Bio & Press

Josh Clauson was born in the rural farming community of Trafton, just outside of Arlington, Washington. The youngest of seven siblings, Josh grew up in a multigenerational family of musicians. By the time that he was six years-old, Josh was playing drums alongside his father at church. During his teens, he began playing guitar, singing, and song-writing.

In 1999, Josh formed Flowmotion, a cross-genre jam band that developed a devoted fan base throughout Western Washington. Soon after, Josh and his band began organizing Summer Meltdown, an annual music festival which is now held in Darrington, Washington.

While Flowmotion’s sound matured over the years with the addition of heavy-hitting talent and collaborative songwriting, Summer Meltdown continued to blossom into a one-of-a-kind musical experience. In February 2012, Josh and the band reinvented themselves with the release of the self-titled album, The True Spokes. While the band and music festival continue to take on a life of their own, Josh has returned to his roots, penning simple, expressive tunes. His first solo album marks a welcome return to his early singer/songwriter days, when his warm voice and simple guitar melodies first began to convey matters of the heart.

Josh’s upcoming and as-of-yet untitled second album promises to bring fans more of Josh’s honest, heartfelt, and revitalizing music.

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The Winslow - New York, NY (11/22/2015)

Solo acoustic show in the East Village – More details here

Tractor Tavern - Seattle, Wa (11/29/2015)

Opening for Tony Furtado Band

Flowmotion @ Tractor Tavern - Seattle, Wa. (12/18/2015)

Special guests Mts. & Tunnels (Ugly Sweater Party!!!)

Flowmotion @ Lincoln Theater - Mt. Vernon, Wa (12/19/2015)

Special guests TBA

House Concert - Anchorage, AK (1/13/2016)

Limited capacity – Please email for availability & more info

JC and Melissa Mitchell @ Chair 5 - Girdwood, AK (1/14/2016)

Singers in the round – more details TBA

Flowmotion @ The Sitz - Girdwood, AK (1/15 & 16/2016)

FM plays two nights at The Sitzmark – Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, AK.




Debut Solo Album Available!11/10/2013

Josh Clauson’s debut solo album is now available for purchase as a digital download or compact disc! Grab your copy today and get happy!


Live Recordings from Summer Meltdown 201309/05/2013

Check out some live recordings from Josh’s set at Summer Meltdown this year, including the brand new tune “Every Once in a While.”


Back in the Studio06/06/2013

Josh Clauson is back in the studio and hard at work recording the next album. Stay tuned for updates and sneak peeks!

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I Fold

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Wild Eyes

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Make Things Good