[Jandek] Re: albums to try
indiejanglefunkterrorist at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Mar 7 04:16:39 PST 2005
If yr new to Jandek, personally I would recommend...
"Blue Corpse"... a very good introduction to Jandek, an excellent LP. THEN...
"Follow Your Footsteps" - Jandek in more traditional singer/songwriter mode. Excellent
"Living in a Moon so blue" - another great Jandek LP.
"Ready for the House" - The first LP, the one that lets you into the rest. A cracker
"Six and Six" - A nice mellow reckid by Jank. His second LP
"Somebody in the Snow" - More straightforward goodness.
"The Place" - a real dark dark jandek lp... very very very good
The forthcoming live CD/DVD
"I woke up" - underrated to all cuntin buggery
Hope this helps you enjoy Jandek more dude. The first 5 LPs he released are unstoppable albums, but I personally think a good proportion of his back catalogue is fuckin awesome, split up with some crap stuff. Same way I listen to Sonic Youth i guess. The genius is well well well worth the less good bits. Keep listening and keep trying. :)
Yours in corwood
"Seated by the ranch I?m owning, staring at the cellophane. Somebody came in for a question, I poured a glass out in the rain. The reason I have been accepted, is that I failed to come on strong; found a chair beside a window, found a place where I belong. Inside myself there is no question, just the jangle of our brain. Three times four is twenty-seven, only fragments still remain." - jandek, 'first you think your fortune's lovely' ("Ready for the House" LP 1978)
the rocks crumble, unto dust they die. once hard stuff of mountains, now soft powder amongst the sand.
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