Spiderland [Deluxe Edition] (CD)


Slint

CD
Currently Unavailable
$19.98
SHIPS FREE in U.S.
Also available in: Vinyl LP

Amoeba Review

06/23/2014

Slint’s classic album Spiderland only seems to get more influential, yet more mysterious, as the years wear on. The band’s lone full-length record is credited with helping to jumpstart the post-rock movement, placing emphasis on Brian McMahan and David Pajo’s deliberate, exploratory guitarwork, while Britt Walford and Todd Brashear’s rhythm section keeps things still grounded in traditional rock ’n’ roll, even as Spiderland taken as a whole could be called anything but. From the muttered opening of “Breadcrumb Trail” and its wheezing guitar squeals through the unsettling riffs and spoken-word ambiance of centerpiece “Don, Aman” and finishing with “Good Morning, Captain’s” chiming uncertainty, Spiderland is utterly gripping—there’s just never been anything like this record. Though the album was re-released in a now-sold-out boxed set, this single-disc-and-DVD version includes the album, a download card for the outtakes and demos that were included in the boxed set, a DVD of the Slint documentary Breadcrumb Trail (directed by Lester Bangs) and a smaller version of the Slint coffee table book that was in the box set, which has photos and a foreword by Will Oldham. Of all the reissues and reunions out there, this is one that really matters. If you haven’t checked out Spiderland before, or it’s been a while, this reasonably priced reissue is all the reason you need to do so.



Track Listing



Disc 1 Titles
Artist
Length
1.
Breadcrumb Trail (Remastered)
Slint
2.
Nosferatu Man (Remastered)
Slint
3.
Don, Aman (Remastered
Slint
4.
Washer (Remastered)
Slint
5.
For Dinner... (Remastered)
Slint
6.
Good Morning, Captain (Remastered)
Slint


Disc 2 Titles
Artist
Length
1.
Nosferatu Man (Basement Practice)
Slint
2.
Washer (Basement Practice)
Slint
3.
Good Morning, Captain (Demo)
Slint
4.
Pam (Rough Mix, Spiderland Outtake)
Slint
5.
Glenn (Spiderland Outtake)
Slint
6.
Todd's Song (Post-Spiderland Song in Progress)
Slint
7.
Brian's Song (Post-Spiderland Demo)
Slint
8.
Cortez The Killer (live Chicago 1989)
Slint
9.
Washer (4 track Vocal Demo)
Slint
10.
Nosferatu Man (4 track Vocal Demo)
Slint
11.
Pam (4 track Vocal Demo)
Slint
12.
Good Morning, Captain (Evanston Riff Tape)
Slint
13.
Nosferatu Man (Evanston Riff Tape)
Slint
14.
Pam (Evanston Riff Tape)
Slint

CD
Currently Unavailable
$19.98
SHIPS FREE in U.S.
Also available in: LP
Amoeba Accepts Paypal - Start Digging!
Used Cd Markdowns
x Sign-up for emails, sales alerts & more:


loading...

Register


New customers, create your Amoeba.com account here. Its quick and easy!


Register

Don't want to register? Feel free to make a purchase as a guest!

Checkout as Guest

Currently, we do not allow digital purchases without registration

Close

Register

Become a member of Amoeba.com. It's easy and quick!

All fields required.

An error has occured - see below:

Already have an account? Log in.

Close

Forgot Password






To reset your password, enter your registration e-mail address.




Close

Forgot Username





Enter your registration e-mail address and we'll send you your username.




Close

Amoeba Newsletter Sign Up

Submit
Close