Formed in 2016, The Hu is an innovative rock band hailing from Mongolia that has captured global attention with their unique fusion of traditional Mongolian throat singing, known as “Khoomei”, and modern rock music. The band members – Galbadrakh Tsendbaatar (aka Gala), Enkhasaikhan Batjargal (aka Enkush), Temuulen Naranbaatar (aka Temka), and Nyamjantsan Galsanjamts (aka Jaya) – all contribute vocals, while playing traditional Mongolian instruments.
Their debut album “The Gereg” released in 2019, garnered critical acclaim and commercial success with its powerful blend of ancient Mongolian musical traditions and contemporary rock sensibilities. The band’s name, “The Hu”, is the Mongolian root word for human, symbolizing their music’s universal appeal.
Songs such as “Wolf Totem” and “Yuve Yuve Yu” have earned millions of views online, drawing attention to their unique sound and visual aesthetic. The Hu’s music transcends language barriers and resonates with audiences worldwide, earning them a fervent international following.
Performing in full traditional Mongolian garb, their live performances are as visually stunning as they are sonically. They create an immersive experience that invites the audience into a different time and space, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Mongolia while pushing the boundaries of rock music.
Through their innovative sound and compelling performances, The Hu continues to create a unique space for themselves in the global music scene, paving the way for a new genre of music.