Jenoah sprung up from California's San Bernadino County, and with their debut EP "Morning Is When Jenoah Wakes Up," this Drive-Thru Records quartet made up of Zachary Blizzard (drums, percussion, vibra-tones), Robbie Halbert (guitar and moog), Stephen Joshua Martinez (vocals, bass), and Lucky Phlip Rodrigues (guitar, vocals) brings a blast of desert heat to modern rock.
Inspired by artists as diverse as Pink Floyd, Jawbreaker, and Elliott Smith, Jenoah strives to keep their music unique. "I can honestly say that I don't think we sound like any bands out right now," says lead singer, Stephen Joshua Martinez. "I believe good musicians find inspiration in something, then interpret the sound in their own true way."
The new EP is a headlong assault on conventional style, oftentimes deconstructing the rules of melody and rhythm. "All our songs are just pure feeling," says Martinez.
Martinez and Halbert met as kids in their hometown Yucaipa, CA. The two took solace in music, and after putting a few local bands together, Martinez met drummer Zachary Blizzard. The friends reconnected, and in 2003 Jenoah was born and soon signed to Drive-thru records.
Following the release of their EP, Jenoah is already working on their debut full-length CD and gearing up to tour. Jenoah has seized rock ‘n’ roll by the throat, and is more than ready to tighten their grip.