CZARINA: shaping the future of music Friday, 16 November 2018 21:57 by madseason
CZARINA - Silence & Surrender

I already wrote about CZARINA last June, when she released her debut single Silence & Surrender. Now the talented synthwave rocker has released her highly anticipated LP Painted Holograms.

All songs on Painted Holograms were written, composed, produced, arranged and performed by CZARINA, except for Burn which was originally written and performed by The Cure for The Crow Motion Picture Soundtrack. Joe Peretore led the production and synth design for both mixes of Silence & Surrender and provided additional arrangements on tracks such as the cosmically dreamy Gravity and electrically-charged Parallel Lines.

Leaving her final touches on all tracks, CZARINA meticulously formulated a bundle of songs that illustrate exhilaration through the emotionally charged lyrics and guitar-led singles that tread the line of traditional rock and innovative new wave synth pop.

Drawing inspiration from 80s tech noir film composers such as Vangelis and Clint Mansell, CZARINA embraces electronic instruments and pushes creative boundaries. "I really think synths are shaping the future of music, creating new sounds and dynamics through technology," she says.

Painted Holograms tells a story of rebirth through songs that fuse sonic lead guitars with hypnotic vocals. Diving into her natural rockstar persona, the album features heavy synth adaptations and groovy guitar riffs.

Posting about Silence & Surrender, I wrote that the single "echoes of Eurythmics strongest moments, Lisa Dalbello's most accessible songs and cult band Device's luscious synth-wave rock." Well, I'm happy to report that we can find those similitaries in most of the song of this excellent full-length album. Add some The Cure, Siouxsie and the Banshees, modern-day Muse and heavy doses of strong personality, and the recipe is ready.

Painted Holograms is available for download and streaming on digital music platforms worldwide so, what are you waiting for?

CZARINA: a dark star on the rise Saturday, 30 June 2018 15:06 by madseason
CZARINA - Silence & Surrender

Dark synth-pop musician CZARINA (aka Vero Faye) has released her debut single, Silence & Surrender, from her forthcoming album, Painted Holograms.

Accompanied by atmospheric 80's style synth, CZARINA's smoky and powerful vocals spin a cinematic tale filled with seduction, melodrama and heroism that transports her audience into the middle of a John Carpenter film.
CZARINA wrote, composed, arranged and performed Silence & Surrender, and tapped producer Joe Peretore to lead the production, synth, and sound designs.

Silence & Surrender echoes of Eurythmics strongest moments, Lisa Dalbello's most accessible songs and cult band Device's luscious synth-wave rock.
Stream/buy Silence & Surrender now clicking on the image.

On a curious note, before CZARINA, Vero Faye spent her time as the full time creative director and founder of the famed footwear and accessory brand, IVY KIRZHNER NEW YORK. With a design aesthetic true to her own notoriously unapologetic rock-and-roll persona, her footwear collection became a global success, with a long list of celebrity clientele including Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Kesha, Lily Collins, Cassie, Jamie Chung and Tori Kelly.