Milwaukee WI
Plays: 44,376
Downloads: 3,328
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What made you want to start making music?

To xpress myself.

Tell us what your music is about? How has your subject matter evolved?

It's not about anything. Subject doesn't matter.

What artist(s) would you like to collaborate with? And why?

Bonnie "Prince" Billy. I like his sense of humor.

What has been your biggest challenge as an artist/band? Have you been able to overcome that challenge? If so, how?

Generating income. I'll let you know.

What do you hope to accomplish with your music? How do you envision that happening?

I hope my music will help me to create more music. Always expanding my tool box.

Started Playing: September, 1997



Brown Paper Bag
Brown Paper Bag (partial album)

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3:37CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
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Loudmouth Soup
Loudmouth Soup (partial album)

free downloads at

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How I Roll (partial album)

released 01 September 2012
Allen Cote: guitar, lapsteel
David Gelting: bass
Bryan Dorn: drums
Nicholaus Westfahl: piano
John Langford: trumpet

art by Joseph Huber

engineered by Shane Hochstetler at Howl Street

guitar, piano and trumpet overdubs recorded by Allen Cote

mastered by Jim DeMain at Yes Master

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3:47CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
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4:11CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
Bones of the Tree
Bones of the Tree (partial album)

recorded and produced by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy alumni Calon Gagon

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3:06CleanAdd to PlaylistFree


JonathanBurks added a new track:
17 weeks ago
JonathanBurks added a new track:
17 weeks ago
JonathanBurks added a new track:
17 weeks ago



Excellent arrangement.


Yee Haw!!

its funny

good job

Me too!!

loved it!


Makes you feel the rythm.


Breathe of fresh air.

very good guy

absolute rubbish


its pretty cool


I like your music :)



On MadeLoud

Feb 14, 2012
We thought about doing a piece like Ira Brooker's excellent round-up of love songs for the "inanimate" for this year's Valentine's Day article, but why should we sweat when our wonderful artists have done all of the work already? Here are a list of love/hate songs just in time for tonight's cry or kiss-fest, thanks to our own users. 1. Jonathan Burks - “I Hate Valentine's Day" "They never turn...

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