Joey Slater is a British-born resident of Astoria, Queens. She’s a singer, songwriter, guitarist, bass player, writer, yoga teacher, tea-drinker, and chocolate fanatic.
As a solo artist, Joey releases her second full-length record Envisionism in August 2019. Her first DIY solo album Defiantly Maybe was recorded over the span of two days during a visit to New York, and released in 2012.
Joey regularly performs in multiple acts, most notably as a backing vocalist in the rock band Wheatus.
As a session player, Joey plays regularly with singer-songwriter Gabrielle Sterbenz, as guitarist and backing vocalist, and also as part of NYC theater composer Gaby Alter’s pop ensemble Yes Gabriel, playing bass, guitar and backing vocals.
Joey is the joint lead singer and songwriter in the alternative rock band Grim All Day, and appears on Grim All Day’s debut album Here We Are Again.
Since 2007 Joey has been one half of indie pop duo The Ventura Project. To date The Ventura Project have release two albums, TVP (2011) and Novopangaea (2014). They have toured the UK and Europe as an opening act for Wheatus, and co-wrote and recorded the song “Distracted” with Wheatus frontman Brendan B. Brown.