LA-based, French-born project, Tarah Who? who is, “not a question that needs to be answered. Tarah Who? is a rising statement in the progressive punk/grunge scene” (Carl Lawrence Knauf) Central songwriter Tarah Carpenter pits thrashy drums and discordant guitars against an assault of anthemic vocals: a musical concoction that has defined Tarah Who?’s discography since her self-titled debut in 2006.
Fast-forward a decade and a half later, Carpenter finally met with long-time social media friend, a French musician and actress, who has lent her skills to electro rock bands Puss In Boots, Only for Disco, Dead Sexy Inc, Aloha Sun, Belair Polo Club, The videos, Aston Villa, to name a few. During COVID lockdown Carpenter began working on new material and Chavalier joined the collaboration, and Tarah Who?’s upcoming dark punk single “Royal Knight” was born. An accompanying video shot in a Parisian castle, features many of Carpenter’s family members.
Carpenter states, “The song is about the different states of mind of people during the lockdown. I wanted to do something different for this video and have different actors to illustrate what the song is about.” The song is the first single from the project’s forthcoming album,The Collaboration Project, due out April 28. 2023.
With their eyes set on shaking things up even further, Tarah Who? is gearing up for the release of their brand new full-length album. Titled, ‘The Collaboration Project,’ the album serves as an effort to support independent bands and women in Rock on a global scale.
The album will feature numerous collaborations with artists they’ve met on the road during their travels, and is being produced alongside legendary producers and engineers Jason Orme (Alanis Morissette) and Norm Block (L7). Tarah Who?’s sound and growing notoriety have landed them on tour with Life of Agony, Prong, and Madball throughout January/February 2023.