Sounds Like: Thom Yorke, Sufjan Stevens, Rufus Wainwright, The Legend_Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Jeff Buckley
Bio: Umer Piracha was raised in Multan, Pakistan, spent time in Lahore before moving to USA. He is a Singer-Songwriter, Composer and Guitarist, and generates his signature sound through musical improvisation. Most of his music concerns contemporary consciousness, and is very passionate.
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“Ultimately, you don’t need a degree in political science or ethnomusicology to connect with Umer’s music. Understanding how identity negotiation, for an immigrant from a tumultuous South Asian country to an equally nuanced and self-contradicting Western country can play out into idiosyncratic artistic products will certainly help you begin to understand Umer and the questions that echo throughout his music. It is more than enough, however, to watch Umer perform live. To see him communicate the timeless intimacy that can unify a few Philadelphians to the entirety of the human race”