Review + Photos: FKA twigs at the Fox Theater

FKA twigs (photo: Jon Bauer) For Tahliah Debrett Barnett, it’s all for the gain. Since 2012, Barnett (FKA twigs) has mesmerized many with her narcotic, dizzy trip-hop that is impossible to easily classify. From tap-shoe jester to cyborg insect to her recent take on Mary Magdalene, twigs struts, pirouettes, and crashes the border between avant-garde art and accessible pop with eerie, commanding ease. What makes twigs a cut above her peers is her relentless pursuit of marrying a seemingly unending array of creative endeavors. A sprinkle of voguing here. Some Kate Bush vocal acrobatics there. Choreographing and performing a Spike [...]

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Live This Month: Slink into the holiday season with indie staples and promising newcomers

With spooky season behind us (and hopefully the wildfires, too), the holiday season is rapidly approaching. Turning the clocks back and hunkering down for winter brings an array of emotions for everyone, but regardless of your traditions or stress levels, the staff at the Bay Bridged is here to try to ease your tension. From indie heavyweights Bloc Party and Joanna Newsom and the Black Keys to the singular voice of Brittany Howard, there truly is something for everyone this month. (Personally, I've got my eyes fixed on FKA Twigs stop at the Fox, but I'm not picking favorites — [...]

Breaking news: FKA twigs replacing Robyn at Treasure Island Music Festival

In a surprise announcement, Treasure Island Music Festival sent out notice this afternoon that acclaimed electronic pop artist FKA twigs will be replacing Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique for the #3 spot in the lineup. It is not immediately clear why Robyn had to cancel. The set will mark the 27 year old rising star's last scheduled North American show in 2015. Fresh off an FYF headlining gig — which saw her combining her sleek dance pop with a live dance choreography performance onstage — and a best new music tag from Pitchfork for her M3LL155X EP, FKA twigs is having a [...]

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