Star Light Mountain

Ari Joshua, Ray Paczkowski, Russ Lawton; RAaR

Release date May 17, 2024. Credits: Ari Joshua - Vocals, Guitar, Bass Russ Lawton - Drums Ray Paczkowski - Keys Josephine Howell - Background Vocals

Ben Collette - Tracking Engineer, at Mixing Tank Recording - Burlington, Vermont Aaron Harmonson - Mixing Engineer at Music Factory Studios, Seattle, WA Jonathan Plum - Mixing Engineer, Mastering at

Release date May 17, 2024. Credits: Ari Joshua - Vocals, Guitar, Bass Russ Lawton - Drums Ray Paczkowski - Keys Josephine Howell - Background Vocals

Ben Collette - Tracking Engineer, at Mixing Tank Recording - Burlington, Vermont Aaron Harmonson - Mixing Engineer at Music Factory Studios, Seattle, WA Jonathan Plum - Mixing Engineer, Mastering at London Bridge Studios, Seattle, WA Katarina Lajcakova - Illustration Wild Media Designs - Art Layout

Star Light Mountain Lyrics

If your spirits down and lonely & your hearts aching for a cure When vision blurs just listen softly, she says There’s a road to heaven, this angel, can-take you there for sure

When the telephone stops ringing The last knock sounds upon your door The darkness from the light descends and the visions that where blinding, come uninvited, nevermore

If your howling at the full moon may wolves surround the tainted runes may winds begin to change directions (whisper-in) Go on howl-in through the night, just don't howl when daylight breaks

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One Dub

Ari Joshua

Release date May 10, 2024. Ari Joshua proudly presents 'One Dub' as part of a mission to share 24 new original works in 2024. In collaboration with an exceptional group of musicians, this improvisational reggae standout is performed by an all star band recorded at The Bunker Studio in Brooklyn, NY. Joining Ari for this session is renowned drummer

Release date May 10, 2024. Ari Joshua proudly presents 'One Dub' as part of a mission to share 24 new original works in 2024. In collaboration with an exceptional group of musicians, this improvisational reggae standout is performed by an all star band recorded at The Bunker Studio in Brooklyn, NY. Joining Ari for this session is renowned drummer John Kimock, bassist Andy Hess, and keyboardist Eden Ladin. This track beautifully showcases the synergy of this classic quartet formation, delivering a fresh take on dub reggae inspired rhythms, melodies, and post production.

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ONE DUB: Credits, Artists, & Contributors:

Ari Joshua (Main Artist) John Morgan Kimock (Featured Artist) Eden Ladin (Featured Artist) Andy Hess (Featured Artist)

Ari Joshua (Producer) Jonathan Plum (Mixer), London Bridge Studios Mell Dettmer (Remixes), Studio Soli Alex Conroy (Engineer), The Bunker Studio Art by Blase aka Reberlan Paresqui Release Date: 2024

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Skidoo

Space Owl (Ari Joshua, Bob Lovelave, John Ewing, David Appelbaum)

Release date May 24, 2024. Space Owl - Skidoo

Music Factory Records is proud to present “Skidoo” by Space Owl, featuring Ari Joshua, Bob Lovelace, John Ewing and David Appelbaum.

"Skidoo" by Space Owl is the laters composition from Ari Joshua to be released as part of his mission to release 24 individual singles for 2024. with additional

Release date May 24, 2024. Space Owl - Skidoo

Music Factory Records is proud to present “Skidoo” by Space Owl, featuring Ari Joshua, Bob Lovelace, John Ewing and David Appelbaum.

"Skidoo" by Space Owl is the laters composition from Ari Joshua to be released as part of his mission to release 24 individual singles for 2024. with additional contributions from Bob Lovelace, John Ewing (Johnny and The Moles), and David Appelbaum, the track is a fusion of 60’s funk and soul and American rock influences. Released under Music Factory Records, this track showcases Space Owl's penchant for blending genres, drawing inspiration from musical icons like Hendrix, Phish, The Allman Brothers Band, Led Zeppelin, and the Grateful Dead while still maintaining a unique and original sound. Pulsating rhythms, intricate melodies,, "Skidoo" takes listeners on a cosmic journey through the realms of blues, rock, and soul music.

