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Oh Sees releasing a box set of their albums on 8-Track cartridges

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Oh Sees are putting out a box set with 12 of their albums…on 8-Track. Really. The format, which peaked in the mid-’70s, is now home to albums The Master’s Bedroom Is Worth Spending A Night In, Help, Castlemania, Carrion Crawler/The Dream EP, Putrifiers II, Floating Coffin, Drop, Mutilator Defeated at Last, A Weird Exits, Orc, Memory of a Cut Off Head, and Smote Reverser. Every 8-track cart in this collection was reconditioned by hand from 40+ year old cartridges and each album is on a specific color and hand numbered cartridge.

Housed in a box featuring new artwork by longtime collaborator Elzo Durt, Oh Sees/Thee Oh Sees/OCS: The 8-Track Collection also comes with box also comes with a 36-page fanzine, a 5×7 photo signed by Oh Sees main man John Dwyer, plus iron-on patches, pins and stickers. It took them a year to put this to put the 100 box sets together, 60 of which are for sale to the public. Says main Oh See John Dwyer: “Niche? Yes. Substantial? Yes. Fucking cool? We think so.”

Preorders are available Monday, November 25 at 10 AM Pacific. You can read more of Dwyer’s press release for the box set, and listen to a stream of “Beat Quest” (from Smote Reverser) below.

Oh Sees rolled though Brooklyn back in October on their tour for new album Face Stabber.

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collectors beware
your gathering of arms is dangerously close to incomplete
the wizard has shook his crooked stick and *poof*
a thing of beauty
12 selected full albums from the discography of john dwyer’s oh sees, thee oh sees and OCS
ranging from 2008-2018
the meat of the beast
this touring machine has time machined back in time to plant their kisses upon a plethora..no, a rainbow of 8 track cartridges
professionally dubbed and packaged beautifully (fest your peeled peepers on the pictures below)
with art by ELZO DURT ( ocs live, carrion crawler artist)
flourished with fan zine, iron-on patch pins and stickers

its a tank
had to search through many dimensions to unearth this arcana
and it took a master to wrangle it all into shape for this very special and limited release
niche? yes
substantial ? yes
fucking cool?
we think so

cheers big ears
jpd

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