The Carrot Song comes back

Hello Beautiful People,

Since releasing the EP, it's been busy around here at Jonah HQ. Annie and I have been playing a lot of duo shows, and we've been traveling during the summer: Chicago (my hometown), the Oregon Coast, Seattle, etc. We recently played up at the Green Frog in Bellingham, WA and had a blast.

At some of our duo shows, I've been pulling out a song to play that I haven't played in years: The Carrot Song. It's a song that I wrote in college when I was in love with Annie and she didn't know it yet.

I wrote the song by looking up the Wikipedia article for Carrot and distilling what I had learned. It's a very silly and playful song, and I think I didn't play it for a long time because I was embarrassed about it.

I realized the other week that apart from some kind fan going by "qwertyqazz3601" on YouTube who uploaded a video of the song back in 2010, there was no way for people to get the original recording I did of the Carrot Song.

I decided to fix that. Now, you can own The Carrot Song for yourself! Check it out below:

Hope you like it!

Love,
Jonah

The New EP is here!!

Hello Wonderful people,

We had such a good time playing for everyone at the Alberta Street Pub on May 30th for our EP release party!

Our new EP, titled Within The Lines, is now available for download! Please purchase it here and let me know in the comments what you think of the songs:

 
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Check out the Tour page for our show dates, and let us know if you wanna see us in your area!

Love,
Jonah

New Video! + I'm starting a podcast!

Happy April and Happy Spring!

Annie and I recently recorded this video of us covering Lyle Lovett's If I Had a Boat. We thought you might enjoy it. We are planning on doing more YouTube covers, so comment below and let me know what other songs you want us to do!

New Podcast

I'm excited to announce that I will be starting a new podcast, called The Myth of Fingerprints. I'll interview musicians and artists from around the world (via Skype) about their stories, and play some of their music. 

I'll be launching the podcast in May, so if you know anyone who you'd think would make a great guest, please email me or comment below with suggestions!

That's all for now. 

Love,
Jonah

Happy New Year! + New Live Video

Happy New Year! + New Live Video

We kicked off 2015 with a fun Tiny Desk Contest video, check it out here. (More info on the video below)

So what have we got in store for you in 2015?

  • An EP in May!
  • Pacific Northwest Touring after May
  • Maybe another EP in October?
  • A Kick-Ass Music Video
  • More videos
  • Free Songs on the Internet!

What would you like to see me and the band do in 2015? 

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Sounds from Vietnam

Sounds from Vietnam

A collection of sounds and noises from Jonah and Annie's trip to Vietnam

This is a post of a different nature. I'm trying to write more often here on this blog than I have in the past, so although this is not about my music I hope you'll find it interesting nonetheless.

I went to Vietnam with Annie in March for 10 days. It was my first time in Asia. I began in Singapore for a week-long conference for work (I don't do music full time yet!), and then Annie met me in Singapore and we traveled to Northern Vietnam. 

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PDX gig with Seattle band St. Paul de Vence

PDX gig with Seattle band St. Paul de Vence

Hello Beautiful people,

Hope your 2014 is off to a good start. I'm excited to announce a show in Portland with my full band, opening for a lovely group from big brother Seattle. Its May 24th - please do come by!

St. Paul de Vence plays indie/folk-rock and draws heavily on WWII-era France as the basis for their songwriting. They have a lovely sound, and I have seen them a few times (once in Seattle and once in Portland).

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Happy Holidays

Its been a while since I've posted. Mostly wanted to say Happy Holidays!

Annie and I had a wonderful trip out to New York in Oct to open for Lucy Kaplansky. She was awesome, and so was NYC as it was my first time there IN MY LIFE.

I'm still working on getting out the remaining posters and books to Kickstarter backers, as well as other prizes.

We're putting together a band and will be starting off 2014 with a few shows!

Love,
Jonah

Thanks a million!!

We felt so much love last Sunday at the release show. It was a fun night, and 150+ of you braved the rains to come help us celebrate. 

I was on KZME in Portland last week talking about how we made the new album. Check out the show here and listen to the whole album along the way!!

Other updates: Currently planning more shows in the Pacific Northwest and beyond!!

If you've heard the new album, please leave a rating and review on iTunes here. 

 

Its time to Release Finding a Way Home!!

The time has come to officially welcome the new album into the world. Join us for a night of awesome music with guests Ruby Pines and The Druthers!

My parents and sister are coming out from Chicago for the show! We will have 11+ people onstage to play ALL of the album's songs!! Admission is $10 but includes the CD!!!  

Go here to join the event on Facebook. Ticket links will be posted soon. 

Love,
Jonah