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Edmonton Journal

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/entertainment/Edmonton+Tanyss+Nixi+releases+beautiful/5866273/story.html

“Sell Your Clothes and Keep Your Thoughts [is] a beautiful collection of folkish songs, sort of Mazzy Star meets Gillian Welch, well worth the three-year wait after her 2008 album Champion of Lost Causes. It’s the kind of album that grows on repeated listens, sonic details emerging months after the fact…”

Exclaim!

http://exclaim.ca/Reviews/FolkAndCountry/tanyss_nixi-champion_of_lost_causes

“Just as Nixi scrunches up her nose at those who fail to live in the moment, her beautiful voice and folk melodies remind us that changing the world really isn’t a lost cause…

Edmonton Sun

“Once again, I must stress the luck we share living in this transitioning, decaying city; its songwriters pick up on this and make beauty of even our ugliest communal neglect. No pain, no gain, in other words. Thanks for making it prettier, Tanyss, smokestacks and all…”

Chart Attack 

“Nixi has a breathy voice, reminiscent of Juliana Hatfield. Her sound is delicate and textured, which places her songs above the typical folk-rock crowd…”

CBC radio

“Strongest independent Alberta release I’ve heard this year.  VERY well done; fresh, the production is top notch as are the arrangements; works beautifully to propel the songs…”