JAK LOCKE ALBUMS
2023 Nov 30
Jak Locke
Lifelike Sounds
genre: alt rock
runtime: 40:53, 13 tracks
Alt rock with a streak of 80s hard rock and new wave style, songs about coming to terms with old demons while courting new ones
 
2020 Sep 28
Jak Locke
Loud As Me
genre: alt rock
runtime: 43:16, 12 tracks
Amped up frantic and theatrical rock songs recorded with players from The Jak Locke Rock Show
 
2018 Aug 17
Jak Locke
The Wreckage, The Yield, and A Place I Can Crawl Up From
genre: alt rock
runtime: 34:49, 9 tracks
Transitional raucous rock and harmonies. And other sounds too, but let's not get too wordy here
 
2016 Aug 09
Jak Locke
Over
genre: folk / psychedlic alternative
runtime: 23:52, 9 tracks
Downtempo dark psychedelic spacey folk songs about disappearing
 
2014 Jun 14
Jak Locke
Action Packed Self Destruction
genre: alt rock
runtime: 37:32, 11 tracks
High octane explosive theatrical rock
 
2012 Dec 18
Jak Locke
Jak Locke Goes Too Far
genre: vaudevillian / blues / comedy
runtime: 18:24, 7 tracks
Songs that have gotten me thrown out of various places across the country
 
2012 Mar 26
Jak Locke
365 Eulogies
genre: indie acoustic / alt rock / folk
runtime: 33:58, 9 tracks
Melancholy breakdown ballads and ennui anthems
 
2011 Aug 21
Jak Locke
Tomorrow Is Postponed
genre: instrumental acoustic guitar
runtime: 14:14, 7 tracks
Instrumental sounds of isolation, regret, and the tension of hope
 
2010 Jun 09
Jak Locke
Mood Swing Era
genre: alt rock / metal / antifolk / blues / folk rock
runtime: 30:32, 10 tracks
Lives up to its name
 
2009 Aug 29
Jak Locke
Chaotic Narcotic
genre: alt rock
runtime: 48:32, 11 tracks
Nihilistic party rock, uptempo multigenre jams and moody dives
 
2008 Dec 04
Jak Locke
Hymnal Apocrypha
genre: folk / acoustic rock
runtime: 26:47, 7 tracks
Unused finished tracks from the Post-Apocalyptic Hymnal sessions, remastered and released 13 years later
 
2008 Dec 03
Jak Locke
Post-Apocalyptic Hymnal
genre: folk / baroque / country
runtime: 48:32, 12 tracks
Lush acoustic ballads and rustic anthems
 
2008 Oct 07
Jak Locke
Flower of Flesh and Bone
genre: metal / hard rock
runtime: 41:16, 10 tracks
Intense screaming metal and dour gothic dirges as love letters to despair, violence, and the end of the world
 
2007 Feb 23
Jak Locke
Rain Cabinet
genre: alt rock / folk / metal
runtime: 01:15:37, 14 tracks
Multigenre concept album chronicling a descent into madness with each song bleeding into the next
 
2005 Nov 25
Jak Locke
Battery Acid
genre: alt rock / alt blues
runtime: 55:14, 12 tracks
Lo-fi rock and funky blues of all sorts
 
2005 Sep 22
Jak Locke
Broken Crescent
genre: blues / antifolk / experimental
runtime: 30:53, 10 tracks
Obligatory distilled Katrina experience album
 
2005 May 09
Jak Locke
Play Anyway
genre: antifolk / alt rock
runtime: 17:27, 6 tracks
Alt rock marinated in antifolk
 
2004 Sep 10
Jak Locke
Brother Sisyphus
genre: rock / blues / folk rock
runtime: 48:21, 12 tracks
Bluesy rock waxing poetic
 
2004 Jun 24
Jak Locke
Shut Off
genre: rock / blues
runtime: 55:49, 14 tracks
An array of rock and smoky blues back a chronicle of secluding
 
2004 May 16
Jak Locke
Songs For Cello At Night
genre: alt rock / antifolk / lo-fi
runtime: 36:03, 14 tracks
Lo-fi grungy antifolk
 
