complete story of Slamdek's records and projects are detailed in Slamdek
A to Z, a 220-page chronological book. The book was written by label
founder Scott Ritcher and includes contributions from 30 other writers.
forty-five of Slamdek's releases are discussed in a narrative form,
with track listings, band rosters, anecdotes, excerpts from liner notes,
recording dates, and each band's history as it pertained to the label.
book includes over 250 photographs and illustrations, and comes with
a 21-song compact disc that serves as a sampling of the label's output.
A majority of the disc's tracks are unavailble elsewhere.
A to Z is a fan's encyclopedia and a trainspotter's wet dream.
- Alternative Press
label was integral in documenting one of the most creative times in
Louisville music history. Slamdek A to Z is both the ultimate extension
of the Slamdek philosophy and its crowning moment."
- Louisville Courier-Journal
history of this label is an interesting read. You will dig this book."
- Punk Planet
completely overwhelmed by the detail of it all. If you want to see
how a punk scene formed, live, and [was] passed on, this is a great
documentary of such. From punk rock field hockey teams to riots, you'll
read about it all."
- Change Zine