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WHAT IT IS: Matthew Brue and David Butler—two bearded, Austin, TX-based musical misfits with an affinity for D.I.Y. electro-trap production, clever lyrical quips and sticky alternative hooks—were introduced to audiences everywhere with the aptly titled breakout single, “Middle Fingers.” At the beginning of 2017, the track exploded on SiriusXM’s Alt Nation and became #1 Most Added at Mediabase Alternative in week two at terrestrial radio.
RELEASE DATE: Summer 2017
SINGLE: “Middle Fingers”
LIVE: Playing an official SXSW artist showcase at Swan Dive patio on 3/13; festivals include Edgefest in Dallas (4/1), Buzzfest in Houston (4/15); kicking off Sirius XM’s Alt Nation Advanced Placement Tour (4/4-5/5); opening for Muse and 30 Seconds to Mars on June 15; more tour dates TBA
INTERNET: Included on Apple’s A List Alternative playlist; #19 on iTunes Alternative Top Songs chart; Vevo and YouTube views up 112-116% in past two weeks; Spotify monthly listeners up by 113%
RADIO: #17 at Alternative radio and #33 at Active Rock as of 2/28
BOOKING: Ron Opaleski, Robbie Brown/WME
PUBLISHING: Greg Sowders/Warner/Chappell
MANAGEMENT: Bruce Kalmick/Triple 8 Management