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Ekala

House, Minimal

AKA: Ekaterina Matchavariani

76 Recordings, Cold Busted, KULT
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Ekaterina Matchavariani (aka EKALA) born in 07/08/1977 in Tbilisi, Georgia, is a female artist with 5 full length albums under her belt, around 200 released tracks on labels.

Ekala was only 7 years old when got stunned by the electronic music of Kraftwerk. This single, an absolute phenomenon in her childhood, played a key role in defining her future musical direction. At same age she started her musical education in piano. She was too young to know, but she was already a musician by calling to feel that her world was rocked by a sound.

In Spring 2006, Ekala produced her first track “Piu” from a newly-installed music program on her home computer. In August 2006, Piso Records (UK) released her first EP “LET IT MOVE YOU”(including 3 tracks “Piu”, “Mind Bender” and “Let it move you”). Less than a month later, System Recordings, one of the USA’s largest record labels, expressed interest in Ekala’s distinctive sound & style and released many singles. She also released in CR2, Prison Entertainment, Wok Records (Wormland ), Glamour Punk, Musictracx, Celestial recordings, etc.

Ekala does remix for first class artists such as Moussa Clarke and Berny, Levan. She also makes remixes for many other labels and independent artists. She’s quite the opposite of a newcomer. Ekala embrace different types of electronic music, she defines her music as harmonic and rhythm addicted.