New West Records

‘Featured Artist,’ Max Gomez, “Rule The World”

Today’s “Featured Artist and Song of the Day” showcases Taos, New Mexico’s own, Max Gomez, with his song, “Rule The World,” which is currently an unreleased song from the talented singer/songwriter.  Gomez got his start at an early age as he began working as a musician at age 15.  He played his own stuff, as well as country and blues staples, enjoying the likes of blues legends Robert Johnson and Big Bill Broonzy, while strumming the tunes of Johnny Cash, Townes Van Zandt and Kris Kristofferson.  Through his new record label, New West Records, Gomez said, “I’m influenced by the old stuff.

Back to Taos

Max Gomez has come a long way. Gomez – a singer/songwriter from Taos – cut his teeth playing at local clubs around Taos and New Mexico. Now,

Oh My Boy

The march of music continues, even in the dénouement of the major records labels, who have been busy gobbling each other up, becoming the big four. This doesn’t make for boots on the ground in the way that it used to in the golden age of rock in the 60s, 70s, and even into the 80s. The faucet is still running full blast with talented tunesmiths that are pursuing their dreams, and you know nature abhors a vacuum! I am watching indie labels take root and grow.