Patrick Joseph doesn't enjoy the term singer/songwriter. "It's confining in its own definition," he explains. But for a lack of better terms available, that's what you can expect from the young songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - and much more.
Joseph was born in Pennsylvania, developing his musicianship and songwriting from an early age of childhood and eventually touring the East coast as a solo artist. In 2009 his song 'Arsonist Blues' won top prize in a competition sponsored by Spin Magazine, inviting the interest of indie label Original Signal Records (Ingrid Michaelson, Butch Walker). Joseph passed on the offer, but the experience inspired him to replant his roots out west in the Los Angeles music scene, where he now resides.
In 2010 Joseph released his debut album Antiques, a combination of reworked demos that had gained him a sizable following on Myspace and Facebook, alongside brand-new material that he wrote for the full-length release. Antiques was written,