60 Seconds With Jantina Gardner & The Jaguars

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60 Seconds With Jantina Gardner & The Jaguars


Jantina. I’m the singer and guitarist.


What do you reckon people will say you sound like?

People have said I sound like singers ranging from Tori Amos to that chick from evanescence, or PJ Harvey… in some songs I do.

What do you love about making music?

How it moves everyone in their own way. It’s very intimate and encourages you to feel, act and create.

What do you hate about the music industry?

I’m shit schmoozing.


If you could travel back in time and show one of your musical heroes your stuff, who would it be and why?

Janis Joplin. Would love to have a jam with her.

What can a punter expect from your live show?

A progressive, slightly raw and surprisingly loud but gentle live show.

What’ve you got to sell CD-wise?

An EP called Exotic Matter.

When’s the gig?