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Klum is dating the Tokio Hotel guitarist, who is 16 years her junior. They sparked rumors when they left a party together in March , and. Matt and Kim are an indie pop band They have 4 albums out, Grand, Matt and Kim self-titled, Sidewalks and Lighting. They live They both met at college (Prat Institute) in and have been dating ever since. Box Office · Oscar Winners · Most Popular by Genre . Around the Block (performer: "Block After Block"). “So the story goes," remembers Matt, "that [Kim] spotted me strolling Matt and Kim will be playing a handful of UK dates in April of next year.
Did you ever imagine you'd be doing this 12 years later? I guess we never had any real plans. We didn't expect to ever make a living off playing music. We always took it one step at a time. Here's something your parents don't tell you: That was really helpful to the band. Then you're just enjoying things in the moment that you're doing them. It's not about trying to do things in steps to get other places. I remember discussing that I never want to play a show that I wouldn't go to.
I think there are a lot of times where you're encouraged to play a show because it's the proper stepping-stone to get you somewhere else.
Having come from only really playing in warehouses and stuff in Brooklyn, we made them make the ticket price six dollars, because that's what our fans wanted to pay. It was the lowest ticket price they've ever done at Bowery Ballroom. What do you attribute your longevity to? I find that sometimes bands decide what it would take for them to be successful. Say, like, "We gotta win a Grammy.
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That's when we're successful. It's like how rarely does that happen for a band? So, you're spending your entire career failing, if that's your beacon of success. But, if you're like me and Kim, you're just happy every time you come back to town and there are a few more people there.
Or you're happy every time you put out a song and people seem excited about it. Then you're just constantly a success.
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Every day you get to celebrate. What was the first one you ever had? Coming from a punk background and, especially, growing up and listening to punk music, it was such a concern. It happened and it was fine. But we were nervous about it.
Then, the next one that came was a Bacardi commercial with " Daylight. I'm sure it could be looked up online. It didn't have any talking over our song. It was just this beautiful commercial of people dancing through different eras.
It was as much a Matt and Kim commercial as it was a Bacardi commercial. I still remember at that moment being like, "Hopefully, not a lot of people will see it and we'll just get this great check.
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When I was working freelance film jobs, at the beginning of this band, it would have taken me literally a year to make that much. It broke it in the good way. Broke us to the public. The money was nothing in comparison to the exposure and how many people learned about our band through that commercial. It was one of the best things that ever happened to our band.
It totally changed my perspective on working with brands in advertising.Disaster Movie (Unrated) Ending Song - "I'm F***ing Matt Damon"
Especially being [a] band that [was] not on a lot of radio stations, the exposure was incredible. Career[ edit ] — Schifino studied illustration and graduated inwhile Johnson studied film and graduated in Neither had extensive experience with their instruments prior to this. Despite their inexperience, they were urged to play live shows by fellow Pratt alumni from the band Japanther. Adam Moerder of Pitchfork referred to the duo as the "quintessential 'party' band" in a review of their self-titled debut album.
The video for "Yea Yeah," which depicts the pair being hit with food from their refrigerator, has been considered one of the initial catalysts for their rise in popularity. Breakthrough with Grand[ edit ] Matt and Kim performing at Coachella in Matt and Kim were signed to the Fader Label in lateand Grand was released on January 20, The duo went on a 3-week North American tour in November to promote the album.
The duo also performed the song on an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! The video was filmed during winter on a cold day. They also engaged in a two-month nationwide tour from September to November.