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Delta blues

Nneka, who comes to the Middle East next Thursday, sounds a lot different on the phone from what you hear in her songs. She speaks softly, allowing stretches of silence to throw her thoughts into harsh relief. On record, she's all business.
Nneka brings Nigeria's plight to light
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 29, 2010


Australian vocalist Sia Furler has one of the greatest potty mouths in alt-rock.
Some People Have REAL Problems | Hear Music
By KEN MICALLEF  |  January 28, 2008

Start with some Spice

The game is on for the reunited Spice Girls.
A recipe for a tuneful 2008
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 26, 2007

Fluorescent pop

Furler’s got chops to rival her many idiosyncrasies, and by now she shouldn’t have to haul a toy store on stage to get noticed.
Sia, Paradise Rock Club, November 7, 2007
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  November 13, 2007

Guest lists

What small, private lists like this remind us is that big, honking institutional lists are largely fictions, mirages of a consensus that no longer exists, if it ever really did in the first place.
 What 30 of the Phoenix 's music critics liked this year
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 02, 2007


It’s a delicious surprise to find that Jose can get beyond the bedroom sound of Veneer , and by “get beyond,” I mean this guy can swing with a reckless, nerdy abandon that does nothing to rob him of his Nick Drake comparisons. Slideshow: Zero 7 at Av
Jose Gonzalez and Zero 7 at Avalon, September 12, 2006
By SHARON STEEL  |  September 18, 2006


In the pines

Jose’s unapologetically no-frills style is all about the pathetically triumphant moment of restraint that stops you from drunk dialing an ex.
Jose Gonzalez at the Museum of Fine Arts, or, How I could almost hug a man
By SHARON STEEL  |  June 29, 2006

On the Racks: May 30, 2006

Plus, Jamie Lidell and Herbert get in the mix.
Sophie Barker, Les Claypool, and Peeping Tom  
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 31, 2006

Solo shots

Since neither Henry Binns nor Sam Hardaker is a singer anyone cares much to hear, the duo’s ascent has also produced a small fleet of Zero 7–branded vocalists.
Sia, Mozez, and Tina Dico minus Zero 7
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 02, 2006


To the electronica-lite of Zero 7’s 2001 debut, Simple Things , Jamaican-born Mozez brought hot buttered soul and Marvin Gaye assurance, the former church singer wrenching real soul out of a pure digital frieze.
SO STILL | Apace
By KEN MICALLEF  |  January 23, 2006