Sound of the City: A Band and A Business
Sound of the City Band is an all-star group, bringing together multi-talented producers, musicians, and artists. Sound of the City, lead by Biscuit Bynum (drummer) and Precious Joubert (lead vocalist), has provided instrumental backing for many local, nation, and international artists. S.O.T.C. has been called the primary sound behind DCs underground music scene, along with being the most requested band on the east coast. These musicians have performed on tour with Raheem Devaughn [The Jill Scott Real Thing Tour 2008], and have performed in almost every major venue in the DC area including Constitution Hall, The Lincoln Theatre, The 9:30 Club, The Black Cat, The Birchmere, and the Merriweather Post Pavillion. Sound of the City has played for and shared the stage with many major artists such as Jill Scott, Marsha Ambrosius, Chrisette Michelle, Algebra Lessett, Joe, Raheem Devaughn, Glenn Lewis, Chuck Brown, Floetry, Ledisi, and many more....
Sound of the City has released 2 mix tapes, Appi-Teazer (2008), Spring-Teazer (2009), and a live CD entitled, “Live @ The Boiler Room” (2010). In 2015, SOTC released their highly anticipated EP, entitled, “Chasin’ My Dreams”.
In 2013, S.O.T.C. introduced to the world a web series dubbed, “Live @ The Boiler Room w/Sound of the City”, where the band invited prominent artists to their live recording studio, interviewed, created, and performed live arrangements of the artist’s original music. These episodes can be found on S.O.T.C.’s Youtube channel – SoundoftheCityDCTV.