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Born and raised in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California, multi-instrumentalist brothers Joey and Ryan Selan grew up playing and writing music together. The brothers developed an early passion for the rock and dance music of the 1970s and 1980s. Fast forward to 2015 where the brothers officially formed The Lagoons. Their unique blend of synth-pop, surf-rock, jazz, soul and electronica was first heard on their Summer 2016 single 'California' and was followed up by their Spring 2017 'Gems EP'.

With over 30 million streams, 'California' has reached the #1 Most Popular Track on Hype Machine on multiple occasions. It has been featured in a Golf Digest / BMW ad series starring supermodel Kate Upton and baseball star Justin Verlander as well as the Netflix series "Easy", and is on a featured product display throughout Bose retail stores internationally. The Lagoons released their 'Escape EP' and headlined two national tours in 2018. The duo are working on a new group of songs set for a Spring 2019 release.

Recent events: 

SXSW 2018 Bandsintown Official Showcase - SOLD OUT

Chicago @ Elbo Room | June 2018 - SOLD OUT

NYC @ Mercury Lounge | June 2018 - SOLD OUT

Austin @ Stubbs | July 2018 - SOLD OUT

LA @ Bootleg Theater | September 2018 - SOLD OUT

San Francisco @ Neck Of The Woods | September 2018 - SOLD OUT




Venturing everywhere from tranquil synth-pop to indie jazz, The Lagoons keep things consistently fresh.
— Indie Shuffle
California featured as #1 Most Popular Track
— Hype Machine
Beautiful jazzy, electro-pop fusion with a rock twist. Calm and groovy, smooth vocals dance over glittery synths and a mellow saxophone.
— Earmilk

Joey Selan

Keys // Lead Vocals // Saxophone // Producer

Ryan Selan

Guitar // Vocals // Drums // Producer