Sainkho who? yeah, that’s what I told myself yesterday when i ran into this listing for a June 30th show at Mako in Beijing.
Now, I’m beating myself up over the head for not knowing who this lady was beforehand all while being extremely grateful that i found out about it ahead of time.
So. who is Sainkho?
from All Music:
With her shaved head and seven-octave range, Sainkho Namtchylak would stand out on any stage. Add her particular mix of Tuvan throat-singing and avant-garde improvisation, and she becomes an unforgettable figure … [more]
They’re not exaggerating… it’s like a weird mix of Yoko One meets Morsheeba meets Patti Smith meets Hanggai. See for yourself:
I think i know where I want to be on June 30th…