Courtney, Bleeker and Matt Mondanile have been childhood friends in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Courtney and Bleeker first met in third grade, and have become friends in eighth grade over a mutual interest in Weezer, Built to Spill and Pavement. When Courtney and Bleeker had been college students in Ridgewood High School, Courtney met Mondanile, who was a year above him, while on the college bus. Mondanile was listening to the Impossibles on his Walkman and requested if Courtney needed Tinkers Construct Smeltery to pay attention. From there, Courtney became acquainted with Mondanile and his associates, and even auditioned to affix the latter’s band as a bass player earlier than being rejected in favor of an older kid who had a automobile. Mondanile and Bleeker also took guitar classes from the same teacher, along with faculty pal and future Real Estate guitarist Julian Lynch.
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