Nite Jewel/Telepathe

Nite Jewel is the nom de electropop of L.A.'s Ramona Gonzalez. She constructs arty grooves out of the same cheesy synth blurts and hand-claps heard on '80s freestyle and pop/R&B albums by the likes of Lisa Lisa, Information Society, and Billy Ocean. Nite Jewel's beats are understated, and Gonzalez' vocals have a Cocteau Twins-like ethereality — meaning the music won't help you work up a dancefloor sweat, but it does keep things interesting. Same goes for songs by Brooklyn's Telepathe, which crafts a similarly gauzy but somewhat unsettling aesthetic that brings to mind a more ambient Siouxsie Sioux.

 
My Voice Nation Help
 

Concert Calendar

  • April
  • Sun
    20
  • Mon
    21
  • Tue
    22
  • Wed
    23
  • Thu
    24
  • Fri
    25
  • Sat
    26
San Francisco Event Tickets
©2014 SF Weekly, LP, All rights reserved.
Loading...