Why they matter: It's impossible to take your eyes off singer Liela Moss. She belts out Grace Slick-style come-ons while alternating between dancer poses and hair-tossing stage romps. And she's ably backed by her band's sultry, aggressive blues rock.
You should know: Moss recently added "fashion muse" to her resume. Designer Alexander McQueen crafted a limited edition clothing line-- inspired by Moss -- for Target stores. -- Peter Gaston
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In 1978, Kraftwerk released The Man-Machine, an album that openly explored the intersection of humanity and technology. Nearly 40 years later, that examination is still underway, and the electronic-music community can’t seem to decide whether or not humanity’s ever-increasing dependence on technology is a good thing. Matrixxman a.k.a. Charles McCloud Duff is the latest artist… More »