Singer and cellist best known as a founding member of the band Rasputina. She was the cellist for Nirvana during their tour in support of their final album In Utero.
She discovered the other members of Rasputina after she placed a want-ad in Village Voice.
She has also created costume jewelry for the likes of Vogue Magazine.
She has two daughters.
She is known for referencing historical figures like philanthropist Rose Kennedy in her lyrics.