Justin Connor’s music is a fearless celebration of various musical styles and sounds — infusing
dreamy melodies, lush arrangements, 70’s classic rock acoustics, and spacey mantras that
seek to soothe the senses with a common collective thread of consciousness.
The heart of the music is centered on Justin’s soulful voice, which often embodies a soft,
earnest whisper reminiscent of a young Harry Nilsson, while putting his own stamp on defining a
unique, contemplative, musical pop genre with style to spare.
Growing up in New England in a musical household of first generation Irish descendants, Justin
was no stranger to a textured tapestry of musical influences from his parents and siblings alike,
but eventually grew tired of piano lessons as a child, and discarded playing music altogether for
nearly two decades.
After graduating from college, he packed his Volvo and headed out West — moving his way up
the Hollywood ranks while pursuing his childhood dream of becoming an actor.
In between acting jobs, Justin felt the itch to give music another try and ended up buying a
friend’s keyboard and guitar, which led to a flourish of demos that soon became the impetus for
his critically acclaimed debut album entitled, KALIYUGA, which he wrote, recorded, produced,
and engineered largely by himself in his tiny makeshift studio and released the
album on his own indie record label, Wiry Pulse Records.
With such a unique sound in tow, his music caught the ears of KCRW’s legendary music
program Morning Becomes Eclectic in Los Angeles, who culled some of Justin’s tracks into their
His most recent project is a tour de force musical feature film and album entitled, THE GOLDEN
AGE. Written, directed, produced, composed by and starring the author, and the winner of both
the Audience Award at the
Awareness Film Festival
and Best Performance Award at the
Hampshire Film Festival
, the film’s anticipated release date is June 1st of 2020 on Amazon.
His debut album, KALIYUGA, is currently available on iTunes, and he plans to release THE GOLDEN AGE as a double album soundtrack in addition to his memoir novel, A DAY IN THE LIES, which both accompany the feature film. He currently splits time between music, acting jobs, painting, and prepping the release of
his third album entitled, MATERIAL LIFE.