JANDEK

On The Way

(Corwood) LP $60.00

Number seventeen in the canon, released in 1988. “Working within blues-rock realms,” notes Byree Colon, “this one features ‘real’ drums, bass, dual electric guitars, a possible guest vocalist on some tracks…. ‘I’ll Sit Alone and Think A Lot About You’ isn’t far from Skip Spence-like detachment. The most varied and easily-accessed Corwoodian brain-scrambler in a while....” Sealed

JANDEK

Ready For The House

(Jackpot - CORWOOD 0739) LP $15.00

Beyond stark, beyond oblique, beyond outsider, the first Jandek LP (credited to The Units when it was originally released in 1978) explores musical territories no one knew existed, with just a hollowed-out voice and a lonely, detuned guitar. 2008 reissue of this peculiar, solitary, and strangely magnetic masterpiece.