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ZoëXenia began her music career from a young age, as a singer / songwriter with various rock bands in her teenage years. That is, until she first heard housemusic. Caught by this new sound, and longing to be more than a singer in a band, she began to develop her own electronic style as a producer - a hybrid of rolling bass, mysterious soundscapes and funked-up beats. She uses her voice not only as vocal, but instrument itself, keeping her firmly on the avante-garde tip. "I like to improvise and try things with my voice, it's an instrument I carry everywhere; like recording myself having the hiccups, and making some fine rhythms with it."
First approached by Musika Tremenda to sing/mc alongside dj's in a club environment, she now performs as an mc and electronic live-act at festivals and parties throughout Europe, with the likes of Mike Grant, Jamie Anderson, Gene Farris, Amê, D'Julz, Justin Harris, Benny Rodrigues, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Radioslave e.a. In 2003 she performed at the downtempo-electronic finals of Diesel-U-Music Benelux, became a dancefinalist at Grote Prijs van Nederland in 2004 and was selected for the RedbullMusicAcademyTaster, Amsterdam in May 2005. Her first EP came out on ArtMiniMal this spring, followed by releases on Connaisseur (Superieur), Organised Music and Remote Area. Advancing and refining what house music can be, and collaborating with different artists on stage, are the inspiration for what ZoëXenia does. Equally important is how she brings that to the dancefloor.
On stage, ZoëXenia has remarkable presence. With her powerful, soulful voice, and her ability to produce sounds as if from another planet, she weaves together a hypnotic, ecstatic experience for the listener; an exchange of energy that dissolves boundaries, where music becomes a universal language.
National Clubs & Events:
Dancefinalist Grote Prijs van Nederland, Extrema festival, Dance4life at Gelredome, Mysteryland, Fast Forward Dance Parade, Robodock festival, Integrate, Paradiso, Melkweg, Panama, Outland, Las Palmas, Off Corso, 't Paard van Troje, Winkel van Sinkel, Tivoli
International Clubs & Events: Downtempo-electronic finalist Diesel-U-Music Benelux, ID&T Tomorrowland, Boom (Belgium), WMF - Berlin (Germany), Opium Beach Club, Kiev (Ukraine), A.V.I.T./Leeds film festival - Leeds (United Kingdom), Patipa Kiev (Ukraine), Culture Club -Gent (Belgium), Contact Europe - Berlin (Germany), Media Mediterannea 05 - Pula (Croatia), Contact Europe - Oslip (Austria), WMC-Miami (USA)
- Anaesthetic EP (ART003) on ArtMiniMal Berlin (http://www.beatport.com/artminimal+berlin )
- Move over on Organised Music (including Justin Harris remix)
- Can't forget (made together with Estroe) on Connaisseur compilation "Grand Cru 2007"
- What you say? (including Microfunk remix) on Remote Area
- Masterplan (vocals/lyrics) for Jeffed on United Recordings
- Embrace you (Diesel-U-Music Vol.1/Electronic) on Stefano Cecchi Recordings
- Roundabout my mind (NOTV Visual Music DVD) on Universal Recordings
- Into the light (vocals/lyrics) for Jeffed on PSSST Records/United Recordings