Jacob T. Skeen
Salt Lake City, UT
Jacob T. Skeen is a one-man band punk musician, with industrial and psych influence known for his distinctive, live show and sound characterized by ambient vocals and fuzz guitars. Hailing from Salt Lake City, Utah, Skeen's musical journey has been heavily influenced by the unique religious atmosphere of the Mormon church. Throughout the years, Skeen has crafted a musical style that fuses the rebellious energy of punk with the psychedelic and industrial elements. As a one-man band, Jacob pairs his chaotic sound with an immersive live experience for his listeners that is unforgettable. Skeen has been an active participant in the Salt Lake music scene for years, having shared the stage with notable acts such as Earth, Iguana Death Cult, and Holy Wave. Jacob has had many accolades including write ups in Salt Lake City Weekly, SlugMag, DirtyToilets (Italy), and features on KRCL, and KUAA. Among Skeen's musical influences, A Place to Bury Strangers, The OSEES, and Suicide hold a significant place. These influences are evident in the dynamic and genre-blending nature of his compositions, showcasing a willingness to push boundaries and explore new genre bending territories. Jacob T. Skeen's artistic journey reflects a fusion of diverse musical elements, shaped by his upbringing in Salt Lake City and influenced by the religious backdrop of the Mormon church. With a penchant for experimentation and a commitment to authenticity, Skeen continues to leave his mark on the alternative music scene.