Prior to this release, Space Owl presented "Home," a masterful composition that flawlessly intertwines elements of rock, classical, and Irish influences. Additionally, "I Will Come To You" showcases the band's pop-rock sensibilities and dynamic key centers, while "Why Does Love Always Break Your Heart" serves as a poignant sequel to their, "Mountain Song” , which like “Flask” is another through composed song with sections reminiscent of Zappa or early Trey Anastasio vibes. The sheet music is available at www.arijoshua.com in the merch store for anyone daring enough to attempt to play it.

"Skidoo" is now available for streaming and download on all major platforms. Stay tuned for more captivating releases in 2024.

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Credits: Ari Joshua - Guitar, Vocals John Ewing - Drums, Vocals Bob Lovelace - Bass, Vocals David Appelbaum - Keys

Engineered by Johnathan Plum, London Bridge Studios Mixed by Mel Detmer, Studio Soli Mastered by Ed Brooks, RFI Mastering Layout by Ari Joshua

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John Ewing with Johnny and The Moles May 28 - Blue Moon Tavern - Seattle, WA May 30 - SeaMonster Lounge - Seattle, WA June 29 - Tim’s Tavern - Seattle, WA

Bob Lovelace June 6 - Marmalade, USA Jun 15 - Saint-prouant, France Jun 16 - Chelles, France Jun 18 - Ittre, Belgium Jun 19 - Wasquehal, France Jun 21 - Penmarc'h, France Jun 22 - Savigny-le-temple, France Jun 23 - Maxeville, France Jun 25 - Saint-vulbas, France

Ari Joshua May 22 - Seamonster Lounge - Seattle, Wa The Suncatchers featuring Joe Doria & Ehssan Karimi

Interview May 23 - Helping Friendly Podcast with RJ Bee and Hosts - Osiris

Ari Joshua Band May 31 - Nectars - Burlington, VT June 9 - TBD - New Tork, NY June 29 - Harstine Hoopla Festival - Olympia, WA

Kris Yunker, Ari Joshua, Ben Atkind Trio dates June 5 - Kris Yunker’s FUNK NIGHT - The Stone Church - Bratelboro, VT June 7 - All’s Eye Trio - Art Walk - South Vermont

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Audio Bicycle Day

The Suncatchers (Doria, Gibson, Joshua)

April 2024 Music Factory Records Drop’s Audio Bicycle Day by The Suncatchers (Joe Doria, Ari Joshua, Brad Gibson)

Embark on a transcendent auditory journey with The Suncatchers as they unveil their inaugural single, "Audio Bicycle Day." With a melodic fusion that harkens back to the golden age of cinema, this timeless piece is poised to captivate

April 2024 Music Factory Records Drop’s Audio Bicycle Day by The Suncatchers (Joe Doria, Ari Joshua, Brad Gibson)

Embark on a transcendent auditory journey with The Suncatchers as they unveil their inaugural single, "Audio Bicycle Day." With a melodic fusion that harkens back to the golden age of cinema, this timeless piece is poised to captivate listeners' hearts and minds.

Envisioned by the virtuosic talents of Ari Joshua on guitar and the mesmerizing organ melodies of Joe Doria, this sonic masterpiece takes flight on March 29th, 2024, under the esteemed banner of Music Factory Records. The ethereal composition begins with a mesmerizing tapestry of 60s-inspired strings, delicately woven by Doria's keyboard prowess. Joshua's guitar then gently enters the scene, cascading with a tone reminiscent of fluttering petals in a gentle breeze. Accompanied by the rhythmic finesse of Brad Gibson's drums, each note resonates with power and grace, evoking an emotive experience akin to the meeting of monochrome and vibrant hues.

Expertly captured on vintage analog equipment at Studio Litho by engineer Floyd Reitsma and artfully mixed at Blue Mallard Recording by Jason Gray, "Audio Bicycle Day" serves as a testament to the enduring allure of classic soundscapes. Crafted under the guiding hand of producer Ari Joshua, this opus invites listeners to embark on a nostalgic voyage where every chord is a brushstroke on the canvas of time.

Complemented by evocative artwork by Ari Joshua and Monty Mitchell.

Audio Bicycle Day The Suncatchers

Ari Joshua - Guitar Joe Doria - Organ Brad Gibson - Drums

Produced by - The Suncatchers Floyd Reitsma - Engineer Doug Krebs - Mastering Mixing Engineer - Jason Gray Recorded at - Studio Litho Mixing studio - Blue Mallard Recording Art concept and design by Ari Joshua Layout by Monty Mitchell

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Rare Groove

Ari Joshua, Skerik, Delvon Lamarr, Grant Schroff

released March 15, 2024 Credits: Ari Joshua - Guitar Skerik - Saxophone Delvon Lamarr - Keyboards Grant Schroff - Drums Tracking Engineer - Mell Dettmer, Studio Soli Overdub Engineer - Jason Gray, Blue Mallard Recording Mixing Engineer - Jason Gray, Blue Mallard Recording Mastering Engineer - Doug Krebs, Doug Krebs Mastering

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released March 15, 2024 Credits: Ari Joshua - Guitar Skerik - Saxophone Delvon Lamarr - Keyboards Grant Schroff - Drums Tracking Engineer - Mell Dettmer, Studio Soli Overdub Engineer - Jason Gray, Blue Mallard Recording Mixing Engineer - Jason Gray, Blue Mallard Recording Mastering Engineer - Doug Krebs, Doug Krebs Mastering

Music Factory Records Announces New Single "Rare Groove" March 15th featuring Ari Joshua, Skerik, Delvon Lamarr, & Grant Schroff Music Factory Records is excited to announce the release of "Rare Groove," the newest single from an all-star cast of musicians. The single features composer Ari Joshua on guitar, Delvon Lamarr on Hammond organ, Skerik on sax, and Grant Schroff on drums.

The timeless quartet form a tight-knit ensemble with the ease and comfort of a familiar local crew. As with the previous batch of releases, the whole band plays as one unit. Lamarr’s warm organ sound and the light crunch of Joshua’s guitar sit above the rhythm section locked in the pocket. Skerik’s stellar saxophone phrasing paints vivid pictures all around the groove. For this recording, the sources of the fat tone are at once in the instruments, the hands of the players, and a rare form of recording process. Only high-quality ‘vintage only’ audio equipment was used both by Studio Soli for tracking & by Blue Mallard Studios for all the mixing. Mastering was done by Doug Kreb’s Mastering Company and the artwork created by Deep Groove Designs. The bass line, guitar riffs, and sax lines come together to create a sonic masterpiece that moves listeners to the groove — from start to finish.

With over a quarter of a million spins thanks to editorial recommendations from Apple Music, Spotify, and other streaming sites, the first tracks from this album have been well-received. ‘Soulmine’, ‘Fresh’, ‘Spooky’, & ‘Say Whatcha Wanna Say’ from the last batch of releases were featured on a handful of radio stations, magazines, & podcasts.

Ari Joshua is on a mission to release 24 songs in 2024. Building on the success of last month's releases “Country Stroll”, and “Elephant Walk” featuring the iconic John Medeski and Billy Martin, “Rare Groove” continues the organ funk and groove theme in Joshua’s recent releases.

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Elon's Musk

Ari Joshua featuring iLL Gates

February 2024 "Elon's Musk'' by Ari Joshua featuring iLL Gates

Like a wax orchard of rainbow trees abundant with fruits of every imaginable kind, Ari Joshua's producer chops are akin to chameleon. Today, he presents us with "Elon's Musk," a fantastical voyage that merges the realms of synthwave and bass music with an almost ethereal touch. An

February 2024 "Elon's Musk'' by Ari Joshua featuring iLL Gates

Like a wax orchard of rainbow trees abundant with fruits of every imaginable kind, Ari Joshua's producer chops are akin to chameleon. Today, he presents us with "Elon's Musk," a fantastical voyage that merges the realms of synthwave and bass music with an almost ethereal touch. An almost classically influenced piece Elon’s Musk features the illustrious iLL Gates, the featured artist and a respected figure in the electronic music realm. Hailing from Canada and making a significant impact globally, iLL Gates is not just a producer but like Joshua he is also an educator, heading his Producer Dojo for over a decade now, his epic library has collaborations with the likes of Apashe, Clozee, Excision, and more, spanning genres from Electro House to IDM/Glitch. Also featured on Elon's Musk are layers of ambient guitar from Ari Joshua, and the hauntingly beautiful cello of Cory Cavazos. The song is out on Music Factory Records.

"Elon's Musk" is a collaborative masterpiece, nothing short of a symphonic odyssey blending GUITARI's layered guitars and compositional expertise with iLL Gates' on drums. The track seems to remind us of Tipper's intricate style, a complex assembly of over 40 sound layers, including live guitar and cellos. This... more credits released February 2, 2024 Mixed by Ari Joshua & iLL Gates Atmos Mix by Alex Solano at Pro Mix Surround Mastering by Justin Gray Stereo Mastering by Justin Gray Cello - Cory Cavazos Guest Drums - iLL Gates Art - Jay Coby Art

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Elephant Walk

Ari Joshua, John Medeski, & Billy Martin

1/25/23 Ari Joshua with John Medeski and Billy Martin together comprise an organ trio, also hearkening sounds of a classic piano trio. Medeski’s piano glides gracefully, a free-flowing flourish of swampy embellishments, fat organ tones bubbling up from below. Instead of using a traditional drum kit, Billy Martin orchestrates several layers of

1/25/23 Ari Joshua with John Medeski and Billy Martin together comprise an organ trio, also hearkening sounds of a classic piano trio. Medeski’s piano glides gracefully, a free-flowing flourish of swampy embellishments, fat organ tones bubbling up from below. Instead of using a traditional drum kit, Billy Martin orchestrates several layers of percussion at once to create a blanket of polyrhythms, alive and ever-evolving, melodious cowbell lighting up with the flavors of New Orleans funk. As the opening melody meanders, Joshua’s guitar emerges with a deep, resonant bellow, twisting and lowing like an elephant raising its own trunk. Medeski launches into inspired improvisation — a percussion solo from Martin, spacious and sweeping, brings “Elephant Walk” full circle.

Top-notch audio work by everyone involved — engineering by Chris Bittner at Applehead Recording in Woodstock, NY, mastering by Ed Brooks of Resonant Mastering and mixing by Ari Raskin of Deepwater Studios in New York City — all helped to bring the release of “Elephant Walk” to life. For the artwork, Paul Delaney points to the poetic narrative taking place within the music.

“In my mind, ’Elephant Walk' is a carefree and whimsical melody, a musical tale of a young elephant embarking on a quest for truth and freedom, exploring the vast landscapes that surround it,” says Joshua. “After millennia of proud strides within its herds, this majestic creature embarks on a soul-searching journey, meeting various animals and symbolic characters along the way.” “Elephant Walk" is available now on all major streaming platforms. Ari Joshua is an award-winning guitarist, composer, and producer with a passion for creating music that transcends genre boundaries. He has released nine albums to date, each showcasing his breadth of blues, jazz, and Americana influences. arijoshua.com

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Country Stroll

Ari Joshua, John Medeski, & Billy Martin

Release Date 1/12/2024 “Country Stroll” highlights Joshua’s love of twang alongside his fluency in jazz and a playful spirit. Subtle snare rolls frame the opening phase as the melody conjures an imaginative sonic landscape. The elemental country blues form eases in and out of surprising passages and clever chordal movements before landing on the

Release Date 1/12/2024 “Country Stroll” highlights Joshua’s love of twang alongside his fluency in jazz and a playful spirit. Subtle snare rolls frame the opening phase as the melody conjures an imaginative sonic landscape. The elemental country blues form eases in and out of surprising passages and clever chordal movements before landing on the punctuation of a classic rag. Joshua invites John Medeski to paint masterfully upon the canvas he created with an astounding improvisation of silky organ sounds. Then Joshua paints a bit himself with a gentle dance hall crunch on his electric guitar. Billy Martin’s drum solo is rich with lyricism and ingenious rhythmic contortions.

The elemental composition perfectly reflects Joshua’s passion for pushing boundaries in any genre, especially a rollicking “Country Stroll”. Joshua has been looking forward to releasing this song ever since it was first recorded: "I'm incredibly excited to share 'Country Stroll' with the world," Joshua says. "This song is a celebration of the beauty of the natural world and the simple joys of life. I'm honored to have collaborated with John Medeski and Billy Martin on this project. Their musicianship and creativity are truly inspiring.”

With engineering by Chris Bittner at Applehead Recording in Woodstock, NY, mastering by Ed Brooks of Resonant Mastering, and mixing by Ari Raskin of Deepwater Studios in New York City make “Country Stroll” shine. Artwork for the release was created by Paul Delaney.

