Jonathan Sakas

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    5 Reasons to Vote for Fayuca's "Por Que Seguir" in MTVu's 'The Freshmen'

    You'd never know Fayuca's video for "Por Que Seguir" wasn't produced on a big-budget, national scale. The local Latin rock band's clip, featuring dozens of extras and a perfectly rendered digital urban factory setting, is so impressive, it's currently competing for a spot for heavy rotation on MTVu, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Jonathan Sakas Explains "Maniac" (VIDEO)

    Jonathan Sakas wants you to find your milk. No, not the kind you dunk cookies into -- your mojo, your drive, the thing that motivates you. Milk is a big theme in his new video for his song, "Maniac," and in the clip, Sakas' character's milk turns him into an out-of-this-world-looking superhero -- or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    You Heard Us Back When Vol. 6 Tracklist Tops 30 Songs

    While $3 isn't enough to buy you a gallon of gas these days, it is enough to buy you the sixth installment of Zia Record's local music compilation, You Heard Us Back When. The double-disc album is scheduled for release on next month's Record Store Day, April 21, and features 37 songs by local musici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    The Sunset Rider and the Skeleton Army Explain "Elenore"

    ​Local rock band The Sunset Rider and the Skeleton Army are sparing no expense at their show at Tempe's The Sail Inn this Friday, February 3. The band is hosting their 2nd Annual Rock n' Roll Circus, complete with a packed line-up full of music plus sideshow performances by The Strange Family Circ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Jonathan Sakas Explains "Move" (VIDEO)

    Jonathan Sakas​ For being an independent artist based in the Valley, electro pop musician Jonathan Sakas has built up one of the most professional-looking video repertoires of his peers. Every clip looks MTV-worthy, and the newest ones for his tracks, "Move" and "Home" are no exceptions.Plus, he a ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Jonathan Sakas Debuts "I Just Wanna Rock" Video

    Michael FrancoJonathan Sakas​This week's issue of Phoenix New Times, on news stands now, features a profile on local electro pop artist Jonathan Sakas. Sakas has a show tomorrow, May 26, at Clubhouse Music Venue, and you can get a sneak peek of what to expect from his performance by checking ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Jonathan Sakas: Albatross

    ​Artist: Jonathan SakasTitle: Debut LP AlbatrossBasics: Wait, what? An album that isn't countrified in any way? Someone arranging tracks with a synthesizer?Sakas is from Arizona, right?Indeed he is -- which makes his debut album Albatross all the more intriguing. You may be thinking: Hey, jac ... More >>