In the meantime, members Gazelle Amber Valentine and Edgar Livengood kept true to isolated artistic visions for each album they released, with a commitment to eclecticism (and disregard for marketing tactics) as violent, in its way, as their furious live performances.
From one track of any Jucifer album to the next, let alone between albums and live recordings, the listener may find themselves wondering if there is one Jucifer or many. And the answer is yes. The versions of itself this band has crafted in studios over a couple of decades are representations of Jucifer's narrative ideas. And the Jucifer which arrives at venues around the world to lay waste to preconceptions based on such ideas is the band as itself and only itself, in its purest form and force.
Constantly on tour for eighteen years and heavily touring before that, Jucifer has maintained a primary goal of honing live sets to a fierce razor sharpness while periodically releasing records that may reflect the band's core sound little if at all. The result is an unusually varied repertoire of recordings, always tracing back to Valentine and Livengood but free to travel anywhere,