Hailing from Cleveland, Ohio, singer and multi-instrumentalist Jenni Cochran grew up loving music. As far back as third grade, Cochran had a fire to write songs. After returning to the USA after working in Vietnam for a few years, she met Aaron Craker in Louisville, KY.
Aaron Craker learned to play guitar and keyboard at an early age. Eventually he formed the band Dr. Vitamin, so named for his grandfather who discovered vitamin’s A and D. Running into Cochran at an improv group, the two hit it off and have stuck around since.
The rest was history. They spent time together. They wrote some songs, then a record, and then a few more. They worked with some friends before finding their drummer Dave Givan in 2015. Jake Hellman came in just last summer to carry the bottom end on bass, and brought a new found energy to the group. The band is their bond, formed on rock and roll through the lens of psychedelic garage pop, the Kinks or Beatles modernized with the hint of Western music teasing at the edges.
There is an earnestness to their newest songs that rings true, the kind of sincerity born from experience. These songs feel alive and well-lived, tragic, beautiful, and contemplative, all with a solid hook. Frederick the Younger will haunt your memories, lodging themselves into your brain and refusing to let go. They will hold your hand and dance, and talk to you afterwards. These are the friends you didn’t know you had, singing to you in the dark, and guiding you to the light.
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"...the lush voice of lead singer Jenni Cochran, which practically struts atop the blues-inspired melody before eventually giving way to a soaring guitar solo — yet another welcome surprise in a song that lets its more anthemic moments evolve naturally." - Consequence of Sound
"Their new single, “Horoscope”, is absolutely brilliant. It is part old-school rock ‘n roll, another part ’60s soul, and 100% awesome. Every element – the reverb-drenched guitars, the pulsating rhythm section, and the soaring vocals of frontwoman Jenni Cochran – is exquisite, resulting in a song that will stay in your head for hours if not days." - The Revue
" You can draw favorable comparisons here to St. Vincent or Angel Olsen, playful beats with a new wave undercurrent that carry remarkable vocals. As an indicator for things to come, this promises to be a remarkable album." - Never Nervous
"The future is bright for these Louisville rockers..." - Consequence of Sound