Thai pop duo artist consisting of brothers Pichaya “Golf” Nitipaisalkul and Pirat “Mike” Nitipaisalkul, formed under Thailand’s biggest entertainment company, GMM Grammy. In 2002, the two Nitipaisalkul brothers were auditioned into the 1st generation of Golf channel thailand live-Junior, a training project by GMM Grammy, Thailand’s largest entertainment company.
Mike were trained in singing, dancing, acting, and language and they made an appearance at many GMM Grammy concerts. The two boys with B-boy dancing at the middle of the stage started to gain their own fanclub. It took 4 years before the Nitipaisalkul brothers finally debuted as Golf-Mike in October 2005 with their self-titled album, Golf-Mike. Dance-pop track “Bounce” was chosen to be the album’s first promotional single, and it became a big hit in Thailand. The other tracks, “Ruang Lek Kaung Tur”, “Ta Lok Dee”, “Yah Len Bab Nee,” and “Epilogue” were also widely accepted in the industry.
Mike’s first album became a blast in the Thai music industry as theirs first nomination was the Most Popular Artist for the Year award for the Seed Awards 2006, which they also won in February 2006. In March, they were able to hold their first solo concert, Golf-Mike Let’s Bounce Concert at Thunder Dome with an audience of 5,000 people. Mike was awarded Best Breakthrough Artist from the Channel Thailand Music Video Awards 2006. Golf-Mike but Arashi had to cancel its participation due to politic occurrences in Thailand at the time. Mike got back to the studios and started working on their second full-length album.