IVY FLINDT is shy but brave. IVY FLINDT needs distances, still craves to be close. IVY FLINDT is touched by beauty and seduced by danger. Ivy’s music is gentle yet powerful, intimate and full of integrity.
CATE MARTIN and MICHA HOLLAND started to play gigs together in 2010 and grew to be close companions along the road. In 2014 they felt it was well and truly time to record their debut album YOUNG AND PRETTY. Choosing a producer was fairly easy. They studied the back cover of their all-time favourite album Long gone before daylight by The Cardigans and knew who to call: PER SUNDING. Dreams came true and the following year was dedicated to recording at Tambourine Studios Malmö. The collaboration between PER SUNDING and IVY FLINDT was both: pure pain and pure pleasure, intense and joyful. Way out of the comfort zone you get the real feeling!
Cate and Micha’s music is part of a bigger picture: a pioneering quest, an inspiring attitude to life, venturing into the world. Writing music, taking photos and painting pictures – that’s just what they do and what they call: IVY FLINDT. IVY FLINDT comes to life when Cate and Micha start to create.
CATE MARTIN graduated with honors in literature and philosophy. She prefers poetry to prose ‘cause it’s shorter. She was not allowed to have a dog when she was a child, so she spent her days playing the piano. As soon as she had turned 18, she got herself a Doberman.
MICHA HOLLAND is a freelancing guitar and bass player who would love to play more mandolin but is not allowed to do so at Ivy Flindt. His VW campervan allows him to stay and leave whenever and wherever he wants to.