Jennifer Turner (musician)
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Jennifer Turner Musician

Jennifer "Jen" Turner is a singer/songwriter musician and producer.


1991-1997: session and touring guitar player

She first became popular for her work and touring with Natalie Merchant[1] on her album Tigerlily as guitarist and backing vocalist [2] alongside Peter Yanowitz on drums and Barrie Maguire on bass guitar. [3]

1997-2007: lead singer

In 1997 she formed the band Furslide alongside bassist Jason Lader, and drummer Adam MacDougall [4] and released their album Adventure [5] in London's Metropolis, Olympic and Abbey Road studios. [6][7]

Jennifer Turner broke from Virgin to form an independent record label, Caboose Music. In 2001, using Inner as alias she released two records on her own independent record label. Inner's first release was the EP Dog Demos followed by the full length album Lovetheonlyway the year after [8]

2007-present: band member, producer and engineer

Through the middle of the 2000's she kept a lower profile mostly working in bands but not as frontperson. [9] Starting 2006 she worked with Joseph Arthur and the Lonely Astronauts, and joined Here we go magic playing bass and keyboard. Turner produced and engineered the bands 2010 Album Pigeons and 2011 The January EP. The same year Jennifer Turner and Henrietta Tiefenthaler, both having a faible for Krautrock founded Thrillionaire [10] - with Joey Waronker, Cedric LeMoyne and Marius de Vries taking part. In 2012 she formed Exclamation Pony- consisting of Ryan Jarman as lead guitarist & vocalist and Jen Turner on bass & vocals. [11] In 2015 Taylor McLam (drums, vocals) and Chris Traynor (Guitar, Vocals) started working on some music together. Jen Turner (guitar, vocals), Gabriella Da Silva (Vocals), Drew Broadrick (Piano, Vocals) and Sibyl Buck (Bass, Vocals) joined in, forming High Desert Fires. [12] They released their first EP in 2015. Also in 2015 she joined the lineup of The Lemonheads for several shows. [13]


  • thedogdemos EP (2001)
  • lovetheonlyway (2002)
Joseph Arthur and the Lonely Astronauts
Here we go magic
  • Wie geht's, Single (2013)
Exclamation Pony
  • Pseudo Individual/Mazes, Single (2013)
High Desert Fires
  • Light Is The Revelation, EP (2015)



  1. ^ "POP REVIEW; Natalie Merchant, Barefoot, Dancing and Emoting". Neil Strauss, The New York Times. 1995-10-11. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Rotondi, James (November 1995). "Hands for Hire: How to Be a Sideman to the Stars". Guitar Player. Vol. 29 no. 11. New Bay Media. ISSN 0017-5463.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2006). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music: Kollington - Morphine. Encyclopedia of Popular Music. 5 (4th ed.). Oxford University Press. p. 711. doi:10.1093/acref/9780195313734.001.0001. ISBN 9780195313734.
  4. ^ Kenneally, Tim (November 1998). "Exposure Furslide". Spin. Vol. 14 no. 11. SpinMedia LLC. p. 62. ISSN 0886-3032.
  5. ^ "Single of the Week - Love Song". Birmingham Evening Mail. 16 March 1999.
  6. ^ Molenda, Michael (March 1999). "Furslide - Adventurous Spirit". Guitar Player. Vol. 33 no. 351. New Bay Media. ISSN 0017-5463.
  7. ^ Hogg, Karen (2001). Guitar Styles - Women in Rock. Alfred Music Publishing. p. 44. ISBN 9780739020166.
  8. ^ Ammann, Ana (2002). "Inner". ROCKRGRL. Vol. 43-49. p. 127.
  9. ^ Paoletta, Michael (12 May 2001). "Farell, Tricky Deliver Sizzling Sounds For Summer". Billboard. p. 102.
  10. ^ "Henrietta Tiefenthaler: Das Chormädchen als It-Girl". Samir H. Köck, Die Presse. 2014-12-17. Retrieved .
  11. ^ "Meet Julian Casablancas' Latest Signing: Exclamation Pony". Kim Taylor Bennett, Noisey. 2013-09-23. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "Premiere: High Desert Fires, 'Azrael'". Kevin Bronson, Buzzbands. 2015-07-17. Retrieved .
  13. ^ "The Lemonheads review - Dando junks old habits in glittering homage to back catalogue". Dave Simpson, The Guardian. 2015-10-08. Retrieved .
  14. ^ "In Limbo". TEEN Bandcamp page. Retrieved .
  15. ^ "Be Here When You Get There". Setting Sun Bandcamp page. Retrieved .
  16. ^ "Katie Burden, "My Blind Eye"". Sjimon Gompers, Impose. 2014-07-30. Retrieved .
  17. ^ "Start My Center". American Anyman Bandcamp page. Retrieved .
  18. ^ "Strange Moon". Katie Burden Bandcamp page. Retrieved .

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