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twin beats: Nervo

Photo: CHLOE PAUL

How Nervo are fighting hard to break into the boys club

Mim and Liv Nervo signed a music publishing deal at 18, but despite writing hits for the likes of Kelly Rowland and Kylie, they suffered years of knockbacks as performers.

Then, in 2009, on the suggestion of David Guetta, the club-loving sisters moved into DJing. Between 2013 and 2014, they earned $9m behind the decks, and last year the twins, now 29, released an EDM-flavored album.

The key to their success? They enjoy working, even if it’s answering e-mails at 3 in the morning. We wonder what those replies look like.

“WE DIDN’T WANT TO WEAR ANYTHING TOO SKIMPY. WE ALWAYS WANTED THE MUSIC TO SPEAK FIRST.”
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