Yana is a singer/songwriter from Czech Republic with strong ties to Ireland. She might have lived there in the past life in you believe in that sort of thing. Being fascinated by meaningful lyrics all her life, it’s no wonder she makes listeners think and pay attention to what she sings.
She’s building a strong reputation by working with the likes of Liam Ó Maonlaí (Hothouse Flowers) or Colm Mac Con Iomaire (The Frames), supporting The Hills Mover (BE), sharing the stage with many talented artists in UK, Ireland and Czech Republic.
Radio airplays are vital for independent artists. Yet finding the right ones willing to play the unsigned acts and being open to various genres takes some cherry-picking. But you can find them. UK based Radio Wigwam is one of these gems. They have been running at...
Time keeps flying and with each passing day we are getting closer to the album being released. Excited? I can promise you it will be worth the wait. I know I made an album I wanted to make. And much more than that. In the meantime, let me tell you a bit more about...
It’s been quite some time since I posted an update here. Those subscribed to my mailing list are somewhat aware of what I’m up to. But for the rest of the world: I’m very excited to be releasing the third single from my forthcoming debut album. The single is called...
This is gonna be another deeply personal post. But let's face it - the best way to get to know somebody is to learn something about their life. That's what this is gonna be about. 16 years ago, on July 13th 2004, my first musical hero, who introduced guitar into my...
The good things keep coming!! Wow! Still find it hard to wrap my head around it. This past month was crazy busy but the hard work and perserverance seem to be paying off. The very first review of the EP came in and it's a beautiful one! Dave McMahon of Bayview Sounds...
This post might be a little more sentimental and I hope you'll forgive me for that. Today is a big day. So many emotions are going through my heart. After what seemed like an eternity my debut EP Distant Shore is finally out in the world! What an incredible feeling!...
The ride has been long and wild but I'm thrilled to share the exciting news that my debut EP "Distant Shore" is coming out in a week, on June 30th! It still hasn't completely sunk in. The date is quite symbolic as it would have been a birthday of the late Fergus...
Hi folks, welcome to my website. Here you’ll find everything you might like to know about my little music world. I’m more than happy to connect with you so get in touch if you feel like. Exciting news on the way so stay tuned!!
08/2023 – ShoutoutLA – Meet Yana/singer-songwriter
02/2023 – VoyageLA – Check out Yana’s Story
09/2022 – FV Music Blog – Yana – “Funeral of Life”
07/2022 – York Calling – Interview: Yana
07/2022 – Pigeon Reviews – Artist Interview: Yana
04/2022 – Plastic – New music from Yana
02/2022 – The Punk Head – YANA “REACH OUT”
02/2022 – PopFad – Reach Out /// Yana
02/2022 – TUNEBUBBLE – YANA Q&A
09/2020 – MAKING A SCENE! – Yana Distant Shore
08/2020 – ZAP! BANG! Magazine – Interview
07/2020 – Bayview Sounds – Distant Shore EP review
06/2020 – MusicBox PR – Interview
10/2019 – Merryn Magazine (UK) – Interview
10/2019 – Klefnotes – Distant Shore single review