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Jandek

Jandek is the musical project of Sterling Smith, an outsider musician who operates out of Houston, Texas. Since 1978, Jandek has self-released over 70 albums of unusual, often emotionally dissolute folk and blues songs without ever granting more than the occasional interview or providing any biographical information. Jandek often plays a highly idiosyncratic and frequently atonal form of folk and blues music, often using an open and unconventional chord structure. Jandek's music is unique, but the lyrics closely mirror the country blues and folk traditions of East Texas. The name "Jandek" is most commonly used to refer specifically to the project.

Similar Bands: Richard Youngs, Keiji Haino, Derek Bailey, Bob Dylan, Red House Painters

LPs
Ghost Passing
2014

The Song of Morgan
06/01/2013

3
1 Votes
Maze of the Phantom
04/01/2012

Where Do You Go From Here
2011

Canticle of Castaway
2010

What Was Out There Disappeared
2009

Not Hunting for Meaning
2009

Skirting the Edge
2008

4
1 Votes
The Myth of Blue Icicles
2008

4.5
1 Votes
The Ruins of Adventure
2006

What Else Does the Time Mean
2006

Khartoum Variations
2006

Khartoum
2005

4
1 Votes
Raining Down Diamonds
2005

When I Took That Train
2005

A Kingdom He Likes
2004

The Door Behind
2004

The End of It All
2004

Shadow of Leaves
2004

The Gone Wait
2003

The Place
2003

2
1 Votes
The Humility of Pain
2002

I Threw You Away
2002

Worthless Recluse
2001

This Narrow Road
2001

Put My Dream on This Planet
2000

2.5
1 Votes
The Beginning
1999

4
3 Votes
New Town
1998

I Woke Up
1997

White Box Requiem
1996

2.5
1 Votes
Glad to Get Away
1994

2
1 Votes
Graven Image
1994

4
1 Votes
Twelfth Apostle
1993

Lost Cause
1992

3.5
2 Votes
One Foot in the North
1991

3.3
3 Votes
Somebody in the Snow
1990

The Living End
1989

You Walk Alone
1988

3.2
3 Votes
On the Way
1988

4.3
2 Votes
Modern Dances
1987

Blue Corpse
1987

3.7
15 Votes
Telegraph Melts
1986

3.5
3 Votes
Follow Your Footsteps
1986

Nine-Thirty
1985

3.3
2 Votes
Foreign Keys
1985

Interstellar Discussion
1984

3.5
5 Votes
Your Turn to Fall
1983

2.8
2 Votes
The Rocks Crumble
1983

Staring at the Cellophane
1982

4.5
2 Votes
Living in a Moon So Blue
1982

2.8
3 Votes
Chair Beside a Window
1982

3.9
10 Votes
Later On
1981

4.5
1 Votes
Six and Six
1981

3.5
12 Votes
Ready for the House
1978

3.8
28 Votes
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Los Angeles Saturday
2015

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2015

St. Louis Friday
2015

Brussels Saturday
2015

Houston Saturday
12/01/2013

Athens Saturday
09/01/2013

Richmond Sunday
12/01/2012

Atlanta Saturday
09/01/2012

Indianapolis Saturday
03/01/2012

Seattle Friday
2011

Chicago Wednesday
2010

Toronto Sunday
2010

Bristol Wednesday
2010

Camber Sands Sunday
2009

Portland Thursday
2009

Helsinki Saturday
2009

Hasselt Saturday
2009

London Tuesday
2008

Glasgow Sunday 2005
2008

Glasgow Friday
2008

Brooklyn Wednesday
2007

Manhattan Tuesday
2007

Austin Sunday
2006

Glasgow Monday / The Cell
2006

3
1 Votes
Newcastle Sunday
2006

Glasgow Sunday
2005

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