Influenced by the likes of Prince, Aaliyah, Janet Jackson and Sade, vocalist Sonya Teclai has received quite a bit of attention across the blogosphere for a sound which comprises of elements of hip-hop, contemporary R&B, and trip hop. In some way. her latest single, “Detached” off her recently released solo EP, Veridical Paradox reminds me a little bit of the work of Beacon, thanks to swirling, ambient electronics and sparse but repetitive beats; however, you can feel a sultry seductiveness melting the icy sheen of the material.

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