Award: Transmission Fund

Year: 2019

Genre: Alternative

Instrument/voice type: Double Bass

Location: London


Bellatrix is a fast rising singer and songwriter who also happens
to be a professional bassist and former world beatboxing champion.
The musical career of this multifaceted artist has seen her
travel the world and perform with an array of artists from Nadia
Rose to Angelique Kidjo, The Gyuto Monks of Tibet to Jarvis
Cocker, and is now culminating in a solo project that draws on
and really shows her broad experience as a performer and music
Citing influences from Bjork to Sun Ra, this quirky artist has
self released two blisteringly inventive EP’s, both of which have
won her serious acclaim from tastemaker critics, and airplay on
BBCR1, BBCR6MUSIC, and Amazing Radio. Her second EP was funded by the prestigious PRSF Women Make Music fund.
In 2017 Bellatrix was awarded funding from Arts Council England
for the creation of her live show. The result was a dynamic and
highly engaging performance and a string of sell-out headline
shows with storming feedback from music industry and fans alike.
Her woman heavy four piece band features jangling percussion,
thick vocal harmonies, and journeys between bouncing dance
tunes, moments of delicate intimacy, and a face-melting wall of
Bellatrix was also supported by The Do It DIffererntly Fund in 2018.