British singer-songwriter MIRI blends heart and grit, distilled through a smooth, melodic pop filter.
“Her sound is her take on a sort of folky street pop, tinged with a very particular soulful quality that the Brits seem to have mastered.” Anne Alexander
MIRI’s distinctive soft, smoky and gritty tones with thought provoking heartfelt lyrics present pop songs that speak fluent indie. She has received radio airplay on BBC 6 Music, Radio DIVA, BBC London Introducing, Soho Radio by Sunday Best’s Xylaroo, Radio X and guest hosted on Get In Her Ears at Hoxton Radio. Her single ‘Under My Skin’ with rapper Cheekie Bugga was supported by the founder of BBC Introducing Jason Carter.
MIRI has written and worked with artists including Estelle, Xylaroo (Sunday Best), Plan B, and Anita Blay.
MIRI’s distinctive soft, smoky and gritty tones with thought provoking heartfelt lyrics present pop songs that speak fluent indie. She has received radio airplay on BBC 6 Music, Radio DIVA, Soho Radio, BBC London Introducing, Radio X and guest hosted on Get In Her Ears at Hoxton Radio.
Three of MIRI’s songs (Broken City, Red and Blue Skies) feature in the British film ‘Fear Of Water’ staring Sara Stewart and Skins actress Lily Loveless.
For 8 and a half years MIRI co promoted, compered and performed at London live music events “Blue Monday” created for LBTQ womxn and allies. running monthly nights and and a full days festival celebrating Women In Music. Blue Monday featured in The Girls Are… and God Is in The TV Zine as one of the top 10 women led live music events. Collaborated also with award winning music venue Green Note on 10 sold out events called “Girls To The Front” bringing female musicians to the forefront and working towards equality in the music industry and live gig circuit.
Performing regularly around the UK & Europe MIRI has gained a reputation for her eclectic gigs and stage presence. Past performances include 100 Club for The Official Bob Marley Birthday Celebration, Safe Gigs For Women, Sofar Sounds, the main stage at Manchester Pride supporting Rita Ora, and Bush Hall supporting Laura Veirs. Her European travels have led her to perform in Barcelona, Ireland, Amsterdam, Rotterdam and on an East Germany Tour.
“Beautiful vocals mixed with a social consciousness.” Tracey Wise (Safe Gigs For Women)
Behind the scenes MIRI works with and for various grassroots music charities that offer additional opportunities for young people and people of all ages experiencing mental health problems. MIRI has worked on the well being team for the Girls Rock London summer camp which empowers girls aged 11-16 through music. She is the curator of Diversity Platform, a Q&A and panel discussions for young LGBTQ+ artists and allies offering support and guidance in the music industry and is on the BEAT Board, an advisory board for The Featured Artist Coalition.
MIRI is co producing her new EP Soundbites to be released in 2019. In order to fund the EP MIRI launched a Kickstarter campaign and within 3 days MIRI raised over £1,000 and exceeded her target by the end of the campaign.
Photo Credit: James Gallant