Laraaji

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‘The whole song cycle is an immersive experience, one that shimmers and glistens and throbs in all the right places.’ The Guardian

Laraaji is a musician, mystic and laughter meditation practitioner based in New York City. He began playing music on the streets in the 1970s, improvising trance-inducing jams on a modified autoharp processed through various electronic effects. Brian Eno saw him playing one night in Washington Square Park and invited him to record an album for his seminal Ambient series. Laraaji went on to release a prolific series of albums for a wide variety of labels, many of which he recorded himself at home and sold as cassettes during his street performances.

Bring On The Sun is an epic double album that runs the full gamut of ‘Laraaji music’, from blissed-out percussive jams to reflective vocal hymnals to trance-inducing drones. A perfect Laraaji entry-point on his never-ending creative journey through inner light.

Don’t miss what is sure to be ‘a remarkable, transcendental journey into the clouds’ (Electronic Sound) in Elisabeth Murdoch Hall in March 2019.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Crown Ruler

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