Galantis is a Swedish Electronic music production and songwriting duo consisting of Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson of Miike Snow, and Linus Eklöw aka Style of Eye.
Christian Karlsson: One third of Miike Snow, as well as one half of the Grammy award winning pop production duo Bloodshy & Avant (credits include Madonna, Katy perry, Britney Spears, Kylie Minogue, Sky Ferreira, and many more).
The duo contributed five songs to the debut album by the American R&B singer Christina Milian, resulting in two worldwide hits: "When You Look At Me" and "AM to PM." Bloodshy and Avant contributed to Britney Spears' 2003 album In The Zone. Specifically, Karlsson and Winnberg co-wrote the single "Toxic" with Henrik Jonback and veteran songwriter Cathy Dennis. It eventually earned an Ivor Novello award (for songwriting and composition) and a Grammy for Best Dance Recording.
Linus Eklöw: Otherwise known as established electronic dance music producer Style of Eye, he also co-wrote and produced Icona Pop’s international No. 1 smash “I Love It” ft. Charli XCX.
Style of Eye, the Stockholm born and based DJ/producer resides in the Techno genre and comes from the underground scene. He explores a range of musical styles, from Techno to House via distinct percussion and minimal, floating melodies. After growing up in a Jazz and Soul oriented family and playing a drumkit at age 10, Linus transitioned to electronic music after getting his first computer aged 15 and making “weird downtempo dubbeat and trip hop.“ DJing upbeat drum and bass followed at 16, and Linus moved into studio production with releases and remixes on such labels as Classic Recordings, Tiny Sticks and Rabid Records.
Galantis EP (2014)
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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