As a native of the African nation of Uganda, and current resident of the American musical mecca of Austin, Texas, Jon Muq embodies a unique mix of influences. His distinctive recordings merge traditional instruments with a variety of exotic sounds and rhythms, providing a striking backbone to his heartfelt songwriting, effortless vocals, and captivating performing style. His personally-charged lyrics underline his talent as a writer, giving the listener a poetic glimpse into his life experiences and his inner world.
“On the day that I made the decision to do music,” the artist reflects, “it instantly changed my life. I decided to take every chance I could, and not to think about the risk. Sometimes you feel like you don’t have a choice.”