Cole and Jacob met as Math and Physics majors at Yale University and began recording and collaborating on different music projects. Jacob’s extensive production and arrangement background clicked instantly with Cole’s guitar and vocal songwriting experience. At the top of 2016, the duo spent three weeks living out of an underground studio in New Haven, writing music for what would become Opia. Their debut release “Falling” instantly became a viral hit, rocketing to the top of the Spotify, Hype Machine, and SoundCloud charts.