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How good is this album, Peter Gabriel - So. British pressing.

 

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Spinning some new second hand vinyl this arvo.  Currently enjoying:

 

Time to taste bass

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20 minutes ago, KRSDarwin said:

Spinning some new second hand vinyl this arvo.  Currently enjoying:

 

Time to taste bass


I see it comes with a caution / warning sign 

Whats that about 

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Yep, says “The bass frequencies on this album may blow out cheap stereo systems”. Funnily enough, the bass ain’t that heavy, nothing compared to Fun “We are young” or Macklemore “Downtown”. My Studio 100s do tight deep bass amazingly well and the prime seating position is in a standing wave, so was hoping for a bit more given the warning.

 

All up however, not a bad listen. 

Cheers 

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Since it’s that time of the year

In past years I usually play the Bing Crosby Christmas songs LP 

But this year I have decided to go French ( why not I say ) it’s the language of love 

 

This album is called - Chantez Et Dansez Les Noels 

 

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6 hours ago, TDK said:

 

Yep this is the pressing I was referring to earlier, it's a great press with killer mastering.

 

Good example why I love Japanese vinyl so much.

 

Like A Prayer Jap Pressing isn't bad (not worth its crazy price unless you're a collector), but this is the best sounding of the earlier releases.

 

interesting to know - I thought Like A Prayer would be as good as this. Would be nice to get it one day though to have the set of 4 from the 80s in Jap Pressings 🙂

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Hi All

 

Radiohead, The King Of Limbs

 

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JJ

 

 

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Hi All,

 

CCR, Chronicle

 

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Tracklist:
A1    Susie Q    4:36
A2    I Put A Spell On You    4:30
A3    Proud Mary    3:07
A4    Bad Moon Rising    2:18
B1    Lodi    3:10
B2    Green River    2:32
B3    Commotion    2:41
B4    Down On The Corner    2:39
B5    Fortunate Son    2:18
B6    Travelin' Band    2:06
C1    Who'll Stop The Rain    2:27
C2    Up Around The Bend    2:41
C3    Run Through The Jungle    3:05
C4    Lookin' Out My Back Door    2:31
C5    Long As I Can See The Light    3:33
D1    I Heard It Through The Grapevine    3:52
D2    Have You Ever Seen The Rain?    2:39
D3    Hey Tonight    2:43
D4    Sweet Hitch-Hiker    2:57
D5    Someday Never Comes    3:59

 

JJ

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5 hours ago, Rocketfrogs said:

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This looks good !!

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Prince - Around The World in a Day -

US Pressing - 1985.

also lucky enough to have the new release: 1999 Boxed Set (5 x CD and 1 x DVD to indulge in some Purple as well 💜)

 

 

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I have been looking for this album for ages. Finally managed to get a copy. Chic Risqué 

 

I love how the needles dance on Good Times :)593DCE18-63FB-4C3A-B474-ABF987AEBDBC.thumb.jpeg.0d97e77b9e4be9e1e61585e6be532655.jpeg

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Black Sabbath - Paranoid

Enjoying my first day of annual leave. I could get used to this.

 

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Ted Nugent - Double Live Gonzo

 

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Hi All,

21 minutes ago, Rustee said:

Black Sabbath - Paranoid

Enjoying my first day of annual leave. I could get used to this.

I've been 'on holidays' for coming up 10 years, some days you wish you were working 😉

 

Harmonia, Documents

 

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Review from: https://www.progarchives.com/

 

In the '90's, long after their heyday, and shortly after the close of the post-punk era in which they were first deified, the krautrock bands found themselves the darlings of various music collectors as well as EDM producers looking for inspiration. It was this climate that saw, for one, Harmonia getting their day in the sun, with "Tracks and Traces" dropping in '97, finally allowing their sessions with Brian Eno to be listened to by hordes of hungry fans. Surprisingly, though, it would take longer for some of their other archival material to surface - a collection of live recordings only surfaced in 2007, and only now have we this collection. These tracks represent the carefully recorded and preserved high quality tapes of a one Asmus Tietchens, a massive fan of tapes, Cluster, Neu, and Harmonia from Hamburg who recorded two live shows Harmonia did with Mani Neumeier of Guru Guru on drums in 1975 at different clubs in that city, and who also got his hands on rare tapes of Harmonia studio tracks from the same year. They have now been released in limited amounts to the listening public.
The first studio track, "Tiki-Taka", is a unique beast in the Harmonia discography, a dark track filed to the brim with skittering instruments, including a never before or since used by them nagoja harp. This alone makes "Documents" a revelatory release, showing a never before seen part of the supergroup's creative consciousness. Its studio cousin is "Proto-Deluxe", a standard though as usual fun and relaxing cut of theirs. The other revelations come from the live cuts, which merge their electronic styles and experiments with psychkraut jamming that compares to live Floyd and the first Ash Ra Tempel album. This is another very different side of the band. Altogether, this is a revealing and excellent little collection, proving once and for all the varied, versatile, and enduring creativity of these legendary musicians
.

