Karina Denike is a vocalist, composer, and performer from the San Francisco Bay Area. Her original songs are comprised of snippets of torch songs, doo wop drama, Eastern European lullabies, crackly records and girl group harmony. Played on chord organ, and vibraphone with band members and local composers in their own right- Aaron Novik on Bass Clarinet, Lily Taylor on vocal harmonies, Michael McIntosh on piano, James Frazier on Fender VI, and Eric Garland on drums. Karina Denike and her band hold a popular residency in SF and have performed in Japan, LA and NYC.They were part of Noisepop 2009 sharing the bill with Martha Wainwright and were one of the featured bands in the Undercover SF series promoted by Portofranco records. Denike’s writing and performance credits also include fronting, touring and recording for groups Dance Hall Crashers( MCA, Pink and Black) , Mixtape, ( with members of Thee Oh Sees and The Dodos )The Cottontails, Stara nova, Mr.Lonesome and The Bluebelles, 8 Legged Monster, San Francisco Jazz orchestra, Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project, and more.