Thu, Jul 14
LODGE ROOM AND RESTLESS PRESENTS

Light Asylum and Aurat

FEATURING
Male Tears, Spike Hellis, DJs Riki and Nuovo Testamento,
TAGS Indie,

DOORS 7:30PM | SHOW 8:30PM
ALL AGES
Ticket Type Price Qty
Light Asylum and Aurat
Male Tears
Spike Hellis
DJs Riki and Nuovo Testamento

LIGHT ASYLUM

Shannon Funchess is a self-taught, interdisciplinary performance artist and the founder, vocalist, producer of internationally revered, dark electronic music project LIGHT ASYLUM. Founded in Brooklyn, New York in 2007, performances have culminated in traditional and nontraditional spaces such as underground raves, museums, galleries, music festivals and nightclubs. Her journey began in a gospel choir of a southern baptist church at the age of nine. With a passion for collaboration, Funchess has joined forces with peers and allies around the globe through multiple platforms, genres and disciplines. From recording studio vocal features, remixes and production for artists The Knife, Tv on the Radio, Elysia Crampton Chuquimia among others, she has also worked as a touring musician and dancer for the aforementioned artists The knife, supported bands the likes of LCD Sound System, Coco Rosie, !!!, Clan of Xymox, Peaches, TR/ST, toured extensively, internationally and performed improvisational live music with electronic music pioneer Laurie Anderson. Funchess has established herself as a core force in her community and is lauded for her cathartic performances as LIGHT ASYLUM and enigmatic side project HEALING CRISIS as well as DJing nightclubs, The Lot Radio and art events.

AURAT

Aurat (OH-RUT), meaning “Women” in Urdu, hails from Los Angeles, CA. The group features lead vocalist, Azeka, a Pakistani-American, Gil (programming/bass), Victor (drums), and Dolo (guitar/vocals). Aurat are truly unique to the LA scene. Taking cues from death rock and post-punk decadence, they bind their sound together into heart thumping industrial violence. Aurat doesn’t really have a specific genre they restrict themselves to. The sounds are living personalities.

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