Norwegian-Iranian artist, songwriter, composer, producer and DJ
Marie Sahba is a Norwegian-Iranian artist, songwriter, producer, composer and DJ who make alternative pop with a hint of her Iranian roots. She releases her music on her label «Sahba Records». Her debut-EP "Out of Control" was released November 15th 2019.
In January 2019 she released the song "Take Me Back» which was the first song she produced and released on her own label. It made it to the H&M international in-store playlists, New Music Friday and Norwegian radio etc. It was also featured in the critically acclaimed TV2 series "Heksejakt". She continued with with the strong follow-ups «Dancing Alone» and «Out of Control». «Out of Control», which is also the title track of the EP.
Marie Sahba has received great reviews from her past live performances and has proven herself to be a strong live artist. In 2017 Adressa wrote that Marie Sahba «is a wonderful force of nature» and that «the concert at Trondheim Calling was a powerful demonstration». She has also been nominated for by:Larm’s «role model»-prize, played at by:Larm, Pstereo, Sørveiv, Rockefeller, Sentrum Scene, Parkteatret and on the radio show "P3-Ruben".
Marie Sahba has composed music for several short films by Oscar Udbye together with the trio "Kattguldet": "Gammel Bikkje, Nye Triks", "Noen ting som skjedde 8.mars" and "A Man Came From The Sea". They received the award for "Original Film Music" at Watersprite Film Festival in Cambridge in 2014 for the soundtrack of "A Man Came From The Sea". She has also composed music for other short films and jingles.
When she’s not creating and performing her music, she’s also a busy DJ in the Norwegian club scene- both solo and together with the duo CAVAGOTCHI.
Reviews (in Norwegian):
Trondheim Calling 2017: http://bit.ly/2jLa0Ql
Trondheim Calling 2015: http://bit.ly/2f4t4EM
Pstereo 2015: http://bit.ly/2eLsMpJ
Feminalen 2015: http://bit.ly/2gHHElH
Photo by Ida Bjørvik
DJ MARIE SAHBA is known for her solid sets and big love for music. She has shaken many dance floors in the Norwegian club scene both solo and with the duo CAVAGOTCHI (with her partner in crime Cosmo Kessler). She has also played festivals such as Trondheim Calling, by:Larm + public & private events.
Her diverse taste in music translates into a variety of unique sets such as old school pop, rnb, hiphop, latin, hits from the past four decades, new beats and jams to eastern house, funk, soul & disco.
Weekly sets are announced on both her Instagram and Facebook page.
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