Musician to Musician: Jealous Creatures
Jealous Creatures consists of singer/rhythm guitarist Sarah Hirsch, lead guitarist Ian Hlavacek, Lisa Gallo Roth on bass, and Josh Barry on drums.
Over the last year or so, they have amassed favorable comparisons to Aimee Mann, PJ Harvey, The Pretenders, and now, from me — The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and The Dum Dum Girls with a slight country twang. They will be part of the big Chris Gray Benefit Concert on January 14, so if you’ve been meaning to catch them, that will be the perfect time to introduce yourself to their brand of rock and roll. Continue reading
Jealous Creatures Hit The Punchy Rock Sweet Spot
By Shea Serrano Wed., Aug. 24 2011 at 11:15 AM
There’s this man we know whom we call K.O. He is a smart man with an uncommon knowledge of early punk (and just rock music in general), and obscure radio stations you can only pick up at certain times of the day in certain areas of town (as well as just regular radio stations in general). Sometimes we ride in the car with him; when we do, we always exit the vehicle just a little bit smarter than when we entered, which is just about the best quality a person you’re regularly in a car with can possess.
K.O. does not actively engage in the local music scene, but he talks like someone who does. That’s where we heard about this week’s Artist of the Week, Jealous Creatures, a punchy little rock quartet with all the verve you’d expect a female-led band to possess. He mentioned them Friday afternoon; by Friday evening we were smitten. Continue reading