Music Industry News Network
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 02-05-2018

Bongo Boy Records Features “WhensDay” By The Late Jennifer Nalley Aka Pixie Tourette On Revolution Volume One; The Punk Album By Various Artists. Drops On 2.23.18 Worldwide

Bookmark and Share
Email: info@bongoboyrecords.com
Website: http://bongoboyrecords.com/revolutionvol1/
Press Release
Belvidere, NJ
February 5, 2018

Roxylocks was born in 1996 in San Francisco, California when Jennifer Nalley met Josh Hill and they recruited a series of guitar players to form a trio that became a staple of the Bay Area music scene and included opening for future superstars such as Green Day. After working out a signature sound, Jennifer and Josh moved to Las Vegas where they met and started playing with guitarist Matt Torey. With the band lineup now solidified, and Jennifer using the stage name Pixie, due to her short Pixie-like haircut and as an homage to The Pixies, Roxkylocks was ready to make its debut album. The album is entitled Good Luck Sucker and was released in 1998 on Minor Label Records. Shortly after the release of Good Luck Sucker and realizing they had played nearly every venue in the Vegas area, including an AIDS benefit at the oldest theater in las Vegas, the Huntridge, with rave reviews of their CD by various Punk publications, such as Punk Planet, in-hand the band moved to Austin, Texas where they continued to play regularly in the famous 6th street area which is often called the LIVE music capital of the world. Austin rocks!

As with many bands, the pressure to "grow up and get a real job" or go back to finish an education (per mom and dad) also affected Roxylocks. Gradually each member went their separate ways but continued to enjoy a friendship and an occasional jam session. Jennifer, using her alias Pixie Tourette went on to help start modern Rollerderby. She and her friend who goes by the name Hydra, along with other founding members of the Texas Rollergirls, literally wrote the rules for a sport which is now played in almost every industrialized country on the planet. The sport is now broadcast on ESPN and the highest trophy a rollerteam can receive is known as the Hydra. Hydra was the first president of woman’s flat track derby and is also a scientist - A hydrologist to be exact.

Jennifer went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics with a minor in Mathematics from Texas State University at San Marcos and did an internship at NASA. Jennifer’s work contributed to the development and enhancement of the Mars rover and the International Space Station. Out of thousands of applicants, NASA took ten. Eight were from MIT, one was from Boeing and one was a little Punk Rock chick from Texas. Jennifer was a very sweet girl with an incredible sense of loyalty. It was that loyalty that brought her to the small isolated town of Driggs, Idaho. Jennifer's grandparents are both in their 90s and need some help with daily activities. Thus Jennifer, always the giver, moved to Driggs to help care for her grandparents. She had a cabin on the property which she and I referred to as 'The Club House'. Sadly, it was in the Club House that Jennifer was murdered.

Early in the morning of July 5th,2016 Jennifer was shot eight times in the back by a man she had dated for several months. He not only killed Jennifer, but also the baby, his baby, that he knew she was carrying. He murdered Jennifer in a brutal way by shooting her eight times in the back with hollow point bullets as she tried to escape this murdering evil monster.

In an effort to spread awareness of the problem of domestic violence, which happens everywhere. Bongo Boy records was kind enough to suggest adding one of Jennifer's songs to this album. PLEASE if you are in an abusive relationship, escape! Jennifer told no one that Eric was abusive when he drank. She, evidently, thought she could deal with the problem on her own. Little did she realize how violent Eric could become. Since Jennifer's murder our family has learned some surprising facts.

We have learned that Eric Martin Ohlson of Bradenton Florida sent text messages to his friend Erin Landry in Jackson Hole, Wyoming explaining that he was on his way to Driggs to commit a murder and that he wanted to make Jennifer beg for her life. Landry skates for the Jackson Hole Rollerderby team which is considered to be in the minor leagues of flat track rollerderby. We know that Eric sent these text messages because Landry testified in open court that she thought "it was funny".
It turns out that failure to warn someone they are in imminent danger is not a crime in the state of Wyoming. She knew for weeks, as documented by other text messages read in court, of how he planned to kill Jennifer. Erin Landry remains friends with the defendant.

We have also learned that according to the law, not just in Idaho, but in many states, the prosecutor is required by law to give the defense every piece of information they find. This is called discovery. The defense can then share that information with the defendant who can share it with anyone they like. The prosecutor is prohibited by law from sharing that same information with the victim's family. Therefore, we, as a family are supporting legislative initiatives in many states called Marsy's Law that would give the family members of victims the same rights as the accused. More information regarding Marsy's Law can be found at: https://marsyslaw.us/about-marsys-law/

In closing, I would like to publicly thank Bongo Boy records for their support as well as the Teton Valley Family Safety Network (https://www.familysafetynetwork.info/) whose mission is "to partner with individuals and communities to eliminate violence, abuse, and oppression in Teton Valley. We see a world without gender-based violence. We're taking steps to get there."

Any royalties from Jennifer's song on this album will be donated to the Teton Valley Family Safety Network. If you would like to support the Teton Valley Family Safety Network, please contact Emily Bilcher who is the Director of Client Services & Outreach at (208) 354-8057.

The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein

Thank you,

John "The Grouch" Niendorf
Album Web Site: https://bongoboyrecords.com/revolutionvol1/

Bookmark and Share

back | top

MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Hybrid Studios Hosts Annual NAMM Afterparty

High Definition Music Card - The New Way To Experience Music!

DEATH BY MISADVENTURE, New True Mystery Podcast Launches 31st January 2018

Music And Kids Joins Forces With Carnie Wilson, With Plans To Provide One-on-One After-School Music Education To Thousands Of Middle And High School Students

Don Dawil's Valentine's Day Debut Latin Single "Necesito Verte"

Taking Applications - The 23rd Annual USA Songwriting Competition

The International Music Consulting Firm GINGIO Hosts Events At NAMM And Grammy Weeks

MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
» Spotify Makes Motion To Restrict Communication Between Wixen Music Publishing, Inc., Its Clients, And Their Attorneys
» Say Hello To Volareo: A Streaming Speaker That Pays Musicians When You Clap
» MarilynMusic Places Five New Songs With Altino Music
» VidaPrimo Debuts Latin Music Channel On XUMO
» "Whiskey And Cigarettes Show" Nominated For 2018 New Music Awards
» Reservoir Promotes Rell Lafargue To President And Chief Operating Officer
» Independent Music Magazine Indie Band Guru Launches Indiegogo Campaign
» The International Music Consulting Firm GINGIO Hosts Events At January NAMM And Awards Week
» Award Winning Singer/Songwriter Craymo Releases December Rain (Carol Of Love) To Radio
» Runway 27, Left: Planned Release Of Third Album 'Triple Story' In Spring 2018

Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

» YG PLUS And Gracenote To Bring K-POP To Fans Around The World
» VNUE Inc. To Acquire Music Rights Startup Soundstr
» Is Podcasting The New Radio?
» Insomniac Announces Inaugural Electric Daisy Carnival China Set To Debut In Shanghai
» Viberate & Imogen Heap Strive To Give Equal Opportunity To Every Artist
» Italian Independent Music Collective Fil1993 Group Signs With MusicDish*China
» MusicDish*China Presents 'Savage Guitarist' Todd Clouser In Beijing
» Mixcloud Taps Gracenote For Advanced Music Recognition
» Copyright Royalty Board Increases Sirius XM Royalty Rate
» Lithuanian Band Grabs Bronze At The Silk Road Indie Music Festival 2017
» Live Entertainment Specialists Headliner Launch Premium Artist Booking Service
» Voice-Controlled Speakers & The Music We Listen Too

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2018 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.