BASS CULTURE PRESENTS AROOJ AFTAB, AVAILABLE ON TOUR FOR SUMMER 2022
Arooj Aftab is a very original Pakistani composer and singer based in Brooklyn, who fluctuates between classic minimalism and new age, Sufi devotional poetry and electronic trance with jazz structures.
His latest work, Vulture Prince, is a masterpiece praised as one of the best 2021 releases by the likes of NPR, TIME and The Guardian (which cited it as one of the best albums of 2021).
Even a connoisseur like Barack Obama has put Arooj Aftab on his summer playlist!
Highly anticipated in the largest international festivals in the summer of 2022. → Period for Italy: June and August 2022
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The Pakistan-born, Brooklyn-based composer draws from jazz, Hindustani classical, and folk to create a heartbreaking, exquisite document of the journey from grief to acceptance.
for Vulture Prince, I was like, I would like to take that to the next level and continue to have that sense of peace. But make it a little edgier – almost like Afrobeat – where the vibe is still chill, but you can dance a little bit. Just a more fun and grown evolution of my sound
“The music of the Pakistani composer is very refined and delicate, suspended as it is between minimalism, classical, new age, jazz and mysticism.”
There is a lot of talk about ‘Vulture Prince’ by the Pakistani composer who lives in Brooklyn. Here we try to explain the mystery: how is it that such a placid record is so powerful?