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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
| January 29, 2010
Australian vocalist Sia Furler has one of the greatest potty mouths in alt-rock.
Some People Have REAL Problems | Hear Music
| January 28, 2008
Start with some Spice
The game is on for the reunited Spice Girls.
A recipe for a tuneful 2008
| December 26, 2007
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
| November 13, 2007
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
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
| 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
| 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
| May 31, 2006
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
| 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
| January 23, 2006
Slideshow: 20 things you should do this spring
COMPILED BY IAN SANDS AND ASHLEY RIGAZIO
| January 01, 1900
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