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Radik Tyulyush Concert at Dash Cafe / LONDON

10th July | 7.30pm | FREE
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development,
London EC2A 2JN

Direct from Tuva, Tyulyush is one of the world’s leading throat singers and multi-instrumentalists. For this exclusive London appearance he is joined by collaborator Lu Edmonds, former punk guitarist with The Damned.

Reserve Tickets: info@dasharts.org.uk
www.ebrd.com

 

Radik Tyulyush

Radik Tyulyush


Ancestors Call-To preview a song, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to buy and download music.

Album Review
Many people discovered the strange Central Asian magic of throat singing via Huun-Huur Tu. It’s not confined to Tuva, but that’s the home of these guys, one they mix with traditional instruments. In their now-lengthy career, they’ve tried many things (their last album was mixed with ambient electronica) but this time they’re very much back to their roots, and it serves them well. Although best known for their throat singing, which does feature on several cuts here including the short but eerily beautiful “Prayer,” it’s only one weapon in their arsenal. They’re also very adept musicians on their respective instruments and good singers in every way, and they demonstrate all the facets of their talent. It’s music that can seem alien (especially the throat singing) but there’s a deep beauty to it all. For all that it sounds ancient, inspired by the rhythms of horse’s hooves on the steppes, this is modern music, inspired by the tradition. It’s a wonderful soundscape.

Customer Reviews
Incredible sounds from humans

by WTF!!!!!!!!!
I’ve never realized such singing existed until I came across this band. I drift off into another realm when I listen to them.

View in iTunes :https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ancestors-call/id586358851


collected stories: spirit

Huun-Huur-Tu

A peculiar style of singing is found in the tiny Siberian country of Tuva. Called khoomei, or throat singing, the songs are typically performed by soloists who each specialize in a particular variant of khoomei. The amazing technique of Tuvan throat singing is still a mystery to Western science, but listen closely and you will hear the singers produce up to four notes at once, singing melody and accompaniment simultaneously.

In 1992, Kaigal-ool Khovalyg, Alexander Bapa, his brother Sayan Bapa, and Albert Kuzevin founded the quartet as a means of concentrating on the presentation of traditional songs of their homeland. While they devoted themselves to the preservation of these songs, their concerts demonstrated the significance of combining tradition and innovation. The musicians later decided to rename the ensemble as “Huun-Huur-Tu”-a name that means “Separation of Light Rays on the Prairie.”

Huun-Huur-Tu presents its style of throat singing in the context of wonderfully tuneful songs, employing instruments reminiscent of the banjo and fiddle. The combination of earth-rumbling growling and whistle-like harmonics, along with the ethereal jaw harp and shaman’s drum make these songs both lively and deeply spiritual.

Huun-Huur-Tu has toured extensively in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan, and Australia, and has an international fan base. The group has also collaborated with Frank Zappa, Ry Cooder, The Chieftains, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, the Kronos Quartet, L. Shankar, and the Bulgarian Women’s Choir.

Read more: http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2014/4/23/0600/PM/-collected-stories-spirit/


THE STORY BEHİND ANCESTORS CALL

ANCESTORS

The Ene-Sai (ancient name of the Yene sei River), Sayan(mountains), and Tandim(mountains) are our ancient places.
The soft and soulful “sygyt” and “khöömei” are the ancient song of our people .
The ancestors of our “kargyraa” long ago became like gravestones on the steppe.
But among us are still people who sing kargyraa.
The ancestor of khöömei and sygyt long ago became like gravestones on the steppe.
But our hearts are proud(boil in our chest) that among us are still people who sing khöömei.


HUUN-HUUR-TU / US tour, spring 2014

Friday 04/25/2014

Cambridge, MA
First Congregational Church
11 Garden Street
Show: 8:00PM
Tix: 28

From the independent republic of Tuva, bordering Mongolia, Huun Huur Tu performs an ear-twisting vocal technique called Khöömei. In this style, a single vocalist produces two or three notes simultaneously, often a low drone along with a high-pitched whistle. Accompanied by traditional string and percussion instruments, the four-member ensemble sings rhythmic songs that capture the magic of the Siberian steppe.
see more :http://www.worldmusic.org/content/event_page/1902


HUUN-HUUR-TU / US tour, spring 2014

HUUN-HUUR-TU
US tour, spring 2014

April 11 – Dearborn, MI
April 12 – Batavia, IL
April 13 – Cedar Rapids, IA
April 16 – Phoenix, AZ
April 17 – Folsom, CA
April 19 – Los Angeles, CA
April 20 – Portland, OR
April 23 – New York City
April 25 – Cambridge, MA

Huun-Huur-Tu

Huun-Huur-Tu


HUUN-HUUR-TU / US tour, spring 2014

HUUN-HUUR-TU
US tour, spring 2014

April 11 – Dearborn, MI
April 12 – Batavia, IL
April 13 – Cedar Rapids, IA
April 16 – Phoenix, AZ
April 17 – Folsom, CA
April 19 – Los Angeles, CA
April 20 – Portland, OR
April 23 – New York City
April 25 – Cambridge, MA

Radik Tyulyush - US tour, spring 2014

Radik Tyulyush – US tour, spring 2014


CONCERT BOOKING & TECH RIDER

22.05.2014 Wien Sargfabrik Austria

24.05.2014 Nice tba France

26.05.2014 Offenburg Spitalkeller Germany

27.05.2014 Zürich Haus Appenzell Switzerland

28.05.2014 Schaan TAK Liechtenstein

30.05.2014 Toggenburg KlangWelt Festival Switzerland

04.07.2014 Montafon Montafoner Sommer 2014 Austria

read more…http://www.jaro.de/agency-concert-booking-tech-rider/huun-huur-tu/

Huun-Huur-Tu

Huun-Huur-Tu


PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:http://eyefortalent.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/artist.performance_schedule/artist_id/33/year/2014


Huun Huur Tu -Philadelphia Folk Festival

Sygyt (“whistle”), One the three main throatsinging styles

Huun Huur Tu at Philadelphia Folk Festival, August 2006