In her saddle shoes, zoot suit, necktie, Ray-Bans and huge pompadour, rock-R&B newcomer Janelle Monae might be Col. Sanders from another freaky dimension. Her music is as futuristic as her look: Her first two EPs revolved around Fritz Lang’s classic film “Metropolis,” and her upcoming full-length recording “The ArchAndroid” (on her own Wondaland Arts Society imprint) finds her going even more “Neuromancer” cyberpunk.
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THE ARCHANDROID IN STORES MAY 18TH