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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
W-1020 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(LP, Album) Worthy Records (2) W-1020 US 1972 Sell This Version
W-1020 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(LP, Album, RE, 180) Worthy Records (2) W-1020 US 2003 Sell This Version
W-1020 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(CD, Album, RE) Worthy Records (2) W-1020 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
STRUT129LPB Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(3xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat) Strut, Worthy Records (2) STRUT129LPB UK 2017 Sell This Version
STRUT129CD, none Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(CD, Album, Promo, RE) Strut, Worthy Records (2) STRUT129CD, none UK 2017 Sell This Version
STRUTCDJ-129 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(CD, Album, RE) Strut STRUTCDJ-129 Japan 2017 Sell This Version
STRUT129CD Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(CD, Album, RE, RM) Strut STRUT129CD UK 2017 Sell This Version
STRUT129LP, W-1020 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(LP, Album, RE, RM) Strut, Worthy Records (2) STRUT129LP, W-1020 UK 2017 Sell This Version
W-1020 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(LP, Album, RE) Worthy Records (2) W-1020 US Unknown Sell This Version
W-1020 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(LP, Album, RE) Worthy Records (2) W-1020 US Unknown Sell This Version
W-1020 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(LP, Album, RE) Worthy Records (2) W-1020 US Unknown Sell This Version
W-1020 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(LP, Album, RE, Col) Worthy Records (2) W-1020 US Unknown Sell This Version
W-1020 Mulatu Astatke Mulatu Of Ethiopia(LP, Album, RE, W/Lbl) Worthy Records (2) W-1020 US Unknown Sell This Version

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brandenm

brandenm

October 19, 2018
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, 3xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat, STRUT129LPB
100% percent agree. The mono alone mix is worth the price of admission.
BumpnGrind

BumpnGrind

August 20, 2018
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, LP, Album, RE, 180, W-1020
Does anyone know if this version also has the label misprint for track 3. Dewel. On the record it's listed as Da-Wol
Bradx

Bradx

February 7, 2018
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, 3xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat, STRUT129LPB

One of the best pressed records I've heard recently. Sounds fantastic. The mono mix is really punchy with a ton of bottom-end bass power.
No crackles, pops or clicks either... super quiet pressing. If more new records were as good as this I'd buy without hesitation... as it is my vinyl purchasing days are more or less drawing to an end.
jchristiananderson

jchristiananderson

November 27, 2017
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, 3xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat, STRUT129LPB
For any US based buyers having trouble finding this, Bull Moose has copies for $37 shipped. You can find them here:

http://www.bullmoose.com/p/24990063/mulatu-astatke-mulatu-of-ethiopia-3lp-6-panel-gatefold-w-download-cod
mkrzych

mkrzych

October 31, 2017
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, LP, Album, RE, RM, STRUT129LP, W-1020

Very nicely done reissue. Nice packaging, but I don't like tri-fold sleeves, no practical, but beside that good pressing quality and sound. I agree that mono mix sounds the best and third record with outtakes is also not boring and actually worth to listen to as well. Timeless classic IMHO.
burnedshoes

burnedshoes

September 19, 2017
edited about 1 year ago
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, LP, Album, RE, RM, STRUT129LP, W-1020

Could anyone who owns it give more information about this release (matrix/runout, photos of labels & backcover, description), thank you! I think I own this version, here's the info:
Matrix/Rounout / Side A: -42710- STRUT129LPB-A
Matrix/Rounout / Side A: -42710- STRUT129LPB-B
Barcode: 7 30003 31291 5
Sticker on front: "Official reissue of classic 1972 Ethio jazz LP featuring new interview with Mulatu Astatke. Remastered by The Carvery. Pressed by Pallas *STRUT Logo*"
Honeyman

Honeyman

September 10, 2017
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, LP, Album, W-1020
On his bandcamp, the label says :"Strut present the first official reissue of a landmark album in the field of African music, Mulatu Astatke’s ‘Mulatu Of Ethiopia’ from 1972".
So it seems this a total legit reissue. I think Strut is a serious company. I can be wrong...
Right, the mono LP is really good, better than the stereo one.
Love this release.
AntoineW.

AntoineW.

August 1, 2017
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, 3xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat, STRUT129LPB
Yes I agree too. The mono really shines compared to the stereo, it sounds like it was recorded during this decade !
ErikTheViking

ErikTheViking

July 22, 2017
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, LP, Album, RE, RM, STRUT129LP, W-1020
Is this the stereo or mono master mix? Anyone that hasn't heard the mono mix needs to - it's crisper, fatter and much heavier!!
antlover

antlover

June 6, 2017
referencing Mulatu Of Ethiopia, 3xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat, STRUT129LPB

The mono pressing is much better in sound profile than the stereo mix.