Hometown // Baltimore
Current members // Rob "Soma" Reichhelm, guitar and vocals; Chris Brohawn, drums; Josh Lundy, bass
Founded in // 2005
Style // garage rock
Influenced by // Velvet Underground, Nirvana, Elliott Smith, Radiohead
Notable // The group started as Reichhelm's solo project, but snowballed over time into a trio. Its first full-length album, The Surgeon, came out a couple of months ago.
Quotable // Reichhelm on the band's beginning: "People thought it was decent enough. I kept going with it. Now it's a collaborative project. I'm surprised it took off as much as it did, honestly."
Hear Savory James tomorrow at The Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St. Peelander-Z, the Squaaks and Karmella's Game will also perform. Doors open at 9 p.m. $10. Go to theottobar.com. The band: myspace.com/savoryjames.[SAM SESSA