Anna Diorio / Dizzy SenZe / OCC / Art Of Rhyme / Spacemob Spacecadets
Oct
6
8:00 PM20:00

Anna Diorio / Dizzy SenZe / OCC / Art Of Rhyme / Spacemob Spacecadets

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Matron Records & Outstanding Citizens Collective presents:
Anna Diorio / Dizzy SenZe / Outstanding Citizens Collective / Art Of Rhyme / Spacemob Spacecadets

8pm / $5-10 Suggested Donation 

\\\ ANNA DIORIO /// (NYC)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-Ot0Md1iwQ

Anna Diorio (formerly Happy Accident) is a singer, songwriter and emcee with roots in Jazz and branches in Hip Hop. She has a deep love for intuitive musicality which you can hear in all her artistic work, and is known for conscious rhymes, fierce feminism, raw authenticity, and uplifting messages of spiritual growth.

\\\ DIZZY SENZE /// (NYC)
https://www.youfeelingdizzy.com

With the flow of a run-on sentence on fast forward and a style unmatched by any other, Dizzy SenZe is on a journey to educate others on various issues through personal narratives and unifying people of all creed and color. Beginning at performing in her first poetry slam at the age of 15 to eventually touring overseas to Berlin, Germany; the young goddess has worked her way at being a force to be reckoned with.

\\\ OUTSTANDING CITIZENS COLLECTIVE /// (Santa Fe)
http://outstandingcitizenscollective.com

An inclusive group of artists who have joined talents to share and contribute to the success of one another's creative endeavors. Inspired by the collaborative and communal principles of Hip-Hop culture, we strive to combine all elements of artistic expression with public service. Our goal is to grow as individuals while simultaneously uplifting our community.

\\\ ART OF RHYME /// (Santa Fe)
https://anthoniusmonk.bandcamp.com/
A new collab between Anthonius Monk and Prismatic.

\\\ SPACEMOB SPACECADETS /// (Santa Fe)
https://vimeo.com/162611383
A Prodigiously Acrobatastic Group of Space Traveling MC's.

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Iress / Hikes / Liłith / Future Scars
Oct
16
8:00 PM20:00

Iress / Hikes / Liłith / Future Scars

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Matron Records presents:
Iress / Hikes / L I Ł I T H / Future Scars
Tuesday, October 16th
8pm / $5-10 Suggested Donation
Ghost. --- 2889 Trades West Rd

• • IRESS • •
doom/shoegaze (LA)
https://www.weareiress.com/

• • HIKES • • 
Experimental, Nature-inspired Indie Math-Rock (Austin)
http://hikes.band/

• • L I Ł I T H • • 
FEMME POST-HUMANISTIC APOCALYPTIC DOOM (NM/AZ)
http://lilithnm.bandcamp.com/

• • FUTURE SCARS • • 
Post most things (Santa Fe)
www.matronrecords.com/futurescars

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A Deer A Horse / Chicharra / Jessie Deluxe
Oct
20
8:00 PM20:00

A Deer A Horse / Chicharra / Jessie Deluxe

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Matron Records presents:
A Deer A Horse / Chicharra / Jessie Deluxe
October 20th / 8pm / $5-10 Suggested Donation

\\\ A Deer A Horse ///
https://adeerahorse.bandcamp.com/ - Brooklyn

Dark, heavy, and full of tension, A Deer A Horse’s music is a rare breed in Brooklyn’s DIY scene. Comprised of Rebecca Satellite (vocals/guitar), Angela Phillips (bass/backing vocals), and Dylan Teggart (drums), the trio have embraced the raw and dirty aspects of their city and created something simultaneously urgent, sludgy, and cathartic with their newest EP, Backswimmer.

"an unwaveringly ferocious and focused sound." 
-Impose Magazine

"like the Melvins turning in a pop song"
- AV Club

"Sludgy, doom metal riffs, meet angular, dissonant melody lines...schizo-rock at its absolute finest...an aggressive, blistering mind-meld that we can't get enough of." 
-The Deli Magazine

\\\ Chicharra ///
matronrecords.com/chicharra - Albuquerque

Most of the time the word “heavy” is used in reference to metal or hardcore bands. For the last two years Chicharra has been interpreting it in our own way.

