Under the mononym L’Rain, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Taja Cheek records and performs music rooted in r&b, jazz, noise, and pop, using voice memos and manipulated samples as inspiration and source material.

Cheek has toured in the US, Canada, and Europe with her band and her latest album, Fatigue, was released with critical acclaim. Rated the #1 album of 2021 according to The Wire and the #2 album of the year in Pitchfork, the record also earned praise from outlets including The New York Times, NPR, The New Yorker, and Artforum.

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