How much do you owe to social media?
CS: We don’t want to say we owe everything to social media because we feel passionately about our music and we hope that [the fans] do, too, but at the same time you have to realize that this is what music is today.
Are you aware of the new Billboard rules for song charts?
RR: It’s so cool. Honestly, I think it’s going to create some situations where “joke music” breaks through–like, “Friday” would be No. 1 at this point.
Exactly, like “Harlem Shake.”
RR: Well, except that should be because Baauer is awesome. On the flip side, like, that’s great. “Harlem Shake,” that’s what everyone is listening to now, and that should be at the top of Billboard charts.
Do you think that will help you guys out?
RR: Even though we make fans through YouTube, we’re only getting fractions of what these blow-up videos are getting. Hopefully one day.
What’s the meaning behind your single “Swoon”?
CS: “Swoon” is just a very physical feeling of “I can’t quite express into words how good this is making me feel or how head-over-heels this sight, this sound, this sense is”
RR: It’s hot.
CS: It’s too much, I just can’t.