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It's a Jad World
Manor's resident alien beams down
"...a little while since we heard a peep from Jad Fair. 2008's Half Japanese reunion at SXSW was a..."

March 10, 2010 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Strange but True
Jad Fair making art out in Manor with monsters, aliens, and dead dogs
"...Of course, this is the street that leads to Jad Fair's house...."

Jan. 25, 2008 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Picture Book
These colorful heart-shaped prints achieve inspirational folk art
"...Monsters: Pro and Conby Jad Fair It's a Beautiful Dayby Jad Fair Jump for..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Playing Kissyface
Profile of eclecto-rockers Adult Rodeo
"...-- from a poem by Jad Fair on the Adult Rodeo Web site. Absurd as..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Half Japanese
"...up in style. The classic 1980s lineup – brothers Jad and David Fair, guitarist Mark Jickling, saxophonist John Dreyfuss..."

March 21, 2008 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King
" the band), Feuerzeig's film is a thorough, passionate affair that chronicles the brothers Jad and David Fair from..."

May 27, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jad Fair and Daniel Johnston
Texas Platters
"...Jad Fair and Daniel JohnstonIt's Spooky (Jagjaguwar) Those who attended..."

Aug. 17, 2001 Music Review by Ken Lieck

Half Japanese, Brown Whörnet, Adult Rodeo, Emo's, January 29
"...-- hired out by Johnston's ol' Half Japanese buddy, Jad Fair -- "Danny wasn't supposed to open." All the..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Saturday SXSW Picks
"...Jad Fair9pm, the Hideout Co-founder of the indomitable Half Japanese,..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
SXSW Thursday handicapping by the blurb
"...Jad Fair 8pm, 405 Club A forefather of lo-fi culture..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

SXSW Thursday Picks & Sleepers
Thursday SXSW can't escape the blurbs!
"...8pm, Central Presbyterian Church Louisiana-born, Brooklyn-based Barwick makes fairy music. Through her liberal deployment of loop functions, she..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

Off the Record
Putting a price tag on the new exclusivity of rock & roll records
"...of Sparklehorse, Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake, and Manor transplant Jad Fair (see "Strange but True," Jan. 25), all of..."

July 18, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...JAD FAIR & JASON WILLETT: Does half of Half Japanese..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Hi, How Are You Day 2019 at ACL Live
"...Jad Fair (in blue shirt) with Yo La Tengo..."

Jan. 23, 2019 Photo Gallery

SXSW List No. 5
NOFX, Leon Russell, and Trae Tha Truth join Iggy Pop
"...the scrum: Ben Ballinger, Broken Gold, Calliope Musicals, Expander, Jad Fair, Jack Ingram, Wande Isola, J-Nice the Kingdom Builder,..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music: List No. 8
Big Krit, Cloud Nothings, Brandy, Brandi, and 187 more.
"...guitar prince Luther Dickinson, hip-hop veteran E-40, art rocker Jad Fair, “No Hype” rap siblings Rae Sremmurd, everlasting Nashville..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Jad & Nao
"...Jad & NaoHalf Monster (Misc. Music)..."

April 11, 2008 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Dancing About Architecture
Mars Music store goes the way of Halley's Comet.
"...weekend shooting scenes for his upcoming feature film on Jad Fair's best buddy Daniel Johnston. Rosenthal and a large..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Austin Avalanche of Rock & Roll!
When IRS Records' 'The Cutting Edge' Came to Town and Made Me Want to, Too
"...did you see that Daniel Johnston dude? Is he Jad Fair or what?" I laughed, using Austin's then-unknown savant-y..."

March 16, 2001 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Dancing About Architecture
Jump on It skips a beat but keeps on keepin' on; Solid Gold 40 gives up the ghost.
"...Fair Game..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
South by Southwest draws closer -- lots of news from SXSW 2001
"...recent addition to SXSW is 1é4 Japanese, which is Jad Fair & Jason Willett, who are half of Half..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Off the Record
A night to remember Damon O'Banion, unearthing rare records with Unseen Worlds, Sound Team disbands, and the SIMS Foundation unveils its Office Tune Ups
"...says the event's organizer, Honky's Jeff Pinkus. Headlining is Jad Fair, who was accompanied by O'Banion on a recent..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Record Reviews
"...Jad Fair and Co.'s first album for Emperor Jones is..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Music Review

Half Japanese
"...with full-bodied arrangements and a sharpening of local principal Jad Fair's worldview. Nasal delivery and residual skronk aside, the..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Music Review by Greg Beets

Off the Record
Remembering blues drummer 'Uncle' John Turner, tracking the devil and Daniel Johnston, on-air with Seattle's KEXP, Abandoned Love Records, and more
"...other vinyl releases with Johnston: a split single with Jad Fair and a split of covers performed by Aliens,..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Dancing About Architecture
Butthole Surfers and Austin City Limits suffer set backs while Riverfest marches on.
"...that the Jagjaguwar reissue of his 1989 collaboration with Jad Fair is out now, with bonus tracks that bring..."

June 29, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Half Japanese
Acts Playing South by Southwest
"...or "Concubine," Hello bounces around just as main Japan-man Jad Fair continues to do so himself; he's already moved..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
"...plans, Murphy is currently in negotiations for possible Lilith Fair dates. Getting Your Just Awards..."

Feb. 19, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Chronicle Recommends: The Many Faces of Frankenstein
Celebrating the cinematic legacy of Mary Shelley's creation
"...turned into a love song by Daniel Johnston and Jad Fair. Ishiro Honda, Japan’s reigning kaiju eiga king, re-stitched..."

Aug. 2, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

Playback: 35 Years of Chronicle Music Covers
We wade through the roughly 300 issues stamped with the mug of a musician
"...Jad Fair (1/25/08)..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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