The lack of gender diversity in the music industry is an enduring problem across the UK. Despite being a city defined by radical thought and a colourful musical past, Manchester still has catching up to do.
Tonia Victoria is a name you're going to hear more often in days to come. Since the release of her self-produced debut EP Herstory, she's been slowly but surely earning some well-deserved attention for her soulful and authentic songwriting.
LIO has been building her profile as a solo artist for a few years now as she’s traveled between the Netherlands and the UK. With her new band behind her, and a string of singles lined up, she’s about to turn things up to the next level.