Out now on CD and digitally here. Pre-Order vinyl, ready to ship March 2022.
You don’t think about what’s underfoot until it stirs. Tanya Tagaq, an experimental, improvisational, exceptional artist, has felt the land beneath her shake. To survive, you have to know what you’re doing. To survive, you have to trust in the body. Tagaq’s power, her voice, still comes from this place, where to defy nature is doom.
Tongues, Tagaq’s new album, enters deep chasms and dangerous spaces. Produced by Saul Williams and mixed by Gonjasufi, Tagaq’s Tongues speaks not to horrors and crisis, as previous Tagaq albums wordlessly, powerfully encircled, but directly of these things. Tongues is Tagaq at her most explicit and specific. Delicate, poetic passages from Split Tooth, Tagaq’s bestselling, award winning mythobiography, crash against an industrial, electronic exoskeleton.
Special edition Arnait Power earrings by Siku Allooloo (@discobou on instagram), made especially for Tanya Tagaq Tongues. Made of sealskin and delica beads, with Argentium silver hooks.
**Earrings to ship ahead of album release in 2022
Art by Julia Randall