Slamdek Merry Christmas Is For Rockers

December 12, 1992 Slamdek Merry Christmas Is For Rockers various artists cassette [SDK-29] color copied covers, books-on-tape long box with inserted 6-page booklet, laser printed labels The 1992 Christmas tape documented several notable beginnings, but was ultimately more a product of habit than inspiration. Following the previous year’s super-creative Christmas effort was a tall order.

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Merry Christmas

December 19, 1991 Merry Christmas various artists cassette & compact disc [SDK-25] black & white press printed J-cards with photocopied liner notes, on-shell cassette labeling Merry Christmas, the 1990 SLAMDEK/Scramdown Christmas tape, is a gem of Louisville’s musical uniqueness, diversity, and cooperative abilities. The nine-band, nine-song cassette was not only unique from other Slamdek Christmas

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Hopscotch Army – Belief

August 11, 1991 Hopscotch Army Belief cassette & compact disc [SDK-23] 4-color process-printed inserts, on-shell cassette labeling Hopscotch Army experienced a rough but rewarding new beginning after Danny Flanigan left in February 1990 to further pursue his music in solo acoustic performances and with his band, The Rain Chorus. He also “did a little time”

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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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Christmas 1989

December 22, 1989 Christmas 1989 various artists cassette [SDK-2589] color copied stickers on soft shell cases, photocopied inserts, dot matrix labels The 1989 SLAMDEK/Scramdown Christmas tape begins with those little tones, stolen right off any Capitol/EMI Records cassette. Released just three days before Christmas, it sold a total of 92 copies at $2.98 each. Forty

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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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