Endearing Indie Pop from Boston via AMAG Artist Collective. - The Keymakers: Hold
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posted 29 Jun 2020 by Krister Axel
We will make it through this, and we will make it together.

The Keymakers are the duo musical project of two brothers, born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, who now live together in Boston. Rome Alexander, a singer and songwriter, started his musical journey back in 2010 with a debut solo release, and as a writer for other up-and-coming artists. Rederic started his work in music by learning piano, guitar, and drums. In high school, he discovered the world of electronic music production, and has been developing his skills and sound ever since.

As a duo, The Keymakers released their debut single in September of last year to considerable success. Under the direction of Jesse Christophr and the AMAG artist collective, founded and headed by industry leader Anshuman "AM" Sharma, they continue to develop both as artists and writer-producers. "Hold" is an endearing and hopeful track about the universal need for connection, and the importance of finding the good in each other. With a combination of electro pop hooks and a driving 4-on-the-floor dance beat, "Hold" explores a welcome sense of positivity, and delivers a message we desperately need right now: we will make it through this, and we will make it together.

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Krister Bjornson Axel

Ashland, Oregon

Paris, France. Madison, Wisconsin. Los Angeles. Ashland, Oregon. Ottawa. I write music, I write about music, and I write code. See also: photography, prose, podcasting. I have 1 gorgeous wife, 2 amazing kids, and many interests.


Recent Awards: 2020 ND (Photo) Honorable Mention, 2020 Accenti Writing Contest Finalist


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