Articles By: Joshua Ott

Joshua Ott's column, "OT with Josh" is as outspoken as it can be. Joshua is fan of music, film, literature, television and sports and loves to hunt for new artists and athletes that may be overlooked by the MAINSTREAM media. Joshua has been involved with the entertainment scene from making documentary films, photography, running his own club to managing bands and helping them develop as artists. Joshua currently lives in Los Angeles, he was born and raised in Ohio and also lived in Georgia while he was in the United States Army.

You Ott to be Listening: Volume 5

And AWAYYYYYYY we GO!!! 10 songs that will brighten your day, put a bounce in your step and make you want to nod your head! Don’t forget the rules… SUPPORT THE DAMN BANDS!!! The Lonesome Billies- “They broke my Guitar” @Lonesomebillies Kelela- “Rewind” @KelelaM Royal Thunder- “Time Machine” @RoyalThunderAlt Love Buzzard – “Wild” @Love_Buzzard Hollywood […]

You Ott to be Listening Volume 4

    No long winded intro’s this week; I’ll let the music do the talking for me. Here are 10 songs to make your day/week/life better just by hearing them. Again, support the bands by following them on Twitter, going to their shows, purchase their music and merchandise and tell your friends about them. Oh… […]

You Ott to be Listening Volume 3

Damn that week went fast… Well I’m back with another playlist for all of you to enjoy, the music you find on here typically will not be found on the radio (does anybody listen to the radio anymore?) I try to mix it up, I try to present something for everybody and I try to […]


  As a child I would spend many of my summers in the Detroit suburb of Allen Park with my Aunt and Cousins. I remember traveling though Detroit in the 80’s and 90’s and seeing all walks of life, all types of people and the city itself had a hard and cold feeling to it. […]

You Ott to be Listening!! Volume 2

All right, all right, all right!!! IT’s TIME for Ott’s Weekly Playlist!! Who made the cut this week? Read along and find out. Remember the rules, listen to each song, play the videos go to the artists and labels twitter pages and websites and show support. These artists are pursing dreams and every bit of […]

Divorce in San Francisco

  Chip Kelly, Trent Baalke and Jed York need to do something and do it quickly. Time is running out for them to make the moves that could alter the entire outcome of the 2016 Draft. They hold the 7th pick in the Draft and have needs all over… Offensive Line, Wide Receiver, Defensive Backs, […]

Rebirth: a New Introduction to Music

I have a goal, a new goal of sorts and this is one that I know I can accomplish. As you may or may not know I’m addicted, I’m infected and it’s incurable. Please don’t feel bad for me, don’t worry about me and don’t think you can help can help me. I am addicted […]


MYYYY GAWWWDDDD!! *Head nodding, shoulders swaying, eyes closed and fists clenched….that’s my reaction when I hear a track produced by Strange Music Producer Seven. I love producers like Dr. Dre, Mannie Fresh, Rick Rubin and RZA, to name a few, but there is something with Seven that pulls me in and keeps me in a […]

Billy and Me

I left Southern California via moped to the great Desert Oasis of Las Vegas, or the locals call it Vegas. I was on the hunt; I was searching for an elusive and maybe even an endangered creature known as Manzielious Williamnosis or just Billy for short. I checked into the hotel around 6:00pm after an […]

So Crazy… it just might work!

An Attorney, a Statistician and an Oil Tycoon walk into a bar. The Bartender, named Billy takes their order… Billy wears Blond hair, a porn stache and sunglasses… this sounds like a joke but truth is it’s not but it is. This is what the Cleveland Browns have come to; they’ve been the joke in […]