The Orignalites began humbly in 2008 as a garage band and have evolved in to the original stylee they call their own today. "The Originalites Volume 1" was released in 2012, supported by wwith touring throughout the nation. In spring of 2012 The Originalites were featured in Ron Condon's "Sessions' at The Woodshed in Malibu. 'Prisms', off of Volume 1, was featured in Timmy Turner's movie 'Cold Thoughts'. 2013 has brought with it the award: "O.C's best Surf Band", recieved at The 2013 Orange County Music Awards in early March. The Originalites are much more than a "Surf Band", mixing elements of Reggae, Punk, Jazz, Ska, and Funk.