§ FOR JOSH §
Im joyous to share my latest musical creation with you… Weaving neo-soul trip hop, dub, folk and broken beats, laced with hang drum, haunting strings, eclectic vocals, singing bowls and my beloved signature whalesong, Crystal Ocean is a journey through loss and separation, and our return to our ultimate reconnection with the Divine Light within.
“Im very excited about this album” ~ Mike Murphy, Ditto Music
“Cool tunes. Love it” ~ Eddie Caldwell, Music of the Sea (LA)
“Very unique. The uniqueness of your writing style will be a plus in this incredibly saturated market” ~ Frank Joseph, Perpetual Music group (LA)
“Love it, fabulous” ~ Visual Radio Arts
“I like your inspired rendition of Annie’s Song very much; keeping this on file for later” – Emil Hadji Panzov, Filter Publishers (LA)
“Incredible sounds. Great album from the UK” Kev Hutch (NYC rapper)
All tracks Written and Produced by JENJEN
Mixed and mastered at Abbey Rd Studios, London
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).
Dedicated to Josh Knotty 23
In Love We Rest
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JenJen’s debut album ENTER
‘A fearless blend of earthy melodies and broken beats… JenJen’s music is like nothing you’ve ever heard before… Mysterious and intriguing… ‘Start Over’ is an exciting hint of what’s in the album’ ~ Review by AnRFactory
Singer, songwriter, music producer JenJen weaves eclectic soundscapes of trip-hop, dub, broken beats and folk, with haunting strings, crystal singing bowls and her signature etheric vocals.
She has produced 3 solo albums and performed live around the world for over 25 years ~ playing gigs at venues and festivals, including Sanctum in Bristol, UK, 2015, (with Theaster Gates, Chicago), with Dr Masaru Emoto in LA in 2009, a synchronised global ceremony to bless the ocean and with PeeWee Ellis (James Brown band) at Frome Festival in 2002.
She sang on a recording with the 432 Chamber Orchestra (Elegy for Strings Op 58), was singer and co-producer in her band Snipe, rated by John Peel and coveted by 4AD. She sang and recorded with The O’Roonies and with Avalon State Choir across Somerset and in the prestigious Wells Cathedral, UK
JENJEN’s music has been compared to Portishead, Thom Yorke, Liz Fraser (Cocteau Twins), Enya, Kate Bush, Massive Attack, Sandy Denny, Joan Baez, Natasha Atlas, Joni Mitchell, Melanie and Aphex Twin!
In the 90’s, JENJEN aka DJ Mis-chief, played alongside some of the world’s finest DJ’s, including Grandmaster Flash, Daddy Gee, the Freestylers and Scratch Perverts. She ran her own Internet Radio station, ‘the Rip’ with Coldcut’s PirateTV from 2003-2006, hosting many young up and coming DJ’s and music producers.
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“I Like what I’m hearing” ~ John Peel
“Unique, Mesmerising and intriguing” ~ AnRFactory
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, Bristol, UK
“Eerily reminiscent of Sandy Denny with songs that just ooze chill out.. perfect for those long hot summer festival days” ~ Acoustic magazine, 2012, [Enter album)
“Sounds like Sandy Denny.. and praise for an acoustic artist doesn’t get much better than that” ~ Somerset Gazette 2011
“The next biggest thing to come out of Bristol after Massive Attack and Portishead” ~ Snipe review, [Logo mag, 2003]
‘If you want to hear a creative music project, listen to the SNIPE remix of Ghost Dance” ~ Keith Harrison Broninski, Nunney Jazz cafe