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Various Artists | Mexican Summer: Five Years | Deluxe Hard Cover Book & 10" Vinyl Box Set

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"Since it launched in 2008, Mexican Summer has been at the forefront of at least two cycles in indie music, helping to define the conversation with releases that reverberated well beyond their modest spheres of origin." - Billboard

 

"One of America's premiere indie labels . . . released records from some of the most visionary and respected names in underground music, developing a hard-to-define but easy-to-appreciate aesthetic along the way." - Stereogum

 

256-page deluxe hard cover book celebrating the first five years of Mexican Summer and Software

  • Unique and never-before-seen ephemera from the roster
  • One-time edition of 1,000 numbered copies
  • Includes 10" EP of exclusive music collaborations from Bay Of Pigs (Spiritualized, Soldiers Of Fortune, and Neil Hagerty), Jorge Elbrose (Jorge Elbrecht and Ariel Pink), Autre Ne Veut and Fennesz, Quilt and Bobb Trimble, and The Lonely Sailor and Rene Mendoza Haran (members of Total Control, Lace Curtain & Ashrae Fax)
  • These songs are ONLY available on this 10" EP - not available in any other format!

 

Fall 2013 marks the five-year anniversary of Mexican Summer, and with this milestone comes Mexican Summer: Five Years, a 256-page, 11x11" hard-cover book limited to a one-time edition of 1,000 copies. The book includes unique and unseen art and ephemera, photos and written contributions from a host of Mexican Summer artists.

 

Designed by longtime collaborator Dan Schechter, Mexican Summer: Five Years features an embossed cloth cover, craft paper wrap, three interior paper stocks and an integrated 10" sleeve.

 

The sleeve houses a 10" record of unique collaborations from Bay Of Pigs (Spiritualized, Soldiers Of Fortune, and Neil Hagerty), Jorge Elbrose (Jorge Elbrecht and Ariel Pink), Autre Ne Veut and Fennesz, Quilt and Bobb Trimble, and The Lonely Sailor and Ren_e Mendoza Haran (members of Total Control, Lace Curtain & Ashrae Fax).

There is no digital component.

 

The first and last pressing is only available with the book.

 

 

10" EP Track List:

 

1. Jorge Elbrose (Jorge Elbrecht and Ariel Pink) - Called to Ring

2. Bay Of Pigs (Spiritualized, Soldiers Of Fortune and Neil Hagerty) - Bay Of Pigs

3. Bobb Trimble and Quilt - Starry Eyed Dreamer

4. Autre Ne Veut and Fennesz - Alive

5. The Lonely Sailor and Rene Mendoza Haran (members of Total Control, Lace Curtain and Ashrae Fax) - Holdin' On