Slint to release remastered Spiderland boxset


Touch and Go Records have announced that they are to release an extensive, remastered boxset of Spiderland by pioneering Louisville post-rock band Slint.

Remastered from the original analog master tapes by Bob Weston and pressed on 180 gram vinyl, the record will be accompanied by fourteen previously unreleased outtakes and demos personally selected by the band and pressed on two 180 gram vinyl albums, a 104 page book with 100 never-been-seen photos documentary the band’s entire history, as well as lyrics to the songs on Spiderland and a forward by Will Oldham.

It will also include a remastered version of Spiderland on one CD and fourteen bonus songs on a second CD and a brand new, never-been-seen, 90 minute DVD documentary about Slint and the the making of Spiderland, directed by Lance Bangs, titled Breadcrumb Trail.

Read our Classic Album feature on Spiderland, released in 1991, here.

Also set for a general UK release, the boxset is set for release on April 15 and is available to pre-order from the Touch & Go website here.

is the editor of The Thin Air. Talk to him about Philip Glass and/or follow him on Twitter @brianconey.