HISTORY: Formed in 1996 in Trinidad and Tobago, jointpop the Rock n Roll group includes singer/songwriter Gary Hector (Guitar-Vocal) and Damon Homer (Guitar).
INFLUENCES: jointpop: The name will suggest a wide range of influences (join pop music styles together). Some Clash style rants to Velvet-like laid back grooves with Dylanesque lyrics. Some Stones, NeilYoung, Marley, TheMightySparrow, U2, Beatles, Pistols c.. jointpop.
CDs / VIDEOS: (All releases on TnT based Little 2 Tune Records)
(1999) Port-of-Spain Style:
Critically acclaimed in its homeland (TnT) with heavy radio rotation for tracks After1/2 past nine (plus video), Urgent (plus video), King Radio and Lost in Space. Sold extremely well in TnT and independently in New York and Miami.
(2002) exile, baby:
Released on 19/10/02….The local entertainment press had a ball with this record. Radio play for tracks (I hate)Entertainment, exile,baby La Belle Rosette and The New Fast Food saw jointpop gain a wider audience base. An animated video for The New Fast Food also broke new ground.
(2004) jointpop (5 song EP)
The lead track, Let's Pray (for Rock n Roll) topped local online Radio charts and the EP includes jointpop classics; Radio Luxembourg, The Water Supreme, Voodoo vs. Voodoo and Monsta Me.
(2007) The January Transfer Window:
Featuring the songs Mystery, The Desperate Housefly, The Irony of it All, Monday Morning Love Situation and Yoko Ono.
South Beach, Miami, FL (Cameo Theater, Roses, Churchill's)
New York City, NY (CBGB, The Spiral Lounge, Kenny's Castaways, The Baggot Inn)
London, U.K. (China White, BBC Club Bush House, Viva Viva, The Mitre, BBC Club West One, Southwark College)
Midlands, U.K. (The Hard Rock Cafe Birmingham, The Walsall Wheat Sheaf)
jointpop knows they stand left of center and acknowledges that there is no clear path to the center, so with pride and passion intact…..they wait for the center to glance towards the left...