Yva & The Toy George

Picture this: a musical maestro hailing from the vibrant streets of Rome, with roots tracing back to the eclectic cityscape of Belgrade in ex-Yugoslavia. This is Iva Stanisic, the creative force behind Yva & The Toy George – a solo project that defies categorization and embraces the kaleidoscopic diversity of sound.


In her live performances, Stanisic is a veritable sonic sorceress, weaving a mesmerizing tapestry of beats and melodies with an arsenal of grooveboxes, synthesizers, and percussions – both acoustic and digital. But that’s just the beginning. With a dash of vocal effects and a sprinkle of ingenuity, she transforms the stage into a melting pot of musical genres, where electro meets dance, punk flirts with hip hop, and exotic Balkanic and Arabic sounds swirl in a hypnotic dance.


What sets Yva & The Toy George apart is Stanisic’s fearless approach to language and lyricism. With a voice that transcends borders and a spirit that knows no bounds, she sings in a multitude of tongues, effortlessly switching between languages and even inventing words of her own. It’s a testament to her boundless creativity and her belief in the power of music to transcend linguistic barriers and unite hearts and minds.


So, if you find yourself drawn to the pulsating rhythms of the dance floor or the ethereal beauty of exotic melodies, let Yva & The Toy George be your guide. With Stanisic at the helm, you’re in for a musical journey unlike any other – a journey that celebrates the rich tapestry of human expression and invites you to dance to the beat of your own unique rhythm.