1. This is Haim. They are three sisters from Los Angeles.
2. The name is pronounced like “HYME.” Not “HAYME.”
3. Middle sister Danielle is 24, oldest sister Este is 27, and youngest sister Alana is 21.
4. When they were younger they formed a family band with their parents and it was called Rockinhaim.
5. They dropped the “rockin” when they became Haim (with just the sisters) in 2006.
7. Before the official formation of Haim, Danielle went on tour as a drummer for Jenny Lewis and then as a guitarist for The Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas.
8. Este has a degree in ethnomusicology from UCLA.
9. And Alana plays guitar, keyboard, and percussion.
12. They are also really fucking good at music. This is their newest single, “The Wire” (and The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone is in the video).
13. They know how to look really cool while riding bikes.
14. And here is PROOF that they can look cool and ride bikes, as seen in the video for “Forever.”
16. And so does Waka Flocka Flame, ‘cause why wouldn’t he??
18. And Este was rockin’ hair nubbins before Miley was.
20. And have I mentioned how good their music is? Here’s “Don’t Save Me.”
21. They are kind of like the Jonas Brothers mixed with Hanson, but they are girls and cooler.
22. And they are about to go on a European tour with Phoenix.
Now listen to “Send Me Down.”
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