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V.25 No.39 | 09/29/2016
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Event Horizon

Giraffage Sweet Giraffage

Friday, Oct 7: Giraffage

Dance the night away with Giraffage.
V.25 No.34 | 08/25/2016

The Daily Word in Gonorrhea, Evacuations and a New Earth

[ Wed Aug 31 2016 11:17 AM ]
The Daily Word

An “anti-wrinkle” vibrator cause a plane to be evacuated at the Sunport yesterday.

NPR's newest documentary Noteworthy follows musician Miguel in-depth to learn about his creative process and influences.

Soooo, gonorrhea is nearly untreatable now.

An invisible epidemic has been sweeping across the nation affecting kids.

On stage a man is crouched on all fours with a funnel inserted into his anus, into which water and dishwashing liquid are being poured.”

Do you love the '70s?

Tired of Earth and all the shit we have to deal with? Well, pack your bags, because it looks like you have an option to leave.

V.25 No.31 | 08/04/2016

Event Horizon

The Stuffed Animal Band

Friday, Aug 12: Shoulder Voices Album Release Party

Local rock'n'roll heavyweights perform live.
V.25 No.5 | 02/04/2016
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A Romantic Recital

Sunday, Feb 14: Boyz II Men • R&B

Musical ruminations on love and life.
V.23 No.11 | 3/13/2014
Sharon Jones
Kyle Dean Reinford

Show Up!

That Sweet, Sweet Soul

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings bring something fierce

Wherein Mark Lopez examines soul music, Daptone Records and the inimitable Sharon Jones in preview of a Santa Fe gig.
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V.22 No.8 | 2/21/2013
Jeff Drew


Cover me

My obsessive-compulsive aural tendencies have undoubtedly been noted by careful—and dare I say, patient—readers who’ve been inundated with Halloween, Xmas, Valentine’s Day and themed playlists of all demoninations during my brief tenure. And now ... cover songs. Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’ve been around forever and appear to be here to stay. Nihil novi sub sole, eh? Refresh your cover memory with this week’s music feature, The Art of the Cover Song. Below, listen to a playlist of covers created by New Mexicans like Veery (Jessica Billey), Mama Coma (Marisa Demarco), The Rondelles, Steve Hammond, Cobra//group, Treadmill, Mistletoe, The Handsome Family, The Rivet Gang, Ant Farmers, Knife City, The Morticians, Sad Baby Wolf and Strawberry Zots.

V.22 No.2 | 1/10/2013
Low Culture
Ryan Maddox


Low Culture, genre-palooza and popular music

This week’s Music to Your Ears dishes up the 411 on shows in genres ranging from poppy garage-punk to doomcream R&B to indie rock to folk. Listen to tracks from featured acts below. Synchro Studio • Low Culture • Pregnant, Again • Harbors • Downplay Music • Sat Jan 12 • 7:30 pm • $6 • ALL-AGES!

V.20 No.25 | 6/23/2011
Who knows what he’ll play?
Photo by Rico


Tom McDermott

Big Easy pianist/composer off-kilter and on target

You never know where pianist Tom McDermott will go haring off to next. That’s because he often hasn’t a clue, either. A daring and inventive improviser, he’s more than willing to go striding (or ragging or rumba-ing or tango-ing) through doors that lead who-knows-where. In the middle of a Scott Joplin piece, he might find an opening that leads straight to James Booker and start mixing the rag’s more straitlaced syncopation with the saucy funk of New Orleans R & B.

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V.18 No.32 | 8/6/2009

The sound of New Orleans, and beyond

New Orleans pianist/composer Tom McDermott has never played in a bordello (although he could once see one from his home), but he has absorbed the New Orleans piano professors’ traditional approach to the eighty-eights. That tradition owes a significant debt to the Big Easy’s classier houses of ill repute, which expected the solo pianist to reproduce all the excitement of a small combo—but at a much lower cost.

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