Currently on the road for the second leg of a massive nationwide tour, Govinda is gearing up for the highly-anticipated release of their album “Decadence” out March 8th via record label and creative collective Gravitas Recordings.
Fitting in the with mantra of the holistic-thinking Gravitas imprint, Govinda are truly ‘doing good with good music.’ “Decadence,” is more than a set of tracks strung together, it’s a unique mix of intricate, modernized electronic music, balancing glitch, trance, and sultry vocals in one unique package.
Known for their extra-sensory audio and visual live performances, Govinda defies genre stereotypes with an east meets west type of sound and style that is highly inspirational, as a extra attention and care is put into incorporating live instruments and organic sounds into their compositions.
Speaking on “Decadence,” Govinda states:
“This album is dedicated to the lush, decadent experience of life that I enjoy as a sensual enthusiastic libra. I wanted make music that not only takes the listener on a journey through time and space..”
Govinda has played with Thievery Corporation, Tipper, Bassnectar, Shpongle, Cheb I Sabbah, STS9 and many more and been featured on over 25 compilations such as Buddha Bar II, Asian Travels II, and Nirvana Lounge selling a combined 400,000 copies. Govinda has played at numerous festivals throughout North America including Coachella, Lightning in a Bottle, Sea of Dreams, SXSW and more.
Govinda’s music has been on TV including stations like WB, MTV and Bravo as well as many independent films.The Govinda live show immerses the audience with a textured atmosphere of exotic, dubby vibrations interwoven with cosmic visual projections, world class dancers and mesmerizing vocals- all to the magic of live electronics and violin.For tickets &/or more info, click here. All remaining tour dates are listed below.
Feb 12: Empire (Control Room) – Austin, TX
Feb 13: Gem and Jam Festival – Tucson, AZ
Feb 14: Ashland Armory – Ashland, OR
Feb 17: Lure – Burbank, CA
Feb 18: Moe’s Alley – Santa Cruz, CA
Feb 19: HUE Lounge & Nightclub – San Francisco, CA
Feb 20: Hopmonk – Sebastopol, CA
Feb 25: High Dive – Seattle, WA
Feb 26: Bloom Nightclub – Nelson, Canada
Feb 27: Tabu @ Waldorf Hotel – Vancouver, Canada
Mar 11: Fractal Beach – Miami, FL
Mar 12: Slake – New York, NY
Mar 20: Serenity Gathering – Mountain Center, CA
May 20: Kinnection Campout Festival @ Deerfields – Horse Shoe, NC
Jun 11: Earth Rhythms Festival – Waubun, MN
Jun 16: Sonic Bloom Festival – Spanish Peaks Country, CO
Jul 29: Rootwire Transformational ARTS Festival – Guysville, OH