Jonathan Fobbs (born July 30, 1985) is an American pop singer-songwriter and composer-producer.
Jonathan's Aliases Edit
When producing, Jonathan goes by the alias Think Tank. When he works on hip hop projects, as opposed to pop, he has been credited by Think Tank the attack, the Attack, Super Steel Warrior, Johnny 5 and Chougousenki. As an emcee, his raps feature considerable lyrical snaking and heavy use of metaphoric flash. Though much of these lines require multiple listens to appreciate.
Raised in New York, and currently living in Virginia. Jonathan Fobbs is a pianist, songwriter, composer, and producer. Growing up in an incredibly musical family, Jonathan set out on a mission to introduce his unique sound and love for Jesus Christ to anyone who has ears to listen.
Early Musical Involvement Edit
Throughout his teenage years, Jonathan was a member of the Young Razzcals Jazz Project (Lead by renowned pianist-trumpeter Dave Adams). His role extended to both Trumpet and Konga. Jonathan gained experience alongside the likes of Steve Nygaard and Butch Miles.
Musical Style Edit
Jonathan's music is unique in that he notably sights piano rock, bosa nova, and the the Japanese shibuya-kei movement as main sources of inspiration. He has been known to enjoy and study a vast array of musical genres; apreciating Bjork as much as Busta Rhymes.
Musical Ministry Edit
Combining eclectic compositions with uncompromising lyrics, Jonathan manages to find the balance between deep artistry and pure good news of the gospel. Jonathan’s passion for music is surpassed only by his love for his Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. Jonathan serves the one true king who brought him out of the curse of sin and into His marvelous light.
Having a clear, prayer-saturated, vision for the brand of contemporary Christian music that the Lord has blessed him with. Jonathan recently released his self-produced EP “Clear Cut” on www.lulu.com/jonfobbs and is determined to take the Word that the Lord has put into his heart to vastly further horizons.
The Debut EP Edit
Jonathan Fobbs a.k.a. the producer Think Tank, arrives with his premiere EP. His self-produced debut has appropriately been titled Clear Cut and features 6 tracks including the hits “Good Friend.” and "Dooms Day.” Thriving off of intense musicality and a straightforward message, Jonathan manages to find the balance between deep artistry and pure good news of the gospel. Clear Cut fuses a wealth of influences from piano rock and jazz, to folk and J-pop. Holy hip hop artist and producer Sean Slaughter even contributes to the songs “Paper Trust” and “Martyr Tag.” The future of Christian pop music is cut clearly here for all listeners to experience.