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Raza

by Darshan

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    An amuletic artifact of an album. Comes with an exquisite 24-page book of mystical poetry artfully laid out by Shir Yaakov. Includes all source texts. For those who still like the feel of something in their hands.

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about

Darshan is a groundbreaking collaboration between world-soul singer Basya Schechter (Pharaoh's Daughter) and esoteric indie rapper ePRHYME (Eden Pearlstein). Joined by an all-star cast of diverse musicians, the result is a kaleidoscopic fusion of Hip Hop, Rock, World, Soul, and Jewish music like you've never heard before.

Raza is a radical reimagining of the Kabbalat Shabbat service, the traditional prayers and mystical poetry recited on Friday night to welcome the Sabbath Bride. Seamlessly interweaving a dizzying array of influences and inspirations from East to West, Raza transforms this most beloved of Jewish liturgical rites into a genre-defying work of sacred pop art.

credits

released November 1, 2017

Written by Eden Pearlstein and Basya Schechter
Produced, Recorded, and Mixed by Frederik Rubens
Mastered by Dave McNair

Eden Pearlstein vocals
Basya Schechter vocals, oud, ukulele, acoustic guitar
Shanir Blumenkranz bass, oud, guembri, conceptual development
Tamer Pinarbasi kanun, conceptual development
Aaron Johnston drums, programming
Mathias Kunzli percussion
Noah Hoffeld cello
Jason Lindner keys
Gabriel Gordon electric guitar
Jessica Lurie alto and baritone saxes
Frederick Rubens keys, programming
Ashley 'Saywut' Moyer human beatbox
Daniel Freedman drums
Nonhlanhla Kheswa vocals
Fire Island Synagogue Choir Ellen Kazis-Walker, Wendi Schechter,
Susan Marche, Phyllis Be’eri, Kaia Berman Peters,
Madeline Levinsohn, Jackie Stein, Jessica Brown

Album Artwork Gregory Welker
Graphic Design Shir Yaakov Feit
Photography Femme Yellow Photography

Executive Producers: Eden Pearlstein and Basya Schechter
Associate Producers: Akiva Reich, Juana E Luster DDS, Ronnie and Andy Schonzeit, Juan Mesa-Freydell, and The Fire Island Synagogue

This album was made possible by the generous support of the Ashir Fellowship.

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