Joie Dead Blonde Girlfriend

Antifolk Home Page

Buy Joie's CDs at The Store

"Punk as Fuck"-Village Voice

"Overwhelmingly honest. It's not rockstar emotion by numbers. He is a fucking genius. Grand statement? Yes, obviously. But it's so true. This guy is excellent!"-Careless Talk Costs Lives

"Antifolk's punkiest exponent, Joie/DBG delivers attitudinal, acoustic punk vignettes with a gruff voice and aggressive guitar action. His song "Bleecker Street" explains the anti in antifolk."-Time Out London

"Hovering between the comical and the anguished his song intros bordered on stand up, and his Iggy like energy wrenched emotion through enormous eyelined brown eyes. He has the ability to write lyrics that pinch you, Funny and honest, angry and sad, songs explode intense and intent, you have to watch him."

"A Dave Van Ronk type of songster able to get truly meaningful in his songs"-N.J Coast News

"New York Antifolk heroes wear cynical paeans on their sleeve like black hearts cooked for the audience"-CMJ 2001

"His guttural crooning sounds sweet, charged with his trademark mix of isolation and hope, which truly must be experienced"-Shout Magazine

"Local favorite Antifolk, acoustic punk performer Joie/DBG frantically strums his acoustic guitar, sings gruffly and is made to be heard in a bar in an adequately lubricated state"Time Out New York

"Raspy-voiced punk performer"-Baltimore City Paper

"Smashing performance in the punk-folk genre"-The Aquarian

"He can do 8 songs in 2 minutes he plays pretty fast"-WBAI radio

"He plays punk songs of frustration, railing rage and eternal questionings in a blur of strumming on an acoustic guitar amped to 11"

"This is angst-ridden punk rock carried out wholly on an aggressively played acoustic guitar. Bristly vocals front these staunchly amelodic songs"

"Brilliant, More Tragedies and Horror stories about being a Starving musician. Cool!"-N.Y. Hangover

"This folk-punker writes tunes that rant on Bleecker Street, the music business, and growing old"-CMJ

More JoieDBG