2003 Oct 15
Jak Locke
Yellow Light District
genre: rock / alt rock / funky rock
runtime: 31:47, 9 tracks
Combination rock album and demo for Jak's 2003 band
 
2003 Sep 12
Jak Locke
Junk Worship
genre: antifolk / alt rock / experimental
runtime: 40:55, 14 tracks
Sonic quilt of antifolk and rock
 
2003 Apr 13
Jak Locke
Brokedowntown
genre: funky rock / antifolk / noise rock
runtime: 45:08, 17 tracks
Style-spanning catch basin for various projects at the time
 
2003 Feb 05
Jak Locke
Already Fading On Some Horizon
genre: blues rock / folk rock / folk
runtime: 44:24, 12 tracks
Sober tracks about losing and leaving
 
2002 Dec 16
Jak Locke
All Our Sunlight Scattered
genre: folk rock / bluesy rock
runtime: 38:40, 10 tracks
Rocked up blues and sleepy folk jams with impressionistic lyrics
 
2002 Nov 18
Jak Locke
Strange Apartments
genre: folk rock / alt rock
runtime: 38:43, 10 tracks
Mix of trippy and melancholy alt and folk rock recorded about and during a transient period
 
2002 Oct 16
Jak Locke
Laced
genre: antifolk / experimental
runtime: 38:03, 14 tracks
Blown-out antifolk and experimental songs recorded while wasted
 
2002 Jul 20
Jak Locke
The Renovated Enervated
genre: folk rock / punk
runtime: 36:44, 11 tracks
Blend of folk rock and punk rock songs recorded at DWS
 
2002 Jun 04
Jak Locke
Bloom
genre: antifolk / experimental / primal blues
runtime: 28:38, 19 tracks
A half hour of the depitched, stripped down, and bizarre
 
2002 Apr 29
Jak Locke
Prismatic Static
genre: antifolk / experimental
runtime: 23:15, 10 tracks
Brash, weird and loud antifolk extravaganza
 
2001 Dec 30
Jak Locke
Other Streets
genre: folk / blues
runtime: 38:31, 11 tracks
Mellow and trad style folk about the unlucky and those who make bad luck
 
2001 Dec 21
Jak Locke
Here, We Rock
genre: rock / blues rock
runtime: 30:15, 11 tracks
Bluesy and funky rock
 
2001 Oct 22
Jak Locke
Dustpan Ballads of the Total Stoned Model Citizen
genre: experimental / antifolk / noise rock
runtime: 33:58, 16 tracks
An antifolk experience
 
2001 Oct 12
Jak Locke
Seed
genre: antifolk / blues
runtime: 01:02:08, 15 tracks
Blaring red-line antifolk and blues as a soundtrack for rambling stream of consciousness lyrics
 
2001 Oct 02
Jak Locke
Dusk Segment
genre: alt rock / antifolk / experimental
runtime: 42:02, 12 tracks
A trip through solitude via rowdy, noisy alt rock, spare antifolk & oppressive depitched experimentation
 
2001 Sep 25
Jak Locke
Datura Holiday
genre: antifolk / experimental
runtime: 34:18, 12 tracks
Delirious antifolk mixed with aggressively murky & clamorous experiments
 
2001 Aug 22
Jak Locke
Thresholds
genre: antifolk / alt folk
runtime: 01:01:16, 15 tracks
Ramshackle junkyard folk with some psychedelic rust spots
 
2001 Jul 19
Jak Locke
A Sleeping Afternoon
genre: antifolk / lo-fi folk
runtime: 29:58, 11 tracks
Drowsy lo-fi acoustic stream of consciousness folk and antifolk
 
2001 Jun 25
Jak Locke
Chaos Turbine
genre: experimental / alternative / jazzy blues
runtime: 28:00, 11 tracks
Spare and grotesque compositions mixed with sunny straight jazz blues and psychedelic pieces
 
2001 Feb 27
Jak Locke
Velvet Coma
genre: funk rock
runtime: 17:34, 5 tracks
Quick and dirty funky rock
 
2000 Jul 25
Jak Locke
The Gone
genre: acoustic rock / folk
runtime: 52:49, 15 tracks
Acoustic rock, folk, and trippy ballads
 
