Skylar Eppler, Frank Mindingall, and Jakob McWhinney first met at a movie theatre in La Jolla as coworkers. They all were eventually fired, but not before they began jamming together. After linking up with Space Heat guitarist Ren Rogers, they collectively adopted the name of his solo project: Kooties. Their debut EP, Yearbook, recently dropped via Bleeding Gold Records/Field Trips and is a catchy lo-fi take on chillax pop rawk. Here’s its swift first single, “Crush”:
Kooties‘ Yearbook tape release show will be on March 20th at Acerogami and on March 22nd at Los Globos.