Surfing with the Alien Interplanetary Santana Obijuanmusic is a collection of songs set before the destruction of man Before the corporate world set in in a beautiful and peaceful place its in the hearts of some for others the far corners of the mind for me my serinity begins here...obi
John "obijuan" Pomales is a natural-born experienced guitarist and vocalist, In the early 80's Obijuan was instrumental and a part of the Miami sound explosion. Obijuan toured with Sweet Sensations,Magic Mike, Nice and Wild, Stevie B.,Debbie Gibson and was promoted by Mario Aliyon promotions who promoted Miami Sound Machine while attached to Studio Q and Cheetah Records in Orlando, played in the Coca-cola festivals,Daytona mtv spring break and Dance Party USA just to name a few.
Obijuan writes original material filled with powerful guitar arrangements and catchy hooklines.He has a futuristic vision to regain the former glory of positive guitar playing.Obijuan is always looking for new plateaus to launch his sound. He has cds in many styles from funk,dance,pop,pop rock, to christian and crossover country with his other band JPStarr. Obijuan is an experienced studio musician. He is working on soundtrack material for indie film projects with wonderworld production firm of cheetah and is always up for new projects.
Drop him a line hes real nice sometimes rare in this business.;P
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for booking contact www.myspace.com/obijuan
In the 90's he built a recording studio and partnered up with D.Starr to form JPS playing and writing and skiing;P they produce 3 cds JPS, JPS-2 and Live in Memphis a christian album (with Orvin Jacobs) combining wonderworld, starr sound , and obijuanmusic. They wrote for and produce various indie artists in Vail,CO. In the "00's Obijuan continues to tour as a solo artist and band Powder, where they continue to wow audiences recently at 8150 in Vail. He is recently at #4 on the www.indietop20.com & www.soundclick charts with song deals in the works. Touring as The John Pomales Experience this winter '05
I have been blessed to play with great musicians D.Starr,O.Jacobs,J.Vaughn,K.Mackey,H.Hottel,M.Cupp,N.Hancock,D.Pomales,M.Gram,D.Laub,D.Peters,E.Whirley,P.Kline,Roy Burki,R.Vazquez(Menudo) just to name a few as well as many more in the past and hopefully more to come my thanks and hat off to all of you.
JPS,JPS-2, Live in Memphis, OBIJUAN,OBIJUAN XMAS,Leopards of Winter,All Of My Life, POWDER,obijuanmusic
Here r some reviews from forum of my peers:
Europica Posted: Post subject:
welcome Obijuan, your geetar is on fire. Very good for the Soul!
I just checked out your site and listened to your music! You are an amazing guitarist! Very impressive, and so is your background! You are very accomplished! But hey, you already knew that........hahahah! Love your stuff!!!!
One Angry Swede Posted:
Any chance of adding a lo-fi version of 'Nasty" to your F3RMusic page?!?!? (You can use the lo-fi creator in the admin section).
I'd like to add it to FatCat Radio
the best music i ever heard.....
powerfull. touches my heart. this guy has it all. and i'm all over it. would love to work with such talent like this. guitars rock. great production. a great and pleasent surprise....
Track Texas Shuffle
With your bad ass self! If I wanted to go out for a night of drinks, good times with friends, and music that absolutely can't be beat, I would make myself available to wherever you were playing! You sound like you love what you do, and have a great time doing it! I can hear the passion and emotion you put forth in every note! I'm glad I took the time to review this song, because it was a great listen! Thanks so much! TiffanyRae
On behalf of all the guitarist on , I welcome you! It's nice to see more and more great guitarists on this site! I love listening to all the different guitar styles. It inspires me to write different things; your music in no exception, your musical talents are just as fresh as many other elite guitar 'virtuosos' on !
I look forward in excitment to see what new idea's you'll come up with!
I'll be listening
Obijuan : "Nasty"
- Standard..............page - LOTS of info
- Certainly seem to be an established and accomplished musician.
