“This was fucking wild. I’m standing in a rundown bar in the part of Orlando no tourist will ever go to listening to a rap song about a Japanese nihilist Anarchist. I remember thinking that some invisible line had been crossed.”
— Dr. Bones

Born in Arizona, raised in Florida, Johnny Panic combines politics and boom bap in a way that is less about statistics, and more about the personal. With songs like The Guillotine Block discussing politics through the lens of having to work demeaning, low paying jobs, or lyrics like in Stringlights "a new level of irony/ got the FBI eyeing me/
and my search history is how to make stiryfry using tofu"

In 2017 he released "Holy," and went on the "Anarchy in the Southeast" Tour, and is currently recording another solo album, as well as a writing for a collaborative album with Florida Producer Dolo Neech titled "Uhhh..."

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Johnny Panic @ The Handlebar, by Edward A. McGrath