World music masters and ritual collective HEILUNG will perform in Australia for the first time ever in March 2023.
Since its inception in 2015, the enigmatic ritual collective has been paving melodic paths to the past with their unique and mystifying sound. Evading all conventional genre tags and the confines of any specific labels, the group aptly self-describes their sound as “amplified history,” emphasizing their ability to connect modern society with the rudiments of humanity’s beginnings through music.
Featuring authentic and archaic instrumentation that ranges from rattles and ritual bells to human bones and throat singing, Heilung's captivating brand of music is far from primitive.
“All the songs on our (just released) third album ‘Drif’ have their own stories,” adds Heilung throat singer and one of the band’s three composers, Kai Uwe Faust. Each has its place and sense of belonging, with inspiration not only from Northern Europe, but from the ancient great civilizations, explains the band.