Slambang Vanilla – The Memphis Sessions & A Smokin’ Word LP

November 17, 1989 Slambang Vanilla The Memphis Sessions & A Smokin’ Word LP cassette [HAHX-1799] color copied inserts, dot matrix labels This could be a perfect example of the humorous side of Slamdek, but is more likely an inaugural entry for the “joke-turned-obsession” department. Slambang Vanilla’s debut cassette was merely Step One in a really

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Cerebellum

September 19, 1989 Cerebellum cassette & DAT [SDK-1] color copied inserts, clear acetate labels with gold embossed printing Slamdek’s eleventh release was the debut cassette by Cerebellum. The band set forth to tear down cliques and barriers that were beginning to form in the Louisville punk scene by presenting themselves as nothing more than a

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Hopscotch Army – Blurry

August 22, 1989 Hopscotch Army Blurry compact disc & cassette [HAHX-1256] four color process printed inserts, on-shell cassette labeling Hopscotch Army’s first release presented a whole new side to Slamdek and took many people by surprise. The college/rock/alternative group found their way onto Slamdek by nature of the fact that Mark Ritcher played keyboards and

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Endpoint – If the Spirits Are Willing

June 20, 1989 Endpoint If the Spirits Are Willing cassette [HAHX-1797] color copied inserts, on-shell cassette labeling Perhaps the one release that more people know Slamdek for than any other, is Endpoint’s ambitious 1989 debut If The Spirits Are Willing. Seventeen songs recorded and mixed in three days, and then played and replayed thousands of

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Your Face – Magenta Bent

January 10, 1989 Your Face Magenta Bent cassette single [HAHX-1550] color copied inserts, laser printed labels, soft shell cases In December of 1988, Your Face became one of the first of dozens of Louisville bands to record at Juniper Hill Creative Audio. This brand new 16-track studio facility on Story Avenue, sharing a parking lot

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