Phurpa is a Russian Music and Performing grouping practicing authentic ritual music of the Bon tradition , the oldest (pre - ) Buddhist tradition of Tibet , with the use of ceremonial tools and special tantric techniques throat singing . When it occurs during vocal meditation as well as physical changes of the vocal cords , which also contributes to exercise upside down or drinking black tea with fat and chilli .
Founding member Alexei Tegin devoted contemporary industrial music and the Cardinal Art Factory in Moscow and in the mid- 90s at the same place he started his experiments with traditional music and ritual , while it was essential for personal meetings with several singing spiritual masters of this branch of Buddhism. Phurpa was established in 2003 as a public display of ancient Tibetan Studies liturgy to which all members of the long-term pay . In addition to its range of voices using these tools , among which are our fellow citizens as well as some more exotic , such as dungkar ( tube huge scallops ) , dungchen (three meter long oven), damaru (drum of a human skull ) or kangling (pipe from a human thigh bone).
Regardless of the spiritual context is music phurpa massive drone bath in fascinating detail, which is minimalist rotated , so there is no big surprise that they released a recording repress Stephen O’Malley of Sunn O))) on ideological Organ, otherwise sublabels Editions Mego or that in 2012 conclude Berlin festival CTM .