Hi, I'm Janelle Palmer...
I am the women behind the electronica anomaly Maiden & Machine. Maiden & Machine is pretty much what it suggests...me jamming out and creating music with my machine(s). But it's not all blips, beats and basslines. I really like to tell stories...especially about the darker aspects of life. Take a listen....
Life hasn't been so peachy round here for a good while now. Let's just say "major life shakeup, it'll take some time" and leave it at that eh? It'll save me awkwardly avoiding your questions with ambiguousness. But I do want to apologise for letting this place feel all overgrownRead more
Oh yes! Pre-christmas DnB goodness from the Cosmic Core crew. Yay!! And hey, there's me at track 7...and you can also hear my girly screams on track 4. So go get your FREE DOWNLOAD now!!Read more
Actually, I've been up to quite a lot! The international ripples of the Cosmic Core album continue with the most recent highlight being: "Go Slow" on French radio. Yeeahh! It has been such a cool project to be part of and there's more releases in the pipeline. Rumour has itRead more
I'm been feeling a bit fragile, a bit vulnerable lately. Maybe it's the super moon? Maybe the stresses of life are playing catch up? This song is my creative reaction to that feeling. I didn't spend ages tweaking and rearranging this one as I normally would do. It just seemed toRead more
This is my submission for this weeks Cosm Pro Challenge (www.cosm.co.nz). The rules: - create a remix of Tom Cosms “Bitextural” in a week (I only had a day due to other commitments) - produce in a genre that you don’t usually work in (I was going for a downtempo,Read more
Three months ago, DamonBreakz posted on the cosm forum "Hey, who's up for making a compilation?" and today the Cosmic Core crew brings to you the epic album that resulted...22 tracks of kick arse electronic music from 25 emerging electronic musicians spanning 13 countries. It's a collaboration that I amRead more
Oh shit, sorry dudes!! I got sooo caught up in my Cosmic Core world that I forgot to tell all you non Facebookers about the Cosmic Core pre-release party on RDU. Muz from RDU showcased many of the tracks from the album and I also had a little chat withRead more
Much happening in the land of Maiden & Machine in the past week or so! Highlights so far... Playing the opening slot for Hollie Smith to a sold out crowd. What a surreal experience to look out into the audience and see good friends, and strangers (and few famous facesRead more
"A song about seduction, lust...and desperation." This is my submission for the CosmicCore "mixtape". The album features delicious tunes from electronic producers from all over the globe and is due for release Easter 2012. It's sure to be waaaaaay better than a chocolate bunny!Read more