Content by tag "Nina"

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Xiu Xiu: Nina

Read "Nina" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Like a horrendous and gruesome accident you pass on the expressway, listening to the Jamie Stewart's covers of Nina Simone's music is both repulsive and abhorrent, but ultimately impossible to escape.

Seems you just have to listen.

Stewart and his avant-garde group Xiu Xiu probably have never had their discs filed in ...

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Kellylee Evans: Nina

Read "Nina" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Come molte cantanti della sua generazione la canadese Kellylee Evans si muove in quel territorio trasversale dove folk, pop music, rock e jazz s'incontrano dando vita ad un'enorme varietà di forme possibili: ovviamente la sintesi che ne deriva può andare da livelli molto alti fino a cose mediocri. Dipende dalle qualità espressive e dall'intelligenza musicale dei protagonisti, dai partner, dal ...

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Kellylee Evans: Nina

Read "Nina" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Every once in a while an homage project comes along actually doing what it sets out to do: pay homage. That the object of the present homage is the enigmatic Nina Simone makes Canadian Kellylee Evans' Nina that much more a definitive statement of a courageous cultural career. Add to this that Evans thoughtfully does not ...