AXS: Us The Duo are right where they should be with new indie album 'Just Love'

Los Angeles singer-songwriter couple Michael and Carissa Alvarado—collectively known as Us The Duo—have always seemed to be in control of their own destiny. After meeting on the set of a music video in 2011, Michael and Carissa were married the next year. In 2013 the husband and wife team grabbed attention when they began posting short videos of songs from their first self produced album, Us, as well as popular covers on the video sharing site Vine, where they amassed a following of nearly 5 million. Such a large and devoted following naturally got the attention of major record labels culminating in Us The Duo signing with Universal Republic Records, making them the first Vine artists to snag a major label record deal. But they were only getting started.

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