We all grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, our city surrounded by sometimes stark but always gorgeous desert. We hardened in a brutal summer heat under the hum of swamp coolers, and hope our songs reflect the love and grit it takes for something to grow where no one expects.

At a house party, our audience called for one more, and knowing what was left in our pocket, we asked: “Do you want something beautiful? Or something brutal?” There were calls for each, and then some sweaty genius shouted, “Make it brootiful!” An ideal hybrid adjective for our sound right now.

The word “Chicharra” means “cicada” but also, roughly, sound you can’t control in your environment--buzzers and bells, and people who talk too much. We respond to all of these ideas, inviting a swelling cacophony into our songs.


\\\ Jessie Deluxe /// 
https://www.jessiedeluxe.com/ - Santa Fe

Jessie Deluxe describes her sound as heavy, melodic rock. Her songwriting is dynamic and powerful featuring choruses that, “lift you high in the air and then smash you back down to the ground.” This is in your face rock n’ roll that conjures up the grittiness of P.J. Harvey and the sex appeal of Elvis, all the while adding her own unique edge.

This fiery front woman packs an authoritative punch live with her amazing voice. As she shreds on her Flying V, she commands the audience with the conviction of a rock icon. Joining her on the stage is Diego Velazquez on Bass (Disaster Man) and Philip Maddux on the drums (Frenetic Forces, Octaveleven).

As for her background, Jessie has garnered the attention of various producers such as David Rowntree (Blur), Dave Jerden ( Janes Addiction, Poe) and Geza X (Sonic Youth). Her influences range from, Hendrix, David Bowie, Annie Lennox, to NIN.

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Seal Eggs / Ermine / ppoacher ppoacher / Tone Ranger
Oct
23
8:00 PM20:00

Seal Eggs / Ermine / ppoacher ppoacher / Tone Ranger

 Matron Records presents:  Seal Eggs / Ermine / Ppoacher ppoacher / Tone Ranger  Tuesday, October 23rd  8pm / $5-10 Suggested Donation  Ghost. --- 2889 Trades West Rd   • • • Seal Eggs • • •    https://sealeggsmusic.bandcamp.com/  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDY34EsjD64  Seal Eggs is the ambient pop project of Gwen Wolfenbarger. She weaves dense emotional soundscapes, using processed voice, harp, and electronics to translate her disembodied experiences with gender dysphoria and depression.  eal Eggs self-released her debut EP, Sunday Will Be Snow, in November, 2016, and is based in Colorado Springs, CO.  "...just as visceral and emotional an experience as any hardcore or emo show I’ve ever attended." -Heidi Beedle, Colorado Springs Independent  • • • Ermine • • •   https://ermine.bandcamp.com  Black Girl Magick Time-traveling space loops  • • • ppoacher ppoacher • • •   www.matronrecords.com/ppoacherppoacher  "Caitlin Brothers of ppoacher ppoacher’s unique use of voice and earnestly goofy stage presence have left audiences wondering if the performer before them was an ethereal goblin, a feral roof dog, a long lost friend, a hillbilly Kate Bush impersonator, a banshee suffering an identity crisis, or a bag of feelings parading as a woman……  Brothers’ distinct writing style is marked by congenial contrasts: passionate & playful, calculated & relaxed, approachable & quirky. The lyrics communicate a simultaneous existential dread and intoxicating thrill of living and loving, a practice in raw and shameless vulnerability.  The recent addition of Nathan Smerage's contemporary old timer string stylings has made these tunes a bed of haunting and cyclical whimsy. Originally playing rock n roll guitar, this intensely talented instrumentalist found a new love in ragtime, fingerpicking and clawhammer banjo. All of these aspects dance together in his playing, creating a sense of warm timelessness and some just straight up catchy hooks.  Residing in Santa Fe, NM by way of Fayetteville, AR, the influence of the land that made the woman making the music is palpable. Vocal Melodies expanding and contracting like a drive through the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, dipping howls and glottal stops like the churning of the Buffalo River, earthy grit of guttural tones like the red clay mud both lands harbor.  One can easily hear the influence of various folk music traditions, pop sensibilities, old school country heartbreak, peppered with a feeling of moving through other worlds....primarily the emotional landscape; beauty transmuted through valleys of deep pain, peaks of ecstatic joy, soft rolling hills of serenity, jagged rock formations of rage, and the bizarre catharsis of the open hearted exploration of it all. The performer as vehicle, steering you through with spells of the tenor banjo, celtic harp, and mostly human voice."  • • • Tone Ranger • • •  http://www.thefrontieroutpost.com  Tone Ranger makes dance and ambient music that reflects the supernatural beauty of the American Southwest. Filled with light and shadow, speed and stillness, chaos and order, the music moves you into realms of free expression and wild imagination.  Tone Ranger’s self-titled debut is an invitation to explore nature and the cosmos through movement. He blends sweet melodies and dynamic textures with full-blown psychedelic elements, like a Dali painting that dances. There is a spiritual element that permeates these songs, which you hear in the Native flutes, natural percussion, field recordings, and signature cosmic lap steel - all electrified, all magically interwoven.

