Jacob Asher, from Joywave, is exploring new depths in his solo music. His sound is layered, effortless melodies laced with hip-hop and hyper-pop elements to create a sound that is completely original. We talked to Jacob about his distinctive sound and how he’s keeping sane lately. How did you get started in music? Jacob: Mandated piano lessons when I was …
KOPPS is a fantastic band, and they’re fronted by the amazing Patricia Patron. She’s the kind of fiery front woman that we aspire to be in our minds. She’s also a licensed therapist which makes her even cooler. We talked to her about mental health, their new song “Hott” and working with Joywave.
I remember interviewing Joywave last year and being so confused with their album title. “Is it conTENT or CONtent?” I asked sheepishly. “ConTENT, they responded.” This is the content age, but Joywave maintains the album was answering their previous work’s question: How Do You Feel Now? Content.
Joywave is always pushing the envelope when it comes to creativity in music and their latest, Content, is no exception. I talked to Paul Brenner, drums, about their new album, and Kanye West.