Timothy Monger is a founding member and a chief songwriter for Michigan rock group Great Lakes Myth Society. He released his debut solo album "Summer Cherry Ghosts" in 2004. It was picked up by Trolley Bus Records in Japan in 2005. In the same year, Great Lakes Myth Society released their debut self-titled album. The band signed with Michigan indie Quack Media in 2006 and released their sophomore effort "Compass Rose Bouquet" in 2007.