Tigercity was formed in Northampton, MA in the fall of 2004. By the following summer, the group had already recorded a "bedroom electronics-style demo" and begun to work with Al Carlson, the engineer-producer behind the Brazilian Girls. The group (comprised of Bill Glimm, Joel Ford, Aynsley Powell, and Andrew Brady) worked with Carlson for two months, blending together electronic pop and guitar-heavy rock for the resulting Tigercity EP.
Following the EP's release, Tigercity relocated to Brooklyn, New York. The group is comprised of