“A HEART FULL OF AMAZING ENERGY WENT INTO CREATING THIS ALBUM! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!” - WHITE SUN, AMAZON (JAN 04, 2017)
"A GREAT LOCAL ARTIST FROM SAN FRANCISCO BRINGING US SOME OUTSTANDING MUSIC FROM THE MIDDLE EASTERN BLEND ABOUT HIS FAVORITE STUFF. BRAND NEW ALBUM CALLED 'TOBA'" - JOSE RUIZ, MUSIC OF THE WORLD WITH JOSE RUIZ, KPFA RADIO (DEC 30, 2015)
“I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THE AMBIANCE THAT ACCOMPANIES THE WHOLE ALBUM.”
- RUS_SKYWALKER, AMAZON (NOV 19, 2015)
12 original musical destinations
about love, heartbreak, enlightenment, humanity, hope, Moving Forward, celebration and more!
Nader DeAik's second studio album endeavor "Toba" is a mystical journey that will transform the listener into a voyager. Exploring twelve original musical destinations in a unique atmospheric melodious world. The tracks' rhythmic undercurrent bears testament to traditional Middle Eastern percussion and sounds driven by electronic elements and dance beats, while the music is punctuated throughout with funk, surf, Latin, hip-hop, urban, rock, classical or ska undertones making this robust album a must hear!
Album "Toba" features duets with world renowned guest singers such as Rachid Taha, Soprano singer Monica Raphael, Caballo singer Cris Matos, and hip hop solo artist Opium Sabbah.
With a CD collection that takes up an entire room, its creation was supported by world class engineers and musicians who have been associated with the Gorillaz, Rachid Taha and Jeff Bridges, to name a few.
Album "Toba" will not only stimulate listeners' auditory senses but will also invigorate their visual sensors with its unique cover and booklet artwork acting as a visual guide into the album's twelve musical destinations.
Album Toba's 12 musical destination:
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