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JAD FAIR AND HALF JAPANESE TOURDATES !

“Jad Fair is the real deal. In a world of crumbling values his artistic vision remains consistently honest, authentic and original”– John Zorn In 1974 Jad Fair, along with his brother David, co-founded the lo-fi alternative rock group Half Japanese. Over the ensuing three decades, Half Japanese released fourteen albums (which are all due to […]

HALF JAPANESE REISSUE !

The next reissue undertaking for Fire Records will go to Half Japanese, the lo-fi indie punk band launched by the prolific Jad Fair and his brother David in the mid-1970s. The label will re-release fourteen records from the band in early 2012, from 1980’s Half Gentleman/Not Beasts to 2001’s Hello. Check out “All the Angels […]

JEFF MANGUM’S ATP RESCHEDULED

All Tomorrow’s Parties just announced today the rescheduling of Jeff Mangum’s ATP which was planned to happen December 3-5 2011 in Minehead, UK with our artists Half Japanese, The Raincoats and Young Marble Giants. We don’t know yet if our artists will be able to attend the festival at the new dates, which will be […]

JAD FAIR ANNOUNCES SHOWS THIS WINTER

In 1974, with his brother David, Jad Fair co-founded the lo-fi alternative rock group Half Japanese. Over the ensuing three decades, Half Japanese released nearly 30 records, and in the process, attracted a solid base of fans passionate about the band’s pure, unbridled enthusiasm for rock and roll. Jad also performs and records as a […]

New on roster : Half Japanese and Jad Fair

After Young Marble Giants and The Raincoats, we’re delighted to announce you that Julie Tippex is now booking for Europe and UK an other all-time favorite of Kurt Cobain : Half Japanese and Jad Fair just joined the Tippex family and will be available for a few selected shows in May and June 2011. It’s […]