do—not to mention a recent comment I received about losing my touch and becoming too nice—I decided to rid...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Alex De Vore

Go With the Flo

If she isn’t already, Felecia Ford is your new favorite singer

Music Features The connection led to a longtime collaboration with Frogville as well as Ford’s relocation to Santa Fe. Over the next 10 years, HYF would release five records and record a sixth that never saw the light of da...

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Alex De Vore

Boredom Slayer for Mayor

Mayoral candidates take a look at local nightlife

Music Features It seems as if now more than ever, those within the local music scene are actively pursuing city help for the bolstering of local arts and culture in Santa Fe—more specifically a long-overdue look at the st...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Alex De Vore
 
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