Jessica Bailiff

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Jessica Bailiff
Born Toledo, Ohio
Genres Experimental rock, slowcore, shoegazing, post-rock
Occupation(s) Musician, vocalist, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, organ
Years active 1998–present
Labels Kranky
Associated acts 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.[1] Bailiff was discovered by Low's Alan Sparhawk, who recommended her earlier demos to Kranky, the label on which Bailiff later recorded.[2] 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.


  • Even in Silence (1998, Kranky)[3]
  • Hour of the Trace (1999, Kranky)[3]
  • Jessica Bailiff (2002, Kranky)[3]
  • Feels Like Home (2006, Kranky)[3]
  • Old Things (2007, Morc Records)[3]
  • At the Down-turned Jagged Rim of the Sky (2012, Kranky)[3]



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  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. Biography of Jessica Bailiff at AllMusic. Retrieved 13 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Jessica Bailiff - Feels Like Home - Review". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on 14 January 2010. Retrieved 13 January 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Jessica Bailiff discography at Discogs

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