The Doubleclicks are a pair of sisters from Portland, Oregon who write songs that are all at once snarky, geeky and sweet. If you’re new to the Doubleclicks, you might start by streaming their latest album (for free!) or watching a YouTube playlist of the band’s live performances. Also find them on Tour, on Twitter, on Facebook and on YouTube!
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The Doubleclicks (http://thedoubleclicks.com) are two sisters who sing sincerely about the things geeks love: dinosaurs, super-villains, Dungeons & Dragons, and more. The duo has gained renown for their youtube videos including the geek girl song “Nothing to Prove,” for appearing on Wil Wheaton’s web show Tabletop, and for writing the theme song for Cards Against Humanity. The Doubleclicks have toured nationally, performed at w00tstock and on the Jonathan Coulton cruise and their 2013 album “Lasers and Feelings” hit the top 10 on Billboard’s comedy charts. Their 2014 album “Dimetrodon” features song about burritos, dinosaurs and cats and was funded by an $80,000 Kickstarter project. Doubleclicks concerts are perfect for fans of cellos, of the 1995 BBC mini-series of Pride and Prejudice, and for people who want to learn more about dinosaurs.
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The Doubleclicks are a nationally-touring, Billboard charting nerd band with a cello, a meowing cat keyboard, and songs about dinosaurs, Cats & Netflix, space and Dungeons and Dragons. Their YouTube videos boast over 2 million views and have been featured on BoingBoing, Kotaku, the Huffington Post, and on NPR shows “Live Wire” “All Things Acoustic” and “State of Wonder.” Find out more at http://thedoubleclicks.com
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Since launching their band in 2011 with a weekly new-song YouTube project and the animated music video for their Dungeons & Dragons love song, The Doubleclicks have toured their clever brand of folk music around the country, usually in comic shops, game stores or in their fans’ living rooms. The duo has also performed at w00tstock shows with Paul & Storm and Wil Wheaton, and entertained audiences at pop culture, gaming and sci-fi conventions.
The duo’s first full-length album “Chainmail and Cello” (2012) intones the life and loves of the geek girl – with soungs about love, Velociraptors, and Pride & Prejudice.
In 2012 the band also released a CD of their music for kids called “Worst Superpower Ever.”
In 2012, the Doubleclicks also persevered through the year-long Song Fu 2012 monthly songwriting challenge as a featured artist, wrote the official theme song for party game Cards Against Humanity, and released a 5-song Christmas EP and performed on the Jonathan Coulton Cruise.
Their 2013 album “Lasers and Feelings” debuted on the Billboard charts at #7! The music video for the song “Nothing To Prove” off that album has over 1 million YouTube views. The ran “Weekly Song Wednesday,” a project to post new songs on YouTube every week from September 25 til the end of 2013.
In early 2014, the Doubleclicks raised over $80,000 in a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new album and a music video project. That album released in June and is called “Dimetrodon”.
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The Doubleclicks are a pair of sisters — Angela Webber and Aubrey Webber — who sing about Dungeons & Dragons, dinosaurs, and Mr. Darcy. They play cello and ukulele. They have been called snarky, geeky, and sweet. Their latest album, Lasers & Feelings, includes songs about Mars Curiosity, meeting people on the Twitter, and Geek Girl pride, and debuted in the top 10 on the Billboard comedy charts. Their single for that album, a geek girl anthem called “Nothing to Prove” has been viewed over 1 million times on YouTube. The Doubleclicks tour the country regularly, playing at game stores, comic shops, and conventions, and have shared bills with nerd and comedy superstars including Jonathan Coulton, Paul and Storm and Wil Wheaton. In early 2014, the Doubleclicks raised over $80,000 in a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new album (Dimetrodon, June 2014) and a music video project.