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Pop Noir Release 'Jealousy' EP
'Jealousy', the new 4-track EP from Pop Noir, the Los Angeles-based indie dance duo formed by British twins Joe and Luke McGarry, has debuted at #8 on the FMQB specialty albums chart in it's first week of release.
Although still only 25, twins Joe and Luke McGarry are already seasoned veterans of the L.A. music scene, enjoying success and acclaim on a number of fronts.
The McGarry brothers formed Pop Noir while they were still students at the Orange County High School of the Arts and rapidly built a following on the Los Angeles club scene. They've racked up more than 250 performances to date, sharing the stage with the likes ofDoves, The Wombats, Robyn, Iglu & Hartly, Sebastien Tellier and Fitz & The Tantrums, as well as headlining shows in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, London, Manchester and Paris. Pop Noir's debut single, the party anthem "DIY," hit the Top 5 on the SubModern Charts and was featured in numerous TV shows and indie films. The video was voted mtvU Freshman of the Week and spent three months in strong rotation on the channel. Pop Noir's second release, a cover of New Order's "Temptation,"
When not writing, producing and performing their own music, the McGarrys are much in demand for their visual art skills. Operating as The Fantastic Heat Brothers (http://fantasticheatbrothers.com/
Festival Supreme, the upcoming comedy extravaganza at the Santa Monica Pier, showcases the unique illustration and design skills of the McGarrys. The festival's look, from posters to animated website (http://festivalsupreme.com/
Following in the footsteps of their dad, an award-winning illustrator who designed record sleeves for such new wave luminaries as Joy Division and Slaughter & The Dogs, theMcGarry brothers have designed a number of record sleeves for other bands. They have also created music videos for other artists, most notably Luke's animated video forGuster's "This Is How It Feels To Have A Broken Heart." (http://www.youtube.com/
Jealousy Video: http://youtu.be/
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