Hailing from San Francisco, California, Justin Ancheta's 'eclectic style of reggae flavored indie-rock, funk and jazz has created a buzz throughout Northern California. With a sound that appeals to fans of all ages, he has opened for the Wailer's and Creedence Clearwater Revival, to name a few.
Justin Ancheta's style combines such diverse influences as Thom York from Radiohead, Michael Franti and Spearhead, and Nick Drake. Ancheta's music is not afraid to stretch a toe, and even a thigh, over the boundaries The songs are down-to-earth and moving: the type of songs you catch yourself singing long after the concert is over.
Ancheta has crafted some of his current fan favorites such as "Lost Fate", and "Gone To Heaven" from past albums 'chamber' and 'Shut Up-- Reduce'. His first solo LP in 2007 helped bring Justin Ancheta's signature sound to the masses.
Ancheta has fronted the acclaimed band of Northern California, "Sinclair" and later "Pills & Jackets." He has toured heavily around the West Coast. He has been nominated three times for the Sacramento Area Music Award after becoming the darling of Sacramento's premier nightclub scene at Harlow's and Marilyn's. He also won the Sacramento State University Battle of the Bands.
The band has sold over 10,000 copies since moving to San Francisco and will soon release their first international acoustic debut album 'Evolution & The Constant Progression" in early 2009.