NEWS: Slint to release remastered Spiderland box set

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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

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NEWS: INTERPOL album details…

The Carlos D-less Interpol have announced that their self-titled fourth album will be released mid September via Matador Records.

They also have a replacement bassist in David Pajo, Pajo has played with Slint, Tortoise, Will Oldham, Zwan and recently toured as part of  Yeah Yeah Yeahs live lineup. Joining Interpol on tour with Interpol will also be Brandon Curtis of Secret Machines on backing vocals and keyboards.

Tour Dates

06.21.2010 Water Street Music Hall•Rochester, NY

06.22.2010 Town Ballroom•Buffalo, NY

06.23.2010 Mr Small’s Theatre•Pittsburgh

06.25.2010 Crocodile Rock Cafe•Allentown

09.16.2010 Le Cargo•Caen

09.18.2010 Stade De France•Paris w/ U2

09.21.2010 Aeronef•Lille

09.22.2010 King Baudouin Stadium•Brussels w/ U2

09.23.2010 King Baudouin Stadium•Brussels w/ U2

09.25.2010 Le Vigean•Bordeaux

09.26.2010 Stadium Anoeta•San Sebastien w/ U2

09.28.2010La Industrial Copera•Granada

09.29.2010 Olympic Stadium•Seville w/ U2

10.01.2010 Santiago De Compostela•Santiago

10.02.2010 Coimbra Stadium•Coimbra w/ U2

10.03.2010 Coimbra Stadium•Coimbra w/ U2

10.05.2010 Teatro Campos Eliseos•Bilbao

10.06.2010 Li Bikini•Toulouse

10.08.2010 Olympic Stadium•Rome w/ U2

11.12.2010 Lisbon Campo Pequeno•Lisbon

11.13.2010 Palacio Vistalegre•Madrid

11.14.2010 San Jordi Club•Barcelona

11.16.2010 Dock Du Sud•Marseille

11.17.2010 Palasharp•Milan

11.18.2010 Gasometer•Vienna

11.20.2010 Tempodrom•Berlin

11.21.2010 Heineken Music Hall•Amsterdam

11.22.2010 Westfalenhalle 2•Dortmund

11.24.2010 Rock City•Nottingham

11.25.2010 Academy•Newcastle

11.26.2010 Academy•Birmingham

11.27.2010 Corn Exchange•Edinburgh

11.29.2010 Olympia•Dublin

11.30.2010 Olympia•Dublin

12.01.2010 Olympia•Dublin

12.03.2010 Apollo•Manchester

12.04.2010 Uni•Liverpool

12.06.2010 Brixton•London

12.07.2010 Brixton•London