2000 May 06
Jak Locke
Afterimage Chaser
genre: alt rock / antifolk
runtime: 36:59, 10 tracks
Lo-fi mood swinging between the raucous, sedate, and experimental
 
1999 Dec 20
Jak Locke
Heavy Root
genre: blues / folk / antifolk
runtime: 42:54, 13 tracks
Raw acoustic lo-fi blues and antifolk songs
 
1999 Oct 18
Jak Locke
Rot
genre: alt rock / pop punk
runtime: 41:40, 11 tracks
Punk, hard rock, and some other styles in a lo-fi box
 
1999 Jul 09
Jak Locke
Ready, Set, Break
genre: punk / ska / alt rock
runtime: 29:13, 12 tracks
High octane anger 'n' angst punk, ska, and alt rock
 
1999 Apr 05
Jak Locke
Passive Blue
genre: alt rock / folk rock
runtime: 33:50, 11 tracks
Odes to killing time and being stuck in awful jobs and relationships
 
1999 Feb 24
Jak Locke
Obelisk
genre: alt rock / folk rock
runtime: 36:10, 9 tracks
Songs about betrayal and trying to move on
 
1998 Oct 29
Jak Locke
Empty Rooms
genre: acoustic blues / folk
runtime: 31:05, 12 tracks
Distilled folk and acoustic blues about losses and new beginnings
 
1998 Mar 21
Jak Locke
Solitary
genre: alt rock
runtime: 31:57, 11 tracks
Straight-ahead alt rock themed around breaking free
 

SIDE BAND ALBUMS
2023 Dec 30
Banjo
Number 3
genre: metal
runtime: 09:32, 6 tracks
Still just as stupid after all these years
 
2020 Dec 10
Pale Devil Sun
Sacred Malice
genre: hard rock / gothic rock / sludge
runtime: 35:13, 8 tracks
Anthems of old antipathy and love letters to despair, recorded with the full band
 
2018 Mar 27
Pale Devil Sun
2018 demo
genre: gothy rock / sludge / industrial
runtime: 30:48, 8 tracks
Amalgam of previous releases approximating Pale Devil Sun's set
 
2015 Nov 16
Banjo
Bango
genre: idiot metal
runtime: 08:58, 7 tracks
Stupider and grosser than ever
 
2007 Oct 21
Banjo
Banjo
genre: punk / rock
runtime: 14:42, 7 tracks
Political sewer punk and cursing for its own sake
 
2003 Dec 04
The Dead Outlaws
2003 demo
genre: metal
runtime: 23:12, 6 tracks
Metal band that never got off the ground
 
2002 Dec 09
The One-Eyed Jacks
Live
genre: live / rock
runtime: 58:16, 17 tracks
Selected live recordings of all the songs from The One-Eyed Jacks set from their year of existence
 
2001 May 02
200 Proof
Oh, Way To Go
genre: bluesy rock / funky rock
runtime: 18:50, 6 tracks
Bluesy funky rock
 
2000 Nov 19
Paradox Prophecy
Dilate
genre: folk rock / rock
runtime: 12:43, 5 tracks
Rough-hewn folk expanded into rough-hewn rock
 
1999 Nov 21
Paradox Prophecy
Paradox Prophecy
genre: folk / antifolk
runtime: 34:33, 11 tracks
Lo-fi folk and antifolk
 
1998 May 22
200 Proof
1998 demo
genre: rock
runtime: 13:26, 5 tracks
Quick and dirty demo tape
 
1997 Sep 30
200 Proof
Wait, What
genre: pop punk / alt rock
runtime: 12:16, 5 tracks
Unearthed and finally finished and released
 

COVER BAND ALBUMS
2018 Oct 25
The Monochromes
31 Tunes
genre: 50s & 60s rock'n'roll / r&b covers
runtime: 01:20:38, 31 tracks
Hot covers from the birth of rock
 
2018 Mar 25
The NOLA Treblemakers
Always Lookin For More Treble!
genre: 50s & 60s rock'n'roll / r&b covers
runtime: 37:15, 15 tracks
Hot rock'n'roll
 
