Secret Chiefs 3: Ishraqiyun
“With Secret Chiefs 3, Spruance seemingly follows every musical idea he can think of down every rabbit hole imaginable.” – Westword
Renowned as the most prominent “satellite band” within the Secret Chiefs 3 collective, Ishraqiyun stands as an avant-garde force that intricately weaves together a rich tapestry of Eastern, Asian, and Western musical influences, creating a musical landscape that transcends conventional boundaries. Ishraqiyun’s compositions are a testament to their commitment to sonic exploration, melding mysticism, rhythmic complexity, and bold experimentation. Under Trey Spruance’s direction, their performances unfold as immersive sonic journeys, inviting audiences to delve into an enigmatic realm where the mystical and the innovative converge, resonating with each mesmerizing note.