The project of actress and singer/songwriter Jena Malone and pianist/producer Lem Jay Ignacio, the Shoe gets its name from a drum Malone built out of the steamer trunk containing a variety of electronic instruments. Ahead of dealing with Ignacio, Malone also released music with her group the Bloodstains, who released a 7″ via The Sociable Registry in 2007. The set began carrying out the first night time they fulfilled at a 2008 Xmas carol party in LA; following that, they collaborated continuously, using their late-night jam classes leading to 2009’s At Lem Jay’s Garage area EP (which Malone released via her THERE IS an Old Female label). The group got a rest while Malone focused on her behalf film career, including her function in The Craving for food Games: Catching Fireplace as Johanna Mason, a rebellious tribute chosen to fight within a dystopian world’s kill-or-be-killed truth display. In 2013, the Footwear began recording music for the full-length record; the outcomes, I’m Okay, had been even more stripped-down and confessional compared to the duo’s prior work. The record premiered by Edward Sharpe’s Community Music label and THERE IS an Old Girl in June 2014.