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Or:la announces debut album Trusting Theta featuring SOAK, Eliza Rose; releases ‘Chant’

Or:la announces debut album Trusting Theta featuring SOAK, Eliza Rose; releases ‘Chant’


The Derry DJ and producer Or:la has announced a long-awaited debut album.

Trusting Theta will be released on September 20th on Fabric Originals, and feartures contributions from SOAK, Eliza Rose, and Mary Lake, and pulls from Or:la’s (Orlagh Dooley) wide-array loves of acid, breakbeat, UK bass, tribal house, deep house, 90’s techno and garage.

The now Liverpool-based artist’s Trusting Theta is inspired by Celtic and Greek mythology, and addresses sapphic love, friendship, female rage, community, the criminalisation of pepper spray as a self-defense tool, and was made for “The girls who get it, get it”.

In particular, Or:la was drawn to the Celt’s respect for women as healers, mothers and leaders.

New song ‘Chant’ is a body riddling-rhythm with vocals by Or:La herself inspired by life in London, and the city’s socialites.

The artwork for the album features Or:la as a 3D scan transformed into a stone bust that nods to the themes of the album, and a nod to how myths and legends, like the tale of Medusa, can be misinterpreted.

Trusting Theta Tracklist:


01 Milky Way Of Glitter feat. SOAK

02 Cooking Up Pepper Spray With Mary Lake

03 Fired Up

04 Chant


05 Sea Slugs

06 Cupid Doesn’t Live In Clapham Common

07 Patriarchy Purge

08 Slay The Beast feat. Eliza Rose

09 Goodnight Sister Boom Boom

Or:la Tour Dates

12th July – Love International, Tisno, Croatia – Tickets here

19th July – Nation of Gondwana, Berlin – Tickets here

See Also

26th July – La Potion Pride, Meraki, Liverpool, UK – Tickets here

28th September – ReSolute x fabric, NYC 

2nd August – All Together Now, Curraghmore Estate, Ireland – Tickets here

3rd August – Twitch, Belfast – Tickets here

4th August – Dekmantel x Is Burning, Amsterdam – Tickets here

10th August – Houghton Festival, Norfolk, UK – Tickets here

23rd August – Lost Village, Lincolnshire, UK – Tickets here

25th August Body Movements, London, UK – Tickets here

14th September – Waterworks, London – Tickets here

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