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The Good Times Are Here for GTA


Red Bull shines the spotlight on GTA in honor of their debut album, released in October.

This article originally appeared on Red Bull

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How Facebook friends became the genre-defying high-voltage, Diplo-collaborating DJ duo GTA.

Matt Toth and Julio Mejia, members of the high-voltage DJ duo GTA from Miami touched down in New York City recently to promote their debut album, "Good Times Ahead," which comes out Oct. 7 on Warner Bros. Records. In between stops at Complex, where they spun a pop-up set, and Billboard, they recalled the unexpected moment in 2013 that broke their careers and propelled them on their current vector — due north, after working with Skrillex and Diplo, among other single-name artists and performances at Coachella, Lollapalooza and Ultra (twice).

"We just went to Europe for our first time for a week," says Mejia, who is the more soft-spoken of the two. He wore a ball cap, dark-rimmed glasses and a white T-shirt from the Kanye Saint Pablo tour...

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