The Twelves

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The Twelves
OriginRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Years active2005–present
LabelsEye Industries
MembersJoão Miguel
Luciano Oliveira

The Twelves is an electronic music production and DJing duo, made up of Brazilian musicians João Miguel and Luciano Oliveira. They are best known for their remixing of songs by artists ranging from M.I.A. and La Roux to Nirvana and The Beatles. Spin dubbed them one of "9 Unknown Bands to Watch at SXSW" in March 2009[1] and one of the "25 Must-Hear Artists at Coachella 2011".[2] They appeared on the Essential Mix on 19 Dec 2009.[3]


Year Artist Title
2008 Black Kids Boyfriend
2008 The Virgins Rich Girls
2009 Metric Help, I'm Alive
2009 La Roux In For The Kill
2009 Daft Punk Nightvision
2009 Fever Ray Seven
2009 FHR/Database Beaches and Friends
2010 Two Door Cinema Club Something Good Can Work
2011 Black Strobe Me and Madonna
2014 The Knocks Comfortable


  1. ^ "SXSW Day 1: The Best, the Worst, and the Rest". 2009-03-19. Retrieved 1 Feb 2011.
  2. ^ "25 Must-Hear Artists At Coachella 2011". 2011-04-06. Retrieved 23 Jun 2011.
  3. ^ "BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix, The Twelves". 2009-12-19. Retrieved 1 Feb 2011.

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