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Scion A/V Presents ONRA Interview

February 15, 2011


This session at Scion A/Vs’ turntable lab radio, Blu Gemz interviews Parisian beat crafter Onra. Catch the 80’s funk hip hop experimentalist talk about his first inspirations, trips to Vietnam in search of samples for Chinoiseries Favorite, and sharing some insights into the process behind his debut LP, Long Distance.

Released on Dublin’s All-City label, the album features Olivier DaySoul (whom collaborated on Hudson Mohawks Joy Fantastic) Reggie B and Slum Villages’ T3.

In promotion of his LP, the composer has a U.S tour lined up next month. Varying on the city, you may find Onra going head to head with Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Diplo and Dam Funk alike. Long Distance is out now on digital via iTunes, 12” vinyl out April 1st.

03.03.11 Thu Princeton, New Jersey Princeton w/ Com Truise
03.04.11 Fri New York City, New YorkKnitting Factory
03.05.11 Sat Vail, Colorado Snowball Festival w/ Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Diplo
03.09.11 Wed Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania The Shop
03.10.11 Thu Toronto , Ontario The Drake Hotel w/ Mymanhenri
03.11.11 Fri Detroit, Michigan Park Bar
03.12.11 Sat Calgary, Alberta Local 522
03.15.11 Tue Vancouver, British Columbia Lamplighter w/ Dam-Funk