Biography

Hazel a is Bristol-based musician/songwriter currently on tour with Florence + The Machine. She has spent the last few years fronting synth post-punk four-piece Adding Machine and touring with artists across multiple genres such as Goldfrapp, Birdy, the Will Gregory Moog Ensemble, pioneering “paper-teers” The Paper Cinema and Aerialist Theatre company Ockham’s Razor. She’s also collaborated with Roxy Music’s Andy Mackay on his solo project The Metaphors and Mark Ayres (BBC Radiophonic Workshop).

This year, alongside her touring commitments, she will be revealing her new project with long term collaborator/producer TJ Allen (Bat For Lashes, Portishead, Charlotte Hatherley).

Inspiration over the last decade includes 50’s sci-fi & horror, 80s drum machines, wonky analog synths, French-influenced piano and American minimalism. Both her love of art/horror films and child/teen-hood involvement in the theatre have fuelled her passion for cinematic and theatrical influenced live performance.