23 May 2019 (21:00) at Róisín Dubh
These bold and daring songs elevate TAU & The Drones of Praise as a cut above the rest - The Irish Times
A fascinating variety of music genres from psych-folk to krautrock, modern day psychedelia to eastern tinged neo-psych, all with a deft nod to esoteric spiritualism & sonic experimentalism. - Primal Music Blog
TAU's newest offering TAU and The Drones of Praise, following TAU TAU TAU (2016) leaps to life from its very first track, offering an empowering manifesto that lays their weapons on the table for all to see: TAU filter out the cacophony and confusion of the current way of living which weaves the listener directly to the heart of things. It offers studious ruminations of the invisible crossed with the wall-of-sound psychedelic drone arrangements that are at the very core of the project.
While TAU is principally powered by Irish-Berliner Sean Mulrooney, his open-door policy for recording captured some of the most unique and exciting collaborations possible during the course of 10 days at Impression Studios Berlin, over an inspired period last November. Co-produced by studio owner Robbie Moore, it presents flaming new visions with many musical alchemists such as: Afrofuturist legend Idris Ackamoor of The Pyramids, the pioneers of the present generation of Indian classical music, Lalitha and Nandini (aka the LN Sisters), and long-term collaborator Earl Harvin (Tindersticks).
After celebrating their (first) release in venues and festivals all over Europe, including coveted performances at Le Guess Who Festival, Liverpool Psych Fest and Levitation Angers as well as plays and recognition on BBC 6 with fans in Cerys Matthews and Tom Ravenscroft, TAU have matured their sound. Their intensified focus on song structure, composition and methodology for getting ideas across to their audience, means the best way to learn about the hermetical Mulrooney & Co. is to disseminate each song one by one…
TAU and The Drones Of Praise is a yawp into the darkness, formulating new medicine with old roots. It will be released on February 4th 2019 on their own label DRONES OF PRAISE RECORDSTau & The Drones of Praise
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