NAR is an artist, music producer and DJ based in NYC. NAR has a musical background beginning in early childhood in LA as a multi-instrumentalist, playing in grade school orchestra and jazz band and continuing to study music theory in college. They toured and recorded as a young musician in numerous bands until ultimately solidifying their passion as a producer and DJ. NAR creates music that fuses middle eastern soundscapes from their Persian heritage with club-bass undertones from their American upbringing. The artist's unconventional aesthetic pushes boundaries of both sound and the visual through their work and collaborative projects like burqa. Recently, NAR caught the attention of Rihanna, composing original scores for the latest Fenty Beauty by Rihanna campaigns.
NAR has toured Europe, Asia and the US, opening for artists such as Future, Sophie, Kelela, Mykki Blanco, and Total Freedom among others. NAR has performed at art institutions across the globe including the Istanbul and Performa Biennials, Miami Art Basel, ICA, New Museum and Moma. NAR has also curated runway music for Gypsy Sport, Kaimin, LRS, and Yajun NYFW presentations. Most recently they’ve performed at iii points festival, Boiler Room and Red Bull music festival. Upcoming projects include a full length album, a remix EP, music videos, collaborations and official remixes.