Tuesday, October 4, 2011

This Is What the Calexico Box Set Looks Like

Posted By on Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:00 AM

Steve Seigel teased this box set in a September Soundbites, and now you can stare at it while listening to the wistful sounds of the desert for a minute and a half.

Calexico is proud to announce, Road Atlas 1998-2011, which collects the band’s 8 self-released tour albums in vinyl format for the first time ever (previously only available as CDs at Calexico’s live concerts). As described by journalist Fred Mills, “you hold what the members of Calexico describe as their Road Atlas, and as a kind of alternate musical history of the band, it makes for quite a trip.”

CALEXICO . ROAD ATLAS 1998-2011
Hand Numbered Vinyl Box Set
Limited Edition 1,100 Worldwide
12 Vinyl LPs (Four Single LP Albums, Four Double LP Albums) + Bonus MP3s
40 Page Book — Photos, Handwritten Notes, Liner Notes By Fred Mills
Screen Printed Linen Wrapped Slip Case
Release Date: November 22, 2011

Road Map LP
(originally released on CD, 1999)
Travelall LP
(originally released on CD, 2000)
Aerocalexico 2LP
(originally released on CD, 2011)
Scraping 2LP
(originally released on CD, 2002)
The Book And the Canal 2LP
(originally released on CD, 2005)
Toolbox LP
(originally released on CD, 2007)
Ancienne Blegique . Live In Brussels 2LP
(originally released on CD, 2008)
Circo . A Soundtrack by Calexico LP
(originally released on CD, 2010)

The box can be pre-ordered on the Calexico website. Also, the band will be playing the Rialto Theatre following the All Souls Procession again this year.

[Casa de Calexico]

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