What Christmas song should we cover?

Zigtebra first met around the holidays, so it's a special time of year for us. The holidays brought us into partnership, the best gift of all. 

It's a really weird holiday season feeling so separate from friends, family, and each…

Away from parties and caring more ^_^

Zigtebra's life has revolved around tour, shows, and prepping for tours and shows.

Probably like a lot of you who are in bands or creative projects (we feel you). Suddenly having your major vibe and purpose wiped off of your…

Working on a new album now.

Life update! Still taking a hiatus from being social so that we can separately work on jobs and music. Me, in my Public Speaking consultancy while Tiger teaches. Settling to make money has to happen once in a while, because…


Artist's Residency in Arcata, CA (3 Months!)

Zigtebra has been in Arcata, CA since November 1st for an Artist's Residency to write our new album through the end of January while Emily gears up for some consulting gigs. We've written the jangly bones of 8 remarkable songs…


Come be in our music video!

This Friday we are having a very special event at our home base in Arcata, CA, The Sanctuary,

We are filming and recording everyone who comes through the door for our new music video and the first single off…


We're back on tour performing and doing workshops for two months before Emily dives into a residency in Arcata, CA for a three months of working on music, playing shows, and giving workshops and doing stage and public speaking consulting…


*new single*

??❤️?IT'S OUT!!!! ? Love it? Hate it? ===> Watch the new music video for the single below ---->


"As Emily Rose and Joe Zeph of Zigtebra creep towards mainstream exposure, their plaintive and sparkling brand…

Send us a pic of YOUUUU

IF you didn't already know, y'all are the jelly to our peanut butter and there's almost nothing better than putting on a show in a new city and meeting new fans and catching up with OG fans. 

We've started…

Happy Valentine's Day: The Freshness


"When it's cold and raining, 

you are more beautiful. 

And the snow brings me 

even closer to your lips. 

The inner secret, that which was never born, 

you are that freshness, and I am…



Back in Chicago.

We were snowed in, iced in, froze-in. One day was -22F and -55 with the wind chill. 

True to Chicago-form, we burrowed in and used our sunlight-deprivation-induced blues to write some new music.

Emily's keyboard…

Back to Chicago for the Holidaze!

Dear Diary, 

We're back from an incredible 9 months of touring and workshops in 2018. Back to Chicago to cozy up to writing a new album, cooking dinner in kitchens (do we even remember how to cook?) and preparing for…