“Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq finds her own key.” – The Toronto Star


Tanya Tagaq is threatening to turn into one of the most peculiar and uncompromising mainstream success stories Canadian music has ever known.

Although she previously graduated from the experimental fringe to a semblance of national prominence after winning the 2014 Polaris Music Prize for her blistering third album, Animism, the Inuk throat singer from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, has enjoyed a level of visibility that even she will concede is utterly unexpected since the release of her record, Retribution, a month ago. From Flare to The Fader, from the New York Times to the Los Angeles Times, from Pitchfork to Rolling Stone, breathless praise has already been heaped upon her latest work by writers awed at Tagaq’s singular vision and prodigious vocal talents.

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