[Jandek] OT: great private press records online 4 free that jandek fans might dig

Mark Greenberg mark at mayfairrecordings.com
Thu Sep 13 11:55:32 PDT 2007

Thanks for the link... super great resource! Thanks for sharing it.


On Sep 12, 2007, at 8:37 PM, stacey graham wrote:

> Off topic a little, but maybe not...
> I found a website http://grown-so-ugly.blogspot.com/ that features  
> out-of-print and private press and psych/drug/folk of the type that  
> will appeal to many Jandek fans, and the complete albums are all  
> posted as .ZIP files for anybody to download.  I've been working my  
> way through the loner folk recordings from the 1970s that he's been  
> featuring and some, like the Gary Higgins album "Red Hash" are  
> excellent.
> He also posts complete .ZIP files of more current of the freak folk/ 
> new weird america/trance folk and also some more rocking freakout  
> and foreign music for all to download, and his policy is that once  
> something comes back in print he removes the .ZIP files.
> If you're like me you've devoured books on non-mainstream artists,  
> and I've always wished there were a source for Private Press  
> records.  Some are being reissued nowadays, but some are just flat- 
> out too bizarre.  This person really knows his stuff about obscure  
> musics.  All the way from out of print Fahey/Takoma/Basho acoustic  
> guitar discs to French psychedelic hard rock to records recorded by  
> musical communes to downer suicidal loner folk that makes you  
> imagine the singers were one step from the ledge to records that  
> even LOOK like Jandek records.
> http://grown-so-ugly.blogspot.com/
> If this is too off-topic then feel free not to respond in this  
> Jandek Forum, and I really don't want to turn this into a  
> discussion of the ethics of downloading free music, but all along  
> I've been thinking that there are many on this Jandek list who are  
> always looking for stuff that is waaaaay out of the mainstream, so  
> here is a good source.
> Peace,
> stacey graham
> Minneapolis  MN  USA
> http://thedaydreamnation.blogspot.com
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