Singer, songwriter and experimental multimedia artist Tanya Tagaq hails from Cambridge Bay in the north of Canada, and has developed a strong following over the past decade for a singular blend of Inuit throat singing, folk, electronic and sounds. She has collaborated with like-minded experimental pop artists Bjork and Mike Patton, released the acclaimed LP Retribution last year — it was one of World Cafe host Talia Schlanger’s top ten records of 2016. Tonight, Tagag performs at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, creating a live accompaniment to the 1922 silent film Nanook of the North. Tickets and more information on the show can be found at the XPN Concert Calendar; watch a music video for her song “Uja” from 2014’s Animism LP below.
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