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Juno Award-nominated twin sisters, Carmen & Camille are a Canadian pop duo that melds together luscious harmonies, driving beats and catchy synths creating their own unique sound. They enjoyed a wide slate of press and industry coverage including hitting the top 20 in Billboard’s Emerging Artist chart.  Their hard work, intuition and dedication makes them masters of their craft.

In Carmen & Camille’s Own Words

Being a master of your craft, that entails growing, and wanting to learn more, and learning new things, and evolving as a musician, as a producer, as a person.

It’s also knowing what makes you unique. We all have different skill sets in the music industry, and to me, it’s the fine tuning of what you are interested in, what you’re good in, that makes you your own master of your own craft.

Inspiration comes everywhere. we definitely feel like the best times is when it just flows from a higher being, or source, whether it be a heartbreak, or just observations of life, or love, or just getting lucky.

Deciding to do music was just something that came very natural to us. Our parents are musicians. Our mom sings, our dad plays guitar.

Yeah, so most parents want their kids to be doctors and lawyers, and our parents wanted us to be musicians. So, it all happened very naturally.

Inspiration comes everywhere. we definitely feel like the best times is when it just flows from a higher being, or source, whether it be a heartbreak, or just observations of life, or love, or just getting lucky.

Lately, we’ve really just enjoyed sitting down with the laptop, and the computer, and writing, and starting with a drum beat, and programming some quick drums, or starting with an acoustic guitar part, and then writing, to that, the melody and lyrics. But, sometimes it just comes from sitting with an acoustic guitar and really hammering out the song. We think that can often speed up the process, when we actually finish the song first, and then go into production mode.

But, sometimes it’s just like, you just want to make a beat that makes you feel something, and then write to that.

We think simplicity is something we’re really honing in on. We’ve always been ones to add every sound, and then take it away. And, lately it’s been-

It’s like, we like that epic, M83, lush, big sound, that’s awesome and epic, but then suddenly we’re like, “Okay, wait. Let’s pull it back, and get to the core of this song.”

Yeah, it’s like Chanel’s quote, “Take one piece of jewelry off.” That’s what we’re kind of having to do. Just strip it away, and strip it away, and it’s like, when the parts are right, it just sits in the pocket.

Our production partner, Joey from Electrobase music, he was the first one to let me listen, and it was a game changer. He was like, “You’re going to love these speakers,” and it was beyond what we thought. You hear everything. You hear things you didn’t think were even in there. So, when you’re making your music, you get to have that clarity of sound, and you get to hear things that you just don’t in other speakers.

– Carmen & Camille, Juno Award-Nominated Musicians

 

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