Exposé Online banner

Johnny Unicorn

Johnny Unicorn
Country
United States
Profile
Johnny Unicorn is a quirky singer-songwriter from California now based in Seattle. In addition to his Johnny Unicorn recordings, which fall generally into the area of progressive art-pop, he records as Zorznijor, focusing on a large quantity of short humorous songs. He has also performed as a member of Autumn Electric and does production work.
Website
http://www.johnnyunicorn.com
Related articles (12)
Releases on file (10)
Johnny Unicorn — Heavy Jugs to the Moon Johnny Unicorn — Heavy Jugs to the Moon
(Bandcamp UAS 37022, 2017, CD)
Brian Woodbury & His Popular Music Group — Pay Attention Brian Woodbury & His Popular Music Group — Pay Attention
(Some Phil 9, 2015, CD)
Autumn Electric — Star Being Earth Child Autumn Electric — Star Being Earth Child
(Bandcamp no#, 2015, CD)
Johnny Unicorn — Angels in the Oort Cloud Johnny Unicorn — Angels in the Oort Cloud
(Bandcamp no#, 2014, CD)
Autumn Electric — Flowers for Ambrosia Autumn Electric — Flowers for Ambrosia
(Bandcamp no#, 2014, CD)
Johnny Unicorn — Sadness and Companionship Johnny Unicorn — Sadness and Companionship
((Not on label) no#, 2013, CD)
Autumn Electric — Make Me a Tree Autumn Electric — Make Me a Tree
(Bandcamp no#, 2012, CD)
Phideaux — Snowtorch Phideaux — Snowtorch
(Bloodfish 8 26677 00459 8, 2011, CD)
Johnny Unicorn — Thinking Hard to Overcome Nervousness Johnny Unicorn — Thinking Hard to Overcome Nervousness
((Not on label) UAS-37003, 2011, CD)
Johnny Unicorn — Sweet Edith Manton Johnny Unicorn — Sweet Edith Manton
((Not on label) UAS-37002, 2010, CD)

Latest news

2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more

2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more

2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more

2019-03-20
Freedom to Spend Unearths June Chikuma's Archives – Jun (June) Chikuma is well known for her video game and anime soundtracks, but she also released an album of experimental electronic music back in 1986 called Divertimento where she indulged the kind of spontaneity that wouldn't work in a soundtrack. RVNG Int'l label Freedom to Spend is bringing this overlooked item to broader attention with a deluxe reissue. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Akai Ikuo - Language without Words – This short album (in the neighborhood of 30 minutes even including the two unlisted tracks) is the first US release but Japanese experimental multi-instrumentalist Akai Ikuo. It’s a combination...  (2008) » Read more

Tea & Symphony - An Asylum for the Musically Insane – There's not two albums like this in the world (with the possible exception of the band's second album, Jo Sago, not yet out on CD). Tea and Symphony were a trio of Jef Daw (guitars, flutes, cello),...  (1994) » Read more

Anscha - Anscha – This is a very good example of good “musical” ideas ruined by an out-of-control singer. “Musical,” here meaning instrumental ideas. The vocalizations of the singer, Andreas...  (2001) » Read more

Birth Control - Birth Control – Birth Control have been around a long time, beginning in 1970. They produced 17 albums and, along with Amon Düül II, are one of the more prolific bands from Germany. The first Birth Control...  (1996) » Read more

Bill Mumy - The Landlord or the Guest, Speechless & Carnival Sky – If his name sounds a little familiar, it may be because many will remember him from his appearance on numerous television shows going all the way back to Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone and Lost in...  (2010) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues