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Deap Vally in 2014
|Origin||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Genres||Alternative rock, blues rock, garage rock, heavy metal|
|Labels||Cooking Vinyl, Island, Communion|
Deap Vally are an American rock duo, formed in Los Angeles, California in 2011. The group consists of Lindsey Troy (guitar, vocals) and Julie Edwards (drums and vocals). They have released two albums, an EP and a number of singles. Both albums reached the UK album chart.
Deap Vally formed in 2011 and is made up of Lindsey Troy and of Julie Edwards originally from San Fernando Valley, California. Edwards was a member of The Pity Party, while Troy was performing in Los Angeles as a solo artist. Edwards met Troy at a crochet class in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.
In July 2012, they released their first single, "Gonna Make My Own Money", on Ark Recordings, while they made their London debut in the same month. In August 2012, the band signed to Island Records, while they played the Latitude and Leeds and Reading Festival during the summer. Their first single on Island/Communion, "End Of The World", debuted as Zane Lowe's Hottest Record In The World on BBC Radio 1 on October 3, 2012, and the band played the BBC Radio Rocks Week with a live concert from London's Maida Vale Studios on October 24. Their debut album was recorded at Infrasound Studio, San Pedro, Los Angeles with Lars Stalfors (The Mars Volta).
In April 2013 the duo released the four-track EP "Get Deap" produced by Lars Stalfors. In May 2013, they appeared on BBC2's Later With Jools Holland. In June 2013, they appeared at the Glastonbury Festival and Bonnaroo Music Festival.
In early 2015 they opened for Marilyn Manson during the Hell Not Hallelujah tour. In October 2015 they opened for Peaches during the Rub Tour. In early 2016 they opened for Wolfmother during the Gypsy Caravan tour. In mid 2016 they started opening for the Red Hot Chilli Peppers across Europe.
Get Deap (2013)
- "Gonna Make My Own Money" (July 2012) on Ark Recordings
- "End of the World" (November 19, 2012) on Island/Communion
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