Awali (Tamara Sofia Shmidt) is an independent musician from Ukraine/Czech republic, based in Prague.
This music is an ethereal mixture of delicate vocals, synth and intricate sound experiments. Awali is constantly on a music quest, looking for creative ways of expressing piercing tenderness, deafening anger or the mood of the escapist… Her music is a treat for all lovers of sophisticated electronic and dreamy pop, bringing the listener an interesting and refreshing sound.
Awali started as a project in Spring 2013. In May 2014 released it’s debut EP Breadcrumbs. In December 2014: Musiczone.cz wrote: “Awali are one of the bright discoveries of this year, at least for anyone who likes electronic music, in this case it’s softer, quieter and sophisticated side.” In February 2015 Awali released the album Between Significant, which had positive reactions from critics. Sgrgldr.com wrote: “Awali‘s debut album Between Significant is such a jewel.