Indie singer/songwriter Jonny Cohen shaped his music group the Like Machine in 1987 after getting into the Sterling silver Springtime, Maryland group home also house to D.C. region cult hero Main Youngster Slim; its cellar was the website of regular jam periods including people of Unrest, Butch Willis & the Rocks and countless various other local works, and their music shortly motivated Cohen to started writing his have materials. Recruiting a support unit including previous senior high school classmate Pete Nelson on electric guitar, Cohen lower a demo from the tune “I’m No Anorexic” which therefore impressed TeenBeat label key Tag Robinson that he asked the group to open up for his music group Unrest throughout their performance for the College or university of Maryland place WMUC. TeenBeat eventually released 1989’s Jonny Cohen’s Like Machine album, implemented two years afterwards by the area Butterfly EP. After a 1992 seven-inch, “Indian Giver,” Cohen resurfaced the next year using the full-length Obtaining Our Heads Back again Jointly. After a four-year hiatus, the group resurfaced with If Six Had been Eight.