The music of half•alive breathes, evolves, grows, and changes alongside the lives of the Long Beach trio—Josh Taylor [vocals], Brett Kramer [drums], and J Tyler Johnson [bass]. half•alive officially came to life on the 2017 3 EP, which sparked a palpable buzz on the strength of “The Fall” and “Aawake At Night”. Over the course of the next year, they crafted what became their massive breakout “still feel.” which has been RIAA certified Gold, rocketed into the Top 10 at Alt Radio and has over 276 million worldwide streams to date. The video organically surpassed the 10 million mark within two months as the song garnered acclaim from NPR’s coveted “All Songs Considered” and more.
The trio sold out their formal debut headlining tour in 2019 which included 2 sold out shows at The Fonda Theatre in LA and stops at major music festivals including Lollapalooza and Outside Lands. Later that year the band made their late night television debut with a special performance of “still feel.” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. They also performed “Runaway” on The Late Late Show with James Corden.
In August 2019, they released their debut album Now, Not Yet which has amassed over 472 million worldwide audio streams to date. half•alive was named YouTube’s Artist on the Rise and a Vevo DSCVR Artist. Last year, half•alive released their EP “in Florescence,” an audio and visual project that included orchestral arrangements off their critically acclaimed debut album Now, Not Yet.
“Feel-good, political, soulful and musically-genius band.”Gig Wise