Rodriguez gets reissued on cassette

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:

MAY 13

Rodriguez - Cold Fact - Limited to 1,000

Rodriguez - Coming From Reality - Limited to 1,000

MAY 20

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

MAY 27

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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