If you were to envision The Marías solely from their sound, you would end up in a 70s lounge with velvet booths, dim lighting and smoke in the air, somewhere in the streets of Los Angeles. Modern Girls met up with the duo shortly before their very first New York City show to dish on music and past lives.
At age 29, Sevdaliza has already lived many lives – Iranian refugee, professional basketball player, master’s student. Now, she’s redefining the intersection of art, music, sexuality, and humanity through her own unique brand of soulful witch-pop.
The “girl-next-door” “best friend” label that journalists use to market Ella isn’t an act. She really is that genuine and that nice. In her presence, Ella simultaneously makes you feel the safest and most vulnerable that you’ve ever felt in your entire god damn life.
To celebrate the release of their new album “HUMANZ”, we spent an intimate evening with Gorillaz at their 150-person Rough Trade show. Those who tuned into our Instagram Live got to virtually experience the show from the front row.
Although she had performed the piece at a few festivals already, her dancers said afterwards that they had never, ever seen her dance with as much intensity as she had danced that night. The city gave her strength, and she gave back. Join us for an evening with FKA Twigs at her only headlining show of 2016.