Taja Penič Golavšek (born June 25th 1985) is a professional singer, songwriter, pianist, wellbeing guide and cosmetic expert.
Her music career started in 1995 while singing a national anthem at the 4th Anniversary of Slovenian Independance in Cankarjev dom Ljubljana. Since then she collaborated and performed in various projects worldwide as well as in Slovenia.
Her collaboration with electronic music project Juno Reactor, UK, started in 2014. Juno Reactor is known for musical scores in Matrix Trilogy, Once upon a time in Mexico, Lost in space, Virtuosity, Drive, Beowulf, Eraser, Mortal Combat and others.
Ben Watkins (founder and music composer of Juno Reactor) had a music show in Ljubljana, Slovenia in March 2014, where DJ Zvuk introduced Taja to Ben who was searching everywhere for a new singer. Soon after first meeting, Taja was invited to Brighton, UK, for a studio test. All went well and three months later Taja was already performing live as a lead vocalist in Juno Reactor worldwide including Japan, USA, UK, Finland, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Portugal, Hungary, Lithuania, Greece, Austria, etc. together with international group of musicians like Peter Clarke/Budgie from UK (drums), Sugizo from Japan (guitar), Hamsika Iyer from India (singer), Tal Ben Ari/Tula from Israel (singer), Amir John Haddad from Germany/Spain (guitar), and performance artists/dancers like Nataly Hay from Israel, Stigma show from Russia, Agnivo from Russia.
New show ”The Mutant Theatre” was produced in 2016 for a big audience of Ozora Music Festival Hungary that holds around 50,000 people. The album with the same name was released in June, 2018, at the Metropolis Records USA, featuring Taja’s vocals on Our world (album single), Return of Pistolero and Alien. Previous music hit Ingonyama by Ace Ventura and Juno Reactor featured Taja Devi on vocals in 2015.
– Vocal Performance at the 4th Anniversary of Slovene Independence 1995, Cankarjev dom Ljubljana, Slovenia
– Gold Recognition Award: National piano competition Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1998
– Winning Song of the year Slovenska popevka 2007, Festival Ljubljana 2012 (both performances with Damjana Golavšek)
– Concerts in Japan: Tsutaya O-East Tokyo 2015, Bottom Line Nagoya, Big Cat Osaka, Summer Solstice Festival Tokyo 2016
– Boom festival Portugal 2014, Ozora festival Hungary 2015-2017
– Brighton Film Festival CineCity Brighton UK 2014, Live music score to Color of Pomegranates, vocal performance with Juno Reactor
– Bearded Theory UK 2016 – Juno Reactor live concert
– Electric Brixton London 2014 – Juno Reactor The Mutant Theatre
– Electric Brixton London 2018 – Juno Reactor The Mutant Theatre
– Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, DEFCON – Juno Reactor The Mutant Theatre
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