For a decade on, Joel Rockey has been crafting a unique brand of song drawing heavy influence from the likes of those far and wide. These musical yarns tell stories of brokenness, redemption, and the hope of redemption amid the ashes of brokenness. From the year Twenty Ought One onward he has been recording and distributing hand-assembled collections of songs from his home laboratory known near and narrow as The Mustard Room. While often utilizing an arsenal of instruments on these recordings, he typically performs live accompanied by little more than six strings, a jaw harp, and the occasional tambourine. He has, however, been known to recruit and perform with friends from time to time under such monikers as Flying J & The Pilots, Rebel Robot, Penguins of the Horse Kingdom, and Aunt Arctica. He also knows someone who likes you.
Topped With Fudge 2!Matt Sommers has now digitized the second TWF cassette for all to listen/download at his website. The second Fudge was a little more "pro" in that it was actually manufactured and not simply dubbed by me. However, it is still chock full of weird. This installment has side projects from loads of well-known Indianapolis musicians including Lon Paul Ellrich, John Strohm, Vess Ruhtenberg, Dave Lawson and more. See if you can spot who's on what. It also has unreleased…See More