Indie rock trio Sioux Falls began as the high-school project of guitarist Isaac Eiger and bassist Fred Nixon.
Inspired by bands like Modest Mouse
, the two friends began shaping their melodic post-punk sound and playing gigs around their hometown of Bozeman, Montana. By 2012, they had self-released an EP and relocated to Portland, Oregon, where they recruited drummer Ben Scott. Once established, they knocked out another pair of EPs in 2013's Big Krackel and 2014's Lights Off for Danger before hooking up with Pittsburgh-based indie Broken World Media
. With a new label in place, Sioux Falls spent 2015 wrapping up their debut album, Rot Forever, which was released in early 2016. ~ Timothy Monger, Rovi