Matron Records presents:

Seal Eggs / Ermine / Ppoacher ppoacher / Tone Ranger

Tuesday, October 23rd

8pm / $5-10 Suggested Donation

Ghost. --- 2889 Trades West Rd

• • • Seal Eggs • • • 

https://sealeggsmusic.bandcamp.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDY34EsjD64

Seal Eggs is the ambient pop project of Gwen Wolfenbarger. She weaves dense emotional soundscapes, using processed voice, harp, and electronics to translate her disembodied experiences with gender dysphoria and depression.

eal Eggs self-released her debut EP, Sunday Will Be Snow, in November, 2016, and is based in Colorado Springs, CO.

"...just as visceral and emotional an experience as any hardcore or emo show I’ve ever attended." -Heidi Beedle, Colorado Springs Independent

• • • Ermine • • • 

https://ermine.bandcamp.com

Black Girl Magick Time-traveling space loops

• • • ppoacher ppoacher • • • 

www.matronrecords.com/ppoacherppoacher

"Caitlin Brothers of ppoacher ppoacher’s unique use of voice and earnestly goofy stage presence have left audiences wondering if the performer before them was an ethereal goblin, a feral roof dog, a long lost friend, a hillbilly Kate Bush impersonator, a banshee suffering an identity crisis, or a bag of feelings parading as a woman……

Brothers’ distinct writing style is marked by congenial contrasts: passionate & playful, calculated & relaxed, approachable & quirky. The lyrics communicate a simultaneous existential dread and intoxicating thrill of living and loving, a practice in raw and shameless vulnerability.

The recent addition of Nathan Smerage's contemporary old timer string stylings has made these tunes a bed of haunting and cyclical whimsy. Originally playing rock n roll guitar, this intensely talented instrumentalist found a new love in ragtime, fingerpicking and clawhammer banjo. All of these aspects dance together in his playing, creating a sense of warm timelessness and some just straight up catchy hooks.

Residing in Santa Fe, NM by way of Fayetteville, AR, the influence of the land that made the woman making the music is palpable. Vocal Melodies expanding and contracting like a drive through the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, dipping howls and glottal stops like the churning of the Buffalo River, earthy grit of guttural tones like the red clay mud both lands harbor.

One can easily hear the influence of various folk music traditions, pop sensibilities, old school country heartbreak, peppered with a feeling of moving through other worlds....primarily the emotional landscape; beauty transmuted through valleys of deep pain, peaks of ecstatic joy, soft rolling hills of serenity, jagged rock formations of rage, and the bizarre catharsis of the open hearted exploration of it all. The performer as vehicle, steering you through with spells of the tenor banjo, celtic harp, and mostly human voice."

• • • Tone Ranger • • •

http://www.thefrontieroutpost.com

Tone Ranger makes dance and ambient music that reflects the supernatural beauty of the American Southwest. Filled with light and shadow, speed and stillness, chaos and order, the music moves you into realms of free expression and wild imagination.

Tone Ranger’s self-titled debut is an invitation to explore nature and the cosmos through movement. He blends sweet melodies and dynamic textures with full-blown psychedelic elements, like a Dali painting that dances. There is a spiritual element that permeates these songs, which you hear in the Native flutes, natural percussion, field recordings, and signature cosmic lap steel - all electrified, all magically interwoven.

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Muscle Beach / Article 15 / Marrow Monger
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

Muscle Beach / Article 15 / Marrow Monger

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Matron Records & Ghost. present:

Muscle Beach / Article 15 / Marrow Monger
8pm Doors / $5-10 Suggested Donation

MUSCLE BEACH
Denver, CO
https://musclebeachdenver.bandcamp.com/
Muscle Beach is comprised of three gentlemen dudes hailing from the mile high city of Denver, CO, whose beaches are nothing to brag about.

