About the Episode:
Caxton is a modern alternative rock band inspired musically by The Beatles, Brian Setzer, Blondie, Steve Wonder
The band includes founding members and childhood friends Adam Surdin (guitar) and Brett McLaughlin (bass/vocals); Christina Reyes (vocals/piano), who grew up in Orange County; and Brian Pelletier (drums), also a desert native.
Adam, Brett and Brian began playing together in Palm Desert during middle school and continued through college. While studying guitar at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, Adam met Christina, who was studying vocal music. Upon returning to the Coachella Valley, Adam reunited with Brett and Brian. Christina soon joined, keyboard in tow.
Band Members: Brett McLaughlin - Bass/Vocals | Christina Reyes - Vocals/Keys
Adam Surdin - Guitar/Vocals | Brian Pelletier - Drums
The four formed a cover band under the name Save the Humans. While learning about each other’s playing style, they began penning their own songs and officially christened themselves Caxton. During the last two years, Caxton has released a self-titled debut 10-track album (available on iTunes); played and competed at numerous venues across the Southland; and are completing their sophomore album to be released in Fall 2010.0