So Pitted

Bio

So Pitted, “Neo.” “We’re a band named after a YouTube video. I like that.” Nathan Rodriguez is referring to a certain viral clip of a surfer, standing on the shore in front of mountainous early-morning waves, relaying to a TV reporter the glory of the ocean conditions from which he has just emerged. To most viewers, the clip is a funny, sound effects-laden nugget of Spicoli brah-speak, culminating with the hero’s ecstatic assessment of the event with two brilliantly smashed together words. But to Rodriguez, along with his bandmates Liam Downey and Jeannine Koewler, “So Pitted” is way more than just that gung ho, slacker-speak catchphrase. Read More...