MARROW MONGER
Santa Fe, NM
https://marrowmonger.bandcamp.com/releases

ARTICLE 15
Taos, NM
https://article15nmpunx.bandcamp.com/

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Nature Boys / Edward Almost / Dildon'ts
Nov
6
8:00 PM20:00

Nature Boys / Edward Almost / Dildon'ts

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Matron Records presents:

Nature Boys / Edward Almost / Dildon'ts
8pm / All Ages / $5-10 Suggested Donation

- - - Nature Boys - - - (Kansas City, MO)
http://www.natureboysrocknroll.com/

Nature Boys started playing together in Kansas City, MO in September of 2009. We had our first show in November or December at the Troost House and then Dave's Stagecoach Inn and then we left for our first tour in January of 2010.

- - - Edward Almost - - - (Santa Fe)
https://smotch.bandcamp.com/album/signal-to-noise

- - - Dildon'ts - - - (Santa Fe)
https://youtu.be/9kYlHzqnAQE

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Lead Pony / Full Speed Veronica / Gabe Thomas
Sep
22
8:00 PM20:00

Lead Pony / Full Speed Veronica / Gabe Thomas

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Matron Records presents:
Lead Pony / Full Speed Veronica / Gabe Thomas

Saturday, September 22nd
Ghost. 2889 Trades West Rd
8pm / $5-10 Suggested Donation

Lead Pony (San Diego, CA)
https://www.leadponymusic.com/

From what depths could a band like Lead Pony surface? How is true inner peace reached and scratched onto paper? And further, translated to the kind of sonic experience that can turbulently kick you around and equally embrace you? The four eager individuals that comprise this band are constantly looking for the answers. For now, the truths will be delivered via the Lead Pony brand of rock and roll.

Full Speed Veronica (Santa Fe)

After breakups of bands and relationships, Malcolm, Nathan, Brandon and Matt started up what would eventually become Full Speed Veronica in early 2008. Includes former members of The Hollis Wake, Old Beans, the Floors, Paper Sleeves, Do The Math and Origami Orgasm. We rock the full on pop rock. Download free songs at our website (see below)! Since the first part of 2012, we've solidified as a power trio and put together some tasty pop gems. Go to: www.aidabet.com/fsv/ Download all our songs for free! And check out videos on YouTube (search Full Speed Veronica Albuquerque and you'll find a ton)! Nicole joined in late 2015 as our lead singer. Nathan, feeling his age and MS, retired to the FSV Hall of Fame in late 2016 and was replaced by longtime friend and sometime collaborator Sarah Meadows on bass. Check out our new line up!

Gabe Thomas (Santa Fe)
reverbnation.com/ragingemotionalkidz

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ppoacher ppoacher Tour Kick-Off w/ Sevda Choir!
Sep
6
7:30 PM19:30

ppoacher ppoacher Tour Kick-Off w/ Sevda Choir!

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At this very moment, ppoacher ppoacher pprepares to embark on an adventure through ppockets of the Midwest and Southeast... in the mightiest vessel known to Buick kind.....the most Regal Reba Rosie Regina Donna La Dolores Dash I SWEAR the First (Esquire).......they will move through many a pplain, river, tiny mountain, Bobby Hopper tunnel, to reach their ultimate goal(s)....pplaying 30 something shows in 8 states in 6 weeks, eating as much gas station fried chicken as humanly ppossible, and bathing semi-regularly. 

This here show is a celebration of this grand expedition, this epic odyssey of goofball humanhood..... 

Pperforming, of course, we have ppoacher ppoacher.... formerly a lone banjo nerd lost afloat in a sea of intimidating shredders, ppoacher ppoacher now has twice the ppoachers and twice the banjo ppower! 
Now, not only can the audience reel in Brothers' existential dread and intoxicating thrill of living and loving, but they can allow themselves to be enchanted by the delicate and masterful! magical! ppluckings of the one true Smerage. Whoa. 

Blessing this most rapturous occasion with their ethereal ppresence, is our most beloved Sevda Choir! They come bearing the gifts of achingly epic vocal music from Albania, Bulgaria, Corsica, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine and beyond. Pplease do pprepare yourself to receieve the gifts born by this watch of vibrant nightingales, this cooch of pprophetic cuckoos.............. 

