Orion Faruque

Orion Faruque is a songwriter and producer from Charlottesville VA. With a penchant for writing rhythmic looping guitar riffs, layered productions and direct lyrics delivered in his warm voice, his music is as refreshing as a cold cup of apple juice on a warm summer day. His complex background ranging from a tree top zipline guide to jazz drummer lends well to his diverse sound and sonic desires.Orion leads the band, Orion and the Melted Crayons, founded in 2018 to develop his musical visions with artists around the globe and to release 2021’s The Good Stuff album, 2018’s Breathe EP and 5 singles. Live, the project ranges from tight arrangements to improvised jams with the material being brought to life by the dopest multi-instrumentalists plus special guests. The debut album, The Good Stuff, can be found at https://linktr.ee/OTMAC

More information at www.orionandthemeltedcrayons.com. The September 3rd debut album, “The Good Stuff”, adds a neo-soul, rock and indie sound while still touching on the original Appalachian roots of the project. Over the course of a couple years, the band has grown from an acoustic based project to a full blown funk rhythm section comprised of Electric Guitar, Violin, Mandolin, Trumpet, Keyboards, Acoustic Guitar, Drumset and Bass Guitar. The band loves swapping instruments to better serve the song so you may find them playing musical chairs during their next show.As the Melted Crayons, the band’s musical friendship brings a dynamic and conversational feel to the songs. They are constantly learning from each other and expanding their musical knowledge. Listen to their new music at www.Orionandthemeltedcrayons.com/music or on streaming platforms.

 

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