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Martha Hill

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Northern musician Martha Hill makes alt-pop that is both hard hitting and catchy as hell.

With their latest EP “Dog Hearted Man” being championed by the likes of Radio 1’s Annie Mac and Jack Saunders, as well as features in CLASH and The Line of Best Fit, it’s no wonder Martha Hill has been awarded the PPL Momentum fund to help them in the creation of their next project.

“her music is inseparable from it’s place of origin, infused with northern spirit and humour”– CLASH

Gloriously confident, Martha Hill weaves their unique take on pop melodies over a backdrop of guitars, cellos and synths, thriving in reinvention and fusion. An energy of husky vocals and melodic hooks, their introspective storytelling picks apart the mundanity of life with northern spirit and humour.

Hill has recently teamed up with Ali Pritchard of Alphabetti Theatre to develop an idea for a musical theatre production. Inspired by Dracula and Hill’s own experiences as a teenager, the musical will discuss themes of sexuality and gender, through an obsession with Dracula, and all set in a teenager’s bedroom. Martha Hill will be using the residency to develop her musical and songwriting ideas for the show, learning how to arrange and score orchestral instruments, and receive mentorship in musical theatre writing, all leading towards a showcase of the music in June 2022. Find out more about Ali’s work here: www.alipritchard.com

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