2015 Dec 10
The NOLA Treblemakers
Causin All That Treble Again!
genre: 50s & 60s rock'n'roll / r&b covers
runtime: 30:59, 14 tracks
Hot rock'n'roll
 
2014 Nov 18
The Speakeasy Serenaders
Jam Sessions at The Clown Closet 2013-2014
genre: standards / tin pan alley covers
runtime: 21:04, 8 tracks
Jams and practices from Thugsy's front room with friends and neighbors
 
2013 Apr 30
The Speakeasy Serenaders
Songs of the People
genre: trad jazz / blues / traditional covers
runtime: 37:18, 13 tracks
Our favorite old numbers and classics
 
2011 Aug 16
The NOLA Treblemakers
The Big Sound From The Big Easy!
genre: 50s & 60s rock'n'roll / r&b covers
runtime: 16:57, 7 tracks
Hot rock'n'roll
 

STUDIO-ONLY SIDE PROJECTS
2021 Jan 11
The Cowboy
No Fences For Miles
genre: comedy / country
runtime: 28:23, 13 tracks
A clueless and unpleasant man's journey to country stardom
 
2020 Jun 26
Shape Dream
Diving Bell
genre: soundscape / drone / ambient
runtime: 30:56, 10 tracks
Soundscape of a one-way journey down, from air raid to airless
 
2020 Jan 06
Shape Dream
Drift Protocol
genre: drone / ambient
runtime: 34:22, 9 tracks
Chronicle of a pilotless reentry from deep space
 
2019 Nov 29
Autodestructor
Cycle, My Tyrant
genre: noise / soundscape / drone
runtime: 36:26, 10 tracks
Harsh noise and malicious soundscape, journals of an abusive amygdala
 
2019 May 10
Shape Dream
Substratum Atlas
genre: drone / ambient
runtime: 40:24, 9 tracks
Drone and ambient charting up from the brain stem
 
2016 Nov 15
Shape Dream
Side Blue
genre: drone / ambient
runtime: 12:14, 4 tracks
The warmth and inevitable regret of willful isolation, via sound
 
2016 Nov 15
Jak Is A Four Letter Word
Side Purple
genre: antifolk / blues
runtime: 08:10, 5 tracks
Chronicle of a dream and songs for after the good times are over
 
2016 Nov 15
Autodestructor
Side Red
genre: noise / orchestral
runtime: 03:20, 3 tracks
Direct brain pains and salves
 
2015 Aug 12
Jak Locke
Targeted soundtrack
genre: orchestral score
runtime: 58:24, 37 tracks
Soundtrack for the films and promos of the Targeted project
 
2014 Oct 11
Country Funtry
Banjo Songs
genre: bluegrass / country covers
runtime: 07:58, 6 tracks
Monroe's mountain man plays some banjo instrumentals
 
2013 Feb 12
Error- 164
TEST.EXE
genre: chiptune / glitch / rock
runtime: 09:11, 3 tracks
Three approaches to retro chiptune
 
2013 Jan 16
Autodestructor
Side C
genre: harsh noise
runtime: 03:36, 3 tracks
Extremely abrasive trauma excavation
 
2013 Jan 16
Jak Is A Four Letter Word
Side B
genre: found sound / desecration / soundscape / spoken word
runtime: 09:17, 6 tracks
Repurposed sounds and hostile reflections
 
2013 Jan 16
Jak Is A Four Letter Word
Side A
genre: antifolk
runtime: 11:23, 5 tracks
Antifolk proclamations of futile pursuits
 
2011 Jun 23
Error- 164
Black Lodge 2600 OST
genre: chiptune
runtime: 08:25, 12 tracks
Soundtrack to an Atari 2600-esque game
 
2008 Aug 03
CBGM
85XXX!
genre: rock / punk
runtime: 24:45, 7 tracks
When joke projects accidentally get some attention
 
2006 Feb 23
Jak Locke / Kelcy Mae
Split + Blend
genre: acoustic / folk
runtime: 14:47, 4 tracks
Song-swapping and collaboration
 
