Rachel Row

( Pets Recordings / Defected Records / Sofia, BG ) Live

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Bio

Coming from a musical family, Rachel Row has been singing and performing since the age of 8. Over the last years she has been active in the background, pulling the strings for a wide cast of other artists: songwriting and producing for some of the biggest names in Bulgarian music. Rachel Row took her time to develop her skills and style. Graduating from Sofia’s National Academy of Music, she has performed in several musicals, has been part of a vocal trio and has toured as a guest soloist and backing vocalist in a huge variety of contexts.

Since 2006 Rachel has been a regular collaborator of one of the world’s hottest names in electronic music, KiNK. She has provided vocals for some of his most successful releases in the UK, Europe and US, including the single “Handmade” on Rush Hour and his remix of Terranova’s track “Question Mark”. She also appeared on Snuff Crew’s album for Bpitch Control, “Behind The Mask”.

2012 saw the realease of her debut single on Pets Recordings, “Follow The Step”. After collecting hundres of thousands of plays on Soundcloud, its KiNK version become one of the biggest club tracks in 2013, getting support all across the board from Sven Väth to MK Tiesto and Pete Tong. The single was subsequently licensed by Defected and received further remix treatment from Justin Martin, Breach aka Ben Westbeech and FCL, among others. At the same time she wrote and recorded her first movie soundtrack score for “Shhh … Sing to Me”, one of the most successful Bulgarian short movies of the last decade, and also played a character in it.

While being preeminently a studio musician, Rachel Row has performed a host of carefully selected live gigs, including Berlin’s emblematic Panorama Bar / Berghain club, London’s Corsica Studios, Ushuaia in Ibiza, Horizon Festival as well as off-Sónar parties in Barcelona.

Rachel reinforced her collaboration with Pets Recordings with her single “L Square” in 2014, and is featured throughout KiNK’s debut album for Macro Recordings. Further joint performances with KiNK have been scheduled for various clubs and festivals, most notably Tomorrowland Festival 2014. 

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