Saint Motel is an American indie pop band from Los Angeles, whose music has been described as everything from “dream pop” to “indie prog”.The band consists of A/J Jackson (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Aaron Sharp (lead guitar), Dak Lerdamornpong (bass), and Greg Erwin (drums).Band managers: Katherine & Lisa Harris. Drum Tech: Winston Goldstein. Social Media Manager: Jason Finch. Social Media Assistant: Esmeralda Finch.
The group initially came together while Jackson and Sharp were attending film school in Southern California.The duo later met Dak at a sushi restaurant where he worked near campus and Greg who went to a school nearby. The band emphasizes visuals in addition to its music; their 2009 debut EP, ForPlay, included a video for each of the six songs.
The band’s first full-length album, Voyeur, debuted at #18 on the alt specialty radio charts and six of its eleven songs charted on the Hype Machine Charts.The album was celebrated by everyone from the Washington Post to Daytrotter. As KCRW Music Librarian and DJ Eric J. Lawrence put it, “They have attacked [the debut album] with gusto on Voyeur, adding dynamic touches to their rock-solid core of songwriting,” and that, “Overall the album is a satisfying package from start to finish”.