Lyra Pramuk (US) + Adam Christensen at Alice cph

Posted by JazzDanmark on February 12, 2022


Alice cph
Nørre Allé 7
+45 50 58 08 41


Sun, May 15, 2022

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ALICE is proud to close our Vinterjazz programme with the stunning vocalist and explorer of futurist folk music, Lyra Pramuk. Her album “Fountain” from 2020 was quite a sensation that received wide critical acclaim. In a “Best New Music” review, Pitchfork wrote: “Pramuk’s debut album generously looks inward to illuminate the multiplicity of the self. Fountain is too rich in scope and meaning to be reduced to just a salve, but there’s no doubt it’s an oh-so-timely reminder that the body is a site of infinite possibility.”

“Fountain” plays with the perception of music, rhythms, speech, body, and the relation between technology and humanity, exploring a post-human, non-binary understanding of life and the fragile ecosystems it depends on. Mixing classical vocalism, pop sensibilities, performance practices and contemporary club culture with the sense of storytelling and community building from folk music, Pramuk is a deeply original voice on the contemporary music scene. She recently released the album “Delta” - a sequel that presents various collaborations exploring the material from “Fountain” in new contexts. Here she enters into a dialogue with artists such as Ben Frost, Caterina Barbieri and Gabber Modus Operandi. ...

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