[Jandek] OT: great private press records online 4 free that
jandek fans might dig
mark at mayfairrecordings.com
Thu Sep 13 11:55:32 PDT 2007
Thanks for the link... super great resource! Thanks for sharing it.
On Sep 12, 2007, at 8:37 PM, stacey graham wrote:
> Off topic a little, but maybe not...
> I found a website http://grown-so-ugly.blogspot.com/ that features
> out-of-print and private press and psych/drug/folk of the type that
> will appeal to many Jandek fans, and the complete albums are all
> posted as .ZIP files for anybody to download. I've been working my
> way through the loner folk recordings from the 1970s that he's been
> featuring and some, like the Gary Higgins album "Red Hash" are
> He also posts complete .ZIP files of more current of the freak folk/
> new weird america/trance folk and also some more rocking freakout
> and foreign music for all to download, and his policy is that once
> something comes back in print he removes the .ZIP files.
> If you're like me you've devoured books on non-mainstream artists,
> and I've always wished there were a source for Private Press
> records. Some are being reissued nowadays, but some are just flat-
> out too bizarre. This person really knows his stuff about obscure
> musics. All the way from out of print Fahey/Takoma/Basho acoustic
> guitar discs to French psychedelic hard rock to records recorded by
> musical communes to downer suicidal loner folk that makes you
> imagine the singers were one step from the ledge to records that
> even LOOK like Jandek records.
> If this is too off-topic then feel free not to respond in this
> Jandek Forum, and I really don't want to turn this into a
> discussion of the ethics of downloading free music, but all along
> I've been thinking that there are many on this Jandek list who are
> always looking for stuff that is waaaaay out of the mainstream, so
> here is a good source.
> stacey graham
> Minneapolis MN USA
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> jandek at mylist.net
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