My new record, "ROOTS" has officially reached the top 200, and doesn't show signs of stopping! I just wanted to take a brief moment out of the day to appreciate this. I mean, as an artist, especially as a career independent artist, it's been a while since I've seen success like this. I know it [...]
Check out "The Water Keeps Rising" on the INDIEMONO Spotify Playlist, "UNDISCOVERED & COZY Indie Crush" right here folks: https://open.spotify.com/user/sanik007/playlist/43o2RyVd3s08OaxhUxUImB And many many thanks and praise to INDIEMONO! Follow them on Spotify right here: https://open.spotify.com/user/sanik007 JCS
It was hard to take the recent passing of Mr. David Bowie. I wrote at length on this topic in my mailing list, so I'll simply say here that he will be missed. His influence will last for years to come in not just my generation, but many past, and many to come. This is a [...]
I was just reminded of a really cool event I got to participate in a while back. I was given the opportunity to play "Hallelujah" as a tribute to the late, great, Jeff Buckley. In attendance, not to my knowledge, was Mary, Jeff Buckley's mom. I got to meet her after I performed. Not knowing who [...]
Our version of an awesome tune! Thanks, Adele for bringing such awesome music to our world.
A couple years ago, I took my music off of all the major distribution channels in a sort of silent revolt against the way artist royalties for streaming and downloads were allocated (or weren't). Since then a lot has changed for the better, and has gotten somewhat better. For the most part things are just [...]
It's hard being a musician and doing the business at the same time. It's a crazy thing to have to keep up with! I get involved with many different businesses and non-profits as a producer and consultant to keep myself active in the community and also keep me busy during the lulls. But that's just the [...]
When looking for a new direction, or trying out new sounds - or even when you're wanting to just get your uniqueness on the page or on a record, I find it's best to do this with the help of others. I love working in collaboration with others. It soothes my soul and keeps me [...]
MAY 27, 2015 - Joshua and the Bandits realease "Love and War EP.1" on Bandcamp.com at the Dingus of Springus and online only! Don't miss Joshua and the Bandits with Joel Levi and Jack Berry tonight LIVE at EXIT/IN where we'll be unvailing the full band versions of the Love and War Trilogy in celebration of the [...]
Recently in Pittsburgh PA, Joshua and Keelie (of the Bandits) performed for "acousticSongs LIVE!" from WNJR.org Studios at Washington and Jefferson College. Watch the full video here.