Even if you’ve never met them before, Eva Hyder and Andrew Nielsen are Our Mutual Friend.

No seriously, Our Mutual Friend is the name of their band.

Our Mutual Friend, or OMF, is a Columbus-based acoustic duo that has experienced plenty of ups and downs in the two years since they decided to drop everything in the name of music. They are just two of the many struggling grass-roots musicians who consider themselves “broke” in Columbus.

This is their story.

Music makes it worth it from Chelsea Spears on Vimeo.