HELEN-THEA x DEREK DEON
KEYS, SAMPLES/PERCUSSION, VOCALS
Helen-Thea Marcus is a classically trained singer, pianist, composer, and actress, who’s vibrant and theatrical presence is a naturally occurring phenomenon on stage. Fueled by Jazz, Electronic Music, and Hip-Hop, she finds delight in live-looping her keys and triggering sampled electronic percussion to stack pillars of sound beneath the heart and soul of her vocal performance.
Derek Deon is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer who enjoys using the studio and the stage as a sonic canvas. He enjoys somber, sensual music, and copious amounts of reverb and delay in his guitar tone…
Late in the summer of 2017, Derek recruited Helen-Thea to track piano and vocal harmonies on his first single, When We’re Older and Free. Not long after, Helen-Thea left the states for a year to study music and theater abroad in Spain. Shortly after her return home in the summer of 2018, they reconnected musically with duo performances and sets with the Vaughns