A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of stumbling across a performance by Joel Michael Howard at a random show in the West Village. His unexpected performance ended up being the highlight of the night, catching me by surprise, and making me an instant fan.
New Artist Alert: Joel Michael HowardPosted on April 23, 2015
By: Stephany Salamea
His dreamy, gentle, guitar-pop is reminiscent of The Shins and The Beach Boys, but don’t let that fool you. There’s something a bit gloomy about, not only Howards music, but Howard himself, that nicely contradicts his sound and captures the listener. If you were looking for the perfect soundtrack to your majestic summer nights, look no further.
Joel Michael Howard’s haunting debut album Love As First Response is available now!