brobish at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 11 16:10:46 PDT 2004
I do believe that the voice belongs to the same
I have many recordings of self-produced music and let
them sit around until I have the funds to have them
manufactured into a format for distribution. During
interim period I donít stop recording... I continue to
new stuff so when the time rolls around to go to press
a new project there are better things to choose from.
I think that this could be a M.O. of Jandek as well.
Perhaps not all the time but I can see it happening
the period of the Ďvoice changeí.
Maybe smoking caught up with the singer.
Or a medical operation...
Or perhaps the overall pitch of the master recordings
been shifted down a semi-tone.
Anyways, an aspect of the later recordings that I
given much thought to before that intrigued me
was that of the harmonica. I was kind of annoyed by
strafing runs up and down the blow-holes of the
but lately Iíve been paying attention to some of the
that the player executes (i.e. I Threw You Away) and
general melody (excluding the sliding runs) and I find
very interesting. Especially the bending of notes.
technique used throughout blues and I find it rather
to perform within the context of a melody... but then
Iím a novice at that instrument.
Anybody else have any thoughts on the harp of Jandek?
Do you Yahoo!?
New and Improved Yahoo! Mail - Send 10MB messages!
More information about the jandek