Catnapp

Catnapp

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Catnapp is the guise of Argentinian artist Amparo Battaglia. Doing her very own thing since many years, the Berlin based producer, singer/rapper and striking performer has already (self-)released a couple of records full of boundless creativity and originality before joining Monkeytown Records. She's taking whatever she needs from every electronic genre as well as pop and rap music.

Amparo cites classic influences like The Prodigy, Aphex Twin, OutKast or Beyoncé, while her productions also draw from today’s post-internet and post-rap sounds. In a recent interview she said about her music: „On the one hand I just want people to enjoy a nice fat beat. On the other I also want them to receive the sensations I’m trying to transmit. Love, sadness, anger. I want them to get inside my story and make it theirs.“

Catnapp’s musical vision is fresh and freewheeling, open-hearted yet confrontational. If she’s too strong, you’re too weak.

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Genre: Electronic
Subgenre: Pop
From: Berlin, GERMANY