Phantoms (duo)

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Phantoms are a Los Angeles-based electronic dance music duo.[1][2][3][4] The group consists of former teenage actors Kyle Kaplan and Vinnie Pergola.[5][6][7]


Their eponymous debut album was released in March 2017. Their song "Just a Feeling", which was downloaded over 5,000 times, charted on the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart at number 40.[8] The album's first and second singles "Pulling Me In" and "Been Here Before" were released.[9][10]

Before Phantoms was formed, Kaplan and Pergola listened to classic rock bands such as Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd.[11] They also had garage band. In 2007, the duo learnt and began producing electronic music.[12] In 2016, they collaborated with Skylar Astin to release the single "Call My Name".[13] In 2017, they collaborated with Giorgio Moroder to release the song "Champagne, Secrets, & Chanel".[14][15]



Title Year Peak chart position Album
"Just a Feeling" (featuring Vérité) 2017


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  12. ^ "Electric music duo Phantoms matures in production, sound in latest EP". The Badger Herald. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  13. ^ "Skylar Astin Teams Up With Phantoms for Vibrant, Romantic 'Call My Name': Premiere". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  14. ^ "Giorgio Moroder teams up with Phantoms for breezy new song "Champagne, Secrets, & Chanel" — listen". Consequence of Sound. 2017-06-02. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
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  16. ^ "Dance/Mix Show Airplay". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-07-10.