mākin

With sounds of jazz inspired folk and country, New Zealand based musical group mākin combines captivating vocal songs with intricate acoustic compositions - creating flowing melodies and lively rhythms.

Singer-songwriter Vicki-Leigh delivers poetic themes of love, mental health and self-empowerment through life’s lessons, with an enchanting vocal purity and beholding range.

Singing since an early age, Fryer has performed vocals throughout Australasia, working with numerous artists, appearing on multiple records. Musician/Producer Matt Wilson, blends eclectic influences and percussive elements, to build soundscapes of harmonic tones and dynamic rhythms. Over the past 10 years the musician and producer has worked extensively with artists internationally - on stage and in studios.

Since inception, mākin have been performing live at events and festivals, often collaborating with renowned fiddle player Jamie Relton. During 2021 they began recording their debut studio album at Southland’s Meadow Sounds studio.