About

Katja Šulc studied music in Slovenia and at the New School in New York, Jazz & Contemporary music program. Moving between hypnotic soul, dub,  jazz, world music and electronica she is focused on performing and interpreting poetry. Her debut album MILA (Sanje, 2008) set to music the poems of renowned Slovenian actress and poetess Mila Kačič, in a blend of sublime lyrical poetry, contemporary chanson and melodic jazz grooves. Her second album TWISTED DELIGHT (Celinka, 2013) features Katja’s own poetic lyrics originating from poetry workshops in New York. Finding an inspiring music match in DJ/producer Pier (RootsInSession) the creative collision resulted in a musically diverse record reaching from hypnotic dub and soul to r’n’b and reggae roots. Accompanied by music videos created by prominent Slovenian directors the album made a buzz and led to concerts in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegowina, Austria, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Mexico, Guatemala and to the nomination for MTV European Music Awards.

In 2016 Katja Šulc released her third album KAMLISAJLAN  (Casete México), based on contemporary gypsy poetry from Balkans and Eastern Europe.  The poems written by Stahiro, Papusza, Rajko Djurić, Ali Krasnići and others are performed in Rromani. The album was created together with Mexican musician Alban Usatch between France, Mexico and Slovenia, the poems were set to music using loop stations and simple, almost folk like melodies and chord changes, enveloped in repetitive world music rhythm patterns.  The release concert at the renowned world music festival Druga godba in May 2016 embarked Kamlisajlan on its long, diverse journey …