As a total aside from the music, I have to wander down the path of gender identity. Mr. Alexander Adams was, in my childhood, Miss Heather Alexander of Magic, Moondust, and Melancholy. I have known about the change for years, but never seen him until now. Stomping and striding around the stage, he is so happily masculine that, if I had no idea of history, the only possible giveaway would be his arm definition is odd. Also, his wife is still selling Heather Alexander albums and talks about his history without a blink. I'm so pleased for their happiness.
ETA: I got to talk to Alec at the vending booth while getting autographs. I mentioned seeing Heather in '99 at Balticon, and our conversation about the Shadow Stalker album, and how she thought it wasn't masculine enough. He told me that he found that interesting now, because he didn't realize what he needed until 2004 or so. At which point, as he put it, in a voice from