Jessie Evans is an American songwriter, singer, saxophonist, and record producer currently residing between Berlin and São Paulo, Brazil. Fan of the English ska bands The Selecter and The Specials, she learned to play sax and moved to San Francisco when she was a teenager, forming the Subtonix, then The Vanishing. Shortly after, she experimented with singing and started the synthetic duet Autonervous with Bettina Köster of the German all-girl band Malaria!. In 2009, her first solo album, Is It Fire?, was recorded in Mexico and co-produced by Pepe Mogt (Nortec Collective) and featured Budgie (Siouxsie And The Banshees, The Creatures). In the last few years she's collaborated with Glass Candy, Hanin Elias (Atari Teenage Riot), Lydia Lunch, and The Extra Action Marching Band, amongst others. On stage she is accompanied by Brazilian percussionist Debora Saraiva and her brother Anders Edwards on drums. Recorded between Los Angeles, Berlin, and São Paulo, Glittermine features Toby Dammit and Steve Mackay (Iggy And The Stooges), Warrior Queen (Jamaica/Souljazz Rec.), Sonido Desconocido II (Mexico), Jimi Tenor (Finland), Machette Horns (Cuba, Berlin), Namosh (Berlin), Maya, Pablo and Joy Alban-Zapata (Berlin), Jillian Iva, King, Saba-Lou, and Bella Khan (Berlin).