Rodriguez, Detroit's blast from the past musical success story, is getting re-released on a format that's also a blast from the past: the cassette. Burger Records (who have made a name for themselves for revitalizing the novelty format in the garage-punk world) are teaming up with Light In The Attic records (credited for reviving Rodriguez's career by reissuing Cold Fact in 2008) to release both Rodriguez albums on cassette tomorrow, May 13. It's the first in a weekly release schedule which also features both news and old-school artists like the Black Angels, Roky Erickson, Built to Spill and more.
The limited edition tapes are sure to go fast. They're also available in a subscription service — see Light In The Attic for more details. The release schedule is below:
Rodriguez - Cold Fact - Limited to 1,000
Rodriguez - Coming From Reality - Limited to 1,000
Big Boys - Lullabies Help The Brain Grow - Limited to 500
Big Boys - No Matter How Long The Line At The Cafeteria, There's Always A Seat - Limited to 500
PiL - First Issue - Limited to 500
Betty Davis - Betty Davis - Limited to 500
The Black Angels - Passover - Limited to 1,500
The Black Angels - Directions To See A Ghost - Limited to 1,500
Jim Sullivan - UFO - Limited to 500
Honey Ltd - The Complete LHI Years - Limited to 500
Karen Dalton - In My Own Time - Limited to 500
Roky Erickson - Evil One - Limited to 500
The Free Design - Kites Are Fun- Limited to 500
Built To Spill - Ultimate Alternative Wavers - Limited to 500
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