IORA’s music is a combination of vocal and instrumental harmonies, married with electronic samples and sounds, intriguing the audience with its originality. IORA tells stories, fascinating in their melodies and musical delivery, with a blend of folk tones. She has a unique, versatile voice, singing her own haunting arrangements, which are a mix of electronica, pop and trip-hop. The live loops and electronic instruments build to create songs that will stay with you and are instantly memorable.
IORA has been championed by BBC introducing Manchester and BBC Radio Manchester. IORA’s debut single, Thieves’ Den, has been selected to be a part of BBC introducing Radar playlist curated by Sigrid (Winner of BBC Sound of 2018). IORA was also mentioned on BBC Radio 2 as an artist to watch for 2018 from Manchester. Thieves ‘ Den has also had a recent play on Tom Robison’s show on BBC6 Music.
Notable performances and residencies include headlining the Thursday night at ArcTanGent and 2000 trees festival. As well as residencies with Beth Orton and at the Sage, Gateshead. Currently being mentored my Brighter Sound and Reform Radio.