LYKANTHEA

is Lakshmi Ramgopal, an experimental solo musician based in Chicago. Drawing on a decade of Carnatic training and inspired by ancient literature and medieval choir music, she alchemizes spectral vocals and synths to form transient, enveloping worlds.

Lykanthea's solo debut drops August 2014. In the meantime, download sundrowned, her collaborative EP with Savage Sister.

Lykanthea also hosts the monthly series Kinetic Shapes on Radio One Chicago, is half of dancepop duo Love and Radiation and a Ph.D. student at the University of Chicago.

 

LYKANTHEA

is Lakshmi Ramgopal, an experimental solo musician based in Chicago. Drawing on a decade of Carnatic training and influences that range from ancient epic literature to medieval choir music, her solo compositions alchemize spectral vocals, dreamy synths and bristling harmoniums to form enveloping, ephemeral worlds. sundrowneda collaborative EP with Savage Sister, releases on January 21, 2014.

Lakshmi also forms half of dancepop duo Love and Radiation and is finishing her Ph.D. at the University of Chicago.

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