'Showcase', the acoustic sessions

Featured Artists

1 x 3 song set

Tom Rogers

singer-songwriter

Raised in Liverpool but now living in Oxford, Tom Rogers takes influence from classic bands such as The Beatles and The Doors, as well as more modern artists like Paolo Nutini. With roots in blues, folk and reggae, Tom puts a new twist on these classic and nostalgic sounds, inspired by music from sides of the Atlantic ocean.

After releasing two demo tracks last year, Tom will be back in the studio in 2024, with plans for an EP in the pipeline. Tom strives to deliver a superlative slice of rock reverence that will allow you to slip back to an age that is well and truly still alive.

SVETLANA

singer-songwriter

A Feltham, West London born, singer-songwriter; Her music speaks truth to power with a lyrical soothing punch, touching the listener amidst the world’s current brokenness.

SVETLANA’s songs explore matters of the heart, transforming difficult emotions into relatable poetry. Her music showcases the talent of a seasoned songwriter with a lasting impression. She draws inspiration from great writers of literature such as Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison and Octavia Butler. Her musical influences include Rage Against the Machine, Bob Marley and Billie Holiday.

SVETLANA has performed her songs, as a support act for renowned artists such as Maverick Sabre, Mysie and Steven Bamidele. She has graced the stages of prestigious venues including Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Café and O2 Academy Islington.

SVETLANA’s releases (including her latest ‘Soul Sister’) have been supported by BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio London, Kiss FM, No Signal, The Pit London and Soul Surge. They have also been included in leading playlists on Apple Music (New in R&B), Deezer (Fresh Soul) and The Guardian (The Best New Music).

Fairlight Studios described SVETLANA as a vocalist with a “real timeless quality to her music. Lyrically and melodically she’s successfully tapped into the rich vein of female blues and soul singers that came before her.”

SVETLANA has a busy schedule for 2024 with her new EP ‘Rage’ set for release in the summer.

Sophie Kilburn

singer-songwriter

Sophie Kilburn is a Derbyshire born singer, songwriter who merges melancholic pop with fiery indie-rock. Her bold sonic fusion of old-school rocker & modern pop warrior is inspired by genre shifting heroes like Boygenius, The Last Dinner Party, HAIM and PJ Harvey with a heavy emphasis on lyrics & storytelling. 

After receiving global recognition from BBC Introducing, Radio X and Amazing Radio, as well as featuring in The Independent ‘Now Hear This’ alongside Maggie Rogers & Rina Sawayama’, Sophie has just dropped the opening single ‘Body on the Inside’, produced by award winning producer Oli Deakin (CMAT, Elanor Moss). The song is about taking back control of your body and is the first installment off her third EP Don’t Make Me Angry set for release later in the year.  

‘Body on the Inside’  has already been praised by Camilla Pia (Head of BBC 6 Music Team) for its ‘meaningful lyricism and catchy melody, as well chosen by Radio X as the ‘Hot One’ alongside Vampire Weekend.

Tom Croysdill

singer-songwriter

Raised in Hitchin and now based in London, Tom Croysdill is a singer-songwriter, blending Pop, Blues, Folk and Rock together for a unique and distinct sound.

Tom has had recent support from BBC Introducing, with DJ Kerrie Cosh describing his music as “really different and exciting”. With many more songs and gigs planned for 2024, it’s bound to be a great year of new music.

Paula Macia

singer-songwriter

A captivating singer-songwriter who has found her home in London, yet carries the enchanting essence of her birthplace, the Celtic coast of Galicia, Spain.

Her music, a magical blend of the melancholic Spanish Classical guitar and the playful art of whistling, draws inspiration from the alternative pop and contemporary jazz genres. Influenced by global talents like Yebba, Eloise, Perotá Chingó, and Sammy Rae & The Friends, Paula Macía crafts melodies that resonate deeply through her soulful vocals and introspective lyrics.

Her performances, from the Victorious Festival in Portsmouth to intimate venues like Moustache Bar, The Foundry, and The Loft, have left audiences mesmerized. For those eager for new sounds, the exciting news is that Paula Macía will be releasing new music by the end of this year.

Stay tuned for a journey of nostalgia and discovery!

Tabish

singer-songwriter

Tabish is a poet turned singer-songwriter from India whose music is slowly building a wider fanbase with now around 100K views on YouTube.

Known for his remarkably powerful voice and catchy melodies, Tabish draws heavily from his poetry and writes above love, longing, and grief. Majorly inspired by the likes of Adele and the Weeknd, Tabish’s music is a fusion of modern Pop/Soul and RnB sensibilities.

Showcase

1st May 2024

The Spice of Life

6 Moor St, Soho
London, W1D 5NA

Doors: 19.00

Entry: Free

the acoustic sessions