Orisha explore the boundary between tense restraint and total surrender with their lush, vocal-based electronica. Their critically-acclaimed eponymous debut took listeners on a moody sonic journey through jazz, dub, and industrial influences, lifted by the ethereal vocals of
Emah Fox, a voice described by Rolling Stone as
'lush and emotive'.
Tracks from the first album received airplay across Australia, Europe and America, including high rotation on JJJ, featured in compilations and in independent films, and was Revolver Magazine's dance CD of the week. Their second album, 'Falling Open' takes the strengths of Orisha's debut , now adding choral, operatic, and discordant harmonies for a more intimate and playful album that still retains the dark mystery of the first.
Orisha’s music continues to evoke raw, sometimes contradictory moods – at once melancholic, uplifting, brutal, and more.
Their heartfelt lyrics and lavish soundscapes create an elusive sense of mystery that haunts listeners long after the music has ceased...