2006 Feb 02
CBGM
CBGM Is In
genre: pop punk / emo
runtime: 19:16, 7 tracks
Trying hard to do everything wrong
 
2001 Nov 01
Jak Locke
Dark of the Moon score
genre: orchestral / instrumental
runtime: 43:24, 28 tracks
An original score for The Nicholls Players' production of the 1945 play "Dark of the Moon"
 

NON-ALBUM SONGS
 Whiskeyclone Hotel City 1997 (Beck cover)
released 2020 Aug
Jak Locke: vocals / guitars / bass / drums; Zach Dufrene: piano
written by Beck, 1994

 
 Static (Beck cover)
released 2020 Aug
Jak Locke: vocals / guitars / bass / drums; Zach Dufrene: piano
written by Beck, 1998

 
 Nobody's Fault But My Own (Beck cover)
released 2020 Aug
Jak Locke: vocals / guitars / bass / drums; Zach Dufrene: piano
written by Beck, 1998

 
 Blight Season
released 2019 May
Moses Knightshead: chords / piano; Jak Locke: lyrics / vocals / guitar / bass / drums

 
 Broken Joe
released 2019 May
Jak Locke: everything

 
 A Night Tonight
released 2019 Mar
Jak Locke: everything

 
 Just A Gigolo (Louis Prima cover)
released 2019 Mar
Jak Locke: guitar / vocal
version by Louis Prima, 1956

 
 Battle Hymn of Peru
released 2018 Aug
Gregg Dantin: second speaking voice; Jak Locke: everything else

 
 Ballad of a Thin Man (Bob Dylan cover)
released 2013 Jun
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Bob Dylan, 1965

 
 Sabotage (Beastie Boys cover)
released 2011 Jul
Jak Locke: all instruments / backup vocals; Ang: vocals
written by The Beastie Boys, 1993

 
 In Dreams (Roy Orbison cover)
released 2011 Feb
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Roy Orbison, 1963

 
 Innocent When You Dream (Tom Waits cover)
released 2010 Dec
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Tom Waits, 1986

 
 Space Oddity / Rocket Man (David Bowie / Elton John dual cover)
released 2010 Feb
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals, arrangement
"Rocket Man" written by Elton John / Bernie Taupin, 1972; "Space Oddity" written by David Bowie, 1969

 
 She Said She Said (The Beatles cover)
released 2009 Aug
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by The Beatles, 1966

 
 Norwegian Wood (The Beatles cover)
released 2008 Aug
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by John Lennon, 1965

 
 Never [Was] A Promise (Fiona Apple cover)
released 2008 May
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals, arrangement, lyrics rewrite
written by Fiona Apple, 1996

 
 Side of the Road (Beck cover)
released 2008 Mar
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Beck, 2002

 
 Wizards and Warriors II - Timer / Icefire Mountain stage (video game music cover)
released 2008 Jan
Jak Locke: all instruments
written by David Wise, 1989

 
 Icepick (Tenement cover)
released 2007 Sep
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Amos Pitsch, 2006

 
 Me I'm Not (NIN remix+)
released 2007 May
Jak Locke: remix, additional vocals, guitar, bass, drums
written by Trent Reznor, 2007

 
 My Violent Heart (NIN remix+)
released 2007 May
Jak Locke: remix, additional vocals, guitar, bass, drums
written by Trent Reznor, 2007

 
 Capital G (NIN remix+)
released 2007 May
Jak Locke: remix, additional vocals, guitar, bass, drums
written by Trent Reznor, 2007

 
 The Hand That Feeds (NIN remix+)
released 2007 May
Jak Locke: remix, additional vocals, guitar, bass, drums
written by Trent Reznor, 2005

 
 Survivalism (NIN remix+)
released 2007 Apr
Jak Locke: remix, additional vocals, guitar, bass, drums
written by Trent Reznor, 2007

 
 Love Ridden (Fiona Apple cover)
released 2006 Aug
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Fiona Apple, 1999

 
 Lost Cause (Beck cover)
released 2006 Jun
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Beck, 2002

