Roy was originally just the Verellen brothers. Ben played guitar and Moog Taurus. Dave played drums. They did a few practice space recordings in 2000 that sounded a little like the first Rentals record. It was good stuff.
In 2001, I moved from Tacoma to Seattle and began tracking songs on a Fostex four-track. As far as shows went, Botch was doing better than ever. But creatively, we were stuck. So writing songs on a four-track was a good outlet. At the time, I was a big fan of resourceful indie stuff Neutral…Read more