Chris Larson: Land Speed Record (also the title of the artist’s exhibition at the Walker Art Center), titled after the seminal live album by acclaimed local punk band Hüsker Dü recorded in Minneapolis at the 7th St Entry on August 15, 1981.
Clear vinyl LP containing a duplicate version of Hüsker Dü’s original drum track played by Yousif Del Valle and recorded live at 7th St Entry in April 2016.
Hand signed inside by Larson.
12.5 x 12.5 inches
Published by the Walker Art Center, the album serves as the catalogue for Larson’s exhibition and includes liner notes by Walker exhibition curator Siri Engberg, Walker artistic director Fionn Meade, independent curator Dieter Roelstraete, and Rev. Russell Rathbun, a writer and founding preacher at the St. Paul–based church House of Mercy.
The LP was released on August 15, 2016, the 35th anniversary of Hüsker Dü’s Land Speed Record.