Monarchy are Andrew Armstrong and Ra Black. They formed Monarchy in September 2009. Their debut performance was at Cape Canaveral in Florida, and was transmitted into space, making them the first band to be broadcast live into space. Since then they have gone on to perform at Coachella, Love Box, The Big Chill, Melt Festival, Folsom St Fair festivals, as well as all around the world: San Fran, LA, NYC, London, Berlin, Paris, Milan, Barcelona, Madrid, the list goes on. They have also remixed the likes of Kylie, Jamiroquai, Kelis, Lady Gaga, Fyfe Dangerfield, OMD, Ellie Goulding and many more.
In February, 2013, they release their new single featuring burlesque star Dita Von Teese, who tracked them down via twitter, and invited them to spend Christmas in Paris with her. The video is shot by Roy Raz. Album number two is close behind.