Moon Taxi is an American indie-progressive rock band based in Nashville, Tennessee. The band was founded in 2006 by Trevor Terndrup (vocals, guitar), Tommy Putnam (bass), Spencer Thomson (guitar, programming), Tyler Ritter (drums), and Wes Bailey (keys) while attending Belmont University.
On September 10, 2013, Moon Taxi released its third studio effort, Mountains Beaches Cities, on the band's label, 12th South Records via BMG. The album features 10 unreleased tracks produced by guitarist Spencer Thomson. Mountains Beaches Cities was recorded in Nashville, TN at SonyTree Studios and See Six Studios.
On November 11, 2013 Moon Taxi appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, marking the band's national television debut. On January 15, 2014 Moon Taxi performed "The New Black" on Conan (talk show).