[Jandek] Amazing article.

Lars Spurious lars.spurious at gmail.com
Sun Nov 15 09:22:48 PST 2009


Amazing post. Look at the list of people Andy Bradley (mentioned in the
conversation) has worked with:

Past recording credits include: Little Joe y La Familia
*Renunsacion*(1985), Arnett Cobb/Dizzy Gillespie
*Showtime* (1988), Tab Benoit, *Nice and Warm* (1990), Elsa Garcia *Ni Mas
Ni Menos* (2005), Johnny Bush *Kashmere Gardens Mud* (2007) and the upcoming
Nelson, Ray Price, Johnny Bush collaboration, *Young at Heart*. Other
notable clients include saxophonist Grady Gaines, German conductor Christoph
Eschenbach of The Houston Symphony, blues trumpeter and former B.B. King
bandleader Calvin Owens, Italian mezzo-soprano opera singer Cecilia Bartoli,
violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, American soprano Renée Fleming, gospel
singer Cynthia Clawson and avant-garde folk artist Jandek.

Quite an eclectic guy.

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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