Dresden & Johnston Bio (Abridged)
Dave Dresden is the co founder of the influential dance music acts Gabriel & Dresden and Motorcycle, remixer for acts like Jewel (Billboard Dance Chart #1) and The Killers (Billboard Dance Chart #1), and the co-author of the dance floor hits “As The Rush Comes” (Billboard Dance Chart #1), “Tracking Treasure Down" (Billboard Dance Chart #1), and Dangerous Powers to name just a few.
Mikael Johnston is the founding member of the influential San Francisco breaks and electro house act, and Warner Bros. Alumni “Mephisto Odyssey.” Mikael has also collaborated, remixed and or engineered for artists such as Jane’s Addiction, Static-X, Los Amigos Invisibles, Soul Coughing; I am The World Trade Center, Smash Mouth, The Matches, The Sounds and Goapele.
Since their inception in late 2008 the duo hit the ground running with remixes of Lily Allen’s “The Fear”, Nadia Ali’s “Love Story” which both hit #1 in the Billboard Dance Chart. Following their Billboard success remixes of BT’s “The Unbreakable”, JD Webb’s “Better Man”, The Crystal Method’s “Black Rainbows” Owl City’s “Hello Seattle.” and most recently "I've Had Friends" by Morgan Page (co produced with Dave Dresden) followed.
After a marathon of remixes the guys released their first single earlier this year, the vocal anthem "Keep Faith" which hit #10 in the Billboard Dance Chart. Dave and Mikael are currently putting the finishing touches on their forthcoming debut album featuring vocals by Nadia Ali, Holly Brook (Fort Minor), Jan Burton and Mikael Johnston. The Album is slated for release in early 2011.