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 Oct 11 - 17, 2012 
Playing Cowboys and Indian

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Playing Cowboys and Indian

Hillbilly rockers roll through fashion, cars and music

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Two-thirds of Cowboys and Indian talk pomade (or lack thereof), redux, car culture and recording aspirations.
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TEN (from left) Thomas Pridgen, Norwood Fisher and Eric McFadden

Music to Your Ears

Top TEN

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Read all about three diverse shows happening this week in Burque and Santa Fe.
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Eva Blaylock
Lloyd Thrap Photography

Song Roulette

Eva Blaylock’s Random Tracks

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Burqueña bassist Eva Blaylock shares five random tracks and fills us in on Elvis tribute trio Jumpsuit’s debut.
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Sonic Reducer

Bob Mould Silver Age · The Hi-Lo Tones "The Hi-Lo Tones" · The Raveonettes Observator

By Captain America
This week, Captain America listened to Bob Mould, The Hi-Lo Tones and The Raveonettes.

Flyer on the Wall

Low Life’s Blue Period

This week’s Flyer on the Wall is both literally and figuratively blue and announces the last Thursday night Low Life at Blackbird Buvette.
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via brujosrugby.com

EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Jan 21)

Drag Shows Are My Favorite Sport

Rugby is a Drag • Truly Scrumptious Coxx

By Robin Babb
This Saturday, Jan. 21, drag your ass to Sidewinders by 9pm for the fundraiser, Rubgy is a Drag, presented by Brujos Rugby and Casa Q. That’s right, the strapping young Brujos Rugby Team players will be performing in drag for a one-night-only event with guest MC Truly Scrumptious Coxx—you don’t want to miss this one. Remember to bring singles to shower upon your favorite performers. Funds go towards The Brujos and Casa Q, the only safe transitional house for LGBTQ+ youths in New Mexico. Tickets are $10. Ages 21+
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Chevelle
Courtesy Epic Records

EVENT HORIZON (Tuesday, Jan 24)

Not Just Red

Chevelle • alternative • Black Map • Dinosaur Pile-Up • rock

By August March
Chevelle, an indie band from the Midwest, portrays their hard sound—expressed with exasperated vocals, a muscular rhythms and chunky guitar riffs that repeatedly drift off into tangential melodies—as an artful thing, comparable to '90s peers like Tool. And they do sound like Tool—if their latest single “Door to Door Cannibals” is any indication—when that band was at its peak at the end of the last millennium. Whether this particular vernacular is still credible in a rocanrol world that is rapidly evolving away from rocanrol remains to be seen, yet Chevelle does provide solid affirmation that such beefy sounds are still commercially, if not aesthetically viable. Currently a familial unit comprised of brothers Pete and Sam Loeffler as well as their brother-in-law Dean Bernardini, Chevelle continues to use themes of darkness and domination to draw radio-friendly audiences worldwide. Burqueños can get a taste of their rockingly reserved rampage when the trio visit our town on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Black Map and Dinosaur Pile-Up open this 13+ show at the El Rey that costs between $25-$45.
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