Jessica Venables

 [ARTIST STATEMENT]Talking about creative processes makes me feel even more self conscious than the recording process itself, where the engineer is sitting there in silence while you whisper into the microphone like a fool. Mostly, I liked this poem because it reminded me of the scene in Curb Your Enthusiasm where Larry is struggling to open the packet of an Exacto knife. My approach involved a glass of wine and turning off all the lights in the studio.

after Ally Scale's 'Capsule'


Jessica Venables released her first album as Jessica Says, 'We Need To Talk', in 2009. Since then she has released several singles and taught the cello to young children. She currently works as a psychiatric nurse on an adolescent inpatient unit. Her second album 'Do With Me What You Will' will be released in 2016.