[Jandek] Where to start
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Fri Aug 10 15:45:41 PDT 2007
> On 8/10/07, Paul Whittington <burdockman at hotmail.com > wrote:
> > I've been looking up Jandek and decided to join this mail list out of sheer
> > curiosity.
> > I'm interested to know anyones views on where to start with his music, which
> > albums to buy first etc.
> > Any thoughts will be gratefully received.
On 8/10/07, dagmarten <dagmarten at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the best place to start would be his first two albums, Ready for the House and Six
> and Six. It gives you an idea of the lone Jandek, the period where he's playing by himself
> in a room, often only plucking two strings throughout the song and spilling his guts on the
> reel to reel recorder. After that you could move onto albums like Blue Corpse, where he
> introduces other vocalists and has some other instruments (though none of them in a
> tuning of this world) play along.
That said, why not just take them in order?
Good luck and have fun!
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