Mad Juana is led by Sami Yaffa, bassist for the NY Dolls and is spearheaded by front-woman Karmen Guy. Guy’s voice---always on edge---evokes the gruff caterwaul of The Slit’s Ari Up. With such sharp teeth, it’s questionable whether or not she’s made a deal with the devil for it! Mad Juana was created for the world’s block party. It’s assorted members have arrived from the thousand directions, but channel its sound into the single message of evolution and ecstasy.