Based in Ocean Beach, multi-instrumentalist Skyler Lutes has played with various local outfits, including island rocker Makua Rothman Band, punk noisemakers Defamation League, Riverside-based Everything Said, and Voice contestant Aquile.
He released an acoustic EP in 2013, One Thousand Hours, while building up his home studio and recording there with locals like Through the Roots and Chris Leyva's Falling Doves.
February 2016 saw the release of his reggae-influenced After the Rain album, followed by a European tour with Falling Doves.
A new album was released in October 2020, Blue, a track-by-track recast of the Weezer album. In August 2021, Lutes won a San Diego Music Award for Best Local Recording, for "Rewind."