Despite being afflicted with a case of dengue fev…
Despite being afflicted with a case of dengue fever (or maybe just a cold) his children brought home from school, journalist and author Marc Masters found his inner resolve and brought this marvelous album to our show. "Charmed Life" is at Half Jap's tipping point between their raw and noisy roots and their (also) raw pop sensibilities. No monkeys were harmed in the making of this recording. Support Rob and Barry on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/join/TRGMH/
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Marc Masters is a writer who contributes to The Wire, Bandcamp Daily, and Pitchfork. His work has previously been featured in The Washington Post, The Village Voice, Spin, Rolling Stone, NPR, and others. His first book, No Wave, was published in 2008. He's currently working on a book about the history of the cassette tape.