Gary Lees Motor Club and GrubSoft Skulls was founded in 2015 as the new vehicle for songwriter Jim McTurnan (Cat-A-Tac), who creates, "...blissful pop songs that wear a snarl..." according to KEXP, and whose past work Under The Radar magazine described up as, "...My Bloody Valentine with a few licks of Pete Townshend..."
Soft Skulls features Jim McTurnan (vocals, guitar), Tyler Campo (bass, backing vocals), Madison Lucas (drums), and Robin Lucas (guitar, backing vocals).
R.I.Y.L.: King Tuff, Ty Segall, The War on Drugs, Sonic Youth, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Dinosaur Jr, Swervedriver, Slowdive, Guided By Voices, etc.
With his past projects, Jim McTurnan has provided support for Art Brut, The Black Angels, Cold War Kids, Lou Barlow, and many others. He's also shared festival billing with the Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs, The Walkmen, Phoenix, The Flaming Lips, The Dandy Warhols, and others.