Santa Fe Reporter - Music Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-24-1-music-features.html <![CDATA[Pussy Riot Comes to Santa Fe - SFUAD welcomes two founding members as part of their Artists for Positive Social Change series]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Heads up fans of social consciousness, activism and totally awesome band names—some of the members of Russia’s punk band/activist collective Pussy Riot are coming to Santa Fe.]]>
<![CDATA[Stormy Weather - Luke Carr’s Storming the Beaches with Logos in Hand is finally releasing their debut. Will it be all we hoped? Yes it will]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It probably wasn’t helping Luke Carr that I used my mind-boggling clout within the community to announce in last year’s music issue that I have a huge music crush on him.
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<![CDATA[Hits for the Bong - Wanna get high? Do it to this playlist]]>
By: Alex De Vore
If you can think of anything to do when stoned that’s better than listening to music I’ll eat my hat.]]>
<![CDATA[Make Room - You can’t discover The Room Outside fast enough]]>
By: Alex De Vore
There isn’t a local band that comes close to the sound produced by the criminally under-known local quartet The Room Outside, so bear with me here for a sec while I explain why you absolutely need to know this band.
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<![CDATA[Marks the Spot - X is coming, and Exene Cervenka is cool as hell]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Few artists are as synonymous with the punk rock aesthetic as Exene Cervenka, from celebrated and legendary Los Angeles punk trailblazers X.]]>
<![CDATA[Meowsic - Meow Wolf revitalizes its focus on music]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Other than their successful Kickstarter campaign and a gala fundraising event at the Scottish Rite Temple, local arts collective Meow Wolf has been relatively quiet of late (the key word here being “relatively”).]]>
<![CDATA[Masters of Mayhem - High Mayhem Emerging Arts has a brand-new online store]]>
By: Alex De Vore
This was supposed to be a brief history of local arts and music collective High Mayhem Emerging Arts as well as an announcement for their newly opened digital music store.]]>
<![CDATA[Technical Triumph - Jason Hendrix gets a column because he’s awesome]]>
By: Alex De Vore
In the old days, my dumb friends and I promoted shows regularly and booked just about any band we liked, but The North Atlantic sticks out above most others.
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<![CDATA[Know your DJs Reboot: International Edition - All hail DJ Dave Seaman]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It’s no secret that Santa Fe is all about DJs. Skylight, is opening up the club’s mainstage room for legendary UK dance music producer and performer, DJ Dave Seaman.]]>
<![CDATA[Music & Book - David Berkeley lives here now; get pumped]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Santa Fe’s change of pace seems to lend itself perfectly to Berkeley’s mellow brand of indie-folk.]]>
<![CDATA[Love Was Made For Janis Ian - Singer-songwriter was friends with George RR Martin way before it was cool]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Singer-songwriter Janis Ian has been writing songs, playing shows and winning awards for 50 years.
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<![CDATA[Sex Ed - Sex on Vinyl turns 10]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Melanie Moore is now poised to explode back onto the local scene with her annual Valentine’s Day event, Sex on Vinyl.
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<![CDATA[Jim Dandy - Three huge reasons to love Jim Goulden]]>
By: Alex De Vore
If you’ve spent any amount of time navigating the twists and turns of the Santa Fe music scene, surely the name Jim Goulden is a part of your lexicon.
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<![CDATA[Whose House? - The rise and rise of Santa Fe house shows]]>
By: Alex De Vore
The concept of the house show carries with it a tremendously long and rich history dating back to forever the hell ago when the wealthy would invite performers into their front rooms and parlors to sing, dance and generally entertain.
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<![CDATA[Predictions for SF Music in 2015 - Hey, it’s still January, so behold these auguries]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It’s safe to say I’ve been at this for a good, long while now. And that is exactly why I feel OK making the following predictions for the upcoming year.]]>
<![CDATA[Audiophile - Jason Goodyear kills as both an educator and musician]]>
By: Alex De Vore
“I’m one of those people who my mom says sang in the crib,” Jason Goodyear says. “There’s a recording somewhere of me singing when I was around 2…I asked for my first guitar that year and got a ukulele, which I then broke over my sister's head.
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<![CDATA[Yar Right - Meet your new favorite metal band]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Here’s the scene: It’s a few weeks ago and my buddy Jasper and I are doing that Santa Fe dance wherein people find themselves driving aimlessly around town bummed on the musical options’ insistence on being the same damn things as always in addition to the outrageous cold.]]>
<![CDATA[Resolvency - Local musicians have big plans for the upcoming year]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It’s that time of the year when we all start looking at our lives and making resolutions for the new year.]]>
<![CDATA[Best of 2014 - Some highlights from the past 365 days]]>
By: Alex De Vore
2014 was a pretty great year in Santa Fe music, so let’s do a quick recap of the best things that went down in the past 365 days. ]]>
<![CDATA[You’re Doing it Wrong - How to suck at music and alienate people]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Amid claims that I’ve lost my touch and gone soft (guess I can’t fucking win with you guys, huh?), I’ve decided to dedicate the entirety of my column this week to people who I think are doing music wrong.
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