KOMRAUS is a London Live Music Project mixing trip-hop music with cinematic universes, jazz touches and epic lyrics.
Komraus is a project conformed by successful professional musicians with the need of bringing solid and intimate live performances to the audience in order to unleash their senses.
Its Debut single- If I Am Dreaming- was released on 15th of December through AWAL and celebrated at The Victoria, in London, on the 13th of December with a very well received and sold out headline gig.
Last January they were selected and played the reputable Discovery Talent showcase in London, as part of the Independent Venue Week and got playlisted by Shoredicth radio with great feedback from the industry.
Now, in collaboration with M.A.R.S Labelgroup, Greenhouse Talent, Pias Distribution and Musichelp from Scandanavia, we proudly present the European debut release of the first single “Just Say My Name” on the 11thof May 2018.
On the day of the release Komraus will perform at Sarau 08911 in Barcelona as a precursor of the European tour later on this year.
A full album release will follow end of September 2018.
KOMRAUS members have played before at Ronnie Scott’s, Cargo in London, Victoria & Albert Museum performances, Amnesia Ibiza, Pacha Madrid, played with Jose Padilla from Cafe del Mar, worked with Steve Honest (Michael Jackson and Prince), with Steve Orchard (Grammy Awarded producer), with Metropolis Studios, John Robertson (Morcheeba, Grace Jones), appeared Live at Nine, the musical movie with Penelope Cruz and Danny Day Lewis.
Previous works have been played in worldwide Radio stations (Kiss FmAustralia, Radio1 France), Ibiza dance floors and the Music Videos on VirginMedia, PlayStation and SbTv.
Paul Lester, from The Guardian: “KOMRAUS is an amazing surprise. Incredible performance and universe created”.
Ellie Lawson, programmer at The Victoria: “Always a pleasure to work with Sara and KOMRAUS. They are great!. Always welcome to our venue’
-KOMRAUS previous songwriters’ music has been on PlayStation, Virgin Music and KIss Fm Australia.
-KOMRAUS sold out their first headline show in London last December 2017 at the re-known venue: The Victoria.
-18th of April 2018 the band headlines again at The Sebright Arms, the trendy venue in Shoredicth, supported by VICE and in another show empowering female fronted acts. #womeninmusic.
-KOMRAUS has been selected and played live as a main Act for Discovery Talent Showcase in London as part of the Independent Venues Week in January 2018.
-KOMRAUS Live singles have been recorded by Andy Whitmore, who has worked with Lemar, produced 14 UK top-ten hits including “Flava” by Peter Andre and “I’ve Got A Little Something For You” by MN8. He also produced the 2000 album Love Science 101 by Phoenix.
KOMRAUS singer Sara Rioja
Sara Rioja, has an extensive musical and stage career.
She has sang at the clubs Kapital and Pacha in Madrid, Amnesia in Ibiza, residency at 7th Heaven in Corfu. She has also starred in musical theatre plays that have toured Spain and Italy and has played in all main London venues: Ronnie Scotts, Cargo, The Borderline,.. She has also worked with top producers like Steve Honest (Michael Jackson, Eyrythmics), Steve Orcahrd (Grammy Awarded- Goldfrapp), Max Heyes (La Roux and primal Scream). She has also worked with Abbey Road studios and Metropolis studios in previous projects.