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Spinning a new purchase (JB HiFi), The Loved Ones "Magic Box" 2019 EU pressing (can't determine origin country), remastered, mono, 180g 'hot pink' vinyl. From their 'Under $30" bin.....sweet!🙂

 

https://www.discogs.com/The-Loved-Ones-Magic-Box/release/13496958

 

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That's a great rekkid there Steve.

 

I sold the original here on SNA a few years back to one lucky member.

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Mixed bag this afternoon

Started with Big Scary - Animals. 

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Then Tori Amos - Little Earthquakes. A wonderful album that is so personal and a great debut.

 

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and now Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend a fantastic album of power pop that is quality from beginning to end. A desert island disc for me.

 

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Cheers

Paul

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Morning All,

 

Listening to Eno and Shields, The Weight of History / Only Once Away My Son whilst having breakfast.

 

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JJ

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Nora Jones ~ Featuring

 

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Tracklist ~
1    –The Little Willies    Love Me    3:51
2    –Foo Fighters Featuring Norah Jones    Virginia Moon    3:51
3    –Sean Bones Featuring Norah Jones    Turn Them    4:03
4    –Willie Nelson Featuring Norah Jones    Baby It's Cold Outside    3:58
5    –Norah Jones And Sasha Dobson    Bull Rider    2:58
6    –Dirty Dozen Brass Band* Featuring Norah Jones And Robert Randolph    Ruler Of My Heart    2:59
7    –El Madmo    The Best Part    3:25
8    –Outkast Featuring Norah Jones    Take Off Your Cool    2:38
9    –Q-Tip Featuring Norah Jones    Life Is Better    4:27
10    –Talib Kweli Featuring Norah Jones    Soon The New Day    4:04
11    –Belle And Sebastian* Featuring Norah Jones    Little Lou, Ugly Jack, Prophet John    4:25
12    –Ray Charles Featuring Norah Jones    Here We Go Again    3:58
13    –Norah Jones Featuring Gillian Welch And David Rawlings    Loretta    3:19
14    –Ryan Adams Featuring Norah Jones    Dear John    4:36
15    –Norah Jones Featuring Dolly Parton    Creepin' In    3:01
16    –Herbie Hancock Featuring Norah Jones    Court & Spark    7:36
17    –Charlie Hunter Featuring Norah Jones    More Than This    4:10
18    –Norah Jones Featuring M. Ward    Blue Bayou    3:43

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Wolfmother "Cosmic Egg" Oz 1st pressing. Aggressive music that suits my mood atm. I'll chill more as the day progresses.....🙂

 

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Hi All

18 hours ago, stevoz said:

Spinning a new purchase (JB HiFi), The Loved Ones "Magic Box" 2019 EU pressing (can't determine origin country), remastered, mono, 180g 'hot pink' vinyl. From their 'Under $30" bin.....sweet!🙂

 

https://www.discogs.com/The-Loved-Ones-Magic-Box/release/13496958

 

https://img.discogs.com/6EoVPs-14JEqwba1mFyDE4pzPU4=/fit-in/599x600/filters:strip_icc():format(jpeg):mode_rgb():quality(90)/discogs-images/R-3524422-1367568822-9489.jpeg.jpg

Have a copy of the original and the remastered, on my main system the newer remastered copy sounds slightly more sibilant.

 

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JJ

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1 hour ago, Janjuc said:

Hi All

Have a copy of the original and the remastered, on my main system the newer remastered copy sounds slightly more sibilant.

 

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JJ

 

The original was in stereo but the remaster is mono. I noticed a bit of sibilance with the remaster too although, overall I was quite satisfied with how this 1967 recording has come up.

 

The Discogs notes for the 2019 remaster state:

 

"Uses the same problematic master as The Loved Ones (2) - Magic Box and The Loved Ones (2) - Magic Box. Only the left channel of the stereo release (The Loved Ones (2) - Magic Box) is used in mono. Note that mono (or stereo) is not mentioned on this release."

 

'Problematic master'......mmmm.🙄 Still happy though.👍

 

 

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Earlier

 

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Recently

 

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Currently

 

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Great rock and roll record

Great singer

Great band 

Clever lyrics 

And engineers who knew how not to get in way of the musicians 

= great sounding record 

The only way to get great sound

Format or stereo system irrelevant 

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Afternoon Folks.

 

Earlier...

 

Rose Tattoo  'Assault & Battery'  1981 Albert Prod. EMI Aust.  Vinyl.

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Merlin  'The Wizard'  2018 Self Released.    Flac download, Name Your Price at BandCamp.

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Prince  'Batman'  1989 Warner Bros Records, USA.  Vinyl.

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22 hours ago, RankStranger said:

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like regular Mogwai without the big crescendos

 

Is that a good thing though?  :D

 

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    Pink Floyd  'The Final Cut'  1983 CBS Records. Made in Aust.  Vinyl.

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