Karmin Artist Biography

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Name: Karmin
Music Brainz ID: a81303f1-64a5-4359-83ce-767f5fc3a542
Last.fm url: https://www.last.fm/music/Karmin
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Popular Tags: pop, female vocalists, covers, acoustic, catchy,

Published/Updated: 19 May 2010, 16:52

Biography: Karmin were Amy Heidemann (Vocals/Guitar) and Nick Noonan (Vocals/Cajon) from Boston, Massachusetts. The Brokenhearted Songfacts reports that their name derives from the Latin word 'carmen,' meaning "song," with a slightly altered spelling to "hint at karma."

The pair first gained recognition from their covers of popular Hip-Hop and Pop songs posted on YouTube. After offers from various record companies, the duo signed with Sony and Epic Records in June 2011.

Karmin is a collision of Nick’s Classic Rock upbringing and Jazz education (a trained trombonist) and Amy’s R&B influence and Pop background. Together they found music at its simplest form, percussion and voice.

In 2017, the duo took a break on Karmin to focus on another project known as "Qveen Herby". Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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