Nothing,Nowhere in March 2018
|Birth name||Joe Mulherin|
June 4, 1992|
Foxborough, Massachusetts, U.S.
Joe Mulherin (born June 4, 1992), better known his stage name Nothing,Nowhere (stylized as nothing,nowhere.), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer.
While the music composed by Mulherin is entirely written, produced and performed by Mulherin, he maintains a group of musicians which consist of friends that perform with him for live shows under the nothing,nowhere. name. The band has toured as a supporting act for Real Friends, Tiny Moving Parts, Thrice and La Dispute on multiple tours.
In 2015, Mulherin began uploading songs on SoundCloud under the name nothing,nowhere. In June of that year, he released his debut album titled the nothing,nowhere. LP onto Bandcamp. After releasing two EPs, Bummer, and Who Are You, featuring Austrian producer Oilcolor, on October 20, 2017, he released his commercial debut, Reaper, an album of guitar-based emo rap that the New York Times called "one of the most promising pop albums of the year." He produced the album with Erik Ron and Jay Vee. The track "Hopes Up" features vocals from Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional, and the track "REM" features Delaware rapper Lil West. New York Times music critic Jon Caramanica listed Reaper as his #1 album of 2017.
On February 16, 2018, it was confirmed that Mulherin had signed to Fueled By Ramen as he released a new music video for his song "Ruiner", the title track for his upcoming album of the same name, which was released on April 13, 2018.
From October 19 to November 9, 2018, nothing,nowhere. will be on tour in Europe.
Personal life and activism
Mulherin was raised in Foxborough, Massachusetts, and spent summers in Hyde Park, Vermont. He attended Igo Elementary School and Ahern Middle School. Afterwards, he went to Foxborough High School where he studied computer-based design.
Before creating music, Mulherin had an interest in filmmaking. He attended film school at Burlington College in Vermont and while in college, Mulherin co-created the short film Watcher which won a prize at the Vermont International Film Festival. In 2013, he participated in a contest by the organization Creative Mind Group at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in France, shooting, directing and co-editing the film One Day which received three awards.
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|The Nothing,Nowhere LP||
|Who Are You?||
- "don't mind me" (2015, The nothing,nowhere. LP)
- "poor posture" (2015, The nothing,nowhere. LP)
- "i've been doing well" (2015, Bummer)
- "i'm sorry, i'm trying" (2015, not on an album)
- "deadbeat valentine" (2016, not on an album)
- "letdown" (2016, not on an album)
- "clarity in kerosene" (2017, Reaper)
- "hopes up" (featuring Dashboard Confessional) (2017, Reaper)
- "skully" (2017, Reaper)
- "REM" (2017, Reaper)
- "waster" (2018, Ruiner)
- "ruiner" (2018, Ruiner)
- "hammer" (2018, Ruiner)
- "rejecter" (2018, Ruiner)
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