The Buttertones are a five piece Rock and Roll outfit hailing from Los Angeles, California. Applying a thick coat of nostalgia paired with modern sensibilities, the Buttertones create a sound familiar to those versed in the early history of rock music, yet inviting to anyone hungry for a new contemporary sound. Founded in late 2012, LA transplants Richard Araiza (vocals/guitar), Modesto Cobian (drums), and Sean Redman (bass) began writing and performing around southern California. The self-titled "Buttertones" album was released on cassette in October of 2013 by Lolipop Records. The cassette sold out in 2 months. 2014 saw the addition of guitar player Dakota Böettcher. With a clear focus The Buttertones began work on the self-released "For the Head and for the Feet" EP, as well as a west coast tour. Saxophonist London Guzman joined the group in February of 2015. The 8inch vinyl single “Stray Dog Strut / Shut Up Sugar” is now released on Innovative Leisure Records. A follow up full length record was produced in the spring of 2016 by Jonny Bell at Jazzcats Studio in Long Beach, CA. The Buttertones have sharpened their tools and continue to create songs that capture the cinematic qualities of life. From romance to disaster, action to drama, The Buttertones are here to provide an exciting, vivid, and engaging experience for anyone tuned in.