The duo, which began strictly as a DJ project in 2008, quickly blossomed into a full-fledged live act as Jessica Gonyea (A-Cup) and Chess Hubbard (Mother Hubbard)'s shared passion for new wave, pop, indie, electro and house music led them to write and record original material. Kept under lock and key until their debut live performance at Lollapalooza, Moneypenny's original tracks quickly became must have material for industry types on both sides of the pond as word spread about these two incredibly talented young ladies. More than just two pretty faces, Moneypenny come stacked with a slew of great songs – one of which has already been licensed to ABC TV's "Make It Or Break It" – a charismatic live show incorporating custom video projections and DJ skills to keep the after party going all night long.
Moneypenny's trend of playing "all the right gigs" continues into October with live sets at Dim Mak Tuesdays @ Cinespace in Los Angeles and the legendary Popscene! party in San Francisco acting as their debut performances in each market.
Moneypenny are working on their debut full length release for 2010 (working with Simon Perry/Echo and The Bunnymen), however in the meantime, they'd like to share a free gift for you to post and check out.
First single "Say No" was recorded in Chicago earlier this year and comes packaged with an insanely dance floor ready remix courtesy of good friends and fellow Chicagoans, Hey Champ.
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