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"The album is nostalgic enough to be entertaining, but is thrilling enough

to be an absolute rock 'n roll joyride."

-Mitchell Hillman, JAVA Magazine



"The opening track [of Somnambulist} recalls the more infectious pop side of the Foo Fighters' best work and by the second track they've settled into the moodier territory of a Pearl Jam or Temple of the Dog.... And it helps that guitar-playing singer Mike Johnson has the voice to make it sound as radio-friendly as those frames of reference." (July 14, 2017) -Ed Masley,

-Phoenix Local Music Picks


"Young's Modulus released one of the best debut records of the year last summer, and the entire Somnabulist album is a fantastic romp through modern takes on the band's influences from the '90s." (December 19, 2016) -Mitchell Hillman, Phoenix New Times

-The 40 Best Albums by Phoenix Bands in 2016, Part One


"It's not a moody piece in any way — this is upbeat, danceable rock, but it's got enough grit to it that it sticks to your ribs. It's simply a great rock song." (December 6, 2016) -Mitchell Hillman, Phoenix New Times

-The 50 Best Songs by Phoenix Bands in 2016, Part Two




Mike J. is proud to be a Moniker Guitars endorsed artist! Moniker Guitars was founded in 2011 by two high-school friends obsessed with the guitar. Kevin Tully and Dave Barry decided to launch the company in Austin TX – a city with the perfect blend of music, entrepreneurship and BBQ. To date, Moniker has built guitars for bands such as The Devil Wears Prada, Lord Huron, Blue October, The Mowglis’, The Sword, and now...Young's Modulus!