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Akira Galaxy: Rockstar, Poet

Akira Galaxy is part rockstar, part poet, and full romantic. We talked to her at SXSW 2024 about her debut EP, “What’s Inside You.”

Akira Galaxy is a romantic. You can hear it in her music. You can see it in her music videos as she runs across Normandy in a glittering bodysuit. Even when she’s on stage in a vintage nightgown, strumming a glittering silver guitar. I encountered it firsthand in Austin, Texas, while she sat in between SXSW sets, telling me how she’s been reading Eros: The Bittersweet in her spare time.

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