As for admission, there is a $5-20 Suggested Donation at the door, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.....Pplease do give what you can to ppropel these happy-go-lucky ppluckers toward their destiny. 

https://www.facebook.com/SevdaChoir/
https://ppoacherppoacher.bandcamp.com
http://www.matronrecords.com/ppoacherppoacher

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Smomid / Tone Ranger / The Free Associates
Sep
5
8:00 PM20:00

Smomid / Tone Ranger / The Free Associates

  Matron Records  presents:  Smomid  /  Tone Ranger  / The Free Associates Wednesday, September 5th 8pm / $5-10 Suggested Donation Ghost. --- 2889 Trades West Rd  - - - Smomid - - -  https://smomid.com/   Smomid is a project by Nick Demopoulos, who is a performer, musician and instrument builder. Smomid only utilizes instruments he has designed and built to perform interactive computer music. The name is derived from an acronym of his primary instrument: “String Modeling Midi Device.” Smomid music often features glitchy and scattered beats, sampling, abstract textures, ambient spaces, and improvisation. Smomid music draws on many varied influences and creates bizarre juxtapositions with deft sonic versatility, with samples of heavy beats, Gregorian Monks chanting and Taiko drum sounds all coexisting comfortably.  After listening to several Smomid tracks one gets the impression that anything is possible and all sound universes can exist together. One thing that doesn’t come across in an audio transmission is that there is also a visual aspect to Smomid Music. All the instruments emit light through high powered LEDs, and some illuminate visual animations and secret messages through several LED display embedded in the instruments.  As a guitarist Nick worked with Chico Hamilton and recorded on the albums The Inquiring Mind, Revelation and Euphoric. He also released recordings with Exegesis, a group that mixes jazz and electronic music.  - - - Tone Ranger - - -   http://www.thefrontieroutpost.com   Tone Ranger makes dance and ambient music that reflects the supernatural beauty of the American Southwest. Filled with light and shadow, speed and stillness, chaos and order, the music moves you into realms of free expression and wild imagination.   Tone Ranger’s self-titled debut is an invitation to explore nature and the cosmos through movement. He blends sweet melodies and dynamic textures with full-blown psychedelic elements, like a Dali painting that dances. There is a spiritual element that permeates these songs, which you hear in the Native flutes, natural percussion, field recordings, and signature cosmic lap steel - all electrified, all magically interwoven.  - - - The Free Associates - - - A brand new improvisational set led by Ben Montgomery and friends.

Matron Records presents:
Smomid / Tone Ranger / The Free Associates
Wednesday, September 5th
8pm / $5-10 Suggested Donation
Ghost. --- 2889 Trades West Rd

- - - Smomid - - -
https://smomid.com/

Smomid is a project by Nick Demopoulos, who is a performer, musician and instrument builder. Smomid only utilizes instruments he has designed and built to perform interactive computer music. The name is derived from an acronym of his primary instrument: “String Modeling Midi Device.” Smomid music often features glitchy and scattered beats, sampling, abstract textures, ambient spaces, and improvisation. Smomid music draws on many varied influences and creates bizarre juxtapositions with deft sonic versatility, with samples of heavy beats, Gregorian Monks chanting and Taiko drum sounds all coexisting comfortably.

After listening to several Smomid tracks one gets the impression that anything is possible and all sound universes can exist together. One thing that doesn’t come across in an audio transmission is that there is also a visual aspect to Smomid Music. All the instruments emit light through high powered LEDs, and some illuminate visual animations and secret messages through several LED display embedded in the instruments.

As a guitarist Nick worked with Chico Hamilton and recorded on the albums The Inquiring Mind, Revelation and Euphoric. He also released recordings with Exegesis, a group that mixes jazz and electronic music.

- - - Tone Ranger - - - 
http://www.thefrontieroutpost.com

Tone Ranger makes dance and ambient music that reflects the supernatural beauty of the American Southwest. Filled with light and shadow, speed and stillness, chaos and order, the music moves you into realms of free expression and wild imagination. 

