Lori Ellison

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  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Spending time with the Starlight Mints' latest release, Drowaton, is like wandering through a carnival funhouse, bouncing down rippling hallways past mind-bending mirrors to the bipolar accompaniment of lusty keyboard swirls, dagger-wielding lyric...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    What are you hungry for? Italian? Japanese? French? How about Croatian? Whatever your taste in international fare, the twelve-piece ensemble known as Pink Martini will be sure to satiate your desires and leave you longing for more of its multiling...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    M.I.A.'s (aka Maya Arulpragasam) politically charged music -- a heady mix of hypnotic beats and vocals that ricochet between flirtatious and relentless -- is fueled by vivid memories of the violence she witnessed as child. The daughter of a Sri La...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    The phrase "novelty act" comes with a lot of baggage, but it seems to apply nicely to Architecture in Helsinki. The Australian octet is wont to be wacky, flirty, whiny and twee -- sometimes all at the same time. In 2004, four years after forming, ...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    Congo-born Marie Daulne, founder of the beloved female ensemble Zap Mama, isn't comfortable with being pigeonholed in the category of "world music," but that doesn't stop her from stirring the global melting pot on a daily basis. On Zap Mama's lat...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    Not only have the members of Holopaw named their band after a town they've never lived in, but they've managed to deliver an impressive sophomore disc while rarely inhabiting the same room. Although the bandmates' respective addresses may be far a...

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