Phurpa are a Russian-based musical collective and performance group – a darkling clan of ritual musicians upholding performative practices from the Bon – one of the oldest Buddhist traditions from Tibet. Their 'singing' technique is intensely specific: a tantric, gutteral song from the depth of the throat.
While we were out in Moscow for Stay True Russia, we had the quiet honour of filming them in situ. Deeply meditative, darkly affecting and strangely light all at once – it's like nothing BR have ever hosted before. Tune in, zone out and take flight.