[Jandek] Could this be Jandek? :-)

Colin Brunton cbrunton at mac.com
Mon Jan 1 10:30:46 PST 2007

Could this be old, archived previously unreleased footage of Jandek  
in a merry mood?



On Jan 1, 2007, at 4:47 AM, Aunt Acid wrote:

> Last week I sent my payment to Corwood for "Austin Sunday" and "The
> Ruins of Adventure." I included what might be a top 5 "Holy Grail"
> question, not expecting an answer. Namely "Have the studio albums been
> released in the same order they were recorded."
> And he answered me with a simple "yes"
> While I guess it's still open for debate WHEN he recorded the albums,
> it seems they've came out chronologically. Which isn't too big of a
> shock, but still interesting to know.
> Well damn! That puts my theory about the albums right out the window!
> I was of the camp that perhaps the collaborative records were  
> recorded first, perhaps when he was in his teens or early twenties,  
> experimenting with friends, etc, until he came to a realization of  
> what he wanted to do, and lost the collaborators and set out alone  
> to record his definitive music, i.e. Ready For The House, Six and  
> Six, which are pretty representative of the Jandek approach in my  
> opinion. That way it made sense to me he released that material  
> first, since it was possibly his "pick" of the litter that best  
> said what he wanted to say, and then when he decided to continue  
> the catalog a couple years later, he went back and pressed up some  
> of the earlier material.
> Just coming from a musician's standpoint here, I can attest to the  
> fact that alot of the artists out there do not release everything  
> chronologically. However, in the case of Corwood, where he is the  
> one and final authority on what gets released and when, it seems  
> sensible to approach it in that manner.
> Very interesting to say the least! Something else to keep in mind  
> while listening, no doubt...
> Brian
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