“Sam Radseresht was born and raised in Dubai before moving to Santa Cruz for High School. From a young age, he was motivated by the likes of Paul Simon and Leonard Cohen to began his long journey of writing music. In 2010, he released his debut solo album ‘Vivid Minds,’ recorded in London. He currently lives in New York City and studies music production and engineering.
Paris native, Charlie Pinel, came to the United States to explore facets of the music industry through NYU’s Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music. Before moving to New York, his former band–the Ashburies–saw success in the French entertainment industry and were featured in the French film “”Sweet Dream””. He says that he hopes to create music “”that strangles you with straightforwardness and energy.”””