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Two friends from high school, P Thugg (Patrick Gemayel) and Dave 1 spent much time recently on the world tour, during which presented their electro-funk of the romantic child named Chromeo. Their talent was? Recognized among others by music legends such as Hall and Oates. The time of "Better Get to know" the band Chromeo!

Hailing from Montreal, Chromeo team admits that the biggest influence on his work had a hip-hop and funk productions from the USA. Although in our country, more known pieces Needy Girl, Mercury Tears and Night by Night, the team believes that the greatest popularity brought them songs Bonafide Lovin, Fancy Footwork, Tendoroni, and considered the team anthem Momma's Boy. The team creating their own remixes reached as to the work of artists such as Lenny Kravitz, Feist and Tiga. Nor can we forget the presence of music in one of Chromeo ad for hair gel.

Between records, Canadian boys took care of the production of mixtapes. The most famous of them is called Ce Soir On Danse! In addition, the band released in 2009 under the auspices of a special compilation DJ Kicks. Their album from last year's Business Casual is the third in team history, and his production took almost three years. Fans of the previous album Fancy Footwork in 2007 had to wait long for another dose of chrome sound, but as the artists themselves admit, their new album is much more harmonious. The album was a lot of collaborations with such artists as Solange Knowles (gives a voice in the song When The Night Falls), Philippe Zdar, or (member of the collective Cassius, and the manufacturer Phoenix team).

Studio Albums

     ''She's in Control'' (2004)
     ''Fancy Footwork'' (2007)
     ''Business Casual'' (2010)


    ''Un Joli Mix Pour Toi'' (2005)
    ''Ce Soir On Danse'' (2006)
    ''DJ-Kicks: Chromeo'' (2009)


   ''She's In Control''
    "You're So Gangsta" 12" (with Playgroup remix)
    "Destination: Overdrive" 12" (with DFA remix)
    "Me & My Man" 12" (with Whitey remix)
    "Needy Girl" 12" (with Zdar dub)
"Needy Girl" UK 12" (with Bloc Party and Paper Faces remixes)

   ''Fancy Footwork''
    "Fancy Footwork" 12" (with Thomas Barfod and Surkin remixes)
    "Fancy Footwork" UK EP (with Zdar dub and Guns N Bombs remixes)
    "Fancy Footwork" UK 12" (with Laidback Luke and Kissy Sell Out remixes)
    "Tenderoni" 12" (with Etienne de Crécy and Proxy remixes)
    "Tenderoni" UK 12" (with MSTRKRFT and Sinden remixes)
    "Bonafied Lovin'" 12" (with Riot in Belgium, Les Petits Pilous and Jori Hulkkonen remixes)
"Bonafied Lovin'" UK 12" (with Yuksek, Teenagers and Headman remixes)

 ''DJ Kicks''
    "I Can't Tell You Why 7"
 ''Business Casual''
    "Hot Mess"


La Roux

La Roux - synthpop duo from the UK. His work inspired the synthesizer pop from the 80s Admit that their music influenced by such bands as the Eurythmics, The Human League and Depeche Mode.

Elly Jackson and Ben Langmaid met in 2006 through a mutual friend. Their debut single, "Quicksand" was released independently in December 2008 by a small French label Kitsuné, and then not met with success. Then the duo signed a contract with Polydor Records and in March 2009 they released their second single, "In for the Kill". The musicians then went on tour with Lily Allen. La Roux wide popularity gained through their third song, "Bulletproof", rendered in the summer of 2009. This song debuted on the first UK charts. At the same time there was released debut album, La Roux, who reached the second items on the list of sales in the UK. The fourth and final single from the album, "I'm Not Your Toy" was released in September 2009. In October the band embarked on a tour of The Gold Tour, which ended in July 2010. La Roux received two nominations for the Brit Awards and two MTV Europe Music Awards. Currently the duo is working on his second album.



Eleanor "Elly" Jackson - born 8 March 1988 year, the daughter of actress Trudie Goodwin. She has an older sister, Jess. In La Roux plays the synthesizer and acts as a vocalist.
Ben Langmaid - producer and composer, the team remains in the shadow of Elly and usually does not show on the outside, making La Roux is often mistakenly taken for the solo project of singer. In fact, their roles in the band are almost equal. It also does not participate in the concerts.


Concert collaborators

Michael "Mikey" Norris (keyboards and using computers) - one of two keyboard players, who together with Elly live there.
Mickey O'Brien (keyboards and vocals) - plays with La Roux at concerts in Europe and North America. Although the board did not hear her voice, Mickey concerts also lends her voice (on tracks "Bulletproof," "As If by Magic" and "Armour Love"). Every day, known as Ladyburden.
William Bowerman (drums) - were the drummer in the band I Was a Cub Scout.

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