Production duo ODESZA, (Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight) began their meteoric journey when they first met and started making music together at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. They released their debut album Summer’s Gone in 2012, a critically acclaimed project they completed near the end of their tenure at Western. It was followed by 2014’s In Return, which debuted at the top of Billboard’s Dance/Electronic chart and featured platinum single “Say My Name.” A remix of the track by RAC was later nominated for a Grammy in 2016.
ODESZA returned with their much anticipated third full length album A Moment Apart in 2017 which in turn also received two Grammy nominations, for Best Dance/Electronic Album and Best Dance Recording for the single “Line Of Sight”. For A Moment Apart, Mills and Knight collaborated with Regina Spektor, Leon Bridges and RY X among others.
In the course of that eight-year span, they’ve gone from ground zero to selling out arenas [STAPLES Center (LA), Barclays Center (NYC)], and headlining iconic festivals including Coachella, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo and Outside Lands. They’ve built their appeal through word of mouth and streaming, plus a unique live presentation featuring an 11-piece ensemble that includes a horn section and a marching-band drumline.
Most recently, Mills and Knight joined forces with ARIA-platinum selling Australian producer, Golden Features (Tom Stell), to form an electronic powerhouse titled BRONSON, whose namesake album received international critical acclaim upon release in August 2020 among fans and electronic music tastemakers alike – including John Digweed, Pete Tong, Zane Lowe, and Anja Schneider. Just months following its debut, the project has reached upwards of 56 million streams and cemented the third and fifth spots on Billboard’s Heatseekers & Top Dance/Electronic Album charts, while also claiming its place on Triple J’s Hottest 100 List. The project strikes a beautiful balance between intense, emotive instrumentals and cathartic, melodic vocal tracks, with guest features from Gallant, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs and lau.ra (of experiential rock band Ultraísta).