Julia Marks is a multifaceted artist. Singer, song writer, lyricist,
MC, music producer and voice diapason, she continues to display a
stunning musicality which has developed across a lifetime dedicated to
her art. From her beginnings in the church choir at the tender age of
seven, to her background in pop-jazz vocal art at the private Moscow
studio of acting, her professional singing career is just as eclectic as
her voice. To this day, she continues to study different vocal
techniques within rock, jazz hip-hop and soul, always striving for her
audience’s wow-reaction, especially whilst debuting her impressive vocal
As well as featuring in many jazz and rock bands as a vocalist,
becoming well-known on the major Russian city live circuit, she also
took part in the infamous Russian Hip Hop battle InDaBattle during 2010,
becoming the first female to reach the competition’s finale. However,
despite her love for hip-hop she began to understand the necessity of
diluting her vocal parts to develop more recitative.
Julia Marks has been heavily present within the world of drum & bass.
Having performed at some of the biggest drum & bass events in Russia –
including World of Drum & Bass and Bassland, she’s also taken part on
releases for labels such as Program, Lifted Music and Renegade Hardware
and for artists such as Magnetude (where she is instated as their
Exclusive Vocalist). Working with some of the most notorious players
within the scene, she became a staple part of their back catalogues,
further pushing herself across a wide variety of platforms and tastes.
Her undeniable musicality was also clear on her offering for Dutch label
Fokuz Recordings, proving yet again that her enviable vocal talent could
fit a wide-ranging set of moulds.
/Julia Marks is a rarity; an artist who brings real meaning to the term
and a name that will be on the lips of many in the near future./