Country-rock music group Leslie & the Badgers were shaped by singer/songwriter/guitarist Leslie Stevens, a Missouri indigenous transplanted to LA, with her bandmates including guitarist Glenn Oyabe, violinist Charlene Huang, bassist Ben Reddell, and drummer Travis Popichak. Experimenting L.A., the group self-released it is self-titled debut recording on June 15, 2007. The EP Greetings from Leslie & the Badgers adopted. The group performed around the FX series The Riches in Apr 2008 and certified material towards the ABC Family members network as well as for the film Inform Story (2009). On July 7, 2009, they released their second full-length Compact disc, Roomful of Smoke cigarettes.