Cross The Desert 4:110:00/4:11
"...The perfect storm, if you will, of talent, courage and musicianship. ...Music that touches the heart, body, and mind. Not many bands pull off this feat."
"One of the most unique voices in the current indie scene."
- Soundlooks.com 2017 review
"I would drive down the street with it, put it on my iPad – I’m going to play it all day. As of a matter fact, I’m going to sneak it onto my son’s phone.”
- Middle Tennessee Music
Joel Strauss is a Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based out of Fredericton, NB. He has received critical acclaim for crafting catchy, emotionally-engaging songs that blend indie folk, rock, and classic pop with a unique voice reminiscent of early Bob Dylan.
He was the 2017 winner of the Hive Studios Songwriting Contest.
His 2020 short-album “Cross The Desert” displays adept and poignant songwriting, percussive rhythm, and a gratifying performance.