RM: “Sunset Skies” brings in a new element that is
cheap music soft-ware during the weekends… that
both unique and original. Fus-ing electronic music
was actually pretty cool :) and that´s how we started.
with Indie elements is both bold and risky. In my
After school we went different ways - me as a music
view, these moves have given you the edge in an
producer and him as Dj. It’s just recently that we
overpopulated industry. My question is, why? Where
got together again and decided to create our own
did your passion arise when the time came to craft
such and amazing track? Why TW3LV? It just reminds us of our childhood EDM has been very popular for many years and has
when we meet up with some friends in an
become slightly saturated. We didn’t want to go with
abandoned house in our neighborhood which was on
what’s popular at the moment, so we tried creating a
the number XII.
more per-sonal sound with a unique approach. For many years we have been working with
RM: A lot of your music fuses an 80s vibe. Why the
various international DJs and Pop artists and it
80’s vs. other eras of our music culture?
just happened naturally that we combined indie
We were born in the early 80s so we grew up with
instruments into our sound. When you work as a
the sound of Depeche Mode, Talk Talk, Tears for
producer for other artists, there are so many people
Fears and so on. We are big fans of all the 70s and
who try to direct you and it´s kind of refreshing to
80s Synth sounds as well.
create your own universe without limits. You can get to the bottom of things, express more feelings and
It´s always fascinating to fuse different genres with
the music of nowadays and see what you come up with. We don’t want to go overboard with the neon
RM: Dirty Soul is one of the top labels of the year.
80s thing, but we love incorporating live instruments
They support some of the best art-ists on the dance
and analog Synth with a touch of nostalgia in our
music circuit, including yourselves. What’s it like to
work with them? RM: With 1.4 million plays and then some the track To be honest, there were multiple labels interested in
“California Sun” featuring vo-cals by Johnny Rain
our project, but we decided to go with DS because
is a smash hit. Then you dropped “Sunset Skies”
right from the start we had an excellent feeling with
which is al-ready making incredible strides in the
them and that means a lot. We like to think that we
dance music arena. What can possibly top this new
are not just a number and prefer working together
track? What plans do you have for your music for the
with people who believe in your creativity and
rest of this year into the next?
support you in any way. The vocals of an incredible artist who had multiple RM: People want to know about you guys. What can
#1 hits will definitely blow you away and prove that
you tell us about how you guys got together and how
our music is continually improving and maintaining
the name TW3LV came about?
our high standard. We had the chance work with this artist in LA and this song was at first meant for him,
With all the socials everybody wants to know
but we were so in love with the track that we agreed
everything about everybody. We just think it’s kinda
to release it as a TW3LV single. Currently we’re
cool to let the music speak for itself and stay in the
working on putting together an EP that should hope-
fully be coming out soon, but first we want to release a few singles. •
We´ve known each other since college times and grew up listening to the same mu-sic. We started to mess around with an old vintage keyboard and
Published on Nov 21, 2016
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