Her passion for vintage synths, drum machines and gothic music can be heard in the dark undertones of her songs, as well as nuances of The Cure, New Order and early Gary Numan. Although she puts great effort into maintaining her own signature sound, she admits to being influenced by Pink Floyd, The Church and The Beatles. Her music is catchy, non-pretentious contemporary synthpop with the warmth of the analogue age.
The debut E.P. 'Factory Reset' was released in 2013, arousing the interest and support of music lovers, online music magazines, blog reviewers, indie musicians and internet radio in the UK, Australia & USA. The title track was featured on the 'Bluetown Electronica' compilation.
Synthie dB Shock composed the theme music for 'Synthtopia' internet radio show, wrote an instrumental for a fan and has collaborated with Real Life / Alien Skin keyboardist George Pappas, singing backing vocals on his song 'Tomorrow’s Dead'. A break allowed Jo time to experiment with new sounds, new instruments and do a lot of songwriting. Her new single 'Window To Life' was released in January 2019 and has already received internet radio airplay worldwide.