Half Japanese

The American punk band Half Japanese never let other people’s notions of musical expertise limit their boundless enthusiasm for playing rock and roll. From their humble beginnings of playing together in a bedroom, brothers Jad and David Fair created their own dissonant, microtonal musical language. In his essay “How to Play Guitar,” David Fair describes the band’s method. “Tuning the guitar is kind of a ridiculous notion. If you have to wind the tuning pegs to just a certain place, that implies that every other place would be wrong. But that’s absurd. How could it be wrong?... Read More

Genre:
Rock, Alternative/Indie
City Of Origin:
Uniontown, ,Maryland United States
Formed Date:
1975
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