Bringing The Message Home

Las Cruces has its fair share of hometown heroes, musically speaking. Few, however, have the longevity and continued success of Latin powerhouse Nosotros. Having just taken home their eighth New Mexico Music Award, the band that had its humble beginnings as what founder Randy Sanchez terms “a four piece acoustic project in Las Cruces” will…… Continue reading Bringing The Message Home

Making The Scene

It has long been maintained that the talent pool in southern New Mexico is deep, strong and, for the most part, virtually untapped outside our market. One organization in particular has been taking notice for years and honoring the musical artists in our midst. This year, they are honoring eight local artists with nominations for…… Continue reading Making The Scene

An Eye For Music

Two weeks ago, my musician friend Randy Granger asked me to accompany him to the City of Rocks State Park, north of Deming, in order to shoot some footage for a music video. March and April have been extremely busy months for me, but despite having a hectic schedule and those ever-present deadlines nipping at…… Continue reading An Eye For Music

The Venus Effect

“Anyone who has seen Venus de Mars perform with her band All the Pretty Horses knows that the veteran punk rock and goth artist isn’t afraid of putting it all out there—at times literally, with only a few strips of electrical tape and a well-placed corset serving as her only stage wear. Her new album, Flesh and Wire,…… Continue reading The Venus Effect

Better Living Through Travel

Sometimes the best way to replenish one’s mental health reserves is to get away from it all for a while – discover new sites and reconnect with the inner you. To put this notion into motion the Center for Spiritual Living, 575 N. Main St., is sponsoring a one-of-a-kind “Spiritual Journey” to the sky city…… Continue reading Better Living Through Travel

A Life In Song

The road to becoming a singing cowboy is seldom glamorous, if the songs depicting the struggle are any indication. That’s part of what makes those hard-living songs so universal. Now that Las Cruces’ own singing cowboy Tom Foster Morris has his own songs to share, denizens of southern New Mexico have even more to relate…… Continue reading A Life In Song