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Yana (Z-Cat) was born in the capital of Russia – Moscow. Her psytrance journey began in 2003. Since 2005 till 2007 she was a resident of one of the biggest Russian promotion group Synthetic Dreams. In autumn 2007 she joined one of the leading Psytrance organization TLN Promotion.
Collecting all the experience and skills, Yana decided to open her own solo project – Z-CaT. She was engaged in writing music with the new concept of combining twisted rhythms and thin vocals. Her tracks always have special ideas, like small stories.
In 2009 she released her first EP “Awaken Stories” on portuguese label Ultravision Records and she started traveling and performing. She released many of her tracks on different Compilations and labels like Doof Records, Goa Records, EDM Records, Kaos Krew Records, Psyshark Records, Geomagnetic and others. In 2010 she was awarded for the contribution to the development of electronic music in Russia and as The Best Psytrance Dj in Russia.
In 2011 she joined Akida Bookings, international booking agency and after years of travelling and blasting around the world, Z-CAT released her debut full album “REFLECTED” in June 2013 from South African label M.M.D. Records. Nowadays she is creating new night time psychedelic stompers for different labels and joined Dropland Recordings.it is an electronic music label based in Barcelona and Ibiza, specialised in psytrance and all its styles.
EP ABLAZE and ELUCIDATE was out by Dropland 2014-2015!
EP ENDLESS ELEVATION was out exclusively on Bandcamp.com/z-cat in 2016 ! and now New Full Album is getting prepared including many collaborations and surprises! Stay tuned!
Z-Cat, has taken the global psytrance scene by storm, implementing a more globally accessible interpretation on psycho-delics, incorporating elements of night psy, melodic, and even her own vocal samples, giving herself a more unique punchy spin on the genre. Euphoric full power psytrance with a feminine twist!