Articles tagged alina simone

Madonna Isn’t That Interesting, But Alina Simone Is

Madonnaland is not the end-cap of Simone's existential musings; it's an intense jewel in the already sparkly crown of a consistently perceptive critic.

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4 Mar 2009 // 8:00 PM

Translating Sacred Texts: An Interview with Alina Simone

Alina Simone's interpretive covers of Soviet cult legend Yanka Dyagileva's songs have helped preserve the memory and music of the last Russian punk poet -- and sparked debates about cultural ownership and authenticity.

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Alina Simone: Everyone is Crying Out to Me, Beware

It takes energy to listen to this kind of sad beauty, and it takes a great performer to make it.

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12 Sep 2007 // 9:46 PM

Alina Simone: Placelessness

ALthough she echoes Chan Marshall, Alina Simone sounds determined to get her own thing going on Placelessness.

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That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

// Sound Affects

"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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