Christmas 1990 part 2

Christmas 1990 PART TWO continued from pervious page click here to read the first page “The nineteenth song will become very important to many people, but unfortunately, those who should hear it probably never will. It’s another Pope Lick song and it’s called ‘Bardstown Road’. As the true story goes… for years, a private church

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Christmas 1990 part 1

December 17, 1990 Christmas 1990 various artists cassette [SDK-2590] color copied inserts (six different designs), 2 1/2″ clear acetate square overlay, photocopied liner notes, on-shell cassette labeling Part One of two parts By the end of 1990, a Slamdek mini-community was beginning to take shape. After the successes of Slamdek events such as the Crain/Deathwatch

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Crain & Deathwatch

September 7, 1990 Crain & Deathwatch split seven inch [SDK-9790] photocopied covers and inserts In one of a half dozen attempts to reunite the ever-veering musical paths childhood friendships had taken in their young adult lives, one 1990 summer afternoon found Jon Cook, Duncan Barlow, and I putting together an idea. While cleaning up the

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Crawdad – Loaded

May 22, 1990 Crawdad Loaded cassette [SDK-1702] color copied inserts (six different color variations), dot matrix labels Released just one week after the Jawbox cassette, and five months after the band had broken up, Crawdad’s Loaded cassette demonstrated the personality and versatility Slamdek enjoyed by being a small label of friends. Rather than continuing to

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Jawbox

May 15, 1990 Jawbox cassette [SDK-1782] color copied inserts, dot matrix labels As As Slamdek’s fourteenth release, the debut cassette from Washington, DC’s Jawbox added a whole new slant to the label. Since the beginning, Slamdek had inadvertently been growing to become a label of bands from Louisville, most of whom were all friends. That

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Sunspring – $1.50 Demo

April 2, 1990 Sunspring $1.50 Demo cassette [SDK-3950] color copied inserts, dot matrix labels After becoming frustrated with the progress my bands Cold Mourning and McBand were making, I again took matters into my own hands. My previous “solo” cassettes carried on the name Pink Aftershock in 1988 after the demise of that band. But

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