John is involved in many creative projects. Below is a sample of his musical releases from the past ten years.

Sklut and Weston

Sklut and Weston is an Americana songwriting duo with flavors of New Orleans and southern rock. The group consists of Tommy Sklut on piano and voice and John on guitar and voice.

“Memories” is a track off of their 2012 E.P. titled “Home” (recorded at Electrical Audio and tracked by Mike Hari in Chicago, IL).

Collaborations with Hank Whitaker

Hank Whitaker is a songwriter and composer based in Los Angeles, CA. He and John have been a writing team for almost ten years.

Below is a sample of the songs John and Hank have written and recorded together over the course of their collaboration.

The Buzzkills
The Buzzkills is a four piece alternative rock band formed in 2005. The group consists of John Charles Weston, Kyle Gilpin, Jon Barnett and Matt Schory.

“I Can’t Stay” was on the group’s self-titled E.P., released in 2010.

John’s Quarantine Song Sketches

John regularly writes and records at his home in Chicago, IL. Below you can listen to copyrighted songs and demos that John has written and recorded in 2020.

Additional songs from John’s weekly song series are featured under the “videos” tab at the top of this page.

Letters to Lillian

In addition to writing and co-writing, John has contributed to the works and recordings of many other artists. Letters to Lillian consists primarily of writers and musicians Jon Marino and Robyn Cepek.

In 2015 John performed guitar on their album titled “Our Shadows Say”. Below is a track from that album, titled “One”.