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  1. saw this bad boy in the shop yesterday. I don't usually dig Cannondale and their left field approach but this looked potent plus lights and bumper protection integrated into the frame. at $2.7k tho... including a few pedestrian components like breaks and BB https://www.cannondale.com/en-au/bikes/active/urban/bad-boy/bad-boy-1?sku=c33100m10sm
  2. on my daily commute into the CBD I pref to share the road with traffic vs the river side walkways which are just too random. road traffic rarely gets above 40 km/h (even when the limit is set at 60) and cars etc. yes you have to be confident and balance assertiveness and courtesy but on the whole obey rules and are more predictable than e-scooters, pedestrians with headphones, dogs, tourists and walking clubs. plus there's johnny come lycra-clad lately who thinks the congested paths are his personal raceway
  3. can you expand further on what you mean by "suit" it well? just so we can focus discussion
  4. this has been getting a fair amount of rotation of late Olympia (11) - Flamingo LP, Album, Ltd, Mag EMI 7746238 2019 Australia
  5. i think there's a wide perception those scratches and pops etc. is normal, its what vinyl all is about - we suffer for our art. they don't realize that even a half descent budget set-up with a clean disk will be free from that "lovely warm fuzz with the clicks and pops that lets you know you're listening to vinyl"
  6. hello and welcome hope you enjoy yourself see you around
  7. cheers, will add to the reading list I'm reading that book "how music works" by David Bryne of Talking Heads. he makes mention of recording there. I was also reading about the recording of Brother's in Arms also at some Caribbean island - but its seems not specifically at Compass Pint for that album. seems tropical islands were all the vogue for recording at that time
  8. The Legendary Flower Punk ‎– Zen Variations everything but vocals - funky progressive psychedelic with a twist of jazz fusion (they're a Russian experimental group...)
  9. Not that I've done much listening to Grace Jones but they say the production on these records is really something how are you finding this release? Back to Black can be hit and miss I've found.
  10. lovely easy going yet dark at times pop, driven by nice clean guitars, bass and piano/synth edit : this is a cover of the whole Cure album
  11. farout Bob, that sounds real bad and no doubt put several things into a new perspective for Christmas
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