J. Hoard is a Brooklyn based singer and songwriter on the Grammy Award-winning “Coloring Book”. Since moving to BK he’s served as the vocalist of the legendary hip-hop curated jam, The Lesson, in NYC lower east side. Over the last three year’s J. Hoard’s voice, lyrical genius, and fashion has become a staple in the urban and traditional music scenes. In 2015, he was a featured artist in the Montreal Jazz Festival program, that same year he successfully provided a vocal program for the Xalapa Jazz Festival in Mexico. The following year he was praised in Downbeat Magazine for his concert during the opening ceremony and second vocal program of the Xalapa Jazz Festival. During these years he also toured with Anna Wise & Sonnymoon as well as shared bills and stages with Bilal, The Stepkids, Kimbra, Meshell Ndegeocello and Pharoahe Monch. Beyond performance and teaching, J. Hoard is studio centered. Since summer 2015 J. Hoard has released reflective music intended to provide healing via urban beat production and vibrant melodies. This was first achieved on his EP entitled "Feel Good". The following single, "Arctic", received excellent response in the July '16 Sofar Sounds live premier. "Sirens", was premiered on Okayplayer during Grammy week 2017 and went on to be featured on Noisey Radio (Beats1 Apple Music Station).
Heroic Dose is a brand new musical project from bass player and producer Reuben Cainer. Hailing from the UK, Cainer has always been drawn to the house music and techno of his home country. As a writer-producer he has worked with acts such as Animus Rexx, Jagara and Big Yuki and scored the interactive VR experience ‘Horizons’ alongside Bonobo and My Panda Shall Fly. Inspired by the sounds of record labels such as Hessle Audio, R&S and Hemlock Records, Cainer aspires to faithfully bring electronic music out of the club and onto the stage.