Laskaar Concert at Sommerloch Openair, Aarau on SA 14.07.2018


SA 14.07.2018
Sommerloch Openair, Aarau

Fusing the creative space between zeitgeist and nostalgia, Laskaar is an original musical and visual artist, who voices the front of the new creative millenial generation.

A singer with soul, pain and pride in his voice. An artistic nomad moving freely between Zürich, Marrakech, New York & the most diverse of genres with a powerful softness. A colleague of the eclectic, forward-looking future Soul artists like FKA Twigs and James Blake, his music rubs shoulders with the fine nuances of Nineties R&B à la Sade, while being illuminated by the dazzlingly beautiful avant-gardism of Björk.

Laskaar rarefies a complex strata of sound with his gentle yet powerful baritone, creating a uniquely fascinating sonic world that feels dark, liquid & ethereal.

Having already done backing vocals for Nelly Furtado and Tom Odell, the singer with andalusian roots began his solo career with a recorded cover of Röyksopp and Robyn's »Monument«. The cover version thrust him into the international spotlight, which in itself is remarkable as the song featured only his voice. The a capella remix captivated music and fashion blogs online, catching him a contract with the respected PIAS label in the process.

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