Alt Rock Songwriter/guitarist, JJ McGuigan Releases “Dissociative” EP to call attention to mental health issues


JJ McGuigan came up in Wichita Kansas where he currently resides. He was diagnosed with OCD and Depression at age 16 and  has since used his experiences and his music to become an advocate for mental health awareness:

“I have been on a journey of self discovery and learning ever since I was diagnosed at age 16,” says McGuigan. “I am constantly trying to find new ways of, not only helping myself to heal each day, but trying to see if I can help someone else, as well. Music plays a big part in doing both, I believe. I hope you find my music to be insightful and emotionally striking.”

A drummer since age 13, McGuigan later picked up the guitar and began writing songs at age 20. He attended Newman University and renowned recording school, Full Sail University. Songwriting has now become JJ’s main focus and passion, with an emphasis on lyrical creation. After a brief stint in Austin, Texas, he has returned to his hometown of Wichita. He is currently working on a

The 5-song collection featuring vocals by Garrett Crow and Scott Spriggs, is available on iTunes, Amazon, and all major online music retailers.

Watch the lyric video for “Letter” by JJ McGuigan

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