Malena is an Argentinian born artist, producer and film maker. Influenced by guitar players such as Blake Mills and Venezuelan American singer-songwriter / visual artist Devendra Banhart as well as the psychedelic and dreamy sounds of Tame Impala, Beach House, Malena explores a free thinking and forgiving approach to her work. Her debut album ‘Aliso’ was released on 13th April via Yucatan Records to critical delight.
Following release Malena has been touring Europe playing festivals including Great Escape, Latitude, All Points East, Reeperbahn, Liverpool sound city, Dot to Dot, Hit The North, Alinae Lumr, Dice and more. She is to set out to SXSW Austin, Texas this March ahead of her April European Tour.
“Gently warped and beguilingly melancholy guitar pop” - **** The Guardian
“Ideal for lazy summer days…her dreamy vocals cast a Sade-style spell. Bewitching” - Sunday Times Culture Magazine
“...soars over a dreamlike soundscape, each syllable lingering, seemingly suspended in time” - NPR
“Addictive yet delicate melodies” - Crack in the Road
“Nostalgic and beautifully crafted” - EARMILK
“We dare you not to fall in love with Malena Zavala’s honeyed voice” - NYLON
“An absolute joy to hear” - Indie Shuffle
“perfect for chilled out late summer days” - Mahogany