Episode 7

Genres with Shockingly Black Origins with Guitarist Jafar Green

Published on: 25th July, 2021

Guitarist Jafar Green from the band silent pictures chats with me about the Black origins of K-Pop and Goth, X-Ray Spex's influence on punk, the Jamaican crush of Madness, and more.

Check out my online music course, "The Completely Abridged History of Bay Area Music," July 27–Aug 31: https://bit.ly/bam-rcw

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Theme song by Spiky Blimp: spikyblimp.com

Learn more about silent pictures: silentpictures.bandcamp.com


Rhythmix Cultural Works underwrites this episode. Learn more at rhythmix.org


Originally broadcast on KACR-LP—Alameda.

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All Your Favorite Music is (Probably)…
A weekly themed dive into popular songs that unearths the connections. Fun for music nerds.
Once a week, “All Your Favorite Music is (Probably)...” takes a themed dive into popular songs and unearths the connections, like buried treasure. Hosted by Mark Montgomery French—music historian, film composer, and durian enthusiast. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @mrfr3nch