“Soulful vocals with a jazz-tinged charm, there’s a defiantly modern approach at play here.” – Clash Magazine.
Think pop melodies with dark, soulful beats and a jazz inspired husky jazz vocal. Widely known for her seductive live performances, Rita Satch is fast becoming an unforgettable presence in Australia’s neosoul movement. In 2015 Rita played her first UK/European tour including at UK's iconic Glastonbury festival.
Brought up on jazz and soul greats Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles and Nina Simone, Rita Satch has a powerful voice which has garnered the attention of some of Australia’s most renowned musicians, including Mark Fitzgibbon who called Rita “the best singer songwriter to hit the scene in a long time”. With the release of her debut EP Awoken in 2011, Rita thrived as a jazz singer and chanteuse, cutting her teeth in the Melbourne scene supporting the likes of Renee Geyer, Kate Ceberano, Christine Anu amongst others.
Her latest self-titled EP, produced by Ryan Ritchie (Kimbra, The Raah Project) and featuring legendary violinist Tim Fain (Philip Glass), was launched in Melbourne, Sydney and London to sell-out crowds and has been well received by Triple J and BBC Radio 2.
A dynamic and versatile performer, Rita brings an electrifying presence on stage. Satch works with some of Australia’s most acclaimed musicians, sharing band members with the likes of Kimbra, Gotye and The Cat Empire.
A collision of hip hop beats and pop infused soul, Rita Satch is a modern day siren - welcoming you inside of her mind, body and soul with no promises of letting you out.
“There is no questioning the sensationally sultry timbre of Satch’s voice“ - Vulture Magazine
“It’s captivating with its sexy bass lines, the soft, yet powerful voice and the lyrics with their ability to penetrate your body, mind and soul. It’s like the stars align and create something truly spectacular” - Pearl Magazine
“A voice to keep an ear on” - Lindy Burns, ABC 774
“Blown away by Satch’s smart singing, killer tone!” - Multi Grammy award winner Jeff Paris (Keb Mo’ co-writer)