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“Nostalgic for the Present,” Sia’s Hymn to Modernity

“Nostalgic for the Present,” Sia’s Hymn to Modernity

On Oct. 19, Australian singer-songwriter Sia brought “Nostalgic for the Present,”  her first-ever arena concert tour, to the Verizon Center. Blending powerful renditions of tracks from her newest album, “This Is Acting,” with impressive live production, the pop star put on a memorable show that left the thousands in attendance[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 1 comment Arts & Entertainment, Music Issue, The Guide

Album Review: ‘This is Acting’

★★★☆☆ There is no chart-topping pop singer alive today with a career as peculiar or as steadfastly anti-mainstream as Sia, last name Furler, whose latest album “This is Acting” debuted last Friday. After signing a recording contract with Sony Corporation in the early 2000s, she battled depression and fame-induced anxiety[Read More…]

Sia Shakes Things Up

For an event that is self-proclaimed, marketed, branded and sold to audiences worldwide as “music’s biggest night,” the Grammy Awards are only somewhat about music. The formula for the Grammys, and the plethora of other entertainment awards ceremonies during the winter awards season, is fairly unwavering, save for a few[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide