But deleting one's Facebook page or unexpectedly releasing an album isn't generally called "reprehensible" or "horrific."Pretending to be the victim of the unintended publication of a private sex tape, on the other hand, has the potential to deeply offend people. The Los Angeles-based band consists of Jona Bechtolt and Claire L Evans, who are also romantically involved.On Monday, the two released what seemed to many like a bold and honest statement on their Facebook page.We never make light of victims of any form of sexual abuse.Frankly, it's disturbing to us that press outlets could make the incredibly irresponsible leap from 'celebrity sex tape,' which is the cultural trope this project explicitly references, to 'revenge porn,' which is unfunny, disgusting, morally repugnant, and completely unrelated."But in a statement on Wednesday, they made a full apology."While there is inherent deception in pulling a hoax, it was never our intention to mock or make light of anyone who has been a victim of a privacy violation like the one we mentioned.It was out there anyway, so this was a means of controlling the situation. Kind, empathetic reactions poured in."To whomever violated you, let us, the people know what we can do to help," wrote one user. You have always held such integrity, you didn't lose any of that integrity today. The story circulated, being picked up by outlets as wide-ranging as the Los Angeles Times, Pitchfork and Vulture.
We live in Los Angeles, California, but we both grew up in Portland, Oregon, and consider Marfa, Texas to be our spiritual home. ) Without catching vapors To live through another day Without catching vapors (Hey! Just can't explain it, just can't help you frame it Look at a stranger, wonder what it takes her Just can't explain it, just can't help you frame it Look at a stranger, wonder what it takes her I just can't explain it Just can't help you frame it Look at a stranger Try to wonder what it takes her Without catching vapors (Oh no! Our first album was released on States Rights Records, an incubator for music by the likes of Lucky Dragons, White Rainbow, Jib Kidder, and more. YACHT started as Jona’s solo venture in 2002, only to double in size when Claire joined in 2008.Since 2010 YACHT’s live performances have included our very best friend Bobby Birdman as a player, collaborator, and irreplaceable addition to the enterprise.