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Classic Country

Music Features When you receive a copy of a CD along with a letter that reads, “What does a girl have to do in this town to get her CD reviewed?”, you laugh for just a little bit and then get down to reviewing.&

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Alex De Vore

Liv and Let Liv

There’s a promising new musician in town…imagine that

Music Features I spent most of the winter cursing the cold and wondering why the hell I bought a dry clean-only sweater, so now I’m trying to make more of my day. This is why I was happy to swing by Evangelo’s one afterno...

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Alex De Vore

Chartsengrafs

Test yo-self before you…best yo-self?

Music Features Maybe you’re a musician and maybe you think you’re one. Here’s a surefire way to find out if you’ve got the right stuff to become a celebrated member of the elite Santa Fe scene.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Alex De Vore

The Blues Man, Plus Reggae

If I love Taj Mahal, the rest of you damn well better love him, too.

Music Features When I was just a kid growing up in Los Angeles, my mother played a wide array of records for my brother and me, but the musician who brings me back to those glory days is—wait for it—Taj Mahal. My mother...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Alex De Vore

The Music Man

Local promoter Tim Franke works hard to bring you great music

Summer Arts Preview Having spoken with concert promoter Jamie Lenfestey of Heath Concerts for the Santa Fe Manual, I figured I should speak to his counterpart at T-Cubed Productions, Tim Franke, for the summer arts preview. This d...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Alex De Vore

King David

We Will Never Forget David Lescht

Music Features Sixty-four-years old isn’t exactly elderly, and I had seen David Lescht around town on many recent occasions, so the news of his death late last week was hard for me to fathom.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Alex De Vore

Take Cover

Every now and then, covers are the way to go.

Music Features As bands like Chango will tell you, choosing the right tune to cover is critical. It’s pretty easy to look like a fool when you choose to cover some crap nobody’s ever heard of or a song that’s beyond y...

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Alex De Vore

New (Mexican) Radio

You can turn on your radio again

Music Features About a year ago, I sat down with legendary (yeah, legendary) Santa Fe DJ Maynard Del Mar to discuss changes to radio station KLBU 102.9 FM [A Sharp, May 1, 2011: “Radioactivity”]. Del Mar, along

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Alex De Vore

Making Enemies

Public Enemy is coming, but can you attend?

Music Features Back in November, SFR received an email from Santa Fe University of Art and Design about a free public event featuring legendary hip-hop act Public Enemy. The April 28 “hip-hop symposium” is a part of SFUAD...

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Alex De Vore

Sobriety Sorrows

21? Don't Drink? You're Screwed!

Bar & Nightlife Guide I can sum up my advice for non-drinking over-21ers in Santa Fe in two words: good luck! Short of actively choosing alcoholism, your options are pretty limited—as I recently learned during a multi-night stab a...

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Alex De Vore
 
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