Boston’s Pretty & Great got their begin a long time northwest in Burlington, Vermont, where musician Holden Lewis met engineer/musician Jeremy Mendicino in 2004 and both proceeded to record what would end up being the band’s debut, Green & Blue. After launching the record (and getting into a year’s worthy of of gigs), the duo resolved in Boston and recruited Bobby Landry being a full-time drummer. Within an unconventional move, the group adopted up its debut with an EP of remixes, entitled Blue & Blue, and quickly caught the interest of Sub Pop subsidiary Barely Artwork. With label support and a touring lineup set up (Andy Contois was earned for bass responsibility), the group visited focus on its following full-length, Get Youthful, released in 2008. Using the teaser Tora Tora Tora 7″ at hand, Pretty & Good embarked on the nationwide tour that discovered them in the throng from the SXSW event that same 12 months. Drummer Bobby Landry remaining to pursue additional projects, as well as the band continued a documenting hiatus for another five years. Bassist/multi-instrumentalist Roger Lussier became a member of the group because of its 2013 follow-up, Golden Guidelines for Golden People, that was documented in California prior to the band came back to its hometown of Boston.