Torii Wolf, who believes in music’s power to transcend. And when people hear Wolf’s arrestingly moving voice and wide-ranging musical style, they immediately drop into the emotion of the song and connect on levels that transcend genre, gender, time, and space. They (Wolf’s preferred pronoun) is happy to welcome,a remix of the single Summon (KLVR GRL Remix).”

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On the remix, Wolf states, “This record was created with KLVR GRL during Shelter In Place  We collaborate virtually  KLVR GRL is a drummer/producer /otherworldly creature. He is gentle fire, a humble creative and brilliant star I feel a profound connection with KLVR GRL I believe we will have an everlasting creative relationship here. There is plenty more to come. It feels very natural for me creating with KLVR GRL; we see each other ‘Summon’ is all about hypnagogia, the fine line between dream world and wake state…Floating in between. Loosening our grip. Surrendering to our reality.”

In a 15-year career that has spanned a host of musical genres from singer-songwriter to hip-hop, Torii Wolf has never failed to create a sense of intimacy with their listeners. No matter the genre that’s put on the music, it all begins with Wolf, their musical imagination, and a guitar.

“I call my voice a spirit trumpet,” says Wolf, who is doing deep stuff with their music but always with a light heart.  Torii is passionate about the way the beats can stimulate a physical response for people, even when the content of the song might be about serious emotional stuff.

 Wolf wants the music to be about breaking down preconceived notions, to be about redesigning humans. No pigeonholing, no labels. Tori seeks to make music that is the conduit to transcendence.

For Wolf, a New Yorker now based in LA, songwriting is a full-body experience. “I feel a song forming in my whole body; the urge to express is totally physical.” Wolf’s songs start from an emotional place. They drop into that emotional space, express it musically, and writes lyrics by finding words for feelings. Their live performance is an electrifying culmination of all that feeling and emotion.

“I  like how music can be a bridge to the spiritual world,” says Wolf. “I want to use my music to build a safe space for people to feel.”  To feel anything—to feel excited, or safe, or unsafe, or shocked, or uncomfortable. Music has a power to bring all these feelings forward in a safe way.

Wolf has been playing music professionally for nearly 15 years, including a full album and tour with hip-hop icon DJ Premier as Torii Wolf, and live performance and production with Mike Zombie, the OVO-beatmaker behind Drake’s “Started From the Bottom.” Zombie’s  productions with Torii Wolf are dark and deep and that really resonates with their overall vibe.

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