The second volume of Revenant and Third Man's gargantuan Paramount records project arrives in November. The Rise And Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two covers the years 1928–32, and includes recordings by Skip James, Charley Patton, Son House and hundreds more, across six LPs pressed to white vinyl, and a USB stick which contains 800 songs.
Also in the box is a hardcover book and a collection of ads for the label taken from the Chicago Defender, plus a book containing bios and catalogue information for each artist. Whereas the previous case, the 'Wonder Cabinet', was housed in a velvet lined oak box, the second volume comes in an aluminium case, modelled after a 1930s art deco portable phonograph player.
The second volume of the Paramount box set will be out on 18 November. More details here.