Jonathan Dagan, known by his stage name, j.viewz, is an artist who is pushing the boundaries in the creative world, constantly innovating the dialogue with his audience. The New York-based songwriter, producer, and visual artist creates multilayered songs that blend raw elements with electronic music through his use of analog tapes, recordings of nature, and often, sounds sent by his audience.

j.viewz is known for collaborating with guest vocalists and musicians. His production is frequently described as nostalgic, intricate, and detailed. As NPR’s All Songs Considered stated, “j.viewz writes songs that whirl and clatter like tiny Rube Goldberg devices.”

Dagan’s uncanny ability to draw beautiful sounds from any and everything has garnered a lot of attention in the past few years. In 2013, j.viewz presented his rendition of Massive Attack’s Teardrop on none other than an assortment of fruits and vegetables.