• The Stoned – Father And Son House Music Duo

  • The Stoned Is Josh Stone & Josh Stone Jr. a Father and son duo,out of San Antonio, Texas.With the means to spread the love of music.

    Q&A with S&S

    S&S: What’s your style of music? How do you describe it?
    Josh Stone Sr/ It’s all house music to me!
    Josh Stone Jr./ People like to say we are “jackin” house but I like to think we create all styles of house music!

    S&S: Who or what was most instrumental to you when it came to music?
    Josh Stone Sr./ Just music in general!
    Josh Stone Jr./ I was musically abused by my father growing up haha he always showed me a lot of great music but skateboarding played a part and band in school learning to play the trumpet

    S&S: What drives you creatively?
    Josh Stone Sr./I have so many ideas!? And just trying to get better in life, art, and music!
    Josh Stone Jr./ Waking up every day knowing that I can make a new track

    S&S: How much does your audience influence you and your music selection?
    Josh Stone Sr./ Never thought how they influence me…. because I usually just do what I want!
    Josh Stone Jr./ I think our music influences our audience, we select the music for you to be influenced and you decide

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    S&S: What artists or genres do you listen to when you’re not working?
    Josh Stone Sr./ Geowulf/Boy Pablo/ Two door Cinema Club/ Cut Copy/The Temper Trap…..just to name a few!
    Josh Stone Jr./ I listen to a lot of different stuff when I’m not working from hip hop and rap to indie music and ambient I like everything I don’t discriminate some artist I been Jammin recently a lot are Freddie Gibbs/Westside Gunn/ Buddy/ Malz Monday/ Gorillaz/ Khruangbin / No Vacation/

    S&S: Do you have any favorite memories of growing up with your family?
    Josh Stone Sr./There’s a few but mostly skateboarding for me!
    Josh Stone Jr./ I have this one memory of laying in the back of my dad’s van as a kid and he was playing boys don’t cry by the cure and I remember crying because the song was so beautiful and badass. One of my favorite memories is my dad taking me to the park as a kid and pushing me on the swings as high as I could go. There was this one park that had really old swings they were super high compared to newer swing sets you would find at a park and there was this tree branch I would try to tap every time he took me.

    S&S: Is there anything you would like people to know about you?
    Josh Stone Sr./ Nope! I try to keep private!
    Josh Stone Jr./ I love music

    S&S: Are there any charities you are working with or excited to tell us about?
    Josh Stone Sr./ U can send all funds directly to me! Haha!
    Josh Stone Jr./ Not currently, possibly in the future

    S&S: Are there any questions that you wish people would ask you?
    Josh Stone Sr./Nah
    Josh Stone Jr./ not really

    S&S: And on the flip side of that, are there any questions or references you wish people would stop asking or using?
    Josh Stone Sr./ Nope!
    Josh Stone Jr./ Stop asking me where I found my sample haha!

    S&S: What artist(s) have you been the most excited to work with?
    Josh Stone Sr./ Steve “Silk” Hurly and DJ Skip! 😊❤️
    Josh Stone Jr./ So excited to be able to work with Steve “Silk” Hurly and DJ Skip!

    S&S: Are there any artists that you dream of working with on a collaboration?
    Josh Stone Sr./ Nah….My son is the best partner in the world!
    Josh Stone Jr./ I think we got a good thing going over here! My dad and I collaborate the best. I think it would be badass if we did a collaboration with Detroit Swindle though that would be sick!!

    S&S What advice would you give to an aspiring artist?
    Josh Stone Sr./ Just keep pushing…. Never give up! And don’t be afraid of failure!
    Josh Stone Jr./ Listen. Listen to everything. Keep working, learn your craft practice makes perfect, and still, you will continue to learn new things everyday you never stop learning with music it’s a beautiful thing.

    S&S: What can we look forward to next from you?
    Josh Stone Sr./ We(The Stoned) have tons of music coming soon! And hope to keep it going!
    Josh Stone Jr./ The Stoned is stocked up on music a lot of it pure house music maybe we got a music video in the works who knows stay tuned to find out

     

    Q&A By:Shannon “Skip” Syas – S&S Chicago

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    S&S Records, Inc. (and S&S Chicago, Inc.) was established in 2005 by 4-time GRAMMY® nominated producer Steve “Silk” Hurley and global DJ/Producer Shannon “DJ Skip” Syas. Merging Hurley’s worldwide commercial success and Syas’ strong global following, the dance label has become home to numerous musical greats and one of the most respected blogs on the internet.

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