Jonathan Coulton, or "JoCo" to his fans, is one of the most successful unsigned artists ever. With his large Internet presence and geek-friendly songs such as Code Monkey, Re: Your Brains, Ikea, and Skullcrusher Mountain, Coulton enjoys a certain type of popularity. He has also collaborated with John Hodgman on the audio versions of his books and wrote the end-credits songs for the video game "Portal" and its sequel, "Portal 2".
Official website. Offers blog, store for purchasing music and merchandise, photos, discussion forum, upcoming shows, and "JoCoPedia".
IMDb: Jonathan Coulton
Profile with filmography.
The Merlin Show
Podcast interview. (Feb. 26, 2007)
Myspace: Jonathan Coulton
News, downloads, tour dates, and blog.
Creates YouTube videos using Jonathan Coulton songs and World of Warcraft imagery.
Twitter: Jonathan Coulton
Official Twitter account.
Wikipedia: Jonathan Coulton
Encyclopedia summary of career, biography, discography, and influence.
Planet Money: NPR - An Internet Rock Star Tells All
All Things Considered profile of success without record companies. (May 13, 2011)
GeekDad: Jonathan Coulton and TMBG's John Flansburgh to Collaborate on New Record
Information on the collaboration. (June 11, 2010)
New York Times Magazine: Sex, Drugs and Updating Your Blog
Profile by Clive Thompson on Jonathan Coulton's early career and the relationship with his fans. (May 13, 2007)
About Creativity: An Interview with Jonathan Coulton
Interview covering "Thing A Week" and creativity. (April 19, 2007)
NPR: Witty Tunes Are Jonathan Coulton's 'Thing'
Weekend Edition Sunday profile. (December 10, 2006)
FRED Entertainment: Jonathan Coulton interview
Interview discussing the end of "Think A Week". (September 28, 2006)
Podcast interview. (January 16, 2006)
Popular Science: The Future of The Body: The Soundtrack
Songs commissioned by Popular Science to accompany their "The Future of the Body" issue. Downloads, background, and a CD jewel case insert. (August 01, 2005)