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PINEO & LOEB Release “Attached 2 U”

Canadian producers PINEO & LOEB team up with producer Sparkee and dance vocalist Viiq on their brand-new single, “Attached 2 U,” a blend of house and pop elements.

PINEO & LOEB explain, “The ‘Attached 2 U’ project started when we were listening to the radio and heard Viiq singing Bingo Players & Disco Fries’ track ‘Forever Love.’ We were immediately hooked by the amazing vocals and uplifting vibes, so we reached out and connected with Viiq. We sent her a few instrumental demos to see if she would be interested in working together, and she picked out a groovy downtempo tune to record vocals on. When she sent us back what she’d done, we were blown away and inspired to rebuild the track to be more upbeat and centered it around a big synth drop for more impact. The track was sounding great, but we wanted it to be even funkier, so we called up our good friend and frequent collaborator Sparkee, who added his slick guitars and synths throughout, really gluing everything together. After painstakingly refining the track to make it hit just right, the end result is ‘Attached 2 U,’ and we’re so thrilled with how it’s come together! We opted to pick the numeral ‘2’ and the letter ‘U’ as a reference to Prince, who always spelled the words as such and is known for his funky and uplifting pop songs.”

“Attached 2 U” follows on the heels of the duo’s collaboration with rapper Fueg and saxophonist Ellie Sax on “Good Vibe Feeling.” While Sparkee just remixed Tiësto’s “The Business,” and Viiq provided the vocals for Bingo Players & Disco Fries’ “Forever Love.”

PINEO & LOEB got together by the strangest of circumstances: both were booked to perform on the same show at the same time. Rather than sulking and fighting over who would get to go on, they decided to do a back-to-back set, resulting in their joining forces.

Since then, they’ve toured Canada and internationally, sharing the stage with mega-acts such as Zeds Dead, Grandtheft, Keys N Krates, The Funk Hunters, Skratch Bastid, Stylust, and z-Trip.

“Attached 2 U” opens on plush rhythmic pulses featuring snapping percussion as Viiq’s lustrous, velvety voice imbues the lyrics with creamy timbres. A vibrating bassline contrasts against the shimmering leitmotifs, filling the harmonics with sizzling colors and dynamic energy.

With “Attached 2 U,” PINEO & LOEB merge vibrant pop flavors with the pulsating muscle of dance music, all topped by the swanky voice of Viiq.

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Written by Randy

Randy Radic is a Left Coast author and writer. Author of numerous true crime books written under the pen-name of John Lee Brook. Former music contributor at Huff Post.