Car Seat Headrest is an American indie rock band originally from Leesburg, Virginia, United States, currently based in Seattle, Washington. Begun as a solo recording project in 2010 by Will Barnes (born August 23, 1992), known professionally as Will Toledo, Car Seat Headrest released 12 albums on the music platform Bandcamp. Signed to Matador Records in 2015, Car Seat Headrest began a tour in 2016 presenting material from their latest album Teens of Denial as a full band. Toledo's work is notable for its large online cult following. The group has received attention from publications including Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker and Paste, amongst others.