- Pet Lions bassist and Teach for America coordinator
- Age: 27
- From: Born in Tokyo and grew up in Ohio and Nashville
- Lives in: Roscoe Village
Yamamoto’s laid-back indie quartet has been playing to packed crowds on the virtue of its wistfully poppy debut album, Houses. So those old warnings against dating musicians? “I work for a high-functioning nonprofit, which I don’t think most hipster guys in bands do,” he says.
In the market for: A thoughtful and grounded woman of any age who’s socially and politically aware (extra points for brunettes and girls who wear glasses). “And if she’s a big enough NBA fan to have a favorite team, that would be a plus regardless of the team.”
Conversation starter: His unabashed admiration for Beyoncé.