Jackie and The Pods are a female fronted band from Arizona and Brooklyn, New York. They have performed along with Vivian Girls, Agent Ribbons, Little Teeth, Best Coast, and Surfer Blood. Formed in 2007 by Jackie Cruz. River Jones recorded the first demos in his parents living room in Phoenix. Since 2007, there have been many line-up changes, and new recordings with Derek in Brooklyn. The first EP is a split between the two different recordings in 2007 and 2009.