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  • Banned from the Merch Table

    Banned from the Merch Table

    Yes, I saw Jeff Rosenstock’s social media post about the cut venues take on merch sales. No one wants to hear in This Day And Age™ about another new way in musicians are getting screwed, but here we are again, pissed off at another spoke in the shitty wheel. I suppose the reason that this…

  • 9/23: DJing at the Lunar Inn

    9/23: DJing at the Lunar Inn

    Out of the blue I was asked by the good folks at Port Richmond’s Lunar Inn to DJ, so I said yes because it sounded like fun. Let’s overlook the fact that I haven’t DJ’ed in any kind of capacity in a several years, perhaps a decade or more since I have done it in…

  • Radio, Radio

    Radio, Radio

    Pretty wild to see Afternoon Destroyer get so much airplay! As a 20-year veteran of radio, I’m going to be the first to tell you how vital radio is for small musicians like me, and I’m happy that my record is finding a place on the airwaves. I’m still a little gobsmacked that I’ve gotten…

  • 2022: The Things I Liked

    2022: The Things I Liked

    You know what? 2022 was a real banner year for ya girl. Anyway, here are some things I enjoyed immensely in 2022. It’s an incomplete list, for sure, so don’t take offense if you’re not on it! I liked pretty much everything I heard this year.

  • The Unheard Music

    The Unheard Music

    So I saw this thing on the Bird Site that got underneath my skin a bit and went on a MicroRant which I’ll preserve and expand upon here because I want to embarrass myself some time in the future.

  • Out Now: Afternoon Destroyer

    Out Now: Afternoon Destroyer

    OK, fine I put the thing up because I know tapes are on the way. I hope you like it, I’m just happy everyone gets to hear it. And if I’m being honest, a little bit anxious. For 1.5 years, this thing’s been only mine to hear, overthink and fuss about. There’s a tape version…

About This Site (Short Version)

Her Jazz was originally Philadelphia’s first music blog. Dormant for quite some time, it sprung back to life in 2022 thanks to the thawing of the digital permafrost.