2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

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Janne Schra

Saturday, March 19
10:00PM - 10:40PM

18th Floor at Hilton Garden Inn
500 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd


Listen to Everything I Do Ooh Ooh

"Dutch pop artist Janne Schra has been releasing records for upwards of a decade and that maturity shows in the surprisingly dense and diverse album PONZO, the eclectic performer’s fifth full-length. Schra’s music ranges from classic 50s/60s pop, included the infectious jingle-swing of “Everything I Do Ooh Ooh”, to futurist pop with a chamber quartet (“Ship”) and really everything between. Haunting ballads? Sure, see the minimal beauty of “The Show” and “Little Bamboo”. Need funky rhythms? “Carry On” and “Filthy Rich” will do you good. Not only is Schra well rounded, she sounds powerful and confident in any of these far reaching genres.

Ponzo is produced with lushness, letting notes ring and textures rise to the top. Schra is an excellent songwriter while avoiding any sort of pop tropes, riding in her own lane, though there’s nothing explicitly weird or inaccessible all the same. While it’s later in her career, P...

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