Tuesday, November 12, 2013

FANTASTIC Pixies Minotaur Boxed Set For Sale! $300

"It's two feet tall and looks like the Monolith from 2001: A Space Odyssey." -- Pitchfork

Hey Pixies fans: the FANTASTIC Pixies 'Minotaur' Boxed Set could be yours for a mere 300 bucks! The limited edition archival set would make a KILLER holiday gift. Read more about it below, and drop us a message, or ask us in the store to make arrangements. 

It includes all five Pixies' studio albums (Come on Pilgrim, Surfer Rosa, Doolittle, Bossanova, and Trompe le Monde) in the following formats: 24k gold plated CD's; five 12" - 180 gram virgin vinyl LP's cut from the original analog tapes; Blu-ray audio mastered for 5.1 surround sound and 2 channel stereo at 24/192; DVD mastered for 5.1 surround sound and 2 channel stereo at 24/96. Also included is the previously unreleased Pixies 1991 live performance from Brixton, on both Blu-ray and DVD, mastered for 5.1 surround sound at 24/192 and 24/96, respectively. All discs are housed in a custom designed folio.

In addition to reinterpreting all of the original album covers, Oliver's and Larbalestier's extensive work is featured in a 96-page fine art book, measuring 22" x 14" inches, and an additional 54-page book, measuring 7.75" x 8.25". Also included is a 12" x 19.5" giclee print of the duo's work, and two double-sided fold-out posters measuring 48" x 36."

Each copy of the Limited Edition is individually numbered, and hand-signed by every member of the Pixies and Vaughan Oliver.

Gargantuan custom clamshell container measuring 24x16x4 inches

"resembles the Monolith from the classic film 2001: A Space Odyssey," according to a press release. Good god!

Art Book detail

Signature page

Giclee (fine art print) with archival paper covering

Giclee (fine art print) without archival covering

Box contents underneath book: 5 LPs in custom case on left, CDs in custom case on right

LPs with re-designed sleeves

Edition number

Gold CD

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