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|Birth name||Jon DeRosa|
|Born||December 21, 1978|
|Origin||Lodi, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Genres||Indie rock, post-rock, ambient, electronic, experimental, shoegaze, Americana|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, programming, sampler, tambura, pump organ|
|Labels||Brighter, Projekt, Darla, Silber, Rocket Girl|
|Associated acts||Aarktica, Dead Leaves Rising, Pale Horse and Rider|
Jon DeRosa (born December 21, 1978) is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He has been involved with several critically acclaimed acts, including Dead Leaves Rising, Pale Horse and Rider, and as well as his solo-project known as Aarktica.
His most recent solo album Black Halo was released on May 25, 2015 on Rocket Girl Records. The album was produced by longtime collaborator Charles Newman and features a song co-written by Stephen Merritt of The Magnetic Fields.
Jon DeRosa Solo discography
- In Sea Remixes Silber Records (2010)
- In Sea | Silber Records (2009)
- Matchless Years CD | Darla Records (2007)
- Live at KUCI (digital release) | Silber Records (2006)
- Bleeding Light | Darla Records (2005)
- Pure Tone Audiometry | Silber Records (2003)
- Or you could just go through your whole life… | Darla Records (2002)
- Morning One CD EP | Ochre Records (2001)
- No Solace in Sleep CD | Silber Records (2000)
Pale Horse and Rider
Pale Horse and Rider was a short-lived collaboration between DeRosa and Marc Gartman. Their recordings featured a variety of performers in supporting roles, including Alan Sparhawk (Low), Nathan Amundson (Rivulets), Charles Newman (Flare, Mother West), Paul Oldham (Palace Brothers) and Mike Pride.
- Moody Pike CD | Darla Records (US) | Agenda Records (UK) (2005)
- These Are The New Good Times | Darla Records (2003)
- The Alcohol EP | Silber Records (2002)
- Pearson, Adam (October 22, 2013). "FINDING AN ARTISTIC CENTER: AN INTERVIEW WITH JON DEROSA". Decoder Magazine. Retrieved February 16, 2016.
- Hermann, Andy (April 24, 2015). "HEAR A NEW SONG FROM JON DEROSA'S L.A.-INSPIRED ALBUM, BLACK HALO (PREMIERE)". LA Weekly. Los Angeles, California. Retrieved February 16, 2016.
- "Jon DeRosa streaming new album 'Black Halo' ft. Stephin Merritt, playing release shows in NYC (tonight) and LA". BrooklynVegan. June 3, 2015. Retrieved February 16, 2016.