Jandek is the music project of Houston, Texas resident Sterling Smith, also the owner of the self-publishing label Corwood Industries and the mysterious Sterling Smith Corporation.


The Jandek project was started by Sterling Smith as The Units. Sterling released the debut album of Jandek, Ready For The House, on August 31, 1978. It is unknown if Sterling did anymore recordings before this, or any other history before the release of the album.