Courtney Kaiser and Benjamin Cartel create the homespun pop/rock and roll of KaiserCartel, a Brooklyn-based duo that has the abilities of both songwriters. Kaiser, the primary vocalist of the group, released her career performing back-up for John Mellencamp as well as the Wallflowers. She released a solo record in 2004. On the other hand, Cartel started playing the saxophone as a teenager prior to making the change to drums. He, as well, began pursuing a profession in music functionality and finally crossed pathways with Kaiser after writing a costs with her on the Knitting Stock in NEW YORK. Both became romantically and musically connected, and KaiserCartel shortly hit the street to get each musician’s very own materials. Upon their go back to New York, both began writing brand-new songs together, making use of each other’s abilities to make a sound filled up with harmonies, acoustic guitars, keyboards, xylophones, and percussion. After launching some uncooked, earnest EPs, KaiserCartel journeyed to LA to utilize maker Matt Hale. The effect was March Forth, which designated the band’s full-length debut in mid-2008. To financing their next launch, Cartel and Kaiser reached out with their enthusiasts via PledgeMusic.com, eventually gathering up more than enough donations to record 2010’s Key Transit.