Santa Fe Reporter - Music Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-24-1-music-features.html <![CDATA[Carrion Kind Kills - It doesn’t get more metal than this]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Local guitarist/producer/engineer/promoter Augustine Ortiz is kind of blowing my mind right now.
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<![CDATA[Lend Them Your Ears - The Burning of Rome to tear it up in Santa Fe]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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.
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<![CDATA[Native Dance - Indie electronic act Discotays brings killer jams and awareness]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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.
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<![CDATA[Rock ’n’ Roll High-School - Panel discussion help musicians learn the business of their art]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Strange Days - It’s been a journey for The Strange, man, but they’re better for it]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Karina, Karina - You know Karina Wilson even if you think you don’t]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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.]]>
<![CDATA[I’m On a [New] Mexican Radio - Local artist Parker Jennings brings the airwaves to the people with his newest art installation]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It’s kind of a drag that the world of radio as we know it seems to be a medium gasping for life worldwide. 
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<![CDATA[Sky High - New downtown hotspot looks to be the answer to our musical prayers]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Skylight is poised to become the best damn venue Santa Fe has had in some time, and I’m gonna tell you why. ]]>
<![CDATA[Lost in Austin - It ain’t the size of the crowd, it’s what you make of it]]>
By: Alex De Vore
There’s a certain level of professionalism among many Austin musicians that I’m
just not sure we’ve reached here.]]>
<![CDATA[Musical Royalty - Bonnie “Prince” Billy is coming to make us all BFFs]]>
By: Alex De Vore
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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Deep Thoughts - This is how my mind works when I’m left to my own thoughts]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Here is a train of thought that I recently had while walking along the street listening to old Asian Man Records albums.
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<![CDATA[The Big Four-Oh - 40 acts you’ve just gots to know]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Wow. Forty years of the Santa Fe Reporter is kind of a huge deal, especially when we take into consideration the state of print media these days.
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<![CDATA[Best Fest - Santa Fe Music Alliance crams more into one day than you ever thought possible]]>
By: Alex De Vore
We’ve touched base with the Santa Fe Music Alliance a number of times before but continue to hear things about how local musicians aren’t sure they’re doing much. So, once and for all, hear our words: They’re totally doing stuff.
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<![CDATA[And the Winners Are… - The New Mexico Music Awards are much cooler than we thought]]>
By: Alex De Vore
I know this makes me kind of sound like a dick, but it does seem like a fair number of what I’m going to call “hobby musicians” were given awards. ]]>
<![CDATA[Space Oddities - There are all kinds of spaces around town just aching to be venues]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Let’s get some fucking music venues going in this town in existing spaces!]]>
<![CDATA[Get Bent - Eryn Bent may be new to the scene, but she’s a welcomed addition]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Since we wrapped our huge local music issue, there have been a few local albums that remain in my regular listening rotation. Perhaps the most surprising of these (to me, anyway) has been Firefly by Eryn Bent.
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<![CDATA[Honor Among Thieves - Thieves & Gypsys is your new favorite band]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Local band, Thieves & Gypsys, is like a magical combination between The Strokes, The White Stripes and T Rex.]]>
<![CDATA[Regole Jono (Jono Rules) - Is there anything Jono Manson doesn’t do? Nope]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Jono Manson is a musician, singer-songwriter, producer, engineer, studio owner, record label founder, husband, father, all-around great guy, and he’s operating right here in your own backyard.]]>
<![CDATA[Best Show EVER - ]]>
By: Alex De Vore
There are so many other jobs that feed into music—producer, radio DJ, promoter, writer, publisher and so on. These unsung heroes generally put a lot more work in than the folks who show up to play the notes.]]>
<![CDATA[Bandstand Blues - Does the Bandstand scorn youth, or does the youth scorn the Bandstand?]]>
By: Alex De Vore
This is our big local music issue, and we’re trying to highlight as many locals as possible, so what better, uh, thing to dedicate a column than the 2014 Santa Fe Bandstand? ]]>