Lily Moayeri

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  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    While you wait for the next Coldplay album, Nashville's Blue Merle should fill in nicely. It's eerie how much singer Lucas Reynolds' tenor sounds just like the voice of Coldplay leader Chris Martin. Named after a Led Zeppelin lyric (not the Austra...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    Politics and music have always been uneasy bedfellows, but 27-year-old Maya Arulpragasam knows about unease. The Sri Lankan native's family fled that country's civil war for Britain more than 20 years ago, and her father -- linked to the divisive ...

  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    UNKLE is Mo' Wax tastemaker James Lavelle's all-star project. He and songwriter Richard File gather a noteworthy group of musicians for Never, Never, Land, and although the grocery list of guests is overwhelming, the duo elicits interesting perfor...

  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    Martina Topley-Bird is the female vocalist who was the focal point of Tricky's groundbreaking first three albums. Back then, the two switched traditional roles, with Topley-Bird playing the male to Tricky's female side. Five years after the duo's ...

  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    No British rapper has a bigger hurdle to overcome than the Streets' Mike Skinner. His second full-length, A Grand Don't Come for Free, comes two years after the critical and fan favorite Original Pirate Material, an album the "British Eminem" used...