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Tickets: $8 - $15 sliding scale
Live visuals: by Jose Garcia
Rosina Kazi and Nicholas Murray, better known as the Toronto-based Electronic duo LAL, have deep roots within the Canadian music scene with 18 years of performing and an expansive catalogue of innovative records to their credit. Their latest album, Find Safety, is the result of three years of studio work, offering a compellingly danceable and provocative political statement all at once.
With influences encompassing Fela Kuti, Massive Attack, Pete Rock and Detroit Techno, Find Safety is lyrically informed by LAL’s community shows at their home concert space, as well as their ongoing support of social justice causes and art projects, with an emphasis on Queer and/or BIPOC issues. The album overall addresses a need to create safer spaces for themselves and their friends, and musically is a masterful blend of synth and sample-based minimalism. Or as they prefer to call it, 4 a.m. music. www.lalforest.com
LAL will be touring Canada this May and June in support of Find Safety, with further international dates to follow.
Marshia Celina is a afro-latina recording artist from Philadelphia. Her latest project Reality Rap: The Digital Tape is 4 songs based on long time conversations with strangers & lovers alike. She covers capitalism, race, gender, and our complicated relationships with hip hop through a sonic catalogue reminiscent of the nineties. These conversations turned prose are snapshots of Marshia's ongoing journey to self & social awareness. The cuts on this digital tape are both refreshing and down to earth. Marshia Celina invites you to come get a dose of reality rap!
Sponsor: CKUT 90.3FM (www.ckut.ca)
This tour and project is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des Arts du Canada, Ontario Arts Council - Conseil des arts de l'Ontario and Toronto Arts Council
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