Adding a heavier beat but keeping the "dreamy" side of indie electronica intact, Seattle duo ODESZA formed in 2012 at Seattle's Western Washington University. Members Harrison Mills (aka Catacombkid) and Clayton Knight (aka Beaches Beaches) had known each other since they were freshman at the college, but ODESZA didn't form until their senior year. After graduation, things began to move quickly as 2012 saw the release of their debut album, Summer's Gone. The year 2013 saw both an EP, My Friends Never Die, plus a tour with, and a remix for, Pretty Lights. A year later they returned with In Return, an album released by the Counter Records label.
ODESZA developed a new live performance to accompany In Return, ensuring that the shows do full justice to the album. Their work ethic and constant evolution resulted in a sold out tour of North America in fall 2014 and has set them up for their first European tour. 2015 brings a new live production which ODESZA will unveil at every major music festival across the United States and Europe.