Cubbage is a self-producing and multi-instrumental folk/pop singer-songwriter based out of Philadelphia. He first started writing music with the alt rock duo Read the Program, until college had broken their paths, and he started to find his own sound. Cubbage started recording his first solo songs at Ithaca College School of Music where he studied Sound Recording Technology for 3 semesters.
After leaving school he immediately immersed himself in the world of recording with the goal of "putting down as many ideas as possible until I either run out of time or get tired of it," spending over 16 hours a day recording, mixing, arranging and writing in the month of February 2016, then mixing and mastering in April 2016.
In the Summer of 2016 he toured around the country (9,000 miles) in a van, playing shows, busking in every city and starting a project called "Songs for the Road" where he wrote and recorded a song each week, and filmed them live in cool spots he visited, later posting them on YouTube (The song Translucent was filmed in Yosemite National Park for instance). Before the trip, he was planning on finding a new home, but not soon after he started making his way west, he found that the he started to consider the road his home, always faithfully leading him to new and exciting experiences, people, and opportunities.
Cubbage has played in multiple festivals and music conferences such as Musikfest, Millennium Music Conferece, and Singer-Songwriter Cape May, featured as an artist on NoiseTrader's home page, played notable venues such as Rockwood Music Hall in NYC, Steel Stacks in Bethlehem PA, and The Haunt with previous band "Pollen," in Ithaca, and played keyboard for national touring funk band the Devyl Nelly's on their east coast tour.
Cubbage's first official EP entitled "Here & Now" is available on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music, etc, and has so far gotten thousands of plays on multiple platforms, and radio play on radio stations in Lehigh Valley, Washington (PA), Aspen (Colorado), Ithaca, Lancaster, and more.
Cubbage's ultimate goal is to do what music has done for him, catalyzing individual change. "You can't make someone do something, but you can give them direction to make the choice themselves."
Photographer: Will Truslow