Pompton Lakes formed in the fall of 2011. The band came together with the idea and desire to create music that is both thoughtful and reflective. Jeff Martin, the primary songwriter, fronted the Buffalo-based rock band This Day & Age from 2001-2007. In that time, This Day & Age released 3 full length albums, selling over 30,000 copies and playing nearly 400 concerts worldwide, touring with the likes of Mae, All Time Low, The Format, Sherwood, The Spill Canvas, and many more. After independently releasing “The First Joke & Other Matters” in 2010 with Steven Padin, the desire to form a new band was born. Martin teamed up with good friends Vinnie Lupoli, Dan Desrosiers, Isaac Strader and Dennis Archer to form Pompton Lakes. The band instantly devoted themselves to writing and entered the studio in June 2012. The result surpassed even their own expectations and their debut album, Rest, was released on October 30, 2012.