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Vocal Music (genre)

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  • Zola Jesus: New resident of Los Angeles; owner of fearsome wildcat voice

     
    Zola Jesus, a.k.a. Nika Roza Danilova, has a voice like a savage animal. You can’t help but want it to get close to you, but to let it creep near might also guarantee that you get shredded from limb to......
  • Theater review: 'Elektra' at the Getty Villa

     
    Thanks to psychoanalysis, the story of Elektra will forever be associated with the female version of the Oedipus complex. But Sophocles’ interest in this mythological tale has far less to do with sex than justice. What distinguishes Sophocles’ “...
  • Lollapalooza 2010: Reviews from Day 3

     
    Video by Kevin Pang Lollapalooza is a wrap, setting a new attendance record of 240,000 for the three-day festival, up 15,000 from the peak set in 2008 and ‘09. Here’s an excerpt from my Monday story for the print edition......
  • Lollapalooza 2010: Reviews from Day 2

     
    Video by Kevin Pang Day 2 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park is in the books. Here’s how it went down Saturday with reports from Bob Gendron (BG), Andy Downing (AD) and yours truly, Greg Kot (GK). 11:22 a.m. New Orleans'......
  • Miranda Lambert leads all nominees for CMA Awards

     
    With nine nominations, Miranda Lambert is poised to be the belle of the ball at this year's Country Music Association Awards. It's a surprisingly diverse list this year, even if fans of Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean all might have...
  • Miranda Lambert in seven CMA races including three against fiance Blake Shelton

     
    Miranda Lambert will contend in seven of the 12 categories at the upcoming 44th annual CMA Awards airing on ABC Nov. 10. Lambert's nominations include album, female vocalist, song, musical event and the big prize of entertainer of the year. Double nods in...
  • Album review: Janelle Monae, 'The ArchAndroid'

     
    Rating: 4 stars (out of 4) Janelle Monae’s hair could’ve been designed by an architect. With her angular features and Grace Jones-with-a-riding-crop couture, she oozes exotic mystique. Her music, she says in the liner notes to her new album, draws.......
  • Album review: How to Destroy Angels, 'How to Destroy Angels'

     
    2.5 stars (out of 4) After putting his two-decade-old Nine Inch Nails on the back-burner last year, Trent Reznor said he needed a fresh start musically. Then he formed a new band – How to Destroy Angels -- with his......
  • UNKLE's James Lavelle refuses to cry 'uncle' despite 'hard lessons'

     
    As the man from UNKLE -- the shape-shifting sound system responsible for some of the most forbodingly cerebral, beat-driven tunage of the last dozen years -- James Lavelle has demonstrated a knack for picking collaborators who can help enable his......
  • Vince Lujan Project

    Vince Lujan Project
    The Denton, Texas-based Vince Lujan Project (pronounced LU-HAHN) has been jamming since members started meeting up in 2002, and its sound has become a fusion of acoustic, pop, rock, funk, blues, jazz, Latin and soul -- a blend that defies easy...
  • Indiana University student crowned Miss Indiana

    Indiana University student crowned Miss Indiana
    An Indiana University vocal music student has been crowned Miss Indiana 2010. Gabrielle Reed's win Saturday night qualifies her to take part in the 2011 Miss America Pageant in January. The 22-year-old of Bloomington was crowned at the Zionsville High...