Psychedelic surf band Pueblo was founded in 2014, with a lineup featuring teen trio Fausto Martinez (vocals, guitar), Andrew Rubio (bass), and Malicious Puppets drummer Joshua Sturkey.
By 2016, they were signed to Chuck Records, a local startup headed by Erica Buenconsejo. Martinez told the Reader “We’re a band that has little to nothing. For us, [Chuck Records] gives us that little push we need to get better quality. Our recordings are super low-fi. Chuck Records gives us that little push to get a better quality in our music.”