Optimystical is a five piece indie hip-hop band. Led by energetic front man and rapper, Keynan Willis, aka Nutter Tut, the band has a unique sound that blurs genre lines and fuses alternative hip-hop with indie rock.
The band was founded in 2016 as a small project from Artist Collective Seafoam Sound based in Phoenix, Arizona. The 3 original members combined guitar, bass, and song writing abilities from Tom Clifton of 'The Amazon Men', percussion, production, and arranging from Lyle Begiebing (The Party Upstairs), and lead vocals and lyrics written by rapper NutterTut. Since it's inception the group has added classically trained pianist and cellist CaraN as well as local artist J.J. Tusick to fill out their sound on stage. The band released their debut single, 'Heaven' in January 2018 followed by the 5-track EP 'Smile and Wave' in March of that year.