Mara Katria at Arboretum by J. Jeff Ungar

Mara Katria

Musician + Filmmaker

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"My God, It's Full Of Stars!"

Mara Katria reveals her upcoming original album Modern M with iconic post punk band  MODERN ENGLISH as well as the internationally acclaimed music video for her debut single, Midnight Mind,” mastered at Real World Studios.

Mara Katria reveals her upcoming original album, Modern M, with the iconic post punk band MODERN ENGLISH as well as the (now internationally acclaimed) music video for her debut single, “Midnight Mind” (mastered at Real World Studios).

Modern M

“IT'S HERE; IT HAS BEGUN!”
Certain temporal oddities opened a portal by which Mara Katria has been able to write and perform an EP of five original songs with her friends and heroes MODERN ENGLISH!
J. Jeff Ungar, who is featured on the record, describes it as: "music for time travelers." (coming 2021)

Modern M

“IT'S HERE; IT HAS BEGUN!”
Certain temporal oddities opened a portal by which Mara Katria has been able to write and perform an EP of five original songs with her friends and heroes MODERN ENGLISH!
J. Jeff Ungar, who is featured on the record, describes it as: "music for time travelers." (coming 2021)

"Midnight Mind"

“Midnight Mind” is the first of Mara’s original pieces to be released publicly. The song features J. Jeff Ungar and was e-Mastered at the immortal Real World Studios.

The song is now available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Google Play, et cetera – and if you prefer a collectible edition, then deluxe CD, DVD, and Blu-ray bundles are available on ebay now, courtesy of Music For Time Travelers.​

"Midnight Mind" - Official Video

The official “Midnight Mind” music video has been released — first via the excellent publication I’m Music Magazine — and now to the wide world. Visit the events section to learn about the recent and upcoming film festivals, radio shows, and news regarding this multi Best Music Video Award winning short film – written and directed by Mara Katria, featuring J. Jeff Ungar. Better yet, subscribe to Mara’s channel on YouTube, and join her on the journey forward!

"Midnight Mind" - Lyrics Video

The lyrics video for “Midnight Mind” featuring J. Jeff Ungar was shot and edited during the spring of 2020. Mara wanted to provide something (before the release of the official video) in hope of providing solace during the COVID-19 climate. As the chorus rings out: “You’re not alone.” The video is also available on Roku’s KNOB-TV channel!

"The Dark Night Of The Soul"

Mara Katria’s cover of Loreena McKennitt‘s timeless song is coming September 19th, 2020! This enchanting piece features violin and guitar by world-class musicians Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan. Mixing and mastering were deftly provided by Clyde Rosencrance. A lyrics video will accompany the song, filmed by J. Jeff Ungar and Ms. Katria (directed and edited by Mara as well).  To be the first to see it, go to Mara’s YouTube channel and subscribe!

“Mara Katria’s ‘The Dark Night Of The Soul’ featuring Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan is absolutely beautiful. I am floored!”
– ‘Joltin Joe’ Pszonek • Host of Radio Nowhere and The Train Wreck Show

“Pure magic! We really love this version of ‘The Dark Night Of The Soul.’ We were listening to it again and again when we drove through Saltfjellet National Park in Norway, crossing the Arctic Circle. We felt that the song and the wild environment melted together.”
– Marit Bertheussen • Department Manager, Helgeland Museum | Bjørn-Ivar Helland • Artist/Photographer (Træna, Norway)

“‘The Dark Night Of The Soul’ is gorgeous! It brings a profound sense of peace. A work of art!”
– Burning Bridget Cleary • Award-winning Celtic Band (East Coast, USA)

“With Mara Katria’s warm, lovely voice, the timeless words of St. John of the Cross and a richly woven bed of strings, I felt transported to a moonlit forest and wrapped in the warmth of a lover’s embrace.”
– Eric Morse • Writer and Editor

“The Dark Night Of The Soul” will be available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Music, et cetera, on September 19th, 2020! A number of stations have already enthusiastically confirmed that they are pleased to include the song in rotation and/or as part of special features! These shows and stations include, but are not limited to: ••• The Folk Music Notebook ••• 88.1-FM WDIY ••• Channel 98.9-FM ••• Traditions with Ron Olesko (98.1-FM WFDU) ••• Celtic Songstress Radio ••• Paddy Rock Radio ••• Celtic Roots Radio.

These are excellent stations and hosts who feature remarkable artists and music. They are well worth turning on anytime!

Ms. Katria counts it as a deep honor that when Loreena McKennitt and her label Quinlan Road were contacted for permission to share this homage to “The Dark Night Of The Soul” – not only did they give their blessing – but they also expressed how much they enjoy this version and the lyrics-video Mara directed. In Mara’s words, “I am forever grateful for the genius and kindness of a true heroine, the great Loreena McKennitt, and the phenomenal people she chooses to work with.”

Watch the trailer for the lyrics video for “The Dark Night Of The Soul”: https://youtu.be/fRaXh0La9LQ.

If you enjoy it, we’d appreciate if you ‘like’ the video and subscribe for updates on Mara’s upcoming releases!

Mara Katria - "The Touch" by J. Jeff Ungar

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