Tanya Tagaq

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Tanya Tagaq Gillis
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Tanya Tagaq (1977, Iqaluktuutiaq, Victoria Island, Nunavut, Canada) is an Inuit throat singer.

At the age of 15, Tagaq Gillis went to Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories to attend high school where she first began to practice throat singing. She later studied visual arts at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University where she developed her own solo form of throat singing, traditionally performed by two or more singers.

She has collaborated with Björk, Kronos Quartet, Mike Patton, Buck 65 or Shooglenifty.
Her two surnames comes from her mother (Tategak) and her father (Gillis).
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Tanya Tagaq Discography Tracks

Albums

Tanya Tagaq - Sinaa album art Tagaq* Sinaa (Album) Jericho Beach Music Canada 2005 Sell This Version
Tanya Tagaq - Auk / Blood album art Tagaq* Auk / Blood (Album) Jericho Beach Music UK 2008 Sell This Version
VICTOcd121 Tanya Tagaq - Anuraagtuq album art Tanya Tagaq Anuraagtuq(CD, Album) Les Disques Victo VICTOcd121 Canada 2012 Sell This Version
Tanya Tagaq - Animism album art Tanya Tagaq Animism (Album) Six Shooter Records Canada 2014 Sell This Version
Tanya Tagaq - Retribution album art Tanya Tagaq Retribution (Album) Six Shooter Records Canada 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

1015 Tanya Tagaq - Aux Presents Polaris Music Prize 2014 (Surprise Short List 7" Single) album art Yamantaka // Sonic Titan / Tanya Tagaq Yamantaka // Sonic Titan / Tanya Tagaq - Aux Presents Polaris Music Prize 2014 (Surprise Short List 7" Single)(7", Single, Whi) Polaris Music Prize 1015 Canada 2014 Sell This Version
1023 Tanya Tagaq - You Got To Run (Spirit Of The Wind) album art Buffy Sainte-Marie & Tanya Tagaq Buffy Sainte-Marie & Tanya Tagaq - You Got To Run (Spirit Of The Wind)(7", Blu) Polaris Music Prize 1023 Canada 2017 Sell This Version