2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Kate Boy

Wednesday, March 18
12:00AM - 12:40AM

Red 7
611 E 7th St


Listen to Northern Lights


Kate Boy first emerged, fully formed and seemingly from nowhere, at the tail end of 2012 with the sonic blitzkrieg of Northern Lights, a song so disarmingly amazing its reach spread across the internet like wildfire. With a moniker that purposefully plays around with gender roles, press shots that experiment with androgyny and a debut, self-directed video for Northern Lights featuring an undulating visual representation of the band almost as one character, it felt like the emergence of a fully formed statement of intent. Made up of Australian, Kate Akhurst and Swedes, Markus Dextegen and Hampus Nordgren Hemlin (formerly of Rocket Boy, hence the name), Kate Boy isn't a solo female pop act. Kate Boy are a unit who collectively take full responsibility for every aspect of what goes out under their moniker, be it audio or visual. “We are a band,” Kate says. “We share everything.”

The story of how this entity was formed can b...

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