Well I was ready to jump all over your introductory post claiming to be an 'explosive' guitarist.....but WOW! that is exactly the word that came to mind as this track blew out my speakers. To be honest when I saw the listed influences I thought 'Oh no....not yet another instrumental guitarist that's all flash and no substance.' I mean I am certainly impressed by the Vai and Satriani wannabes but their songs usually leave me a little bored. Lemme just say I was NOT at all bored with this one. That's a hell of a riff. And what I most appreciated was that the rhythm drove the song - you stuck with that killer riff and didn't add a lot of lead guitar Satriani-like noodling on top of it. Great tone - excellent production qualities. Explosive and 'Nasty' are apt descriptions. My only complaints? The somewhat abrupt ending...(not a fan of songs that just suddenly end) and more importantly......the download option is turned off! I rarely download songs but I wanted to get this one!
Hell of a song! ! !
Thanks for submitting your music for review.
Nice range, shows promise!
Nice range of material, showing real promise!
Nasty is high-energy, hot, and --well-- nasty, with just a little flavor of the exotic, like spring break on a sultry night in Cancun.
RGB Lala goes to the opposite extreme, lyrical and melodic and with a clear Flamenco influence. Promising vocals.
Free is a well-titled instrumental. Acoustic guitar back track with rhythm section and sailing fuzz guitar. Classic rock harmonically, with interesting tempo changes.
Para mi Madre is (just as you'd guess) another song with heavy Spanish/Latin influence. Acoustic lead guitar over acoustic guitar and congas keeps it nice and mellow, but not without backbone.
Boricua Fuego de mi Alma combines the Latin influence with progressive rock styles in an upbeat and aggressive instrumental with electric lead.
Americrapp combines Canto style with rap and makes it work. The song is not offensive as the title might suggest.
She Says is a snappy acoustic/pop song, and the best produced of the lot. More good vocals.
You have been selected to perform at the Connexion International Music Festival.
You're precision with the guitar is surgical. Beautiful work.
Thank you very much for the add. Leo
You are the master of the guitar, my friend! Your songs are very well produced, and are amazing from beginning to end. In each of the three genres presented here, the songs were played with a great deal of ability! Every instrument involved, in fact, was in perfect check!! The melody in each track was magically brought to life by an eclectic guitar performance, that left me speechless! Your speed and control is outstanding!! It seems as though you were born with an extrodinary talent to share with the world! You are a top notch performer, and I for one am a big fan of yours already!! Keep the music coming!! I will be listening for sure!!!!
Passionate or wot?
This is so passionate. The percussion is spot on, well everything is. That guitar must have had to have its flames put out.
Its full of life, and fire. It reminds me a bit of some of the "Final Fantasy 8" music (only a bit , and only the feel, and it was a while since I played it...honest)
I have heard some brilliant music from today's uploads, but this is the most passionate.
Production: 10 Originality: 10
Structure: 10 Talent: 10
Nice spacey guitar intro, takin' me back to Hendrix here! Wow, you are a great guitarist! This has a good ol jammin 70's feel to it.
You really know how to create an intense atmosphere, good stuff.
experimentation at it's best"
You my friend are the icing on the cake!
Too sweet to not be fatttening!
it is well produced, yet gritty... like good music should be!
if this isn't talent... then i'm confused on what that word means!
Now this I like. Hendrix meets Santana. Killer melodies here, you are a talented guitarist, I take my hat off to you. My only quibble here is that I think the lead guitar should be more prominent here. Aside from that, sheer class.
Where did you come from? Incredible work! I am very impressed and inspired.
Rainmaker Public Relations
Obijuan is master...
-Blistering guitar playing
-Obijuan is master musician
-Definitely worth listening to
-Budding guitar players could learn a lot from this track.
-Hot hot hot
HK Pictures- Sci-Fi Channel Film Licensing - first song entry
HK Pictures is seeking submissions for music in all genres to be featured in the upcoming Sci-Fi movie titled "Mammoth". The film is set in Blackwater, LA and the premise involves a giant mammoth wreaking havoc on a small town. UPDATE:The film, to be directed by Tim Cox, has now secured a domestic and international theatrical release as well as distribution through US and International cable television and DVD.
HK Pictures is a motion picture and television production company based in Baton Rouge, LA and Los Angeles, CA. The company is committed to producing projects with exceptional production quality regardless of budget size. In addition to its own projects, HK Pictures provides a full range of production services to filmmakers and studios who want to shoot in Louisiana.
HK Pictures is looking for all types of music, but we are now especially looking for Dance/Techno and we will have further preferences. In addition, all selected artists will receive compensation for their song's inclusion, as well as proper screen credit.
Response: Your music has passed the first round and will be submitted to the music supervisor. Thanks for your submission.
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