Tagavaka is a music and art project coming out of Scotland, UK. Tagavaka means to drift away, in search of love, adventure or closure. Tagavaka embodies an idea of searching or seeking something, and the music is the companion to it as part of that journey.
Ivan Hall Barrientos, the producer and composer behind Tagavaka, has a rich background in music – a classically trained pianist-turned-music producer who has been involved in the creation of various music projects that have amassed over 100,000,000 streams globally.
After self-releasing his debut EP ‘Tagavaka’ in 2020, the project has since gained the attention of dance music titans Anjunadeep – signing 6 tracks in one fell swoop. With tracks included in their flagship compilation series at the start of 2021, Tagavaka released his debut EP ‘Extrapolate’ which piqued the interest from the likes of Eli & Fur, Lane 8 and Alan Fitzpatrick.
Since then, further releases (Water EP, Bijou EP, and Sun Rings EP) gained Tagavaka debut performances supporting Max Cooper, and performing at the unique Anjunadeep Explorations festival.
Tagavaka is supported by PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund.