Under Review

Jo Passed

“Like literally every other millennial keeping up with the news cycle, main songwriter Jo Hirabayashi is knee-deep in existential woes, and the music won’t let you forget it: grooves are mangled, whammy bars throttled, fretboards set ablaze. This band’s got chops, and thank goodness those chops are in service of some strongly crafted pop-rock.”

Features

JO PASSED

The DIY Commercial Debut

“I was prepared for some things to happen, like maybe we should change the track order or cut this song, and that didn’t really happen.”

Real Live Action

Jo Passed

All good shows must come to an end, and because of that sometimes I leave the venue feeling a little bit low. It’s as if…

Real Live Action

Music Waste Fest Part 1

Setting an exciting DIY, local, and generally good vibed precedent for the rest of the festival, day one of Music Waste at Fortune Sound Club…

Under Review

Jo Passed

There is something deeply pleasing and satisfying about an artfully crafted experimental-rock album. Between psychedelic sliding guitars and polished-perfect melodies, Jo Passed’s newest release Out…