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The Seshen, Sh8peshifter, Mahawam

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The Seshen, Sh8peshifter, Mahawam

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The New Parish

1743 San Pablo Ave

Oakland, CA 94612

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Doors 8 // Show 9 // ALL SALES ARE FINAL // Under 21 must buy $5 drink ticket at the door

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All doors & show times subject to change.

The Seshen is a San Francisco Bay Area-based six-piece led by singer/lyricist Lalin St. Juste and bassist/producer Akiyoshi Ehara. Their forward-thinking sound combines synthesizers, drum machines, and live percussion to create an unmistakable fusion of R&B, synth-pop, and electronic music. St. Juste and Ehara are joined by four remarkable bandmates to create their multidimensional music: drummer Chris Thalmann, keyboard/synth player Mahesh Rao, percussionist Mirza Kopelman, and sampler Kumar Butler. They take inspiration from across the musical spectrum; their individual influences range from recognizable artists (Erykah Badu, Jai Paul, James Blake, Radiohead, and Broadcast) to genres and eras that don’t initially appear to fit together (hip hop, indie rock, early electronica, and 70’s dub). Their unique alchemy of seemingly disparate sounds has led fans and critics alike to describe the band as defying categorization. The Seshen’s latest release, Flames & Figures (October 14, 2016 – Tru Thoughts), was two years in the making and marks an evolution in their distinctive sound. Narrated by St. Juste’s lyrical stream of consciousness, Flames & Figures explores themes of femininity, power, illusion, and loss, as she draws on both her personal experiences and the world of her imagination. The band remains in high demand, supporting live shows with the likes of Hiatus Kaiyote, tUnE-yArDs, Thundercat, Petite Noir and many more. Look for The Seshen on tour in both the U.S. and Europe in 2018.

The Seshen continue to impress with every release. –OKAYPLAYER

It's always cause for celebration when there's new music from The Seshen.– AFROPUNK

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The Seshen, Sh8peshifter, Mahawam

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The New Parish

1743 San Pablo Ave

Oakland, CA 94612

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