"Robin is one of this genre's unique artists, who adds extra emotional depth to her work"
-Deepti Satheesh Sinusoidal Music (2022)
"Canadian songstress Robin Cisek seems to be a part of 'the few' constantly delivering charismatic songs that instantly catch the listener's attention"
"Known for her powerful melodies and heartfelt lyricism, Robin Cisek is certainly a force to be reckoned with in the pop scene today"
-MUSIC INSIDER (2021)
"Local Indigenous singer-songwriter is becoming quite the rising star"
-Travis Dosser Sherwood Park News (2021)
"An amazing visual […] If you haven’t checked out “Memories”, not only the song but the video, you have to do it!"
- JIll Kennedy ELMNT FM (2021)
"Robin Cisek is a hidden gem... "
-Steve Likosi Eat This Music
"Where the bloody hell did you come from?"
-Tizz Shearer XRP Radio
Photo by Abraham Arrieta
Indigenous Super Stars’ Canada 2022, Best Emerging Artist, Robin Cisek is a Metis artist from the Edmonton area who creates melodic electro-pop with an alternative flair. Cisek’s music has been compared to BANKS, Ariana Grande and Robyn. Robin Cisek emerged into her music career after years of struggles with health problems. “My inspiration comes from my experiences and my Indigenous heritage which takes form in my music through concepts, alternative beats and lyrics,” says Cisek.
Her latest single, “Hey Disaster” (August 2022) has resonated with many people at live shows and through streaming. “Hey Disaster” is Cisek’s highest streaming song across all streaming platforms. Her latest release, “Zeus” (June 2022) has created a buzz in music blogs and has been published in 21 different articles with raving positive reviews. The song also charted at number two on the Indigenous Music Countdown (August 2022) and was nominated for “Best Vocal Category” in the Unsigned Only Music Competition (2022).
With her Freshman album, Delicate Minds (2021), Robin Cisek created a cohesive project consisting of six songs that discuss the emotional aspects of mental health. “I wanted to create a project that talked about mental health with a sense of hope and healing and cover many different aspects such as trauma, perception of mental illness, and anxiety,” says Cisek. The music from the album and accompanying interviews with Cisek has been published online in many music blogs and publications such as Canadian Beats, Music Insider Global, Buzz Music and more. After the release of her album, Cisek’s career has been on an upward momentum. “Memories”, a song from the album, received an Award of Merit from the INDIEFest Film Awards (2022) and was an Official Selection in the Edmonton Short Film Awards (2022). In 2022, Cisek was chosen as one of CBC and Toyota Searchlight‘s (2022) top 100. Cisek was also selected as one of seven Indigenous artists in Canada to participate in the APTN, RBCxMusic Indigenous Music Accelerator 2021 as well as one of 10 artists to participate in the Indigenous Women in Music residency Manitoba Music. At the end of 2021, she was named the winner of the Ctribe Music Verse competition (October 2021) and chosen as an Alberta Foundation for the Arts featured artist (September 2021).
At the start of her career, Robin Cisek released her first commercial song with the guidance of Grammy-winning mixers and producers in NYC. Since her first song release, Robin has been on the Indigenous Music Countdown top 10 a total of five times. Robin’s single, “Waiting on You” claimed the #1 spot on the IMC in May of 2019 and remained in the top 40 for 24 weeks consecutively.