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Jan Terri meets Thë Ünïcörnz and conquers Seattle

Jan Terri at Black Lodge - photo by T.V. Coahran

By Erika Meyer

I feel really terrible to have waited so long to write about Jan Terri’s greatly anticipated comeback show at Seattle’s Magma Fest, March 31, 2012. Life sometimes steamrolls one’s best intentions. Still, this was too important a show to let go without some kind of review, and plus, there is a brand new video of Jan’s Magma Fest set thanks to Kenn Piekarski’s Off Tempo underground NW music archiving project. Continue reading Jan Terri meets Thë Ünïcörnz and conquers Seattle

Jan Terri to appear in Seattle at MAGMA FEST 2012

Jan Terri - Wild One

By Erika Meyer

Last fall I discovered, and became fascinated by, the work of outsider artist Jan Terri. I wrote an article about her for Collapse Board, and shortly after I finished the article, Jan released a new video on YouTube. ‘Excuse My Christmas’ is already a hit, of course. Then Garrett Kelly of Seattle’s Hollow Earth Radio contacted me to say he had booked Jan to play MAGMA FEST March 31. This is Jan’s Seattle debut, and her first public performance in more than 10 years.

I decided to interview both Jan and Garrett about this exciting event. Continue reading Jan Terri to appear in Seattle at MAGMA FEST 2012

My Favorite Find of 2011: The Fabulous Jan Terri

Jan Terri

By Erika Meyer

There’s a thing about empathy between musicians. The great bands were ones in which the majority of the people were good people, morally good people; I call them real people – in jail they call them regulars…. the selfish or shallow person might be a great musician technically, but he’ll be so involved with himself that his playing will lack warmth, intensity, beauty, and won’t be deeply felt by the listener – Art Pepper, Straight Life (1979). Continue reading My Favorite Find of 2011: The Fabulous Jan Terri