Swing Ting's Balraj Singh Samrai has unveiled a new audiovisual project, called 'Someone Died Today'.
Created in partnership with Manchester International Festival's MIF Sounds, the work explores loss in a South Asian household during the COVID-19 pandemic. Described in a press release as "a personal story", it features Samrai's mother and grandmother, as well as poetry from collaborator Farah Ahmad Khan.
Equiknoxx's Shanique Marie also contributes vocals, while there is tabla from Vikaash Sankadecha and violin from Simmy Singh.
You can check out both the audio and visual elements of the project via the video below.
The release of 'Someone Died Today' follows on from the announcement last week that Samrai, together with the Swing Ting team, is bringing the party and label project to an end in the coming months.
In September, Samrai collaborated once again with Farah Ahmad Khan on a project exploring intersectional environmentalism.