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“…a tense and bespoke mixture of swampy electronics, strings, and vocals that flash with a bold, volcanic brilliance” –The FADER

FOONYAP is a classically-trained violinist and vocalist with an incomparable sound. Drawing comparisons to Björk, Braids, and Lhasa, their solo debut ‘Palimpsest’ is a therapeutic reconciliation with their sheltered Chinese-Catholic heritage and the intense classical music training of their childhood. Since 2016, FOONYAP has toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe and Canada garnering increasing acclaim everywhere they have performed, from outlets such as The Fader, The Line Of Best Fit, and the Toronto Star, amongst others, while appearing on CBC Q + Music Lab. Looping violin, mandolin, and voice, FOONYAP showcases a gifted voice that swings between a brittle fragility and explosive dynamism.

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