Astrid

Singer/Composer/Artistic Director

News

  • Tour with Matti Salo (guitar, Finland) and Mat Muntz (bass, USA)

    Published on June 14, 2018

    Vocalist Astrid Kuljanic, guitarist Matti Salo, and bassist Mat Muntz have come together to create new music – exploring free improvisation, live electronics, and compositions drawing on a diverse range of influences. Salo is a versatile multi-instrumentalist, composer, and sound designer based in Tampere, Finland with experience ranging from solo guitar and small group jazz to death metal and scoring puppet theater productions. Kuljanic and Muntz are both based in New York and have collaborated as a duo since 2015, … Read More »

  • Upcoming shows in NYC before the summer in Europe

    Published on May 28, 2018

    Hello world! It’s been a while since my last post. I’ve been busy organizing the summer tours and doing a lot of work in NYC, as well as vacationing with my dear friends in New Orleans, I’ll update you on that with a couple of super cool photos and videos in my newsletter- please sign up for it if you haven’t yet. In the meantime, I’m leaving for Croatia to play two tours and some additional shows, and the most … Read More »

  • First video from the sold out album release concert at Carnegie Hall with audience singing!

    Published on December 20, 2017

    Dear friends, I’m happy I can share with you the first video we recorded at the new album release concert! Please follow this link to the full video Youtube: https://youtu.be/jwFVlMu7Aik and if you like it, like it and share it with your friends! “Breathe Freedom” song delivers an important message and I wrote inspired by my friend’s Facebook status. I often tell him he should be a poet, but he is, in fact, a wonderful lawyer from Syria, Deyaa Alrwishdi. … Read More »

  • CROATIAN ARTIST AT WEILL RECITAL HALL AT CARNEGIE HALL

    Published on November 11, 2017

    At Carnegie Hall on October 24, singer and composer Astrid Kuljanic performed a concert with her band Transatlantic Exploration Company for the release of her album Riva. Besides Astrid, Transatlantic Exploration Company is comprised of accordionist and native New Yorker Ben Rosenblum, bassist Mat Muntz of Seattle, WA, and Brazilian percussionist Rogerio Boccato. The sold out crowd at Weill Recital Hall (which included the consuls of both Croatia and Serbia) was treated to Astrid’s original music, as well as jazz … Read More »

  • PledgeMusic reached the goal, we did it!! (The store will remain open so you can still order the album)

    Published on October 11, 2017

    Dear pledgers, We did it! Thank you for preordering the album and other goodies from the campaign, it reached 105%! It’s been an intense experience, and I’m grateful for your support and kind words. The store on PledgeMusic will remain open so you can still order goodies at www.pledgemusic.com/projects/astrid After the campaign has been completed, a bigger part of the proceeding will go to Doctors Without Borders. Now I have the sweet task to actually lock myself in the house … Read More »