Hopefully, Miss Li's not referencing her hometown, Stockholm, as the "Bourgeois Shangri-La"—and her peppy, slightly muddled jazz chants hardly sound disenchanted; in fact, Steve Jobs found 'em enchanting enough to back an iPod Nano commercial. Her synth leanings rival Europop contemporary Little Boots, but the lady born Linda Carlsson has the softly melismatic chops of a lounge vocalist; her eccentric style meets observant substance on last year's self-titled debut. Spin "Polythene Queen" for her true, sardonic m.o. With the Dandies.
Tue., March 23, 6:30 p.m., 2010
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