Grace Lightman started out fronting London psychedelic band The Hypnotic Eye before embarking on her solo career in 2015 following a chance meeting with producer and collaborator Patrick James Pearson. The pair bonded over a mutual admiration for ‘60s sci-fi, Twin Peaks and sad songs, with Grace shaping her sensual and timeless vocal around honest, unflinching melodies, hypnotic synth swells and sparing beats recalling Nico and Francois Hardy. BBC 6 Music tastemaker Lauren Laverne moved quickly to declare her debut outing ‘Vapour Trails’ both a Headphones Moment and an MPFree on her show, with mainstream and blog media support flooding in soon after.
Set in a world where she questions what it means to be human - through the use of her otherworldly alias, the Silver Eater - Lightman explores the bittersweet powerlessness felt by all people, essentially, laying what it means to be in an adult human relationship bare for all
Labelled ‘one to watch’ by BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Jamz Supernova, Paige Bea is following on from a year of great acclaim with the release of her debut EP, Burnout. The South London singer-songwriter has already picked up multiple spins from the likes of KCRW (Jason Kramer), BBC Music Introducing, Amazing Radio (Charlie Ashcroft) and appeared as a special guest on Reprezent Radio with Dan Alani. Securing early support from the likes of Hillydilly, CLASH, The Line Of Best Fit and Spotify’s Fresh Finds: Poptronix, the new EP launched with an exclusive interview on Jamz Supernova’s Late Night Discovery slot and a premiere of title track ‘Burnout’ on EARMILK. Paige has recently sold out headline shows at DIY Space For London and The Waiting Room.