Kama Vardi is a Tel Aviv based songstress.
Vardi started her musical journey at 16. She traveled to the U.K, alternating between seedy downtown London and a little caravan in a farm by the Dorset shore, where she formed the street girl band “La La Cravat”; with which she played through the streets of England and France until finally settled back in Vardi’s hometown, Tel Aviv.
At 21 Vardi released her debut solo album “ForgetMeNot” independently.
Her second album “Satchel - Sof Ma’arav” a half Hebrew-half English double E.P, released in 2016, was fully crowdfunded, and was very warmly received by the Israeli critics and press.
“Whatever Will Be'', the first single of her upcoming album, “Moonticket”, was released late 2019 and immediately got into some of Israel’s biggest radio stations playlists (including glglz and 88fm), featured on Shazam’s most searched for songs in Israel, got into apple music’s official “Israeli Essential Rock Song Of The 2010s” and “100 best songs of 2019” list, and was number 9 in 88fm's songs of the year chart.
“Her bitter-sweetness gets me every time, Kama Vardi, so beautiful, magical!” Yoav Kutner & Orly Yaniv, Glglz (Israel)
“The craziness, the passion - formed in this gentle, magical melody; in timeless harmony and production. This music is crossing decades, towards eternal life.” Yossi Harsonsky (Israel)
“I think I’m in love.” Dudi Patimer, Ma’ariv.
“In Kama Vardi’s lyrics there is an unstopping movement, a sense of nature and worldliness, and within all that momentum there is also a lot of room for intimacy” Ben Shalev, Haaretz (Israel)
“A beautiful discovery” Iggy magazine
“A wonder of minimalistic folk. The single “Rafsoda” could easily be our song of the year” Columbus (israel)
“Beautiful and surprising” Guy Tene, Raash Lavan (Israel)
“Kama’s clear voice, her beautiful lyrics and gentle guitar picking - all is just so pleasant and charming” Hadei Ozen (Israel)
“It’s entrancing to listen to, every moment holds you captive in a totally compelling manner. Not a moment is wasted, and this release in its entirety highlights wonderfully the purity and power of the writing and performance, of the skill and expression of the artist. An absolute must for the year ahead, a simple yet stunning song, presenting some incredibly refreshing and eye-opening ideas.”
Rebecca Cullen, Stereo Stickman
“Kama Vardi is an absolute dream to listen to” Rose Smith, Twenty-two Twenty-eight