Santa Fe Reporter - Music Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-24-1-music-features.html <![CDATA[Become the Jellyfish - Sattva Ananda is a credit to our local DJ scene]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Local DJ, artist and businessman Sattva Ananda explains his musical method over a cup of coffee.]]>
<![CDATA[Add It Up - Here’s a bunch of reasons to check out Violent Femmes upcoming show]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Since the early 1980s, no band has been more synonymous with the neo-acoustic folk/punk alternative style than Wisconsin’s Violent Femmes.
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<![CDATA[ASCAP In Your Ass - Licensing companies make the rich richer and generally ignore the little guy]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Bands like Moby Dick, Love Gun or Chango are strictly cover acts, but there is no shortage of cover songs creeping into the sets of just about every other Santa Fe band.
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<![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.]]>