From forging paths in avant-pop and now turning her hand to wonky dance floor heaters, according to Billboard Dance "this is what the future sounds like."
lau.ra is the new project from producer, DJ and vocalist Laura Bettinson. Hailing from the Midlands but residing in London, you may know Bettinson as 1/3rd of Ultraísta with Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. Now Bettinson turns her attention to her own solo electronic music, dancing deeper into her role as producer and DJ. Her first single was released at the end of 2019, on Mike Mago’s BMKLTSCH RCRDS, check that out via this link. The single ‘Sideways’ by lau.ra feat Secaina was just released in February 2020 via London-based NeedWant Records, with the next one coming at the end of May. The label launched in 2009, and boasting a roster featuring Mario Basanov, Nicholas, The Mekanism, Kim Ann Foxman, The Revenge and more. Laura also recently penned a deal with Ninja Tune’s publishing arm ‘Just Isn’t Music’ bringing together a fantastic team.
“The music i’ve been making over the past 6 months is a whole new sound for me that required a whole new project. For the first time I want to release new music under my own name and have felt more supported as a self-producing artist in electronic music than I ever did in pop.”
Laura has previously featured on tracks by Sasha, Justin Martin, Cristoph, Four Tet, Maribou State, Huxley and David Lynch with many more exciting collaborations in the works for 2020.
DJ performances has taken lau.ra everywhere from the USA, Mexico, Russia, China, Netherlands, Sweden as well as a host of club nights and festivals in her home country UK.
AGENT: Darren James-Thomas