Power duo

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A Power duo is a two-piece rock band that follows a similar blues rock style to a traditional power trio, and whose primary lineup consists of a drummer and a guitarist (such as The White Stripes, The Like Young, The Black Keys, Local H, Japandroids, No Age, Wye Oak, Giant Drag, Blood Red Shoes, and Jucifer); a drummer and a bassist (such as Death From Above 1979 or Royal Blood); or a drummer and a keyboardist (such as One Day As a Lion). In the case of power duos that utilize only an electric guitar and drums, the lack of a bass guitar can be overcome in different ways: Jack White of The White Stripes and Joe Ziemba of The Like Young use octave dividers and pitch shifters, although most of these effects are monophonic and will not work on chords; The Black Keys often have a bassist when performing live; Scott Lucas of Local H installed one half of a split bass pickup under the lower strings of his guitar and running the signal from it to an octave pedal and a bass amplifier; guitarists Brian King of Japandroids and Randy Randall of No Age split the guitar signal between multiple guitar amps (generally one for clean and another for effects), and a bass amp; drummers Andy Stack of Wye Oak and Bobby Vega of Giant Drag simultaneously play synthesizers to fill in the gap. A notable power duo of recent years, is '68, founded in 2014 by Josh Scogin (Guitar) after the amicable breakup in 2013 of his band The Chariot; In July 2014, '68 released their debut effort, In Humor And Sadness.