||This section requires expansion with: Basic biographical data (birth date and place). (December 2007)
||Experimental rock, slowcore, shoegazing, post-rock
||Musician, vocalist, songwriter
||Vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, organ
||Alan Sparhawk, Odd Nosdam, His Name Is Alive, Flying Saucer Attack, Rivulets, Casino Versus Japan, Annelies Monseré
Jessica Bailiff is an American singer-songwriter from Toledo, Ohio. Her music is largely classified as slowcore, although it contains elements of post-rock and shoegaze. Bailiff was discovered by Low's Alan Sparhawk, who recommended her earlier demos to Kranky Records, the label on which Bailiff later recorded. Bailiff collaborated and released records with acts such as Odd Nosdam of anticon. and cLOUDDEAD fame, Low's Alan Sparhawk, Dave Pearce of Flying Saucer Attack, Casino Versus Japan, Rivulets and Annelies Monseré amongst others. Bailiff was also featured on The Wire's Brain in the Wire compilation.