Tara will interview the Indie Pop Duo Dynasty Electrik (aka Dynasty Electric) blur the lines between DJ and rock band with their unique fusion of Electronic Music and Psych Pop. The group has earned critical praise, had their music featured in television and film, and toured the world.
Originally formed in Brooklyn, NY, Dynasty Electrik operated the Newsonic performance space and recording studio from 2004-2011 hosting countless events and recording sessions in Williamsburg. Their first album “Black Box” appeared in 2004, their first single “Hypnotized” was licensed to MTV, and the group was cast for a commercial. The group made appearances at SXSW, Burning Man, Summerfest, and The Dewey Beach Music Conference. They produced “Burning” an EP of new material in 2008.
In 2009, they caught the attention of hip-hop impresario Damon Dash who paired them with producer Ski Beatz for their album “Golden Arrows”. The album received critical acclaim and the lead track was placed in a commercial for Victoria’s Secret.
The band signed worked with David Maurice, DJ Logic, and Ski Beatz for their follow up record “Dynasty Electric”. The lead single “Eye Wide Open” aired on MTV2 and received over 150,000 views on YouTube. It was later licensed for a Bath & Bodyworks commercial.
The group worked with Indaba Music on their 2014 album “Euphoria”, soliciting remixes from producers around the world. The lead single “Supersonic” was licensed for the Microsoft Surface. In 2015 they lived in the mountains of North Carolina producing the EP “A Million Words of Love” with the single “Om Shiva”.
They are currently located in Los Angeles, CA, where in addition to writing and performing as Dynasty Electrik, they also perform meditational music at yoga classes sound baths. They are both practicioners of yoga and meditation and vegetarianism. They are firmly committed to peace, love, compassion, and equal rights.
“The foundation of our band is love. Love is why we met, it’s why we are still together, and it’s why we play music together. Music is an instrument of our love.”
Jenny Electrik- vocals, theremin, guitar Seth Misterka- production, DJ, sax, guitar, vocals - join us! www.ctrnetwork.com