THE RAAH PROJECT
9:00pm, Fri 17th August, 2012
Prince Bandroom, VIC
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THE RAAH PROJECT with special guests AXOLOTL, EDD FISHER & MIKE GURRIERI. Friday 17th August 2012, Doors 9:00PM.
The Raah Project began in 2004 when Tamil Rogeon and Ryan Ritchie began improvising live gigs on their samplers. Originally using samples they took from their Jazz and classical records and combining them with beats, they quickly wanted more original backing for their Violin and Vocal performances which led them to recording their own original arrangements of orchestra and big band.
Mr Rogeons vision led him down a path of violin improvisation and soundscape manipulation, Mr Ritchies led him to a realization that he was infact a singer and that he had infact written songs where the orchestra behaved as a replacement to the traditional instruments of the singer songwriters quiver. The combination of these ideas, 40 players , 3 weeks at a vineyard working on programming and production, and the addition of some of Australia's finest Jazz musicians has spawned the debut album SCORE.
Score was made with no intention but to satisfy their own artistic desires; a boundless approach to making the album was employed, answering only to each other and the rules of PCCOMM originally published by Matthew Herbert. The result is a critically acclaimed, staggeringly bold album of truly original soul and jazz music.
"The RAah Project is one of the best innovative and interesting projects afloat!!!"
MAN _ VOGUE:
" There was a project out of Melbourne called the Raah Project... I couldn't believe how good it was - it was definitely up there and beyond. It was a bit of Matthew Herbert, a little bit of Sa-Ra Creative Partners, but with its own melodic Australian vibe going on."
- GILES PETERSON The Independent February 2009
Ritchie is as persuasive a rapper as he is a singer, equipped with the rhythmic instincts of a jazz vocalist or beat poet. And Rogeon's solo violin fuels the ensemble's dynamic fire.
- THE AGE newspaper
There are two (2) ticket types available:
- General Admission: $25.00 + booking fee
- General Admission + 2LP Gatefold Vinyl + Remix MP3 Download Link of "Score" released on Equinox Recordings: $50.00 + booking fee
TICKET + 2LP GATEFOLD VINYL + REMIX MP3 DOWNLOAD OF 'SCORE' PACKAGE
ITEMS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR COLLECTION ON THE NIGHT OF THE EVENT.
If purchasing a Ticket + 2LP Gatefold Vinyl + Remix MP3 Download of 'Score' package, these will be available for collection at the venue on the night of the show, and will be supplied by Equinox Recordings.
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