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Music by New Mexican artists available in ABC Libraries
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2014 URL: http://abclibrary.org/localmusic Print Guide Email Alerts
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New Mexico has always been an inspiration and home for artists across all mediums - visual, literary and the performing arts. Musically we have a rich history that continues today with our innovative current scene. Our local musicians span an incredibly diverse range of genres, from indigenous music to cutting edge alternative sounds.  

To explore the work of our talented New Mexican artists, just put in the terms “local music” or “local music collection” for a subject search in the ABC catalog. 

Enjoy and support the sounds of New Mexico!

 

 

Local music available in ABC Libraries

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Winter Bloom - Cali Shaw
Call Number: 781.64 Shaw


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Face the Day - Alex Maryol
Call Number: 781.66 Maryol

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Electric Sounds - Sad Baby Wolf
Call Number: 781.64 Sad Baby Wolf

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Rancheras, Vol. 2 - Lorenzo Antonio
Call Number: 781.63 Antonio

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Medicine Lodge - hONEyhoUSe
Call Number: 781.64 Honeyhouse

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Wilderness - The Handsome Family
Call Number: 781.642 Handsome

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Change - ¡Revíva!
Call Number: 781.66 Reviva


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Familia y Amor - Wagogo
Call Number: 781.6209 Wagogo

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Changing the Game - Johnny Mac
Call Number: 781.649 Mac

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Redefined - Ryan McGarvey
Call Number: 781.66 McGarvey

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Recuerdos de Chimayó - Ronald Roybal
Call Number: 781.6297 Roybal

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Firebird - The Grave of Nobody's Darling
Call Number: 781.66 Grave of Nobody's Darling

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Glitch - We Drew Lightning
Call Number: 781.66 We Drew Lightning

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Old Good Poor Crazy Dead - Imperial Rooster
Call Number: 781.643 Imperial Rooster

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Todd and the Fox - Todd and the Fox
Call Number: 781.66 Todd


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Oasis in the Desert - Gamelan Encantada
Call Number: 781.62 Gamelan Encantada

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Un-Categorized Vibrations - Consort Un-Caged
Call Number: 781.64 Consort Un-Caged

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California Widow - Porter Draw
Call Number: 781.64 Porter

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One Voice - Standing Deer
Call Number: 781.6297 Standing Deer

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Yo Soy Mujer - Candace Vargas
Call Number: 781.64 Vargas

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Delicate Thing - Eric McFadden Trio
Call Number: 781.66 McFadden Trio

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Totemic Flute Chants - Johnny Whitehorse
Call Number: 788.3208 Whitehor


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Balloon Heart - Ya Ya Boom
Call Number: 781.66 Ya Ya


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Sacred Journey - Gathering of Nations Pow Wow- 2011
Call Number: 781.6297 Gathering 2011

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A.T.M. - Gallegos Brozz
Call Number: 781.64 Gallegos Brozz

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Jazz Brasileiro - Jazz Brasileiro
Call Number: 781.64 Jazz Brasileiro

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Black Rabbit - Of God and Science
Call Number: 781.64 Of God

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Blessings, Peace and Harmony - Monks of the Desert
Call Number: 782.3222 Monks of the Desert

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El Amor Se Acaba - Ken Montano
Call Number: 781.6268 Montano

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Low On High - Low On High
Call Number: 781.66 Low

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Living On Dreams - UnI
Call Number: 781.6213 Living

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Back 2 Back LP - Shane B. & Def-i
Call Number: 781.649 Shane B.

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Baba Mudiki - Kubatana Marimba Southwest
Call Number: 786.843 Kubatana

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Caminos Del Amor - Sparx
Call Number: 781.6472 Sparx

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More Than A Dream - UnI
Call Number: 781.6213 More


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I Fall In Love Too Easily - Tommy Gearhart
Call Number: 781.65 Gearhart

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Pueblo Christmas - Robert Mirabal
Call Number: 781.723 Mirabal




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Dedications, Vol. 1 - Tribute Trio
Call Number: 781.65 Tribute

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The Buffalo Hunters - Ronald Roybal
Call Number: 781.6297 Roybal


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Cervantine - A Hawk and a Hacksaw
Call Number: 781.62 Hawk


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The Rip Tide - Beirut
Call Number: 781.66 Beirut



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Adio - Consuelo Luz
Call Number: 781.62 Jewish

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Forward In Reverse - Ryan McGarvey
Call Number: 781.66 McGarvey


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Llena la Alma - Nosotros
Call Number: 781.64 Nosotros


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Ancient Sounds - Rahim Alhaj and Amjad Ali Khan
Call Number: 781.64 AlHaj
Nominated for Best Traditional World Music Album Grammy in 2010.


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Retrospective - Tish Hinojosa
Call Number: 781.642 Hinojosa

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In the Blood - Robert Mirabal
Call Number: 781.6297 Mirabal


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A Celebration of Hispanic Music - Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Call Number: 782.5323 Santa
ISBN: 0040888092421


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Around the Bend - Randy Travis
Call Number: 781.642 Travis

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On a Sunday - Frank McCulloch y sus Amigos
Call Number: 781.62 McCulloch

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No Easy Way - Hillary Smith
Call Number: 781.643 Smith


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Super Hits - Roger Miller
Call Number: 781.642 Miller


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Last Days of Wonder - The Handsome Family
Call Number: 781.642 Handsome

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Todo lo mejor - Sparx
Call Number: 781.6472 Sparx

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Oracular Spectacular - MGMT
Call Number: 781.66 MGMT

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Oh Yeah! - Ticklefish
Call Number: 782.42 Ticklefish

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Icky Sticky - Ticklefish
Call Number: 780.83 Ticklefish

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Wincing the Night Away - The Shins
Call Number: 781.66 Shins

 

Did you know?

More musicians with connections to New Mexico-

Igor Stravinsky 

Igor Stravinsky’s opera, The Rake’s Progress was performed during the Santa Fe Opera’s first season in 1957 and Mr. Stravinsky traveled to Santa Fe to oversee the production. He was so impressed by the company and the location that he spent the next six summers in Santa Fe and said that the years he spent there were among the happiest of his life. Stravinsky also debuted his work, Threni: id est Lamentationes Jeremiae Prophetae  at the St. Francis Cathedral in Santa Fe, NM on Jul 12, 1959.

Tempest cover 

Also at the Santa Fe Opera, The Tempest by Thomas Adès had its American premiere on July 29, 2006.

Norman Petty Studios

Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings and LeAnn Rimes all made recordings at Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico. Mr. Petty was a producer, a recording engineer and acted as Buddy Holly’s first manager. As a songwriter he was credited as a collaborator on the songs, “It’s So Easy”, “That’ll Be the Day” and “Peggy Sue”.

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Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, from Raton, New Mexico, also recorded their hit record, “Sugar Shack” at Norman Petty Studios. It went to #1 on the Billboard chart in 1963, eventually earning them a gold record.

Musicians with ties to Albuquerque-

Xzibit (Alvin Nathaniel Joiner IV)-  Attended Cibola High School.

Jim Morrison-  Attended Monroe and Wilson Middle Schools, 1955-1957.

Ingrid Chavez  (poet, writer and Prince collaborator)- born in ABQ, 1965.

Michael Goodroe ( bassist, the Motels)- Attended St. Pius High School. Currently a Medical Technologist living in ABQ.

Randy Castillo (drummer for Ozzy Osbourne and Mötley Crüe)- born in ABQ, 1950. Attended West Mesa High School.

Bob Ostertag- composer, musician, multi-media artist, activist, and collaborator with the Kronos Quartet, John Zorn, etc. Born in ABQ, 1957.

 

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