Midget Handjob

Keith Morris Voice 

Chris Bagarozzi Guitar, Bass 

Tony Malone Guitar, Bass 

Jon Wahl Saxophone, Keyboards, Bass 

Jean le Bear Saxophone 

Quasar Percussion 

Kevin Fitzgerald Percussion, Guitar 



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Midget Handjob

Los Angeles is a freak magnet and lately there has been a strange sound, even by Hollywood standards; emanating from seedier clubs and galleries on the east side. The clang of pots and pans, pounding water jugs, blasting saxophones and an eerie western slide fill the night air. In the middle of this cyclone of noise sits a strange little man perched on top of a broken TV set reading from a scroll of papers like a post-apocalyptic Moses in dread locks. The guilty party calls themselves Midget Handjob, a name whose pronunciation is almost as foul as the images it conjures up.

Over twenty years ago, in a pre-Ritalin world, Keith Morris bounced off the walls and floors as the front man for Black Flag and then the Circle Jerks. Keith cannot only recite the oral history of punk rock; he can show you the scars it has left. Plagued by illness and the usual music-buzz horror stories, Keith was forced to back down from the frantic pace of a punk rock warlord and reflect. “I wanted to continue playing music, but didn’t have the energy to punk rock. So I decided to take the easy way out.” Older and wiser, he started to assemble the players that would become Midget Handjob. He didn’t have to look far to find the best collection of overlooked musicians in the city to add the musical accoutrement to Morris’s spoken word blitz. Jon and Chris from Clawhammer, Quasar from Lutefisk, Kevin Fitzgerald of the Geraldine Fibbers, Tony Malone from Detox and John LeBear from France! These are the true musical genius of our time, the ones who live in the dingy apartments working shit jobs so they can play good music in good bands that never see a dime. “I wonder why they are doing this, what motivates them t...

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