The voice of The Soulm8s, Jackielou has a bachelor's degree in Music Education and was a primary school teacher. She's won several singing competitions in the Philippines and has auditioned for The Voice UK and X-Factor.
Currently studying to be a teacher in the UK, Jackielou juggles her time between teaching and The Soulm8s' music journey. Her musical influences include Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, and Adele. She also loves pop, ballads, and gospel songs.
Jackielou also plays the piano, guitar, bass, and cajon but has since used a MIDI pad as her percussion instruments during performances.
"Amazing vocals and energetic performance!" -eLAY, Bonewax Records.
Vocals, Guitar, songwriter
Passionate about music in general, Lloyd plucks the strings as well as creates the melodies of The Soulm8s. Playing the guitar for over 25 years, he also sings and plays the keyboard at times.
His unique technique of combining finger-picking, instrumental, and rhythmic strumming has received praises from different musicians as well as supporters.
From his alternative roots to the fusion of pop and acoustic, Lloyd's musical influences include Oasis, Linkin Park, Bruno Mars, Clean Bandit, Boyce Avenue, MYMP, James Taylor, John Denver, Don Mclean, and Louis Armstrong. Lloyd speaks about playing for a crowd as his musical yoga. He also gives his time back to the community by teaching guitar to the youth and managing the church choir.
Working as a Theatre Practitioner and studying for an Advance University Diploma in Anaesthetic Care, Lloyd often motivated by his struggles in the past, shares his drive through his music and inspires everyone to see the positive side of life.
"Accomplished guitarist with great dexterity across several genres"-Paul Snook, producer, engineer and owner of Night Owl Studios NY
drum and percussions
Young and talented, Liam provides the beats whilst charming the crowd with his awesome smile. Described as kind-hearted and polite, this teenager continuous to develop his drumming skills playing with his proud parents.
His drumming influences includes Mike Portnoy (Dream Theatre), Alan White (Oasis) and Ringo Starr (The Beatles).
Liam also plays football for his local club, Allenton United Saints, and dances with his fellow Filipino youths in the Derby Bayanihan Dance Group.
KEYBOARDS AND VOCALS
The youngest member of The Soulm8s, Lyris is a multi-talented musician with a passion for music and arts. She plays the keyboards and sings, bringing a fresh and youthful energy to the band's performances.
Her musical influences include Adele, Judy Garland, and Louis Armstrong, among others. Lyris is also a huge fan of pop and jazz music, and enjoys discovering new artists and songs to inspire her musical creativity.
When she's not making music or dancing, Lyris likes to spend time reading books and learning about Maths & English. She's also passionate about animals and wants to be a Zoologist someday.
Lyris also loves making arts and dancing, and is a member of the Derby Bayanihan Dance Group.With her cheeky personality, fashionable style, and bossy streak, Lyris is an integral part of The Soulm8s family.