Slint were a band whose influence far outweighed their popularity. Their type of post-punk infused post-rock spawned many an imitator over the ensuing decades and now their most important album Spiderland is getting the reissue treatment.
The Spiderland (Remastered) Box Set will be released April 15th and includes:
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.
Hand numbered limited edition of 3,138 copies worldwide
All packaging 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)
Preorder now from Touch and Go Records