Photo by @thespectacularhouse.

Photo by @thespectacularhouse.

 

“…bending between operatic and punk rock” - Audiofemme

“impossibly stunning” - Stereo Stickman

"[Koi] creates music that feels primal and futuristic at the same time” - Current Magazine

Alex Koi's vocal and compositional style encompasses a versatility to be reckoned with. The artistry of her multiple projects and interdisciplinary collaborations has been propelling her as an innovative force in the Detroit music scene and beyond. She is the vocalist for art rock band saajtak along and has collaborated with artists across the creative board. These have included Joo Won park, James Cornish, MC Kadence, Groove Plexus, and multiple dance soloists and ensembles across Michigan. She has shared stages with Xiu Xiu, Gaelynn Lea, Vicky Chow, New Music Detroit, and more, with performances at the DSO Cube, Trinosophes, The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Power Center for Performing Arts, and the Museum of Contemporary Art and across the country. Originally from Pittsburgh, Koi moved to Detroit after graduating from the University of Michigan with a Jazz Studies B.M.A. with Voice Concentration in 2015. 

 

Performances

12/15 - Detroit - Outer Limits

1/5 - Detroit - Private Event

1/25 - Hamtramck - Ghost Light

6/5 - Detroit - Private Event

6/6 - Columbus - Fuse Factory  

Full List of Past Performances coming soon...

10/31 - Detroit - Renaissance House

10/30 Pittsburgh - Carnegie Mellon University Ideate, college masterclass 

10/29 - Pittsburgh - 3577 Studios

10/27 - Philly - Bourbon & Branch

10/26 - Brooklyn - Greenpoint Gallery

10/25 - Providence - The Parlour

10/24 - Washington, D.C. - Rhizome

9/29 - Detroit - Trumbullplex

9/15 - Detroit - Detroit Symphony Orchestra - saajtak 

9/14 - Detroit - Detroit Institute of Arts - w James Cornish Ensemble

9/13 - Ann Arbor - The Blind Pig 

9/8 - Detroit - Dally In The Alley Festival

8/18 - Rochester, MI - Wedding

8/11 - Toledo - Ye Olde Durty Bird

8/4 - Detroit - Sidewalk Festival for The Performing Arts

8/3 - Leonard, MI - Private Event

8/2 - Ann Arbor - The Blind Pig - saajtak

7/14 - Ferndale - The Loving Touch - w Bent Knee

7/7 - Detroit - The Whiskey Parlor

6/28 - Detroit - saajtak Hectic EP Release Party - El Club

6/20 - Ann Arbor - Top of The Park

6/10 - Detroit - Message for invitation and address - Solo vocal set

6/6 - Hamtramck - Sanctuary Detroit

6/3 - Providence - Alchemy

6/2 - Brooklyn - Secret Project Robot

5/31 - Baltimore - The Crown

5/30 - Richmond - Black Iris

5/29 - Washington, D.C. - Studio Gaga

5/19 - Hamtramck - Ghost Light - Hectic Tour Send-Off Show

4/7 - Chicago - Slate Arts

4/5 - Chicago - Comfort Station series

3/26 - Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor Film Festival Afterparty @ Bab's Underground

3/26 - Ann Arbor - MusicCon 2018 Panel  

3/23 - Ann Arbor - U-Michigan - with Molly Jones and Joo Won Park

3/11 - Ann Arbor - Threads All Arts Festival

3/6/18 - Ann Arbor - Rick's American Cafe

3/2/18 - Ypsi - Ziggy's - Music of Ben Willis

2/25/18 - Pittsburgh - Howler's Coyote Cafe

2/23/18 - Ypsi - Ziggy's - saajtak - with Hydropark + Jim Cherewick

2/16/18 - The Blind Pig (guest appearance with Stormy Chromer) 

2/13/18 - Maumee - Stone Soup / Talking Ear podcast recording / interview

2/9/18 - Hamtramck - Asklepius EP Release Party  

2/7/18 - Birmingham - The Bird and The Bread

1/26/18 - Ann Arbor - University of Michigan EXCEL Showcase- saajtak

1/25/18 - Hamtramck - Trixie's Bar - saajtak - with Dylan Greene and Racehorses Are Resources

1/5/18 - Toledo - Ye Olde Dirty Bird - with Galen Bundy's Groove Plexus