Slint’s Classic “Spiderland” Album gets Deluxe LP Box Treatment

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Act now, as operators are standing by to take your calls for the autographed editions… Whoops, you waited too long. Those are sold out. Watch a video trailer for the album, below.

 By Blurt Staff

 On April 15, Louisville postpunk/college rock legends Slint will release a deluxe box set version of Spiderland on Touch and Go Records.   Spiderland (Remastered) Box will include:

 *Slint’s 1991 album, Spiderland, remastered from the original analog master tapes by Bob Weston and pressed on 180 gram vinyl.

 *Fourteen previously unreleased outtakes & demos personally selected by Slint, mastered by Bob Weston, and pressed on two 180 gram vinyl albums

 *A 104 page book with over 100 never-before-seen photos documenting Slint’s entire history, as well as lyrics to the songs on Spiderland, and a foreword by Will Oldham

 *CDs of all the music: remastered Spiderland on one CD and the 14 bonus songs on a second CD

 *Breadcrumb Trail, a brand new, never-before-seen, 90 minute DVD documentary about Slint and the making of Spiderland; directed by documentarian Lance Bangs. Includes extensive interviews with the members of Slint, as well as interviews with Steve Albini, James Murphy, David Yow, Ian Mackaye, and Matt Sweeney.

Product info, per T&G: The hand numbered limited edition will comprise a unique number of 3,138 copies worldwide. All packaging will be printed in the USA at Stoughton, including heavyweight, “tip-on” gatefold LP jackets; all three albums pressed at RTI in the USA on 180 gram vinyl; packaging concept and design by Louisville native Jeremy deVine (of Temporary Residence fame). The Spiderland (remastered) Box Set is now available for pre-order directly from Touch and Go Records. Pre-orders received prior to March 8 will receive a free T-Shirt created from the recently discovered silk screen that Slint personally used to hand print their one & only 1989 tour T-shirt. These shirts will only be available with box set pre-orders from Touch and Go Records. They will not be sold separately or in stores. (Additionally, a limited quantity of box sets have been signed by all four Slint members. These signed box sets were only available from the Touch and Go Records pre-order web page when it went live today, and they have already sold out. Sob.)

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