So, I.R.O.K. – otherwise known as The Intergalactic Republic Of Kongo – are a "violent psychotropic afro-punk" outfit. We're not really sure what that means, but it's on their Facebook, and no one ever tells lies on the internet, so it must be true. They just sent us a short video they made with the filmmaker Jose Otero of their recent Moroccan tour.
The film features them playing strange shows in places you've never heard of, like on beaches in Mirleft, a local theatre in some place called Tiznet, and the local town square in the medieval village of Ain Ouled Jarrar. Tottenham it isn't.
It's pretty weird being in the eye of the red carpet storm.
We grabbed Kate, backstage in Brooklyn, to grill her about her music, hair, and style evolution, as well as the life events which shaped her recent record. Plus, she performs new song, "Sister," live…
For our first stop we headed to the heat in search of potential Headhunter hosts.
Buy now or forever hold you peace.