Tone Ranger’s self-titled debut is an invitation to explore nature and the cosmos through movement. He blends sweet melodies and dynamic textures with full-blown psychedelic elements, like a Dali painting that dances. There is a spiritual element that permeates these songs, which you hear in the Native flutes, natural percussion, field recordings, and signature cosmic lap steel - all electrified, all magically interwoven.

- - - The Free Associates - - -
A brand new improvisational set led by Ben Montgomery and friends.

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Ten Ten Division / Rabbit Fighter / Benevolent Strangers / Matt Tillson
Aug
30
10:00 PM22:00

Ten Ten Division / Rabbit Fighter / Benevolent Strangers / Matt Tillson

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Ten Ten Division saves the day along with friends Colorado! It's an eclectic night of garage, indie, and folk infused rock. Don't miss it! 

GHOST: 2889 Trades West Rd., Santa Fe, NM

$5-10 Suggested Donation / All Ages / 8pm Doors

Singer-songwriter Matt Tillson will kick off the show having just recorded a new batch of songs with Ben Clary at the helm. Then it's a very special reunion for folk-rockers Benevolent Strangers (Matt Tillson, Ben Clary, David KeelingDylan Blanchard) who'll be playing their 2nd show ever in Santa Fe and releasing a limited run, cassette edition of their full length record "Feathers as Soft as Clouds". Then, a new group out of Denver called Rabbit Fighter (members of Lazarus Horse and Talk Perfect) grace us with their first show New Mexico appearance. And Santa Fe's own Ten Ten Division closes out the night!

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Ten Ten Division

Fronted by powerhouse vocalist/guitarist and Minneapolis native Vonnie Kyle, Ten Ten Division was formed in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2017. After releasing her first two EPs, "Run Run" and "Cold and Bitter Girl" as a solo artist in her native state, Kyle relocated her life to the drier climates of Santa Fe, where she found a home amongst a flourishing community of artists and musicians. She spent her first year in her newfound home writing 52 new songs; one for every week of 2017. To keep her sound fresh and innovative, she drew inspiration from a wide array of influences, including St. Vincent, Rilo Kiley, Ani DiFranco, No Doubt, Liz Phair, as well as the many local bands she would come across in Santa Fe. After teaming up with bandmates Dylan Blanchard (of Future Scars as well as his own solo project) and Daniel Mench-Thurlow (of The Sticky, Benzo III and Snaggletooth), Kyle pulled from her favorites of this newly-created catalogue of tunes, which propelled her growth as a musician and songwriter, and found Ten Ten Division’s unique formula, combining her narrative lyrical style with distorted guitars, loud and gritty melodic vocals, and an upbeat energy derived of good old-fashioned pop rock. The group is currently recording their first EP, “Flowers and Bones”, due out later this year.

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Benevolent Strangers (Denver, CO)

Music for campfires, rooftops, and train stations. 
https://benevolentstrangers.bandcamp.com/

...

Matt Tillson (Denver, CO)

https://benevolentstrangers.bandcamp.com/album/matt-tillson-solo-demo-ep

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Rabbit Fighter (Denver, CO)

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Chapter House presents: Liłith, The Flossies, Ryan Dennison
Aug
17
8:00 PM20:00

Chapter House presents: Liłith, The Flossies, Ryan Dennison

Chapter House makes an appearance at this year's Indian Market in the form of heavy vibrations. Join us on Friday August 17th when we set the weekend off at Ghost. Its gonna get loud, it’s gonna get fun, so invite a friend because we’re having a good time whether you like it or not. 

Music by: 

Liłith (Tóta', New Mexico)
lilithnm.bandcamp.com

Nizhóní Girls (Albuquerque, NM)
nizhonigirls.bandcamp.com

The Flossies (Navajo Nation)
theflossies.bandcamp.com

Ryan Dennison (Albuquerque, NM)


All Ages
Doors 8PM
sliding $5-10 sliding donation for visiting bands
Invite a friend

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Thursday Night Girl Fight!
Jul
26
8:00 PM20:00

Thursday Night Girl Fight!

  • Second Street Brewery - Rufina Taproom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Thursday Night Girl Fight: July Edition!
Presented by Matron Records & featuring performances by:

Ten Ten Division (Santa Fe, NM)
https://vonniekyle.bandcamp.com/

Lady Uranium (Albuquerque, NM)
https://ladyuranium.bandcamp.com/

Teach Me Equals (Olympia, WA)
http://www.teachmeequals.com/

Future Scars (Santa Fe, NM)
http://www.matronrecords.com/futurescars

Circa 62 (Los Angeles, CA)
https://circa62.bandcamp.com/releases

$5 Cover / 8PM Doors

Launchpad / 618 Central Ave / Albuquerque NM

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Noise Show at Ghost!
Jul
23
8:00 PM20:00

Noise Show at Ghost!

