Slint - Spiderland (Deluxe)

Format: LP
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180 Gram Gatefold sleeve Vinyl with DVD (of the documentary 'Breadcrumb Trail' - A 90 minute documentary about Slint and the making of 'Spiderland', directed by Lance Bangs ) and download coupon for 14 outtakes and demos personal selected by Slint. Also comes with 12 page photo booklet.

Slint's 1991 album, Spiderland, remastered from the original analog master tapes by Bob Weston. Simply a classic album. Although this Kentucky combo had a short lifespan, its influence has been extraordinary, presaging the underground 'math-rock' revolution and spawning spinoffs such as the For Carnation and King Kong with members playing with Palace Brothers, Tortoise and a multitude more. But don't go thinking that the foursome is a mere footnote: the bracingly dense, dizzyingly complex songs that vein this, their second full-length release, perfectly capture the smarter face of early-'90s thug-rock. Spiderland is so rife with breakneck tempo changes, off-kilter chord progressions, and bizarro-world themes, you'd be hard-pressed to go a listen without discovering something new. An immense album that every home should own.

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