Qarin Wikström (1977), Swedish vocalist and composer, situated in Copenhagen.

Her musicality lives in the outskirts of many things; a blend of genres and sounds after a long stroll through Swedish folklore and hymns, Japanese music, chamber choir music, pop, jazz and improvised music.

Qarin has a catalogue of 14 releases so far, where she is either composer, lyricist or co-writer, and a dozen of releases appearing as a side-woman in other peoples bands. Nominee and receiver of several Danish jazz grammies.

Q –her solo project
Kostcirkeln –her avant garde pop band
Co-leader of Sekten, Babakarej, Shitney Spears, Bloody Lotion, Herman & Qarins elektriska duett and
Wikström/Maniscalco.

Member of ILK, one of the leading record labels for new jazz and avant-garde in Denmark.
Collaborations with choreographers in contemporary dance, as a composer and  performer.
Over the past few years, Qarin has gradually been evolving within the field of electronics, especially with groups and projects of freely improvised music

In 2012, she received the prestigious 3-year grant from the Danish Arts Council.

 

 

 

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