Twice as Nice
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|Twice As Nice|
|Genres||Indie, Pop, Dance, Rap, Electronic|
|Labels||EMI Music Publishing|
|Associated acts||Pete Wentz, 50 Cent, Matthew Koma, Kat Graham, Nelly, Young Sid, Savage, Black Cards, Super Junior-M,|
Twice As Nice is an Australian record producing/remixing and song-writing duo consisting of Nick Audino & Lewis Hughes. Hailing from Melbourne, Australia; the team are currently located in Los Angeles. In June 2011, Twice as Nice signed a publishing deal with EMI Music Publishing U.S.A - The first ever Australian born production team to sign directly to EMI U.S.A.
Twice As Nice achieved notable success early in neighboring country New Zealand. - The first single that they produced "Ordinary Life" by artists Smashproof achieved Gold Status in New Zealand (7,500+) and peaked at #6 on the RAINZ singles charts. Consequently, Spashproof's debut album The Weekend peaked at #3 on the RAINZ album charts and achieved Platinum sales (15,000+).
Other notable releases include "This Is Love" by Dawn Raid artist Monsta featuring J-Boog which was certified Gold Status in New Zealand and reached #22 RAINZ singles charts. Similarly, Twice as Nice had success with the song "Music (Makes the World Go Round)" by fellow Dawn Raid artist Frisko featuring Aaradhna which reached #15 on the RAINZ singles charts. Subsequently, Twice as Nice went on to produce 9 of the 17 tracks on Young Sid's sophomore album What Doesn't Kill Me which peaked at #11 on the RAINZ album charts & all 11 tracks from the album Evolution from the Deceptikonz (#26 RAINZ album charts). Twice As Nice also Produced 8 of 11 tracks the Album "Miracles & Mayhem" for Savage One of NZ's most successful artists. Recent New Zealand releases include "Paint Fade" from Smashproof which debuted @ #6 on the RAINZ Charts and Aaradhna's "You Don't Love Me Anymore".
Twice As Nice debut major label release single in the USA was Put Your Graffiti On Me by Kat Graham which peaked at #5 on the Billboard Club/Play Charts In 2012. Their next major label single release was "Matthew Koma"s debut single "One Night" which was released April 2 on Cherrytree Records / Interscope Records. Twice as Nice worked on the "Use Your Disillusion" EP in its entirety with Pete Wentz & Spencer Peterson for their group Black Cards. In 2011 They produced the song "N***as Be Scheming" for 50 Cent which featured on his Mixtape/Street Album "The Big 10". Twice As Nice also produced the song "Invisible" from the debut album from Campa - previously of The Cataracs. Prior to that their work in the U.S. included production for artists such as French Montana, Yung Joc & more. Released in Canada only in 2012 was "Turn It Up" (co-written and produced by Twice as Nice) by Kardinal Offishall featuring Karl Wolf was released in Canada and peaked at #2 on the iTunes charts, #11 On the pop charts & #45 On The Canadian Billboard Charts. They also co-produced/co-wrote the lead single "Talking In My Sleep" for Chante Moore off of her album "Moore is Moore" which made its debut at #1 on the iTunes Soul & R&B chart.
In 2013 Twice as Nice began remixing various acts. Their first official remix release was with Brooklyn based act Little Daylight for their song "Overdose" which peaked at #7 on Hype Machine. They followed that with remixes for Ghost Loft, Generationals & UK Band Coasts Then "Gold" by LA band Sir Sly which peaked at #2 on Hypemachine follow by the one and only official remix of Lana Del Rey - Young And Beautiful and The Rubens - My Gun. Their remix of Robin Thick - "4 The Rest Of My Life" was the bonus track on the Target Deluxe Edition.
January 2013 Saw the first K-Pop release for Twice as Nice. They produced the single & title track "Break Down" for Super Junior-M's second album, Break Down which made its debut at #1 on the Billboard World Album charts in late January.
Early in their Career Nick & Lewis produced songs for various Australian Hip Hop Artists. In 2009 Twice as Nice began working with Kid Mac. His sound is described as a mix between electro, rap and alternative. His song "Hear You Calling" featuring Mat Mc.Hugh (The Beautiful Girls) was YouTube's #6 - Most Viewed (March 2011) - Music - Australia & #33 Most Viewed Overall. The song also features on the NBA2k12 Soundtrack alongside artists such as Eminem, Bassnectar and Travis Barker. His song "Freedom" is featured in the closing credit's of Fox8's TV show Slide. Twice as Nice also produced "Wanna Be Loved" on Marvin Priest's debut album on Island Records.
In 2011, Twice as Nice began composing their first film score for the documentary Fighting Fear (follow up to the highest grossing documentary in Australian history Bra Boys). Released in cinemas 11 November 2011 - "Fighting Fear is an inspirational, action-packed docu-drama telling the extraordinary, yet true story of two best friends and their real-life struggles as they chase their dreams of becoming professional sportsmen."
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