MightyKat - canada
was born with a sixth sense for rhythm. A native Montrealer, she launched her career in 1998 and released her first mix CD "Confidence" in 2001, earning her praise both at home and abroad. Since then, she’s become a player on the international scene while continuing to organize and promote local events. She is also label partner of Pronto Musique and Release The Pressure with producer, Miguel Graça.
Counting her main influences as jazz, disco, and soul, MK’s unique sound bridges eclectic house and the funkier side of techno. Her sophisticated style, refined track selection, and tight mixing skills define her signature sound, while her love of the dance floor drives her musical intuition wherever she plays.
A veteran of the Montreal electronic music scene, MK is now working as musical director for the "Village Éphémère" and "Hivernal" two seasonal festivals base in Montreal. From 2003 to 2007, she founded with Vincent Lemieux, the wildly successful “Dizzy” night, at Salon Daomé, introducing to the city Ricardo Villalobos, Luciano, Zip, Sammy Dee, Junction SM. In the past decade, she’s held down several residencies at local clubs such as Stereo and also played alongside with M.A.N.D.Y, Matthias Meyer, Atish, Thugfucker, Cassy, dOP, Droog, Lee Foss, Richie Hawtin, Derrick L. Carter, Doc Martin, and many more...
She is a regular guest at Piknic Electronik, and played Igloofest in 2010 and 2015. She performed at Montreal’s International Jazz Festival in both 2002 & 2006, FCMM’s Media Lounge, BBCM’s Red Party, and was the musical programmer for Quebec’s prestigious comic awards, the Gala Des Oliviers from 2005-2007.
Internationally, she’s been heard bringing down the house at prestigious clubs like Club der visionnares (Berlin), The Panther Room/Output (NYC), The Marcy Hotel and Bunker (NYC), Batofar and Nouveau Casino (Paris), Weetamix (Geneva), MetroDance club (Spain), and held down a monthly residency at Rome’s club Hulala in Italy. One of the first international guests at La Santanerra in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, she left her indelible mark at 2012 and 2013 BPM festival (Playa Del Carmen) and also at WMC Miami "Ship Of Fool" (Get physical/Listed after party) 2013-2014 and Cityfox closing party 2014.
Developing her sound as a producer, she released her first remix “And on now” on Pronto Musique. Her true passion for the music, continue to propel her towards exciting new music projects for 2015.