Jesse jo stark

New Music Critique: Jesse Jo Stark

Production9
Lyrics7
Music7
Vocals7
Musicianship7
7.4

Jesse Jo Stark and her band generate a smokey, pulp fiction aura expertly aided by superior production that enables the artist’s sexy voice and her guitarist’s filthy-dirty guitar distortion to really crackle through tunes like “Fire of Love,” a song whose propulsive, mysterioso vibe would add flavor to an atmospheric film or TV show. Somewhat less compelling is the slow-moving “Deadly Doll,” a melodic and romantic tune that oozes with rich, thick reverb. Stark is more of a coquette on “April Flowers” where she is unexpectedly accompanied by a siren-like moog synthesizer. There’s plenty of potential here for the band to push the noir-rock genre into whole new territories.

Contact: mikel@purplebite.com
Web: jessejostark.com
Seeking: Film/TV, Booking
Style: Indie-Rock