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 with and are instantly memorable. IORA is accompanied in her band by Tom Ashton on bass and Sayon Beaufort-Harwood on drums and percussion.
IORA has been championed by BBC introducing Manchester, with a live on air acoustic performance and interview on the 6th of January. IORA's debut single, Thieves' Den, has been selected to apart 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.
"IORA's majestic, impossible-to-pigeonhole brand of song craft looks set to soundtrack your summer and beyond."- Manchester Evening News