Music to Your Ears
This Week's Super-Gay Music Section
When it rains it pours. And sometimes it rains men. (Hallelujah!) You might notice this week's section is a little gayer than usual and that's partially because both Venus DeMars and Hunx are gracing Albuquerque with their fabulous presences this week. On top of that, I was introduced to a mind-blowing hip-hop jam genre: sissy bounce (see more in Sonic Reducer). Bounce music—a filthy, dirty New Orleans-born rap style that's heavy on call-
KUNM Seeks Jazzy Host
Are you versed in the avant-garde, contemporary end of jazz? KUNM 89.9 FM is currently seeking a committed host for “The House That Jazz Built” which airs Sunday nights from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Applications must be at the station by Jan. 31 and should include a cover letter, playlist and aircheck or demo 60 to 80 minutes long. Drop off or send them to KUNM-FM 89.9, MSCO6 3520, Oñate Hall, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M. 87131. Call 277-4806 or visit kunm.org for further information.
“Zero Hour Squared Radio”
Hurrah for more local music on the airwaves. On Friday nights from 11 p.m. to midnight, Mike Trujillo, host of Channel 27’s “Zero Hour Squared,” now also hosts a radio version of the show on KNML 610 AM The Sports Animal. Trujillo describes “Zero Hour Squared Radio” as an “eclectic music-
Slaying Satanical Scooters
There wasn’t enough space to cover the many cool musical happenings and goings-on this week. Special shout-outs go to Friday’s all-ages Scrams / Dirty Novels / Five Star Motelles show at VooDoo Scooters, and Bud Melvin’s performance at The Rio Grande Satanical Gardens on Saturday. As always, check the music calendar for a day-by-day play-by-play.
Fall Out Boy • rock • Wiz Khalifa • rap, hip-hop • Hoodie Allen • rap at Isleta Amphitheater
Diego’s Umbrella • gypsy rock at Low Spirits
Power Drive Band • country, variety at Caravan EastMore Recommented Events ››