[Jandek] Re: wfmu Jandek auction
j_grim_shaw_55 at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 8 07:31:25 PDT 2010
Limewire Music Blog covering the wfmu Jandek auction -- I hadn't noticed the
auction includes the rep'shand addressed mailers! -- with a note from Chusid in
the comments: "...He has never written an unkind word to me, and I have always
expressed admiration for his persistence and determination. He has a dogged
disregard for my critical opinion, and that elevates my esteem..."
From: Valentin <vh at valentinhauri.ch>
To: Stephen Jackson <sdjackson at gmail.com>
Cc: Ross Morris <rossmorris1 at yahoo.co.uk>; "jandek at mylist.net"
<jandek at mylist.net>
Sent: Fri, October 8, 2010 2:55:22 AM
Subject: Re: [Jandek] Re: wfmu Jandek auction
same opinion as Stephen, thanks for saying that ....
I live in Switzerland, far away from the action,
without the Chusid-Book i never would have discovered the sensitive sound on
Am 07.10.2010 um 18:38 schrieb Stephen Jackson:
Maybe I need to reread the Jandek portion of Chusid's book, but I don't
understand why you are all offended by this. Without Chusid, I would have never
heard of Jandek and subsequently I would have never written a term paper on the
artist in college. (I had a very hip American music prof who had once
corresponded with Corwood and who I got to see the rep. with live in chapel
>Who cares that Irwin isn't a fan of the music? Does that make him any less
>important to the dissemination of Jandek? No, absolutely not. WFMU is an
>important radio station for fans and artists of independent and non-mainstream
>artists, a la Jandek, so any support of them should be praised. While these CDs
>have little value to Chusid, he recognizes they are valuable to others. Chusid
>is forever tied to Jandek, whether you like it or not. And this collection is a
>piece of Corwood history, probably even more so due to their falling out.
>I think what you're all losing sight of is that he could have just as easily
>thrown all of this into the garbage. It's absurd that people are peeved about
>his lack of sentimentality about these things, ESPECIALLY when it comes to an
>artist as polarizing as Jandek. Jandek records are either cherished or trashed;
>listeners of Jandek are not ambivalent.
>So, for Churid to recognize their value to this community -- and to benefit a
>good cause (a point which is almost irrelevant in this context) -- he should be
>commended. When cleaning out a basement it's much simpler to put things at the
>curb than it is to put them online for others to benefit, value, and enjoy.
>On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 10:47 AM, Jesus Knievel <knievelperu at hotmail.com> wrote:
>I think the answer to all your questions is that Chusid is kind of an asshole.
>>Sent from my iPad
>>On 2010-10-07, at 4:56 AM, Ross Morris <rossmorris1 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>>In my humble opinion I think this shows a staggering disrespect for the
>>man. Corwood sends Chusid 52 CDs and he happily admits in public that he
>>couldn't even be bothered listening to them or even opening them? In postage
>>alone that's going to be a small fortune. It all adds up.
>>>Why not just tell the guy you're not really interested anymore? Or even better
>>>- why not send them back to him rather than selling them online?
>>>I realise and appreciate that a bit of Jandek's fame comes from his book's
>>>(very) questionable portrayal of him, but I find it distasteful that someone
>>>else's effort could be exploited in this way, regardless of how good a cause
>>>this is for.
>>>jandek mailing list
>>>jandek at mylist.net
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>>jandek at mylist.net
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