[Jandek] New Spoken Word Album

Fabio R. pippus at fastwebnet.it
Tue Nov 1 09:21:53 PST 2005

what the...
is it a joke??


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <hirakemike2 at aol.com>
To: <jandek at mylist.net>
Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 5:57 AM
Subject: [Jandek] New Spoken Word Album

> After listening to "I Went Down", it reminded me of a few things:
> "Toilet Piece" by Yoko Ono from Fly
> "Daddy's Curses" (A "found sound" recording of someone's father cursing 
> and screaming while attempting to fix a piano)
> "The Conet Project"
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Beverly Posuiy <allofthetrash at gmail.com>
> To: jandek at mylist.net
> Sent: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 22:43:59 -0500
> Subject: [Jandek] New Spoken Word Album
> Checked my mail today and found the latest album from Corwood waiting 
> in my box: "Dying To Meet You", catalog number 0782. The cover looks 
> like it could be from the same roll as "The Beginning" and "On The 
> Way": a murky, desaturated picture of what could be his bathroom, with 
> what looks like a row of personal hygiene products silhouetted against 
> the window (curtains closed) over what may be the toilet. This comes 
> hot on the heels of "Khartoum," probably the closest together Corwood 
> has ever released two albums, but fans who have gotten used to the 
> sound of the last couple of years of Jandek releases are in for a big 
> surprise: on the album's nine tracks, there is no bass, guitar, or even 
> drum accompaniment. Janky has apparently returned to his infamous a 
> capella period, but long-time fans should have little to complain 
> about: this is one of the man's most revealing and heart-felt works to 
> date. As a taste for those who have not yet received their copies, I 
> have uploaded to my webspace the first track, my personal favorite song 
> from this album: "I Went Down." It is available, probably only for a 
> limited time, at this URL: 
> http://www.jamhandy.com/ma/Jandek-I_Went_Down.mp3
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