Shaped in 1998 by guitarist Lisa Mychols, the Masticators had been among the finest rings on the fantastic and bountiful LA pop scene because the 1990s converted into a fresh millennium. Mychols started playing within the middle-1980s in her indigenous Long Seaside, CA, seated behind the snare kit with different psychedelic rings through senior high school before ultimately taking on bass and electric guitar. In 1991, carrying out a proceed to L.A., she documented a solo recording, Lost Winter’s Desire, with help from Darian Sahanaja, quickly from the Wondermints. Through another many years Mychols wandered through numerous rings and cover rings without obtaining anything permanent, of which stage she began composing songs and go about to construct the Masticators. The music group went through numerous stages and users (at one stage even like the Plimsouls’ Eddie Muñoz), the only real consistent holdover becoming bassist Severo, who was simply a regular sideman with Cockeyed Ghost furthermore to his placement within the Elvis Costello tribute music group This Year’s Model. Robbie Rist, a ubiquitous existence around the L.A. pop underground picture whose earlier credits included Martin Luther Lennon as well as the much-loved Wonderboy (that he was frontman, primary songwriter, and guitarist), stepped in a single night because the band’s short-term drummer. By coincidence, Mychols and Severo went into Rist’s previous Wonderboy bandmate Patrick McGrath, who done the ultimate lineup on business lead acoustic guitar and keyboards. They truly became an instant appeal around the picture, and at the start of 2000 released Masticate!, their debut record, on New Jersey’s To M’Lou Music label.