Jennifer Herrema

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Jennifer Herrema
Jennifer Herrema video still RTX1.jpg
Background information
Birth nameJennifer James Herrema
Also known asRoyal Trux
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, record producer, artist, model
Years active1988–present
LabelsDrag City
Associated actsRoyal Trux, RTX, Black Bananas

Jennifer James Herrema is an American rock music singer, songwriter, record producer, artist, and model best known for her work as one half of the rock band Royal Trux.[1]


Herrema formed Royal Trux with her partner Neil Hagerty and lived with him in Washington, Virginia.[2] After producing several records, the band split in 2001. Herrema then went on to form a new band, RTX, which eventually became the band Black Bananas.[3] She has produced and mixed records with other artists including Bad Wizard.[4] She has published numerous articles on music, art, fashion, and lifestyle subjects in various publications including Vice Magazine.[5]

In 2016, she appeared on The Avalanches' album Wildflower on the song "Stepkids".[6]


  1. ^ "the Royal Trux Chronicles: 1998: 'Hagerty, Herrema' - Great God Pan Magazine". 2013-08-15. Retrieved 2013-10-24.
  2. ^ A wide-ranging interview with Neil Michael Hagerty and Jennifer Herrema of Royal Trux | Bleader Retrieved 2018-05-11.
  3. ^ Pattison, Louis (20 June 2014). "Jennifer Herrema: my rules of cool". Guardian newspaper. Guardian News. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "BAD WIZARD, "Sky High"". March 10, 2006. Archived from the original on March 10, 2006. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "9780446692816 - The Vice Guide to Sex and Drugs and -". Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  6. ^ Newstead, Al (1 July 2016). "The Avalanches' guide to the samples, features, and stories of Wildflower". Triple J. Retrieved 7 February 2019.