CZARINA ® (styled as C Z A R I N A) is Vero Kitsuné - an American award-winning synth and electronic artist, songwriter, producer, visual artist and filmmaker based in Galicia and London. Her work transcends a vast spectrum of electronic genres including progressive synths, industrial, dark trip hop, electronic rock, post-punk and darkwave.
Inspired by her love for futurist culture, cyberpunk, mecha robots, martial arts and Japanese Animes, CZARINA has created a distinctively compelling artistic universe that is a true fusion of her unique strengths in both visual and musical artistry. Her eclectic list of musical and visionary influences include Nine Inch Nails, Massive Attack, TOOL, A Perfect Circle, Bjork, Vangelis, The Black Queen, The Cranberries, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Heart, QUEEN, Debbie Harry, Kate Bush, Annie Lennox, Siouxie Sioux and Tori Amos. Dabbling with atmospheric synths and lush cinematic tones, CZARINA takes her audience into a smoke-filled, neon-lit dimension, with vivid, picturesque and poignant lyricism, sonic guitars, catchy melodies and powerful vocal hooks which are all signature to her unique soundscape.
CZARINA is an established fashion and accessories designer, and she co-runs the creative branding powerhouse for art, design, photography, film and music called THE KITSUNÉS with DeadlyKawaii. She is also an active wildlife, marine life and ocean advocate.
AWARDS & CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
- NEW YORK FILM AWARDS 2019 - winner, best music video - "Blaze: Dances of the Yokai"
- INDIE SHORT FEST 2019 - winner, best original song - "Blaze"
- INDIE SHORT FEST 2019 - nominee, best makeup and hairstyling - "Blaze: Dances of the Yokai"
- INDIE X FEST 2019 - nominee, best costume design "Blaze: Dances of the Yokai"
- INDIE X FEST 2019 - nominee, best makeup and hairstyling - "Blaze: Dances of the Yokai"
- LOS ANGELES FILM AWARDS 2019 - semi-finalist - "Blaze: Dances of the Yokai"
- IMDB’s INDEPENDENT SHORTS AWARDS 2019 - official selection - "Blaze: Dances of the Yokai"
- MUSIC CONNECTION MAGAZINE - Hot 100 Indie Artists of 2018