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--- Noise Show at Ghost ---
Featuring:
Kee Avil - White Boy Scream - William Hutson
Bigawatt - The Uninvited Guest -

8PM / $5-10 Suggested Donation / All Ages

@ GHOST

2889 Trades West Rd
Santa Fe | NM

Kee Avil (Montreal, Quebec): 
https://keeavil.bandcamp.com/

Kee Avil is a solo song project based in Montreal, QC. It combines guitar, voice and electronics into weird song forms that stagger between structure and improvisation. Kee Avil evolved from playing the guitar with broken cymbals and drumsticks into creating strange beats glued together by samples of screws dropped into crystal bowls.


White Boy Scream (L.A.): 
https://wbscream.bandcamp.com/

Dissected opera, experimental voice, reclamation of the diva. Bringing new album "Remains" on Crystalline Morphologies. 

William Hutson (L.A.): 
https://www.talkhouse.com/artist/william-huston/

Sound designer. Producer. ⅓ of Clipping. Solo album "Six or Seven Steps to the Door" uses a reel-to-reel tape recorder, mixer, test tone generator, dictaphones, microphones, and radios.

Bigawatt (Albuquerque)
http://bigawatt.bandcamp.com/
http://www.bigawatt.com/

The Uninvited Guest (Santa Fe)
https://soundcloud.com/highmayhem/carlos-santistevan-acoustic
https://soundcloud.com/user-281117028

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Dylan Blanchard Vinyl Release Show w/ Future Scars & Rubedo
Jul
6
7:00 PM19:00

Dylan Blanchard Vinyl Release Show w/ Future Scars & Rubedo

  • Second Street Brewery - Rufina Taproom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Dylan Blanchard's contrasting styles, timbres, and influences come together to make something at times both catchy and dissonant, energetic and dark, joyful and sad.

Wth special guests Rubedo and Future Scars

21+ Show/Doors at 7pm
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Steeped in the tradition and belief that rock and pop music can be both a means of entertainment as well as a form of art, multi-instrumentalist Dylan Blanchard has worked extensively as a collaborator with that in mind. Now he’s decided he is ready to step, both proverbially and literally, from the back of the stage where he’s more experienced and comfortable, up to the front. 17 plus years as a sideman and creative contributor to dozens of varied projects has taught him many valuable lessons, and is still his passion in many ways. Recording and touring with such eclectic acts as the Austin based indie-rock quintet, Tristero (drums), the Santa Fe based garage-punk and grunge band, Babelshack (bass), Delaware based singer-songwriter, Danny Whitecotton (drums, keyboards), and the wildly impractical but equally as fun 25-piece folk/rock orchestra known as Apple Miner Colony (drums) have all helped shape Dylan into the musician and songwriter he is today.

With his ear sharpened for the many different ways songs can speak to their listeners and the possibilities for instrumentation and arrangement to transport a great song to the level of a moving and transformative listening experience, it felt like time to let his songwriting speak with its own voice. The new 7” record, “A Ghost in Arroyo Hondo (Just One of Many)” out on Matron Records this July, marks the first time since his years at the College of Santa Fe that Dylan went into the studio to create something entirely his own. The result is a taste of what will be more to come. Contrasting styles, timbres, and influences come together to make something at times both catchy and dissonant, energetic and dark, joyful and sad.

In preparation for live performances, Dylan has recruited long time friend and collaborator, Ben Clary (Apple Miner Colony, Bipedal Approach), as well as Brendan Carn (Szalt and Place Projects, Grandma Sparrow's Piddletractor Orchestra), Marcus DiFilppo (Future Scars, Cripple) and Ten Ten Division bandmate, Vonnie Kyle (Vonnie Kyle, Mark Mallman) . The new group is currently making ready to hit the road this July with friends and label-mates, Future Scars. For Dylan, the prospect of honing the chops of this newly formed ensemble on the road is a source of giddy excitement. Not to mention promoting the release of his first ever vinyl record, which has been something of a bucket-list item for him since his late teens.

