Genre-crossing outfit the Neighbourhood mix atmospheric indie rock, electronica, and hip-hop beats with melodic R&B-inflected vocals.
Formed in Los Angeles in 2011, the band centers around lead singer Jesse James Rutherford, guitarists Jeremy Freedman and Zach Abels, bassist Michael Margott, and drummer Brandon Fried. In 2012, the Neighbourhood released the EP I'm Sorry..., featuring such singles as "Sweater Weather" and "Female Robbery." In 2013, they delivered the two-song EP Thank You as a prelude to their debut album, I Love You, which was released that same year. The group's long-delayed mixtape album #000000 & #FFFFFF appeared as a free download online in 2014. Included on the album was the single "icanteven," featuring French Montana
. In 2015, the Neighbourhood released their sophomore full-length album, the Justyn Pilbrow-produced Wiped Out! ~ Matt Collar