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Krewella is an American electronic dance music group from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 2007.[1] The group consists of Jahan Yousaf, Yasmine Yousaf and Rain Man.[2] Their EP, Play Hard was released on June 18, 2012 exclusively on Beatport followed by an iTunes release on June 26, 2012.[3] Their musical style draws upon dubstep, moombahton, and house.[4]

Musical careerEdit

Krewella, consisting of songwriting- vocalist sisters Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf (ethnically half Pakistani, quarter German, quarter Lithuanian) [5] accompanied by producer Kris "Rain Man" Trindl,[6] burst onto the scene in 2011 and were immediately recognized for their signature blend of self-produced electro-pop, dubstep, and rock. After self-releasing their critically acclaimed EP Play Hard in June 2012, the groups EP hit #1 on the Beatport charts. Shortly thereafter, the group’s house anthem "Alive".[7] went to #1 on Billboard’s Dance Radio Airplay[8] chart and currently the single is charging up the Pop Radio Airplay charts.[9]

Since their humble beginnings at underground raves in Windy City warehouses, Krewella has since gone on to headline some of the most prominent festivals around the globe including Ultra Music Festival,[10] Electric Daisy Carnival,[11] Stereosonic[12] and Spring Awakening.[13] As a result of the group’s persistence and dedication, Krewella’s live performance has gained the group a massive following and earned them the 2012 International Dance Music Award[14] for “Best Breakthrough Artist.” After a widely publicized live vocal set[15] at this year’s Ultra Music Festival, Billboard declared that "Krewella will be huge this year."[16]

The group is in the studio now[17] and plans to release their first full-length album on Columbia Records this summer.

Discography Edit

Albums Edit

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US US Dance US Digital US Indie US Heat
TBA TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Extended plays Edit

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US US Dance US Digital US Indie US Heat
Play Hard - 10 - - 10
Play Harder
  • Released: 10 December 2012[20]
  • Label: Krewella Music, LLC.
  • Formats: CD, digital download
- - - - -

Unreleased Edit

Year Song First Usage
2012 "Dancing With The Devil (with Savoy)"
"Free Fallin'"
"This Is Not The End (with Pegboard Nerds)" 21 December 2012 - SoundCloud[21]
2013 "ID"

Singles Edit

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Year Single Peak positions Release
CAN US
2011 "Life of the Party" (feat. S-Preme) - - SoundCloud[22]
"Strobelights" - - SoundCloud[23]
"One Minute" - -

SoundCloud[24]
Play Hard EP

2012 "Killin' It" - -

Single
Play Hard EP
prev. SoundCloud[25]

"Feel Me" - - Play Hard EP
"Alive" 50 40
"Come & Get It" - - SoundCloud[26]

Remixes Edit

Release date Song Original artist Release
18 December 2011 "Summit (Krewella 'Breath' Remix)" Skrillex feat. Ellie Goulding Non-album release
11 April 2012 "Fire Hive (Krewella 'Fuck on Me' Remix)" Knife Party SoundCloud[27]
11 June 2012 "Rise & Fall (Krewella Remix)" Adventure Club & Krewella
  • Rise & Fall (Krewella Remix) (feat. Krewella) - Single
  • SoundCloud[28]
TBA "Scorpion Move (Krewella Remix)" Zedd Non-album release

As featured performer Edit

Year Title Artist Album
2012 "Rise & Fall (feat. Krewella)" Adventure Club Rise & Fall (feat. Krewella) - Single
2013 "Legacy (Save My Life) [feat. Krewella]" Nicky Romero TBA

Mixes Edit

Release date Mix details
5 December 2012 Troll Mix, Vol. 1: F*** Finals Edition[29]
28 January 2013 Troll Mix, Vol. 2: Road to Ultra[30]
13 February 2013 Troll Mix, Vol. 3: Makeout Edition[31]

Music videos Edit

Release date Song Producer
8 February 2012 "Killin' It"[32] Laine Kelly
26 June 2012 "Alive" (Daytona Beach Live Video)[33] Miles Evert
16 August 2012 "Feel Me"[34] Miles Evert
18 December 2012 "Alive"[35] Bryan Schlam
18 December 2012 "Alive [Pegboard Nerds Remix]"[36] Bryan Schlam

TouringEdit

  • Decadence (December 31)
  • Stereosonic (November 11/12 & December 1/2, 2012)
  • Play Hard Headlining Tour (Summer/Fall 2012)
  • Electric Zoo Festival (ft. Futtize) (September 2, 2012)
  • Veld Music Festival-Toronto, Canada (August 4, 2012)
  • Global Dance Festival (July 2012)
  • Spring Awakening Music Festival (June 16, 2012)
  • Meltdown Grand Prairie, TX (June 2, 2012)
  • Joined Benny Benassi at the 2012 Indianapolis 500-Mile Race (May 27, 2012)
  • Opened for DJ Fresh in London (May 15, 2012)
  • Headlining at Beyond Paradise in Hawaii at the Aloha Tower Waterfront (November 21, 2012)
  • Lights All Night- Dallas, Texas (December 31, 2012)
  • Ultra Music Festival - Miami, Florida (23-03-2013)
  • Northern Light Music Festival - Edmonton, Alberta (March 28, 2013)

Gallery Edit

See also Edit

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References Edit

  1. www.chicagotribune.com
  2. www.chicagotribune.com
  3. www.musikbeats.com
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  5. http://blogs.fusionradio.fm/fusion/2013/01/interview-krewella/
  6. http://news.beatport.com/blog/2012/06/20/introducing-krewella/
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  8. http://www.billboard.com/charts/2013-03-09/hot-dance-airplay
  9. http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop-shop/1554983/pop-shop-picks-pistol-annies-krewella-betty-who-more
  10. http://ultramusicfestival.com/artists/krewella
  11. http://electricdaisycarnival.com/archive/edc_2012/Orlando/artist.php?id=262
  12. http://www.stereosonic.com.au/artists/krewella/
  13. http://www.springawakeningfestival.com/news/view/spring-awakening-music-festival-announces-final-lineup
  14. http://wintermusicconference.com/events/idmas/
  15. http://www.dancingastronaut.com/2013/03/krewella-breaks-through-hype-at-ultra-2013-5-tracks-you-need-to-know/
  16. http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/code/1554427/ultra-music-festival-weekend-2-day-3-10-things-seen-and-heard
  17. http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/code/1550533/krewella-dances-up-the-hot-100-with-alive
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