Chromeo is an electrofunk duo based in Montreal and New York City. The duo is P-Thugg (Patrick Gemayel), on keyboards, synthesizers, and talk box, and Dave 1 (David Macklovitch) on guitar and lead vocals. The two have been best friends since childhood and they describe themselves as "the only successful Arab/Jewish collaboration since the beginning of time".
David Macklovitch is currently earning his Ph. D in French Literature from Columbia University, where he also teaches undergraduate French classes
Highlights of their 2004 debut album She's in Control include the club tracks "Needy Girl", "Mercury Tears", "Rage!", and "Destination: Overdrive". In 2005, Chromeo released a mix cd of funky dance tracks on Eskimo Belgium records entitled Un Joli Mix Pour Toi (A Pretty Mix For You). During early 2007 Chromeo supported indie rock group Bloc Party on their British tour. They also released the single "Fancy Footwork" as well as their second album of the same name. The band has also been named MTV's Artist of the Week for October 1st 2007.