"DIY spaces come and go, but people such as Charles Joseph Smith give the city’s nebulous underground scene a sense of cohesion. Smith... is a champion of the outre, odd, and endearing.
- Chicago Reader
"War of the Martian Ghosts" is an instrumental jazz / DIYClassical album about Dr. Smith's fantastic voyage to Mars, and his observation of a great Martian war and its aftermath. Recorded during a chilling Chicago January in 2017. Composed, arranged and performed by Dr. Charles Joseph Smith. Produced by Sooper Records.
Written, Arranged and Performed by Charles Joseph Smith
Engineered, Mixed and Mastered by Dylan Piskula
Art by Ian Piirtola
Produced by Sooper Records