LAFMS <> Darker Skratcher <> 1980 US LP <> SIGNED <> M-

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 21, 2009
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lp is far out of print...and ain't likely to be back!

with trax by Jad, Doodooettes, Le Forte Four, other LAFMS culprits



A1 Boyd Rice & Daniel Miller Cleanliness And Order (2:45) A2 Jad Fair XXOO (0:30) Drums, Guitar, Vocals [Singer], Written-by - Jad Fair A3 Vetza Stale Puppy-Dog Tails (1:30) Drums - Dennis Duck
Tape [Processing] - Joe Potts
Vocals - Vetza A4 Rick Potts Band, The Platform Swimfins (3:00) Drums, Bongos, Trumpet, Performer [Tinkles] - Dennis Duck
Lyrics By, Bass [Acoustic], Piano [Electric], Percussion, Saxophone, Vocals, Recorded By - Rick Potts
Other [Cocktails] - Jerry Bishop A5 Monitor (3) Guardian (2:05) Performer - Jeff Rankin , Laurie O'Connell , Michael Uhlenkott , Steve Thomsen A6 Doodooettes * Pork Had Better Behave (2:05) Organ, Synthesizer - Harold Schroeder
Percussion - Tom Recchion
Saxophone - Pro (4)
Tape [Manipulations] - Fredrik Nilsen
Vocals, Cornet - Dennis Duck A7 45 Grave Riboflavin-Flavored, Non-Carbonated, Polyunsaturated Blood (2:37) Bass [Sea], Backing Vocals, Performer [Bug, Radio] - Don Bolles
Drums, Other [Back Attack] - Paul B. Cutler
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals - Mary Grave Sims
Organ, Guitar - Rob Graves (2)
Performer [Toys, Wooden Fish-like Object], Effects [Reverb Unit] - Dell Hopkins A8 NON NON-Watusi Performer - Boyd Rice B1 Foundation Boo Nap (2:10) Bass - Tom Recchion
Electronics [Assistance] - Christian Lunch
Guitar [Cross String], Percussion [Electronic] - Fredrik Nilsen
Organ - Bill Noland
Vocals - Annerose Bücklers B2 Airway Perpendicular Thrust (3:45) Bass - Rick Potts
Drums - Dennis Duck
Electronic Drums [Synare] - Tom Recchion
Guitar - Kevin Laffey
Tape, Chapman Stick, Effects [Tape Delay] - Chip Chapman
Tape, Effects [Vocal Processing], Synthesizer - Joe Potts
Technician - Jerry Bishop , Tom Potts
Vocals - Vetza B3 Dennis Duck Davey The Worm (3:00) Drums, Vocals, Saxophone, Performer [Toys] - Dennis Duck
Synthesizer, Tape, Bongos - Rick Potts B4 Le Forte Four The Lowest Form Of Music (3:08) Chapman Stick - Chip Chapman
Guitar [Electric], Vocals - Susan Chapman
Percussion [Clapping], Vocals - Tom Potts
Percussion, Synthesizer, Vocals - Rick Potts
Synthesizer - Joe Potts B5 Human Hands I Got Mad (3:00) Bass - Rick Potts
Drums - Dennis Duck
Guitar - Juan Gomez
Organ, Synthesizer - Bill Noland
Vocals - David Wiley B6 Bpeople The Other Thing (2:38) Bass, Effects [Vocal, Sax] - Fredrik Nilsen
Drums, Vocals, Piano - Tom Recchion
Guitar, Vocals - Alex Gibson
Synthesizer, Saxophone - Pat Delaney

What I Like is
that I got some trax on played on a nutty little FM station in Jupiter FL in 1981-2. "Boys like girls/kiss kiss kiss/Girls like boys/kiss kiss kiss" sang Jad Fair in the hot FL night...I put Jad's great XXOO ditty on a cart (8-track size thing you slammed into the board and played LIKE THAT. Plus Cleanliness and Order by Boyd Rice and Daniel Miller. Good times!
Half Japanese is a rock band formed by brothers Jad and David Fair in their Uniontown, Maryland bedroom around 1975. Their original instrumentation included a small drum set, which they took turns playing; vocals; and an out of tune (but quite distorted) guitar. Both Fair brothers sang, although over time Jad moved into the frontman role.

Jad is well-known for playing an untuned electric guitar . After 30 years, he still does not play in any traditional manner; in the documentary Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King he states that "the only chord I know is the one...