18th July: PHURPA - Live Performances featuring Tibetan Monks
Experience an insight to Tibet and it's ancient sacred traditions.......
A journey to the spiritual Himalaya through mantra, meditative chants and traditional Tibetan instrumentation and help support the Tibetan monks of the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery!
Tuesday 18th July
Doors open at 6:30pm
Live Performances start from 7pm
Phurpa: Russian musical collective and performance group, recording and playing authentic ritual music of Bon, the oldest Buddhist tradition from Tibet, using ritual instruments and special tantric singing technique. BlackMoon1348
is joined by three Buddhist monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery (South India/Tibet) to create a huge cinematic spectacle, combining the spiritual insight of Tibetan chants and mantras, the sound of the dungchen (Tibetan Longhorn) gyaling (Tibetan Oboe) and percussive ritual instruments with BlackMoon1348's sub-harmonic drone and throat singing. I-Tal: (Pressure Studios, Matanuki) Heavyweight live dub from I-Tal of Pressure Studios, an analogue hardware studio set up by Matanuki’s bassist, Jamie Croyden, to make his own style of deep seismic dub with inspiration from the 70’s old school sounds of King Tubby and Lee Scratch Perry using hand-made analogue effects, live bass, and experimental electronica.
3 mins walk from The Shard Exit of London Bridge Station, come out of the station, turn left at The Shard and walk down to the traffic lights, The Underdog is just across the lights on the left.