 

JJ

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Post war UK singalong songs

 

This is 

Artist - Max Bygraves 

Title - Smile 


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The Police - Synchronicity.

 

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Nirvana - Unplugged.

 

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3 hours ago, Janjuc said:

Hi All,

 

CCR, Chronicle

 

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Tracklist:
A1    Susie Q    4:36
A2    I Put A Spell On You    4:30
A3    Proud Mary    3:07
A4    Bad Moon Rising    2:18
B1    Lodi    3:10
B2    Green River    2:32
B3    Commotion    2:41
B4    Down On The Corner    2:39
B5    Fortunate Son    2:18
B6    Travelin' Band    2:06
C1    Who'll Stop The Rain    2:27
C2    Up Around The Bend    2:41
C3    Run Through The Jungle    3:05
C4    Lookin' Out My Back Door    2:31
C5    Long As I Can See The Light    3:33
D1    I Heard It Through The Grapevine    3:52
D2    Have You Ever Seen The Rain?    2:39
D3    Hey Tonight    2:43
D4    Sweet Hitch-Hiker    2:57
D5    Someday Never Comes    3:59

 

JJ

And the best presenter of 2019 (drum role please) goes to...... JJ.

Man you go beyond the call of duty with your insightful information.

Much appreciated your imput this year. Closely followed by everyone elses. It sure has cost me a lot of money, but a lot of joy finding new artists; especially Prog.

 

Merry Christmas and a great New Year to all my good friends on this forum and Stereo Net in general.

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1 hour ago, awayward said:

Ted Nugent - Double Live Gonzo

 

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When l first heard TN back in the early 70s, he completely blew me away. I had heard nothing like it.

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1 hour ago, Janjuc said:

Hi All,

I've been 'on holidays' for coming up 10 years, some days you wish you were working 😉

 

Harmonia, Documents

 

Harmonia.jpg.729ea7d2045fc763b3dbcf92eabfad20.jpg

 

Review from: https://www.progarchives.com/

 

In the '90's, long after their heyday, and shortly after the close of the post-punk era in which they were first deified, the krautrock bands found themselves the darlings of various music collectors as well as EDM producers looking for inspiration. It was this climate that saw, for one, Harmonia getting their day in the sun, with "Tracks and Traces" dropping in '97, finally allowing their sessions with Brian Eno to be listened to by hordes of hungry fans. Surprisingly, though, it would take longer for some of their other archival material to surface - a collection of live recordings only surfaced in 2007, and only now have we this collection. These tracks represent the carefully recorded and preserved high quality tapes of a one Asmus Tietchens, a massive fan of tapes, Cluster, Neu, and Harmonia from Hamburg who recorded two live shows Harmonia did with Mani Neumeier of Guru Guru on drums in 1975 at different clubs in that city, and who also got his hands on rare tapes of Harmonia studio tracks from the same year. They have now been released in limited amounts to the listening public.
The first studio track, "Tiki-Taka", is a unique beast in the Harmonia discography, a dark track filed to the brim with skittering instruments, including a never before or since used by them nagoja harp. This alone makes "Documents" a revelatory release, showing a never before seen part of the supergroup's creative consciousness. Its studio cousin is "Proto-Deluxe", a standard though as usual fun and relaxing cut of theirs. The other revelations come from the live cuts, which merge their electronic styles and experiments with psychkraut jamming that compares to live Floyd and the first Ash Ra Tempel album. This is another very different side of the band. Altogether, this is a revealing and excellent little collection, proving once and for all the varied, versatile, and enduring creativity of these legendary musicians
.

 

JJ

Have not worked for 3 years. Dont miss it at all. But sure miss the money.

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Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy.

 

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Acquired today when pre-Xmas shopping, great tracks but terrible detritus on the new vinyl. You would think for the price you pay it would be much better final quality control 
 

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25 minutes ago, KRSDarwin said:

Acquired today when pre-Xmas shopping, great tracks but terrible detritus on the new vinyl. You would think for the price you pay it would be much better final quality control 


Unfortunately the art of record making needs to be relearned 

That goes for mixing for record as well as making them 

 

I’m sure that in the past - workers in record pressing plants had to go through an apprenticeship 

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