"Matt and Kim are an indie pop duo residing in Brooklyn, New York. The group was formed in 2004 by Matt Johnson (vocals/keyboards) and Kim Schifino (drums/vocals)."
"Their second album, Grand, was released on January 20, 2009 on Fader Label. They have a DIY attitude towards their music. They also have a wide-ranging musical taste, including top 40 hip hop
. They performed at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago on July 18, 2009 and also played San Francisco's Outside Lands 2009 music and art festival on August 30, 2009. On August 28,2009 the duo performed at the 25th annual San Diego Street Scene. At this particular performance, Kim proceeded to open with a provocative dance.
In 2009, their song "Daylight" was featured in a Bacardi commercial. The band, however, insists that there are industries they will never collaborate with, such as cigarette companies. The song "Good Ol' Fashion Nightmare" can be heard in a promo for the upcoming NBC comedy Community. On August 26, 2009, Matt and Kim played the song "Daylight" on Jimmy Kimmel Live!."