Dig Me Out - The 90s rock podcast

#439: Spiderland by Slint

June 11, 2019

The 1991 album Spiderland by Slint has taken on icon status since release, the bridge between Sonic Youth noise, Velvet Underground drone, Joy Division dread and the 1990s wave of post, math, indie and other alternative rock sub-genres. Like so many revered albums discovered via slow burn over years thanks to the accolades of musicians and rock journalists, the influence of Spiderland can be heard in bits and pieces in dozens of bands, yet tracing them back to the source leads us to a perplexing conclusion - what happens when an album of modest creation becomes mythic when listening with fresh years decades after the release?

 

Songs In This Episode:

 

Intro - Breadcrumb Trail

8:49 - Good Morning Captain

25:06 - Nosferatu Man

35:33 - Washer

Outro - For Dinner...

 

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