Starla (Carla Houghton) co-founded The Midnight Marionettes with Mikey Klein in November of 2015. The two hit it off instantly, and are a powerhouse song writing team. Starla has been playing music and writing songs since she could barely talk, and has been making industrial music since 2004 with her previous band The New Waveforms. Her creativity is highly influenced by horror films, philosophy, literature, and all things macabre. She is a multi-instrumentalist, playing piano/synths, guitar, and an experienced vocalist.
Mikey Klein co-founded The Midnight Marionettes with Starla in 2015. Mikey has been playing drums since he was 8 years old. He has played in multiple bands since he was 12 years old, and has become quite the talented multi-instrumentalist. He most enjoys playing guitar, bass, and keys. Mikey is also an accomplished vocalist, recording artist, and song writer. Mikey is also an accomplished stage manager, tour manager, drum tech, and sound board engineer.