Sydney singer, songwriter and DJ Kate Tomlinson's performance and writing has caught the imagination of many fans and producers alike, developing a cult following in Sydney. In the last 15 years Kate's music has snowballed from performing casually yet passionately into a full time pursuit. Kate started writing music at the age of thirteen, performing her works for all who would listen. Realising music was her calling at age fifteen, she recorded her first Ep at metropolis studios in Melbourne and she has not looked back. She has made quite an impact on the local scene, gigging along Sydney's Oxford Street, King's Cross as well as throughout the Blue Mountains and to date has featured on two hip hop albums, written sixty+ songs and provided backing vocals as a session artist for recording studios throughout sydney, such as Stage Door, Stix and Track down.
Kate has taken her abilities to a new level with her DJing skills, with a twist, as "DeadiKate" has impressed and gained a large following in the clubbing community, performing her own mixes as well as adding her own vocals throughout her performances. Kate has performed at the Greenwood hotel, The Criterion, The Watershed on harbour, Forbes Hotel, Oscars on Pyrmont and has performed along side artists such as 15 Grams, Tom White and Dj Dan Absent. Throughout 2014-2016 Kate was resident DJ at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney. Kate is now an ambassador for Casio EMI Australia. She has multiple online courses teaching young DJ's how to find their place in the industry and, each year, features as a guest lecturer at WSU for undergraduate music students.
Kate's love for music, however, is powered by her passion for songwriting. Her unique pop/ballad style is powerfully resonant and catchy, using layered harmonics and acoustic instruments contrasted with synthesised media to achieve an overall uplifting sound. Having worked with producers from ministry of sound and independent label Count Effectz, Kate has been interviewed and had articles published by InTheMix, Drum Media and Street press. Commented by Lee Groves to have a "Great voice" and by Ben Robertson to be "Unstoppable talent", Kate has released her new Album 'In Spring' this year, after charting on 'Spotify choice' with her two 2020 singles 'Champion of my Life' and 'Do Whatcha Do'.
Kate's newest album is already featuring on popular corporate playlists (such as McDonald's Australia) and is receiving regular radio airplay.
Over the past twelve years, Kate has been falling more & more in love with DJing and MCing at a range of dynamic events. With a broad library of music and great equipment, Kate can provide a professional and exceptional service to assist you with your event. Ever popular on the wedding scene, Kate has MCed major events & expos in front of 12,000+ people including: Fisher's Ghost Festival main stages, The Southern Highlands Love A Fair, SWEET Expo, hosted by Sweet magazine, held in Sydney, Melbourne Cup Macarthur broadcast 2021 and was awarded 3rd best female events MC in Australia 2020.