Animal Collective ‎– Merriweather Post Pavilion

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Domino USA ‎– DNO 219, Domino USA ‎– DNO219
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, 180 Gram Gatefold
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Deluxe 2xLP 180 gram gatefold vinyl.

Catalog # appears as "DNO 219" on sticker and "DNO219" on labels.

Includes full album download. Some copies were sold with a separate and individually-numbered promotional code card limited to 5000 copies, that gives access to two songs from a live set in L.A. on 9/18/2007 once you register with and sign-in to the label's website.

All songs published by Rough Trade Publishing except C3 by Rough Trade Publishing/Melt 2000
Jaw harp sample in C3 is taken from the recording "Yitileni" by Madosini, the mother of traditional African tales and legends, from the album Power To The Women, courtesy of Melt 2000, South Africa.

℗ + © 2009 Domino Recordings Co. Ltd.
Made in the USA

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  • Barcode (Sticker): 801390021916
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): DNO 219 A S-67560 WIGLP 216 A-1 DGN
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): DNO 219 B S-67561 WIGLP 216 B-1 SALT
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): DNO 219 C re S-67562 WIGLP 216 C-2 POD
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): DNO 219 D re S-67563 WIGLP 216 D-2 SALT

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
WIGCD216 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion(CD, Album) Domino WIGCD216 UK & Europe 2009 Sell This Version
WIGLP216 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion(2xLP, Album, Dlx, 180) Domino WIGLP216 UK & Europe 2009 Sell This Version
DNO 219CD, DNO 219 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion(CD, Album) Domino USA, Domino USA DNO 219CD, DNO 219 US 2009 Sell This Version
WIGCD216J, HSE-10085 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion(CD, Album) Domino, Hostess Entertainment Unlimited WIGCD216J, HSE-10085 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
WIGCD216, acrtmix1cd Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion (CD, Album + CD, Comp, Ltd, P/Unofficial, Car) Domino, Rough Trade WIGCD216, acrtmix1cd UK 2009 Sell This Version

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I.DIG.WAX

I.DIG.WAX

December 8, 2017

Definitely one to put on when you can give it your full attention. Close your eyes, focus in and listen, and let it take you somewhere else.
jwages

jwages

October 13, 2017
My copy of this release has modest surface noise and some occasional clicks and pops (not cleaned). The sound stage is very wide and open. The high frequencies are crisp and slightly bright. Bottom end is punchy but somewhat thin. Listening in 2.1 improves this. The vocals are slightly flat - perhaps as intended. The recording provides a lot of interesting detail and overall this pressing has a warm tone with the vocals being slightly cooler. I wish the vocals were warmer and fuller. (Rega Planar 3, Exact 2 cart, PSE Studio SL, Linn LK85, Linn interconnects, Linn Katans, - Linn Sizmik 12.45" for 2.1 - )
TheAmnesiacKid

TheAmnesiacKid

June 9, 2017
Unfortunately, my copy is flat and muddy as many others have reported here.
gravbong

gravbong

May 13, 2017

I have a recent copy of this that's actually quite good. Vinyl's surface noise is quiet, cut is LOUD but that's alright, no tracking problems but my cartridge is properly mounted. I think they started using better vinyl for these at some point, my discs are REALLY heavy, I'd wager closer to 200 grams
ededdedddie

ededdedddie

February 19, 2017

To me, it's their best album. Luckily, I have this pressing that's signed by all of the members
SandvichMann

SandvichMann

August 5, 2016
While this is not super great pressing, it does become excellent once you get the tracking balance set just right. Just a little bit of imbalance makes this record a distorted mess. Once you have it right its a psychedelic beauty that you should play often, especially in summer.
Flan76

Flan76

May 26, 2016
What a garbage pressing. I'm not an audiophile by any means, but even my untrained ears can detect how bad this is. It's so distorted, fuzzy, and overall muffled. 3/10 for the pressing, 10/10 for the music\
cheesndopeWI

cheesndopeWI

September 11, 2015
edited over 3 years ago

great album. vinyl not so good.
studyplenty

studyplenty

September 1, 2015
This came out in 2009.
thisisawildfire

thisisawildfire

November 26, 2014
Is it just me or is Bluish really, really fuzzy?