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Old 02-07-2014, 21:21   #81
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Nice. How does it sound? Always good when I see analogue masters..
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Old 02-07-2014, 23:26   #82
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Sounded good on my first spin. I wish they'd have given Momentary Lapse Of Reason this sort of treatment, though.
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Old 03-07-2014, 12:06   #83
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I haven't opened it yet. All my PF remaster vinyls have had static problems. I don't have a good way to clean records at the moment.

I am just glad to to have the full album on vinyl now. Up to now I have been playing this one which sounds excellent but they made the album fit on one record.



I bought the High Hopes Single a long time ago.




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Old 03-07-2014, 12:23   #84
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In nominally related news, Rough Trade are going to be opening a shop in Nottingham, with plans to open elsewhere too. Obviously feel that a certain kind of record shop can flourish where others have struggled. Imagine there are a few indies not best pleased.
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Old 03-07-2014, 19:15   #85
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If they charge the same sort of prices as they do in the one in Notting Hill, the indies in Nottingham, if there are any left since my days of spending a few happy hours in Selectadisc, won't have to worry much.
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Old 03-12-2014, 09:37   #86
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8 album T.REX vinyl boxset being given away over on the music site

http://music.thedigitalfix.com/conte...yl-boxset.html
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Hi Guys

Shamefully I've only just jumped on the Vinyl bandwagon. I treat myself to a Pro-Ject Essential II at Christmas after reading good reviews. Knowing nothing about Vinyl I struggled to set the Turntable up and I was ready to give up with all the counterweight business but eventually got it right. And damn was it worth it! In all my 32 years I cannot believe I haven't done so sooner. So far I've purchased a few of my favourite albums but definitely will be buying MORE - music sounds so much better to me than CD. So far I have

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today
Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
National - Alligator
Panda Bear - Person Pitch
Pantha Du Prince - Black Noise
Slint - Spiderland

(have Madvillainy - 10th Ann. reissue and D'Angelo's new 'un on pre-order)

http://vinylmeplease.com/52-best-alb...-own-on-vinyl/.

I found this article particular interesting as it contains a lot more of my favourites - (Pink Floyd, Beastie Boys, Beatles, Portishead, Radiohead, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes etc.) which I will no doubt be spending my money on in the near future.

Anyone care to add or recommend any others?

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Old 09-01-2015, 22:23   #88
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Jack White's album, Lazaretto is terrific fun. Full of little quirks.

http://pitchfork.com/news/55075-jack...ore-fun-stuff/

Other than that, it depends entirely what you like.

Random Access Memories is one of the best sounding vinyl editions around, and is a showcase for just how good a properly mastered album can be.

You might also want to investigate Shellac - last album, Dude Incredible, sounds absolutely fantastic on vinyl, but you can't go wrong with any of them really. It also comes with a CD so you can compare and contrast
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Beatles in Mono..
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Don't be scared of second hand! There are millions of perfectly serviceable copies of Rumours out there - no need to lay down Ł20 on a new copy.
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On the subject of second hand, Discogs is a good place to pick up copies of things you'll never otherwise find.
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Over the Christmas period I spent ages looking for my old Technics Turntable, I was convinced it was in the attic but I had no luck in finding it. I was certain it had not been sold or thrown out, so with a shed load of old records dusted down and just sitting there I decided to buy a new turntable.

It's been a pleasure to listen to them again but for me it's not just the sound in fact I still prefer the convenience of CD/Digital and while crackles, pops and the odd skip are part of the vinyl experience it's not something I missed. No for me it's the act of holding a physical product, ok we still get some artwork and a booklet with CDs but it can never compete with a gorgeous gatefold vinyl.

Having already bought a couple of vinyl box sets I'm trying to resist the temptation to purchase more that I don't really need. That said there's a couple of albums that are in such bad shape that could do with replacing.
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You only live once Bish What TT did you buy?

I think Vinyl and Digital are great bedfellows. Stream for convenience, vinyl to appreciate.

I was shocked at how large the vinyl section in my local HMV has got, it's all but obliterated the video game section.
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I didn't want to spend a lot of money for what might be a few weeks nostalgia so I went with a Pro-Ject Elemental which is basic entry level TT if you discount the really cheap ones. Overall I'm pretty happy with it and I can always upgrade.

I was contemplating going down the second hand route and picking up something worth a bit more but at least with a new one I wouldn't have any issues and every TT I bid on or came across went for good money. With vinyl sort of back in fashion the days of getting a real bargain have gone unless you happen to be lucky.
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Anyone here a member of a vinyl subscription service?

I really like the look of this Fugees release but I bet customs would sting and it's not particularly cheap for international subscribers.

http://vinylmeplease.com/record-of-the-month/
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That does look good Robby, but as you say its not cheap.

Maybe worth sending them a PM on Facebook about how they mark up the records for delivery recording customs.
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A few people on Twittter have said they weren't charged and one that did had future releases marked as a gift.

Have gone for a 3 month trial, that Fugees release was too tempting. Will see how it goes.
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I didn't want to spend a lot of money for what might be a few weeks nostalgia so I went with a Pro-Ject Elemental which is basic entry level TT if you discount the really cheap ones. Overall I'm pretty happy with it and I can always upgrade.

I was contemplating going down the second hand route and picking up something worth a bit more but at least with a new one I wouldn't have any issues and every TT I bid on or came across went for good money. With vinyl sort of back in fashion the days of getting a real bargain have gone unless you happen to be lucky.
Always failing to spot a bargain, I bought a second hand (and supposedly serviced) Technics SL-23, but that turned out to be a lemon. Going to buy a new turntable instead and be done with the older tech, plug 'n play from now on.
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Very happy with my Project Elemental, sounds great.

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Sainsburys are selling vinyl records!
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