Chromeo interview: 'We're funny guys'

Chromeo: nice guys, funny guys, can sing 2Pac songs on cue.
The black SUV with the "Ecstasy" vanity plate pulled up to the back-stage entrance of Westword Music Showcase on Saturday, and out stepped the driver, who looked fully dressed to attend an '80s prom. He was suited appropriately for his passengers: Chromeo, the funk duo that pays homage to the sounds of the '80s better than most groups today. The two members of Chromeo couldn't look more different, save for their identical Ray Ban sunglasses: Dave 1, a tall, leather-clad, lanky guitar player, and P-Thugg, the short, bearded keyboardist donning military fatigues.

The duo were gracious enough to do a brief interview while Del the Funky Homosapien and his band were on-stage. In the video below, they talk about playing festivals, the importance of humor in their music, how Denver goes crazy, why they still do music videos, their favorite 2Pac songs and what they do in their down time.

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Westword Music Showcase Outdoor Stage

1100 Acoma St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

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Hey, I just read an article about the making of Chromeo's third CD "Business Casual". They recorded it in a studio called MetroSonic in Brooklyn, NY. It was really interesting and filled a bunch of insight on the gear P-Thugg and Dave 1 used. If you would like to read the article for yourself, check it out here.

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