 
 Animal Crossing - Title Theme (video game music cover)
released 2006 Jan
Jak Locke: all instruments
written by Kazumi Totaka, 2001

 
 Realm of Impossibility - Title Theme (video game music cover)
released 2004 Oct
Jak Locke: all instruments
written by Dave Warhol, 1984

 
 Frogger - Start (video game music cover)
released 2004 Oct
Jak Locke: all instruments
written by Megumi Ohnaka, 1960

 
 Final Fantasy VI - Dancing Mad (video game music cover)
released 2004 Oct
Jak Locke: all instruments
written by Nobuo Uematsu, 1994

 
 Helter Skelter (The Beatles cover)
released 2004 Jul
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by The Beatles, 1968

 
 Lady Madonna (The Beatles cover)
released 2004 Jul
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Paul McCartney, 1968

 
 Rain (The Beatles cover)
released 2004 Jul
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by John Lennon, 1966

 
 Loser (Beck cover)
released 2004 Jun
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Beck, 1992

 
 Sunday Morning (The Velvet Underground cover)
released 2003 Mar
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by The Velvet Underground, 1966

 
 Golden Age (Beck cover)
released 2003 Feb
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals; written by Beck, 2001

 
 4th Time Around (Bob Dylan cover)
released 2002 Dec
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals; written by Bob Dylan, 1966

 
 Corrina Corrina (Bob Dylan cover)
released 2002 Jun
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals; written by Bob Dylan, 1962

 
 Corrina Corrina (Bob Dylan cover)
released 2001 Nov
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals; written by Bob Dylan, 1962

 
 Feather In Your Cap (Beck cover)
released 2001 Nov
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals; written by Beck, 1994

 
 She Belongs To Me (Bob Dylan cover)
released 2001 Apr
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Bob Dylan, 1965

 
 Modesto (Beck cover)
released 2000 Apr
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Beck, 1994

 
 Beercan (Beck cover)
released 1999 Nov
Jak Locke: vocals / guitar / drums
Shane Padilla: bass; written by Beck, 1994

 
 Rowboat (Beck cover)
released 1999 Nov
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Beck, 1992

 
 When I Come Around (Green Day cover)
released 1999 Sep
Jak Locke: all instruments / vocals
written by Billie Joe Armstrong, 1992

 
 Dragon Warrior - Overworld (video game music cover)
released 1998 Aug
Jak Locke: electric guitar; Greg Yeager: classical guitar
written by Koichi Sugiyama, 1986


COMPILATION APPEARANCES
2015 Feb 20
Riding with the Devil Volume 3
 
2013 Oct 21
Brokecore Forever
 
2010 Mar 26
WTUL Songs From The Basement: Volume 8
 

PRODUCTION & SESSION WORK
2020 Jul
Zero Heard: Bound To Determine
Studio13, Metairie, LA
backing vocal part authoring, vocal specialist
 
2020 Jun
Everyday Addiction: The Fuse
Studio13, Metairie, LA
backing vocal part authoring, vocal specialist
 
2019 Mar
Amanda Gibson: demo
Base 89, Metairie, LA
recording engineer, mixer
 
2010 Oct
Zach Dufrene: All Of My Days
Total Sonic Chaos, Marrero, LA
producer, recording engineer, mixer, guitarist
 
2010 Mar
WTUL Compilation Volume 8
Total Sonic Chaos, Marrero, LA
mastering, album art
 
2008 Nov
Apathy Ensues: demo
Total Sonic Chaos Satellite, Semmes, AL
producer, recording engineer, mixer, album art
 
2007 Sep
Dinosaur Pilot: Pants On Fire
Total Sonic Chaos Satellite, Thibodaux, LA
producer, recording engineer, mixer
 
2007 Aug
The Judas Kiss: demo
Total Sonic Chaos Satellite, Luling, LA
recording engineer, mixer
 
2007 Jul
The Plebians: Revolution Under The Influence
Total Sonic Chaos Satellite, Thibodaux, LA
producer, recording engineer, mixer, drummer
 
2001 Dec
Rocky McKeon: demo
Room 146 Studio, Thibodaux, LA
recording engineer, mixer
 

SONG LYRICS