"Country Stroll" is available now on all major streaming platforms. Ari Joshua is an award-winning guitarist, composer, and producer with a passion for creating music that transcends genre boundaries. He has released nine albums to date, each showcasing his breadth of blues, jazz, and Americana influences. arijoshua.com

Ari Joshua - Guitar (Electric) • John Medeski - Electric Organ • Billy Martin - Drums

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Flask

Space Owl (Ari Joshua, Bob Lovelave, John Ewing, David Appelbaum)

Release Date 12/25/2023 Prepare to embark on a sonic odyssey as SPace Owl unveils their latest creation, “FLASK”, an epic through-composed rock n' roll masterpiece that channels the spirits of Phish, Frank Zappa, and a constellation of other pioneering artists. This genre-bending behemoth transcends boundaries, transporting the listener across a

Release Date 12/25/2023 Prepare to embark on a sonic odyssey as SPace Owl unveils their latest creation, “FLASK”, an epic through-composed rock n' roll masterpiece that channels the spirits of Phish, Frank Zappa, and a constellation of other pioneering artists. This genre-bending behemoth transcends boundaries, transporting the listener across a spectrum of emotions and sonic landscapes. “FLASK” is a musical journey of enchanting melodies guiding the listener through passages of shifting time signatures and key changes, mirroring space and time. As the piece progresses, Space Owl masterfully weaves in influences from prog rock, jazz fusion, and even classical music, creating a tapestry of sound that is both familiar and startlingly innovative. Driven by the virtuosic guitar work of Ari Joshua and the tight-knit rhythmic interplay of John Ewing (drums), Bob Lovelace (bass), and David Appelbaum (keyboards), “FLASK” is a testament to the band's collective musical prowess. Each member brings their unique talents to the table, contributing to the creation of a sonic landscape that is both intricately detailed and breathtakingly expansive.

Space Owl is no stranger to pushing boundaries. With over a decade of experience, they have earned a loyal following for their unique blend of psychedelic rock and genre-bending explorations. Their recent vault exploration unearthed a treasure trove of previously unreleased material, including the captivating “Thunder and Lightning”, a Bob Lovelace composition that evokes the spirit of the Grateful Dead's legendary live shows. Additionally, “Home”, “I Will Come To You”, and “Why Does Love Always Break Your Heart” showcase the band's versatility, ranging from pop-rock sensibilities to poignant ballads. Composer Ari Joshua, is a visionary. He honed his skills at The New School in NYC and collaborated with various artists, including Big High, AriSawkaDoria, and countless others. Additionally, Ari founded The Music Factory, a music school celebrating its 15th anniversary, providing over 100,000 music lessons and employing close to 100 individuals. “FLASK” is now available for streaming and download on all major platforms. Prepare to be transported to a world of sonic wonder as Space Owl continues their exploration of the boundless possibilities of rock n' roll.

Credits: Ari Joshua - Guitar, Vocals John Ewing - Drums, Vocals Bob Lovelace - Bass, Vocals David Appelbaum - Keys Produced by Music Factory Records & Space Owl Composed by - Ari Joshua Engineered by Johnathan Plum, London Bridge Studios Mixed by Mel Detmer, Studio Soli Mastered by Ed Brooks, RFI Mastering Overdub Engineer - Ari Joshua & John Ewing, The Music Factory Artwork by Rachael Holley Layout by Rachael Holley Space Owl - FLASK

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Elon's Musk

EDM / Nu-School Break Beat

New track from producer Ari Joshua which features iLL Gates is coming this winter 20023. 

Out now ‘Peruvian Love Song’

Video Mashup for Earshot Jazz Festival ‘Jazz in the 2nd Century’

EARSHOT JAZZ GOLDEN EAR AWARDS

Ari Joshua Announces New ‘RAAR’ EP Featuring Trey Anastasio Band’s Ray Paczkowski & Russ Lawton

Nov 20 2021 at Om Culture, Wallingford, WA

Russ Lawton, Ari Joshua, Ray Paczkowski live in Las Vegas, Oct 30 & 31 & EP in November

Announcing new single & EP

Announcing 'Home' From the Vault

THE Ari Joshua Band at HIGH DIVE - August 21, 2021

Ari Joshua QUINTET @JAZZ ALLEY - Aug. 10 & 11, 2021

'Father Time' NEW RELEASE 8-5-2021

The Mockingbird Foundation 25th Anniversary

'Say Watcha Wanna Say' Released 6.26.21

'WALMART DINOSAURS' SINGLE Release May 2, 2021

'EYES ONLY' Single Released March 17, 2021

Burlington, VT Studio trip, February 2021

"TAKE A LITTLE SIP" LIVESTREAMED Dec 12, 2020

Three Jazz tracks by the Ari Joshua Trio, released Fall 2020

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