Jettison Bloom is Daniel and Kara Mehrmann. They are a songwriting/production duo based in the St. Louis area. Meeting while they were in college, they have been writing, producing, and performing in multiple projects around town. Their band, Dropkick the Robot, won one of the grand prizes in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2013 for "Missed Out" (electronic category), they have gone on to form The LustreLights, one of St. Louis' most in-demand, high energy corporate and event bands. Kara also teaches jazz piano at Washington University in St. Louis while Daniel is the coordinator of Music Technology at Southwestern Illinois College. In 2009, Daniel built Jettison Studios where the duo currently records and produces for themselves and other artists.