Long Beach Independent is a local music blog that focuses on the music & musicians of Long Beach, Ca and surrounding areas. Often times Long Beach gets clumped in with Los Angeles or even Orange County, but the contrast of people, culture, and music is like night and day compared to the … [Read More...]
Scumfrog Ft. Tallulah Kidd – Robot Heart Sunrise at Burning Man 2014
Tallulah Kidd is an experimental electric violinist, serenading your senses with her soulful, hypnotic sound and intuitive improvisational style. Known for her drama and passion, you will be seduced by ethereal strings unfolding into wild, undulating melodies, ignited by the pulse of the crowd. Using Electric Violin and Boss Loop/FX system, she layers sounds from scratch, creating a vibe and space to go inward, explore, escape, empathize, and become immersed in a world of strings, sound, and self.
Tallulah Kidd has performed with major DJs such as The Scumfrog, and the originator of house music: Jesse Saunders. Among other DJs and artists she works with, she can often be found performing with Controllerist Jack Pharaoh, whose digital wizardry and infectious energy keeps the dance floor alive as he remixes music on the spot, collaborating live with an array of musicians and artists, to create an experience like no other DJ. Together they create an Intimate, unforgettable, unique journey fueled by the presence of the human spirit.
Upcoming 2015 Festival appearances include: Serenity Gathering, Lucidity, Bequinox (LA Regional Burn,) Deep Aura Gathering, and more. Past festivals include Burning Man, ElectriCocoon's Yellow Vortex Festival, Soultruistic, and YOUtopia. Other projects include Queen Mary's Dark Harbor, The Toledo Show, Constructs of Ritual Evolution (CoRE), her "Space Tour America," performance art, and serenading a wide variety of local events, such as those put on by Noise Revolt, Triptych, Desert Dwellers, Terrakroma, and Psytribe.
Tallulah's improvisational style complements a range of electronic musical genres, and she has been featured and recorded alongside an assortment of DJ's and artists. She is known for being a "Musical Chameleon" who can adapt to any sound. She has played everything from Bluegrass to Trance.
News and Adventures
Happy Birthday Bubby! I was so touched by your story on the news! (Story here.) You are so brave and such a warrior. I have lived almost 30 years on this earth and I don't have half your strength. You are turning 9 years old, which is almost a decade! I remember when I was 9 I … [Read More...]
The Long Beach Post wrote a piece on me! Check it out. Read the article here … [Read More...]
Check out this article written by Volcheck, of Art Stop Social. Volchek spent a week with me, living in my home, and, coming along to different jams and performances, and really getting to know the woman behind the bow. It was an honor to be featured in this amazing project, which sheds … [Read More...]
30-min Podcast/Interview I did with Art Stop Social! We discuss the battle of the struggling artist, the challenge of defining sound, and my own personal journey. … [Read More...]
Review on Onlythebeat.com of the Scumfrog set from Burning Man 2014, which featured me on Violin! Here … [Read More...]
In January of 2014 I set the intention to perform Main Stages at Festivals by 2015. In 2014 I had the honor of performing at a variety of festivals with DJs, or as an "Ambient" violinist. However my dream finally came true, and on the VERY FIRST DAY of 2015 at that! I had my OWN one … [Read More...]
I was featured in this article for Voicewaves! Music Review: Three International Artists To Watch in Long Beach … [Read More...]
DJ Scumfrog featuring me on electric violin during the sunrise. (The sections I come in are at 15:14 and 1:29. I strongly recommend listening to the entire thing for the full effect.) This was easily one of the happiest moments of my life. The sun half peaking over the far-off … [Read More...]
This show was by far one of the coolest I have had the honor of performing. Since becoming a member of CoRE a year ago, I have been wanting to perform a show. The show was to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Piercology, a popular piercing studio in Columbus, Ohio. The show had a variety of acts, … [Read More...]
I had the amazing honor of receiving a letter today. The fact that I am able to reach and inspire people from all over the world, is truly an amazing gift. The adventures and experiences I get to have as a part of my journey is just a bonus, a reward for the blood, sweat, and tears that I have … [Read More...]
I am excited to start adding fresh electronic sounds to the world thanks to my brand new BOSS Pedal board, and a couple amazing DJs/Controllerists whom I vibe with awesomely! I made my Debut as The Psyoliness at Soultruistic Music Festival last week. Sadly, I do not have a decent recording of … [Read More...]
Serenading the Soul – Sound Healing with my Violin “The public is in need of experiences that are not just voyeuristic. Our society is in a mess of losing its spiritual centre. The function of the artist in a disturbed society is to give awareness of the universe, to ask the right questions, … [Read More...]
I fell in love with space when I was chosen to view the final launch of Discovery from the press site. I wrote about the first experience (when the launch was scrubbed) in this piece: NASA Wonderland. I returned for the second go, and witnessed the final launch of Discovery, STS-133. Overcome … [Read More...]
'The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.' - Socrates If all the energy and emotion people spent on politics and religion were spent actually connecting with and helping their fellow human beings, the world would be a better place. The … [Read More...]