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WHAT IT IS: The Brooklyn-based alternative electro-pop duo is comprised of Jeremy Lloyd (production/songwriting) and Samantha Gongol(vocals/songwriting). After being featured in the latest Apple AirPods campaign, single “Down,” shot up to #1 on Shazam’s U.S. chart and hit #5 globally. It flew to #1 on the iTunes Electronic Singles Chart and #3 overall. Their debut album, ACT ONE, soared to #1 on the Electronic Album Chart and peaked at #8 overall.
ALBUM: ACT ONE
RELEASE DATE: 6/24/16
TV: Fallon 1/20; “Down” sync in Apple ad launched 1/14
LIVE: Headlining U.S. tour this May through June
INTERNET: Quadruple-digit social growth since January; won Musical.ly’s NextWaveFebruary campaign with 1m+ new videos created; Top 10 at Pandora; #1 Viral track at Spotify and Top 50 overall; Top 75 on Apple Music, #1 most streamed electronic song; national Shazam peak #1, Top 5 worldwide; went #1 on Spotify’s U.S. Viral 50 & Top 20 on Global Viral 50; went #1 Amazon.MP3’s song chart; went Top 10 Google Play/Digital Tracks; went #7 Soundscan Top Digital Tracks
RADIO: Charting at four formats now; 52m+ audience (+9m TW); Top 40 panel almost closed out, Top 15 and racing toward Top 10; Top 20 at Rhythm; Top 25 at Hot AC and Alternative.
PRESS: Coverage includes Indie Shuffle, Refinery 29, Just Jared, Yahoo, Teen Vogue, PopCrush, High Snobiety, Mashable, Business Insider, Baeble, TechCrunch, Idolator, more
BOOKING: Mike Marquis/Paradigm
MANAGEMENT: Ardie Farhadieh/Wick Management