Join Random Rab and Ilya Goldberg (aka Lapa) with Suzanne Toro as they share some of the creative seeds that are feeding their new music and upcoming album. Their new collaboration is an exciting compilation of both their talents and past history merging into the present moment.
About Ilya Goldberg (aka Lapa,) lapamusic.com and emancipatormusic.com/
Lapa is a west coast producer, performer and multi-instrumentalist, and is currently based out of Portland, Oregon.
Being originally from Russia and having studied classical violin for most of his life, Lapa’s music bridges styles, rhythms and melodies from around the world in a tasteful and eloquent way. His beats draw inspiration anywhere from classic trip-hop to groovy house, supported by a sonic blanket of juicy bass and heart-felt violin melodies. Emancipator Itunes . Emancipator Spotify . Upcoming Shows Instagram
About Random Rab
Emerging from his own distinct corner of the West Coast electronic music scene, Random Rab offers a powerful and unique contribution to sonic exploration. Often referred to as “The Master of Emotion” his music is patently beautiful and melodic. With diverse influences ranging from trip-hop, classical and Arabic to bass driven compositions, his songs are considered anthemic and timeless. As a multi-instrumentalist and singer, his tracks are organic, uplifting and stand on their own as a distinct genre. Listeners of all types of music can find something they can relate to in his sound.
There is no doubt that Rab understands a multitude of musical styles. He has been the front man of a heavy metal band, toured as a classical trumpet player, played bass in a country music band, was a scratch DJ for a jazz fusion project, was the singer for a rock band in Mexico and has collaborated with countless musicians of all styles. From acoustic performances in the Himalayas to rocking packed clubs in New York, Random Rab has found a way to connect with people of all kinds. With a dedicated fanbase born from the San Francisco underground, Random Rab has become a Burning Man legend known for his sunrise sets that have now become one of his most sought after performances. His current popularity can often be traced to his breakout album, The Elucidation of Sorrow.. This album firmly established him as a recognizable force in the electronic music scene. His latest and 4th album aRose, catapulted him into the state of momentum that is now taking hold internationally.
Sometimes performing solo and at other times featuring collaborative musicians, the live experience is focused on a high quality translation of sound that is simultaneously sexy and psychedelic. Spotify . Itunes . Upcoming Shows Instagram