Artifactor

Inside The Stone Gossard Summer 1990 Demos

by John Reynolds , Jessica Letkemann on October 13, 2010

Stone’s instrumental demos with Mike, Jeff & Matt yielded PJ music on five albums, hear them and read track-by-track details with the help of Stone himself.

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Welcome Mat – Buy Pearl Jam Here

by John Reynolds on May 3, 2010

Artifactor on the Promotional Floor Mat for “TEN”

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Fan Club Single #3 – You F**kin’ Little What? Part 2

by John Reynolds on December 9, 2009

Deep Dive into Side B of the 1993 Christmas Single

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Fan Club Single #3 – Like An Angel, Part 1

by John Reynolds on December 8, 2009

The beautiful Side A “Angel”: written, recorded, performed and retired.

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VHC Starter Kit – Five items for fan growth

by Jessica Letkemann on July 3, 2007

A curiously cool collection of No-codery appeared in the late 1996 and 1997 issues of the Ten Club newsletter and other mailings under the appealing rubrick of the VHC Starter Kit.

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“I Love You” Promo CD: On Tour with Pearl Jam

by John Reynolds , Jessica Letkemann on March 21, 2006

This sampler from the band “I Love You” helps us uncover early Pearl Jam concert dates from 1991.

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2006 Latin America Show Translations

by John Reynolds on February 21, 2006

Fan translations from the 2006 tour of Latin America

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Fan Club Single #2: Sorry Rudolph

by Jessica Letkemann , John Reynolds on December 15, 2005

By the time Pearl Jam turned two at the end of 1992, turntables were well on their way to being only the domain of audiophiles, DJs, and old-schoolers and band fan clubs were mostly nostalgia. But the young band had other ideas. They’d sent their fan club the same holiday gift in 1991 that the Beatles had back in the day: an exclusive 45rpm single with their greetings on the b-side. 1992 would be no different.

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Reeeink Roink: “It’s Ok to mess up!”

by John Reynolds on August 24, 2005

What makes a Pearl Jam collectible “valuable”? The “Reeenk Roink” promo CD boasts neither unreleased music nor eye catching graphics; but its rarity, odd name, handcrafted manufacturing and place in PJ history have made it one of the handful of “holy grail” collectibles. What is Reeenk Roink? TFT and PJ collector Seth Dolled take a closer look.

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Fan Club Single #1: Band’s First Christmas

by John Reynolds on December 15, 2004

TFT takes a deep dive into one of the “original” artifactors: the first Fan Club Christmast Single

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