Kinghorse – Too Far Gone

December 21 , 1994 Kinghorse Too Far Gone: Unreleased Recordings 1988-1992 compact disc [SDK-39] black and white press printed covers Th When Too Far Gone was released, Louisville’s legendary iron ship hybrid of punk and metal, Kinghorse, had been broken up for over three years. Since their breakup, they had been revered and essentially worshipped

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The Telephone Man – Castner c/w Automatic Pilot

October 31, 1994 The Telephone Man Castner c/w Automatic Pilot seven inch [SDK-38] First 300: handmade designs on blank white seven inch covers with photocopied inserts. Second 200: laser printed one-of-a-kind covers with fax paper inserts. The Telephone Man’s second studio release unsuspectingly became the last release of new material that Slamdek would issue. The two-song

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The Metroschifter – The Metroschifter Capsule

October 15, 1994 Metroschifter The Metroschifter Capsule twelve inch [SDK-37] photocopied stickers on blank white LP jackets with laser printed personalization stickers, photocopied inserts Personalized version, 375 units, with dog illustration (below) on back. Cover art by Kenn Minter.   This is the story of the first Metroschifter album as I told it in the

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Sancred – Clamato

January 17, 1994 Sancred Clamato cassette [SDK-36] photocopied double sided inserts in books-on-tape long boxes, laser printed labels The story of Sancred’s relationship with the Louisville scene is a strange and checkered one. And in many respects, the Clamato cassette is also curiously out of place among the rest of the Slamdek catalog. While seeming

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