The Oakland Press- SOUND CHECK: JES Busy Writing Dance Beats

JES Oakland Press


Jes Brieden went to Los Angeles around the turn of the century “on a vacation” — and wound up staying there to become one of the most popular songwriting performers in the electronic realm, with hits of her own and numerous collaborations.

But Brieden, who records and performs as JES, says she finds the actual craft of writing differs little between the between different styles of music.