after following the grateful dead as a taper for many years in the 80s, jeffrey settled into a baltimore warehouse and started making music. there, he helped launch the acid-folk revival of the 90s with the iditarod as chronicled in the book seasons they change, the story of acid and psychedelic folk (genuine jawbone books). his next group, black forest/black sea based in providence ri - pushed the boundaries of experimental folk, touring heavily. jeffrey also founded the heavy, free-rock group dire wolves and has also toured as a member of avarus, fursaxa, es, as well as multiple collaborations with tom rapp/pearls before swine, manbeard, kemialliset ystavat, and christina carter. as former label owner of magic eye singles and secret eye records, he published 70+ titles and has curated several international music festivals such as terrastock. next stop - the backwaters of western pennsylvania where he opened an espresso bar cafe, renovated crust-belt houses and drove a produce truck for a lovely gang of scrappy amish farmers. jeffrey is currently living in san francisco where he plays in jackie-o motherfucker and hosts a weekly free-form radio show.
 

source: jeffrey alexander, adhoc

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