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Turner

Pop // Galway, Galway

Solo electro-alt-pop artist based in Galway and originally from Laois. Singing alongside the electronic music on topics such as self doubt, heartbreak and indecision ‘powerfully expressed through Cat’s bruising, raw vocals (like a female Kurt Cobain)’-GetInHerEars .

Cat first started making music herself when a band she wanted to start didn't work on. After this disappointment Cat picked up the first instrument she could find, a keyboard from her brother's room and started crafting her own space in music. Since then Cat started producing and fleshed out a sound of her own and began releasing this music in 2017.

'I've become obsessed with the DIY ethos. It's really pushed me to make things, that years ago, I really thought I wouldn't be capable of' Cat says. 'Not making music was never a choice for me. I need to spill my guts in these songs to relate to the world.'

2021 Cat plans to release music with a more developed sound and plenty of it. 'I've made so much music lately. It's different but it's still me. I need to get it out there so once I start I have no plans to slow down for quite awhile'.

With the debut EP ‘Contrast’ & single 'Easier' receiving praise from The Last Mixed Tape, Clash Magazine, Hot Press, 2FM, Spin103 and 98FM.

PRESS

'Track of the Day' / 'Hot for 2019' - Hot Press Magazine

'Delectable synth pop with an artful edge' - CLASH Magazine

'An instantly captivating new release taken from her upcoming debut E.P, Cat Turner’s ‘Waster’ grabs your attention with its weighty production, depth of field and Turner’s vocal growl.' - The Last Mixed Tape

'A dash of nostalgia embedded in the modern production style. The melodic swing of synths against the grit of Turner’s voice creates a sound unlike anything else on the market.' - New Sick Music

'Cat Turners music is sultry' - John Barker, 98FM

'Tune of the Day' - Dan Hegarty, 2FM

1 of 30 acts picked by RTE 2FM to be part of the 'Play the Picnic' competition

'You can almost hear Turner spitting in anger through the vocal delivery, more suited to a rock song than an electro song; and again this is another powerful contrast.' - GetInHerEars