[Jandek] Amazing article.

Paul Condon paulgcondon at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 13:51:23 PST 2009

Excellent - this and the recent Adam Gold piece on the Nashville show
are among the best articles on Jandek I've read. This one was
revealing but I don't think it crossed the line.

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 2:02 AM, Jonathan Brodsky
<brodskyjonathan at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Found this while web surfing.
> http://andrewkarnavas.wordpress.com/2009/11/11/a-conversation-with-jandek-sterling-smith/#comments
> The idea of our (presumably) deeply religious and mostly reserved hero
> saying 'fuck the world' is more than enough to fill me with glee. I feel
> like this is one of the bigger glimpses (everyone's individual personal
> correspondence aside) that we get into the mindset of what Sterling does...
> it's interesting to apply a philosophical bent to the relative ineptitude of
> the musicial proceedings. Plus, now we know that at least some some of these
> albums were/are mixed and mastered at a proper facility... i.e., someone had
> to make these things sound 'good'. Oh, boy. I love this stuff, but can you
> imagine being that engineer back in 1978? 'Hey, my name's Sterling. Here's
> my record for mastering, I think I have a good thing going with it... do you
> think pressing 1,000 copies will be enough?'
> Food for thought.
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