Im joyous to share Crystal Ocean, my new musical creation with you… 3 years in the making… Weaving neo-soul trip hop, dub and broken beats, laced with pantam (hang drum), haunting strings, eclectic vocals, crystal singing bowls and whalesong, Crystal Ocean is a journey through addiction, separation, loss and grief, to our ultimate reconnection with the Divine Light within.
Start Over ~ ‘A fearless blend of earthy melodies and broken beats… JenJen’s music is like nothing you’ve ever heard before… Mesmerising and intriguing… an exciting hint of what’s in the album’ ~ AnRFactory (2017)
Crystal Ocean is out on Contact Media on Dec 21st …
Featuring Maxine Venton (Fat Panthers/violin, mandolin), Frank Wilson (harmonica), Kev Hutch (NY’s finest rapper), Craig R Ninjah (Hang Massive/pantam) and Tim Gallagher (baran)
Take a Little Time
Dedicated to Josh Knotty 23
In Love We Rest
Tune in at 9pm for JENJEN on Soundcheck.Original Neo-soul triphop/dub. JENJEN's music has been compared to Portishead, early Massive Attack, Thom Yorke, Kate Bush, Liz Fraser (Cocteau Twins), Enya and Sandy Denny.Jen Jen plays a live album pre-launch Soundcheck set, free to air, piped straight to you laptop via Facebook Live.
Posted by Visual Radio Arts on Friday, October 20, 2017
A breath of fresh air.. comparisons to Sandy Denny, Portishead and the Cocteau Twins..but there’s something else, an earthy spirit.. there is something really sublime about this music’ ~ John Hole, SomerValley Radio
“I love your music” Jean Paul Vivini, Mother Gong
‘You are fearless in the spectrum of what you take on” Keith da Bass, Here and Now
“Her music is ahead of its time.. A careful blend of true beauty” Mark Wolffe
JENJEN ‘strikes without warning, and leaves a mark on the Heart of your Soul’ Pat McCormick
“Eerily reminiscent of Sandy Denny with songs that just ooze chill out.. perfect for those long hot summer festival days.” Acoustic magazine, 2012, debut album
‘Very different..I like’ For Folks Sake
“Sounds like Sandy Denny.. and praise for an acoustic artist doesn’t get much better than that” Somerset Gazette 2011
“Something a little fresh and different” Eli Heath
Singer/songwriter/DJ/producer and crystal sound alchemist, JENJEN, weaves eclectic vocals on a bed of neo-soul trip-hop, dub, broken beats and ethnic percussion, laced with haunting strings, crystal singing bowls, whalesong and sounds from the natural world.
Playing around the world for over two decades, JENJEN’s music has been compared to Portishead, Thom Yorke, Liz Fraser (Cocteau Twins), Enya, Kate Bush, early Massive Attack, Sandy Denny, Joan Baez, Natasha Atlas, Joni Mitchell, Melanie, and Aphex Twin!
JENJEN has DJ’d alongside some of the world’s finest DJ’s, including Grandmaster Flash, Daddy Gee, the Freestylers and Scratch Perverts. She has sung with Peewee Ellis (James Brown band), The O’Roonies, and her band Snipe, who were rated by John Peel and coveted by 4AD before their split in 2003.
JENJEN’s new album CRYSTAL OCEAN, featuring Maxine Venton (Fat Panthers), Craig Ninjah (Hang Massive), Kev Hutch (NY’s finest), Frank Wilson and Tim Gallagher, was written and produced by JEN, and mixed and mastered at Abbey Road Studios in London. The album is out on Dec 21st… Download the first single, when you pre-order the album today!
‘If you want to hear a creative music project, listen to the SNIPE remix of Ghost Dance. Keith Harrison Broninski, Nunney Jazz cafe