Brandon Patton

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Brandon Patton
Also known as BL4k Lotus
Origin USA
Genres Pop, Rock
Years active 1996 – present
Associated acts Brandon Patton, MC Frontalot, Jukebox Stories, three against four

Brandon Patton is a songwriter and bass player from the United States of America. He has recorded four solo albums, plays bass for MC Frontalot under the name BL4k Lotus, and performs with Prince Gomolvilas in the show Jukebox Stories. He has also played bass for Futureboy and Jonathan Coulton. From 1997–2000 he played in the band three against four with Anand Nayak and Jay Skowronek.

He graduated from Wesleyan University and currently lives in New Haven, Connecticut.


Winner of the Vox Populi for Best Story Song of 2009 (for "Mixed-Up Modern Family") by the 9th Annual Independent Music Awards[1]. 2009 Finalist in the USA Songwriting Competition in the Rock / Alternative category [2]. Featured on NPR's song of the day Oct. 8, 2009 [3]. "Top Music Artist" at the 2005 Temecula Film and Music Festival. The album Should Confusion was a finalist for "Album of the Year" in the 2004 Independent Music Awards. Finalist in the 2004 Newport Folk Festival New Talent Showcase.


Solo albums[edit]

  • How I Allegedly Bit a Man in Gloucestershire (2011)
  • Underhill Downs (2009)
  • Should Confusion (2004)
  • Nocturnal (1997)

Other albums[edit]

  • Jukebox Stories, The Official Bootleg (2008)
  • three against four, Hey Sparkle Eyes (2002)
  • three against four, Some of Us Are Here (1998)

Compilations featuring Brandon Patton[edit]

  • Nerdcore Rising: Music From the Motion Picture (2008)
  • Indie Pop Cares A lot (2005)[4]
  • Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival 2005 Compilation (2005)
  • The WSVNRadio Hall of Fame, Vol. 14 (2004)
  • Oasis Acoustic Vol. 47 (2004) note: due to a printing error, he is listed only as Brandon


  • Jukebox Stories 2: The Case of the Creamy Foam (2008)
  • Love Sucks! A Punk Rock Musical (2007)
  • Jukebox Stories (2006,2007)
  • The AtrainPlays (2005–2007)


Music Festival Appearances[edit]

  • SXSW Music Festival (2012)
  • Truck America (2010)
  • Heart of Texas Quadruple Bypass Music Festival (2008)
  • Newport Folk Festival New Talent Showcase (2005)
  • Temecula Film and Music Festival (2005)
  • NXNE Toronto (2005)

Official Website (Featuring song of the month)[edit]