[Jandek] Spin

SAMUEL_MATHESON at acdi-cida.gc.ca SAMUEL_MATHESON at acdi-cida.gc.ca
Mon Feb 21 07:08:41 PST 2005

>I have enjoyed his music for a long time... Since I
>first heard of it in the early '90s from "What Goes On," "Forced
>and "Chemical Imbalance," (I reference these only to make clear that I did

>not find out about this guy from "Spin," in fact, I think reading things
>like "Spin," is harmful to mental development. The magazine is a paid
>Hollywood advertisement published by genocidal right-wing fascists)

Ah, but back in the day when it was under the wing of the Penthouse empire
(and briefly thereafter)and was actually writing about Jandek and
underground artists, "Spin" was really quite very good.  After about 1990
or so, forget it - the mag's writers became obsessed with hip-hop and it
began a quick descent into becoming a delivery system for ads targeting
university students.

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