Originally posted by badmoonThe first time I heard her I was in a record store. They were playing "Like Someone In Love". I remember thinking that it was interesting - no Chet Baker but interesting.
It is time to pay homage to perhaps the finest female vocalist of the last 20 years.
Her newest recording - Volta - can best be described with one word.....beautiful.
Originally posted by Seitse[/i]Any recommendations? I've only hear Galas on Zorn's "The Big Gundown"
Only one of the many: Diamanda Galas.
[i]Diamanda Galás (born August 29, 1955) is an American-born avant-garde performance artist, vocalist, keyboardist, and composer of Greek heritage.
Known for her expert piano as well as her distinctive, operatic voice, which has a three and a half octave range, Galás has been described as "capable of the most unnerv is like the mainstream option for those who don't want to feel so... well... mainstream
Originally posted by ThinkOfOneNever heard of her, thanks for the heads up!
[/i]Any recommendations? I've only hear Galas on Zorn's "The Big Gundown"
Sainkho Namtchylak is another with a remarkable voice.
Sainkho Namtchylak is an experimental singer, born in 1957 in a secluded village in the south of Tuva. She has an exceptional voice, spanning seven octaves and proficient in overtone singing
Originally posted by ThinkOfOneNot really, mate, I am one of the guys on the mainstream side with really few knowledge about technicalities, details and that stuff.
No recommendations for Galas albums?
A vocalist without the range but with exceptional vocal control is Joan La Barbara.
Originally posted by SeitseI wouldn't call Galas' voice 'gorgeous'...but it certainly is intriguing.
Not really, mate, I am one of the guys on the mainstream side with really few knowledge about technicalities, details and that stuff.
I just enjoy listening to werid stuff every once in a while, particularly if there is a gorgeous voice involved.