Electronic indie outfit (a.k.a 105 Deckowls outside North America)Wedlock is loosely based around singer/songwriter and founding member Paul Allgood. Programmer Jeff Hathaway and Allgood started the band in 2004 in Virginia, releasing 2 EPs (Matrimony and Cuts Both Ways) before Allgood relocated to North Carolina. Allgood began a new incarnation of Wedlock there with keyboardist Jonathan Kidder, bassist Kirk Bryson, and a series of drummers. Their debut full-length, Exogamy, appeared in 2008, but took a year or so to catch on, with their single "Black Sundress" ultimately landing in Amazon's Top Ten for digital downloads in the spring of 2009.

The follow-up, Continuity, was released that autumn with yet another lineup behind Allgood. The band also produced an EP for singer Bryanna Rain and their own EP, Witnesses, before a hiatus in 2010 during which Allgood teamed with multi-instrumentalist and programmer Jason Bowden to form Celadon Candy. Their collaboration was brief; and immediately after Allgood resumed writing and recording demos with keyboardist Chris Scendo in hopes of releasing new Wedlock material in addition to performing live dates.