Fecal Matter ‎– Illiteracy Will Prevail

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Xerox-Clone

Xerox-Clone

June 26, 2018
referencing Illiteracy Will Prevail, 2xLP, Unofficial, Pea, 188FMIWP

Don't buy this. Its just some moron who took a Flac File off of Reddit and pressed it onto vinyl. *wink*
lalsnechella

lalsnechella

February 14, 2018
referencing Before Nirvana... The 1985 Kurt Cobain Hometape, LP, Ltd, Unofficial, Mar, TAKRL 2013-02
Why would anyone listen to this on vinyl? The quality will always be terrible because it is sourced from a crappy cassette tape that Kurt made over 30 years ago. There is no official version and you got ripped off if you paid for it.
GonzoZoltard

GonzoZoltard

January 9, 2018
referencing Illiteracy Will Prevail, 2xLP, Unofficial, Pea, 188FMIWP

I purchased a copy of this yesterday when I stumbled across it at a record store...I was floored as I've been wanting a good copy of this for over 25 years now...I was even more floored to find out the 2 discs were pressed with two different shades of swirled fecal brown wax! They really look amazing..I'm a HUGE Nirvana/Kurdt fan and I've heard several different versions of this thru the years and every one sounded pretty awful quality wise...and I'm pretty positive I've never heard it in its complete and proper form till now as 4-5 of the tracks sounded completely new to me...and the entire recording sounds just about as clear and crisp as you could ever expect a 4 track recording to sound, I was especially taken by how crystal Kurdts vocals sound..everything else could stand to be mixed a little higher and I couldn't imagine what some of this would sound like had a real recording engineer been at the controls...there were some neat and interesting suprises here, being the huge fan I am it made me laugh, cry, and bob my head along to the tracks. Kurdts vocals sound great and even hilarious at times, you can really hear him trying to find the sound that would grow into the powerful, abrassive, beautiful and poppy monster Nirvana would later become...some of the solos on this recording are phenomenal! You can almost invision an 18 year old Kurt setting on his bed practicing and honing his solo skills with a huge smile on his face...you can hear a wide range of influences coming thru in his guitar playing and vocals, particularly bands like the Butthole Surfers, Led Zeppelin, Black Flag, Black Sabbath, Devo, and the Bad Brains...its very child like at times, almost innocent as well and that put a huge smile on my face😀👍...I haven't been this excited about a record purchase in a long time, $26 bucks well spent...its amazing that after listening to this band for as long as
I have theres still a few suprises left for me...incredible!...I dont know who is responsible for getting a higher quality version of this recording to a record pressing plant, apparently somewhere in Italy, but I for one can say I am extremely pleased and happy with the end results and would like to send out a huge thank you to the partie(s) involved!...if you see this dont hesitate to pick it up...you will not be disapointed.😃👍👍👍👍👍
matchfan

matchfan

October 17, 2017
referencing Illiteracy Will Prevail, 2xLP, Unofficial, Pea, 188FMIWP

This is the best commercial release to get the FM demo. Don’t even consider any others, as they are all incomplete and far inferior.
Booj1Boy

Booj1Boy

October 17, 2017
referencing Illiteracy Will Prevail, 2xLP, Unofficial, Pea, 188FMIWP
I've seen two copies of these at the indie record store, so they are out in the wild.
preserver7777

preserver7777

January 16, 2017
referencing Before Nirvana... The 1985 Kurt Cobain Hometape, LP, Ltd, Unofficial, Mar, TAKRL 2013-02
2 songs sound great, 2 sound ok and the rest sounds like craaap....!
Best to wait for another version comes along. What a waste of the vinyl format.
jhiejhie

jhiejhie

December 2, 2016
edited over 2 years ago
referencing Illiteracy Will Prevail, CD, Ltd, Unofficial, 19851986

I bought this great record on a flea market from a record-dealer...this one has a very good sound quality!!!!!!
Every track is audible!!!
AWESOME RECORD!!!!!!!!WHO MADE IT??PUT THIS ON WAX!!!!!
billyhurst

billyhurst

February 2, 2016
referencing Before Nirvana... The 1985 Kurt Cobain Hometape, LP, Unofficial, TAKRL 2013-02
this version contains only two listenable tracks - Sound Of Dentage and Spank Thru appear to be mastered from half decent digital sources, the rest sounds like it was taped on a dictaphone inside somebody's jacket. such a shame when there have been fairly decent FLACs doing the rounds for years. somebody do a good vinyl version!
klebolder

klebolder

July 6, 2015
referencing Before Nirvana... The 1985 Kurt Cobain Hometape, LP, Ltd, Unofficial, Mar, TAKRL 2013-02
Only 4 of the songs that are actually on the original demo tape is found here in decent audio quality. How hard can it be to reproduce all the songs? Blathers Log is incomplete and in shitty quality, as is Downer. A disappointment.