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Future Scars / Blanchard Tour
Jul
5
to Jul 15

Future Scars / Blanchard Tour

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Catch Santa Fe's Future Scars & Blanchard on tour this July through the South! And if you know folks in one of the towns we are passing through, please share and help us spread the word!

July 5th - ABQ, NM (Moonlight Lounge)

July 6th - Santa Fe, NM (Meow Wolf)

July 7th - Norman, OK (Opolis)

July 8th - Tulsa, OK (The Yeti)

July 9th - Fayetteville, AR (backspace)

July 11th - Denton, TX (Dan’s Silverleaf)

July 12th - San Antonio, TX (Hi-Tones)

July 13th - Austin, TX (Spider House)

July 14th - Austin, TX (Matinee House show)

July 14th - San Antonio, TX (Bang Bang Bar)

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Jul
5
8:00 PM20:00

Prism Bitch / Future Scars / Rubedo / Blanchard

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Matron Records & Moonlight Lounge present:

Prism Bitch / Future Scars / Rubedo / Dylan Blanchard
8pm doors / $7 cover / 21+

PRISM BITCH (Albuquerque)

Prism Bitch is a hard rock band that beamed down in 2016 in the dust and wind of New Mexico. The group started as a four piece and asexually reproduced a fifth member in 2017, resulting in a 5 piece mix of heavy guitar/keyboard layers blended with pop hooks/melodies/harmonies and occasional total noise freakouts; often compared to The Pixies and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs. In 2 years, Prism Bitch has gone from punk rock coffeehouse open mics to nominations in the Weekly Alibi’s "Best of Burque” 2017/2018 music awards (for Best New Band, Best Party Band, and Best Stage Presence). In the last year Prism Bitch has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Shonen Knife, Le Butcherettes, and Built To Spill. PB spent the end of November in the studio in LA with Toshi Kasai, known for his work with The Melvins, Foo Fighters and Dave Matthews Band. Prism Bitch has a reputation for wild and performative shows, professionalism and friendship.

http://prismbitchband.bandcamp.com/


FUTURE SCARS (Santa Fe)

Future Scars embodies the coexistence of the calm and calamity of waking life. Founded in 2015 by members of As In We, Future Scars is emotionally rooted in the contemplative, melodic atmosphere of post-rock and expands beyond a singular genre’s expectations, often times overflowing into the domain of sheer intensity and fervor. The group couples these drastically varied, yet complementary components with the recurrent flurries of heart-wrenching vocals, creating an aura of earnest exhilaration and beauty. Laced with technicality and the prowess of control, Future Scars construct a sound balanced in adversity, soothing and cathartic yet all the while anxious with anticipation.

Undergoing a line-up change in late 2017 in the midst of writing the group's debut full length and follow-up to their 2016 EP debut, Future Scars has grown into a foursome comprised of the group's original front-woman, Eliza Lutz, with Paul Wagner on bass, Marcus DiFilippo on drums and Dylan Blanchard on keys. Future Scars record their new album this spring to be release on Matron Records in fall 2018.

www.matronrecords.com/futurescars

RUBEDO (Denver)

Rubedo is the physical manifestation of sound streaming from the psyche of its members. This is the alchemy of transgressive synth rock.

https://rubedo.bandcamp.com/

BLANCHARD (Santa Fe)

Steeped in the tradition and belief that rock and pop music can be both a means of entertainment as well as a form of art, multi-instrumentalist and Santa Fe-based musician Dylan Blanchard has worked extensively as a collaborator with that in mind. Now he decided he’s ready to step, both proverbially and literally, from the back of the stage where he’s more experienced and comfortable, up to the front.

With his ear sharpened for the many different ways songs can speak to their listeners and the possibilities for instrumentation and arrangement to transport a great song to the level of a moving and transformative listening experience, it felt like time to let his songwriting speak with its own voice. The new 7” record, “A Ghost in Arroyo Hondo (Just One of Many)” out on Matron Records this July, marks the first time since his years at the College of Santa Fe that Dylan went into the studio to create something entirely his own. The result is a taste of what will be more to come. Contrasting styles, timbres, and influences come together to make something at times both catchy and dissonant, energetic and dark, joyful and sad. 

www.matronrecords.com/dylanblanchard

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