- Category : Entertain-Music-Composer/Arranger
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (2,10,15,29,33,36,59)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Migration 1
American musician, actress, media personality, activist and self-described psychic known in the areas of music, film, radio and television for both performing and producing in all four genres.
Egnew has served as the frontwoman, writer, and producer for several projects including female alternative rock band Pope Jane from 1996–present (on hiatus), and Backseat Bordello, an acoustic guitar and vocal duo formed in 2009 with Pope Jane drummer Kristen Coyner.
Egnew is a music producer within the pop, rock, and country-crossover genres. She has been noted in magazine articles and interviews as a strong female producer due to creative production choices and musical direction and commitment to budget. In 2010, Egnew produced Pope Jane bassist Holly Shawver's rock solo project, The Holly Shawver Project, also contributing vocal arrangement, backing vocals, and rhythm guitar.
In 2008, Egnew signed a multi-tiered recording contract with Maurice The Fish Records, allowing her to create music in several different genres simultaneously. Her solo album Red Lodge was her first label release (2008), nominated for the 2008 NAMMY Awards (Native American Music) in the Best Folk Recording Category. In 2012, she co-founded Tin Star Records and in 2013, Egnew was named as co-owner of Maurice The Fish Records, raising her total ownership in recording labels to three including Ave Vox Music Group.
As a composer, Egnew writes film scores and television theme music for a number of broadcast endeavors including the feature films Montgomery House: The Perfect Haunting (Paranormal Documentary – Ave Vox Entertainment / 2009), Changing Spots (Drama – Clear Pictures / 2007), and the Cannes Film Festival Tough Love (Comedy – 2010).