Serj Tankian is ready to take his musical experience to the next level. That System of a Down vocalist is preparing a new EP with the title Confused citiesand every song from the upcoming set will be made available via a free augmented reality experience, including the track “Pop Imperialism” that can be tested in AR via Arloop app now.
Tankian’s Confused cities The EP is a set of five songs and finds the singer on a new path musically. “This whole collection of songs inside Confused cities is a completely different sound than what I have done before. More electronic, subtle and deeper in terms of its layers of presentation musically,” says the singer.Confused cities gives off an aura that is unique and unlike my previous releases.”
Over the next four weeks, a new song will be offered in augmented reality weekly via the Arloopa app. Via the app, he will appear in the same room as the listener-viewer to explain the music and listen along. Get a teaser of that experience below. Confused cities will be published in its entirety on Oct. 21 via Surgical Strike.
“I’m always trying to create new and interesting ways to connect with people through my music,” says Tankian. “We made some great videos for the last EP Elasticityso I wanted to try something else Confused cities. I love the idea of showing up in the room with someone listening to my music. It is intimate, fun and different.”
Serj Tankian, “Perplex Cities” Arloopa Experience Demo
Serj Tankian, Confused cities EP Artwork + Track List
I spoke up
Rumi loves his cars
Forgive me father
In other Tankian news, the musician is debuting new paintings at Stephanie’s Gallery in the Los Angeles area starting in October. 9. The exhibition is entitled “Shapeshift – a dynamic dive into diversity” and extends through Nov. 1. As with his previous artworks, each of these new paintings will be accompanied by a musical score corresponding to the paint on canvas and made available through the same Arloopa app.
On April 29 next year, fans of Tankian will also be treated to a unique concert featuring the debut of “Invocations“on The Soraya in Northridge, California. Composed and performed by Serjthese new works are symphonic, operatic, emotional and will bring the CSUN Symphony, ethnic instrumentalists and a variety of vocalists, including Tankian together on stage with a choir for this very special evening of live music. Tickets for this concert are available HERE.
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