[Jandek] a bit of self-promotion
mark at mayfairrecordings.com
Tue Aug 14 10:43:25 PDT 2007
True, Good point. My comment, though at the heart of it truthful was
snide and meant to get a little chuckle. My apologies to you BlackMonk.
On Aug 14, 2007, at 12:35 PM, BlackMonk wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mark Greenberg"
> <mark at mayfairrecordings.com>
> To: "BlackMonk" <BlackMonk at email.msn.com>
> Cc: <jandek at mylist.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2007 1:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [Jandek] a bit of self-promotion
> Honest feedback is fine. I would appreciate honest feedback, but a
> snide comment posted to the entire list isn't what I would call
> worthwhile criticism.
> To be clear, "You don't sound like either" is a perfectly
> reasonable observation. "Please don't take that as a compliment,"
> is a gratuitious insult since there was no reason to think I would
> have taken it as a compliment.
> Even an honest "I don't like it" would have been more substantial
> and would have been no surprise to me. Given that I accept
> comparisions to Jandek and Daniel Johnston as reasonable, if not
> accurate, it's safe to assume that I realize my music is not going
> to appeal to everyone.
> The only reason I'm still cc'ing the Jandek list is because someone
> on the list might want to take my comments and use them to start a
> thread about criticism as it relates to Jandek.
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