Lira w/ special guest Candice Anitra
the Love Machine project, with Candice Anitra and Mustafa Effortless, perform at: Blue Whale 123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St Suite 301 Los Angeles, CA 90012 21+; doors at 8pm; show at 9pm; $10. https://www.facebook.com/pages/blue-whale/146100549976 bluewhalebar.com
Anitra & Mustafa Effortless are The Love Machine Project. Equal parts left-of-soul songstress and consciousness-raising emcee, this dynamic duo bridged the east and west coasts to birth their brand of ephemeral Tina-Turner-meets-Guru-mannered alien pop.
Label: Independent - HeartSleeve Records
Manager: Adam M. Weinstock - HeartSleeve Management
Bio: Candice Anitra hates how social constructs put people in boxes, including rigidly corrugated musical categories. Embodying the subtle rapture of Joan Armatrading, the robust confidence of Meshell Ndegeocello, and the thespian gender inquisition of Cheryl Dunye, the left-of-soul singer-songwriter ...See Full Bio
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“At the beginning of . . . “Love Machine” I instantly get feelings of Gnarls Barkley and the greatness they produced. [Candice Anitra and Mustafa Effortless] pull off the tough task of putting together a songstress meets emcee collaborative effort without the project feeling like there is too much of one side.”