IOTA PHI, also known as Ilia Darlin, is a Greek singer, songwriter, music producer and an award-winning video director. As a support act she has shared the stage with artists such as Orbital, Florence and the Machine, Marina and the Diamonds and Muse. As part of What’s Up Music Doubles, IOTA PHI will perform alongside VASSIŁINA an equally talented musician and producer who has gained a lot of attention thanks to her avant-pop melodies and capturing vocals.
IOTA PHI aka Ilia Darlin is a Greek singer, songwriter, record producer and award-winning director. Born in Athens, she started her career in London and spent many years in Los Angeles. Inspired by ideas of identity, post humanism and Greek mythology, her sound is an amalgam of pop, experimental electronic, R&B, choral and traditional elements. She has opened for artists with the likes of Katy B, Florence and the Machine, Orbital, Schiller, Marina and the Diamonds, Muse. Her first studio work was released by EMI Greece (Universal) and was licensed in 21 countries. Her collaborators include Golden Globe nominee Daniel Heath (Lana Del Rey, Grammy-nominated Billy Mann (Robyn, John Legend, Celine Dion), Chris Bolden (En Vogue) and many more. Her debut album, which has produced entirely herself with the help of Mikael Delta (Stereo Nova), will be released in September of 2022.
Originally from Greece and based in Athens, VASSIŁINA composes pieces that balance pop aesthetics with dark electronic influences. She presents a live punk melancholic soundscape, with references from synth-pop and avant-pop; as well as the post-punk Brit ish and French scene. With intense reverb, delay, field-recordings, and interactive visuals VASSIŁINA stumbles between chaos and dance music. In March 2018 she released her first EP, In-Sōma with Undo Records, followed by the singles Pain and Blue House. Her new LP “Fragments” has been released by Inner Ear Records in May 2021. Within a year she completed two European tours, playing around the UK, Greece, and Italy and in 2021 she was the opening act to Kadebostany in their live shows in Athens. She is currently collaborating with Kadebostany on his upcoming re leases and has also collaborated with other greek electronic artists like Capétte, Bonebrokk, NTENTENIS and Metaman.