Empress Of dazzles with dark pop chops at the Independent

Empress Of knows she's on to something, but wears her pop swagger with with a cloak of humility.

Her show at The Independent last night was a testament to this. As [...]

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Empress Of to woo the Independent on March 1

Lorely Rodriguez is a songwriter and singer who performs under the name Empress Of. She makes music that is personal, sensual, purposeful, and unstoppable. She has the skill to [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Sept 30 – Oct 6

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a [...]

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Review: Jamie Lidell, Empress Of @ The Independent, 3/29/13

Typically, a sold out show at the Independent is a shoulder-to-shoulder rowdy good time: drunk fans yell and cheer, bodies sway, merriment ensues. Even more often, a bombastic light [...]