[Jandek] Corwood label Doppelganger

Simon Greenwood simon.greenwood at mac.com
Wed Nov 30 09:08:35 PST 2005

The truth is far more sinister.

Corwood is a song poem publishing house. Jandek is not an artist, but  
the only session musician the company has. Hopefuls send their words  
in and he records them. They are almost inevitably disappointed.


On 29 Nov 2005, at 18:29, Jason Henn wrote:

>  Does anyone else think this record label looks familiar?
>  http://www.earlham.edu/~hennja/hildalabel.htm
>  May be just a coincidence, but I wonder if this album was pressed  
> at the
> Houston plant and perhaps this is the default template for their  
> labels.
> Maybe it's a generic label layout for gospel records that Jandek  
> nicked
> (see Tisue.net's notes on the Jandek-Christian connection). Or maybe
> Crusade Enterprises of Flora, Illinois, is a subsidiary of Corwood
> Industries and Hilda V. Clarke is the lone artist on its roster.
>  I like how most of the titles written in that font in silver on  
> navy look
> like they could easily be Ready for the House outtakes.
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