Vanity Fairy

Having supported Warmduscher, Katy J Pearson, Audiobooks, Lime Garden, Insecure Men, Let’s Eat Grandma, and Girl Ray, 2022/3 has been a bit of a whirlwind for divine disco diva – and recent Moshi Moshi signing – Vanity Fairy.

A sparkling starlet of the underground East London scene, Vanity’s debut EP ‘Love From Above’ spins a nostalgia-laden world that plays with kitsch-pop tropes and revels in the hedonistic indulgences of classic disco. But there’s also something strange at work here. Far from being content to ape her be-dazzled Studio 54 idols, Fairy adds something new to the mix. It’s a bittersweet, playful, wistful sensibility that works itself out in a sound that both reveres and toys with the music she loves with all her heart.

Between her shimmering vocal falsetto (which has been compared to everyone from Barry Gibb to Kate Bush) and onstage theatrics, the iconic disco darling is earning a reputation as one of the most mesmerising live performers around.

With a new EP set for release, and more exciting live news soon to be unveiled, 2023 looks set to be a stunner for the high priestess of underground disco-pop.

Vanity Fairy is on a messianic, hedonistic one-woman-mission to spread one simple emotion to audiences everywhere: JOY!


VOYA are Linford Hydes and Eddie Al-Shakarchi. Influenced by the meticulous songwriting, opulent production and emotive vocals of early 80s British synthesiser-based pop, their music contrasts dark electronica with stylish new wave.

Linford trained in musical theatre at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama; his understanding of the theatrical and his penchant for performance, combined with a classically trained, yet soulful vocal delivery is integral to the band’s masterful live shows. Eddie is an award-winning producer and multi-instrumentalist that shaped the sound of Boy Azooga’s acclaimed ‘1, 2 Kung Fu!’ album, which catapulted the band to international success and sold-out, headline tours. His background in science (culminating in a PhD in audio processing techniques) combines with his musicality as an artist and experience as a producer, and allows him to create the perfect soundscapes for Hyde’s vocals.

Together, they form a uniquely creative duo, blending the beauty, depth and power of Hydes’ lyrics and vocal performances, with musical virtuosity and production ability. VOYA are based in Cardiff, Wales and recently completed recording and producing their eponymously titled debut 12-track album, along with a self-directed music video.

The VOYA live show also features the powerful, operatic vocals of Jessy Allen, and the drum mastery of Private World’s Harry Jowett, alongside the duo. VOYA were hand selected by Walt Disco to support them at Clwb Ifor Bach in Cardiff; their premiere at The Great Escape 2023 was awarded with two showcases; they have debuted at the industry festival FOCUS Wales 2023; headlined the International Queer Film Festival: IRIS Prize; along with a sold out evening at Chapter Arts Centre in 2023.


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