Japan & related, Ultravox, Depeche Mode, New Order & Roger Taylor completist. Not interested in collecting every single pressing but certainly interested in collecting all tracks & versions of tracks by these artists.
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publicó un comentario en David Sylvian & Robert Fripp - The First Day. 3 days ago
Not BMG that did the RSD issue: Universal re-released it on the Virgin imprint.
publicó un comentario en Dusty Springfield - A Girl Called Dusty. 24 days ago
This edition is clearly mastered at 44.1khz according to a frequency review and so is likely to have used an existing 16 bit/44.1khz CD master which is disappointing: the record cannot sound any better than whatever CD is has been mastered from.

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publicó un comentario en U2 - Songs Of Innocence. about 1 month ago
Err......it's a download?

Needing seven more words so I can post the reply.....
publicó un comentario en The Clash - Combat Rock. 2 months ago
Sorry - I must be mistaken and Universal (who own EMI which includes Virgin & also Heavenly Records) must be doing it purely because they are lovely guys with no desire to make a buck.

How very silly of me.
publicó un comentario en The Clash - Combat Rock. 2 months ago
Err, every single one of them is a 'marketing gimmick'! Even those 'first time on vinyl since.....' reissues that you mention.
publicó una crítica de Silversun Pickups - Widow's Weeds. 2 months ago
Agree - great pressing of a great production with very low noise. The whole package also feels very solid.
publicó un comentario en Depeche Mode - Black Celebration | The 12" Singles. 2 months ago
None of these releases are 'remastered' - Mute confirm if you check the other box entries if confirmation is required.
publicó un comentario en The Cranberries - In The End. 3 months ago
I'm not blaming you at all & I'm sure they did call it that on the website! Feels like profiteering to me.
publicó un comentario en The Cranberries - In The End. 3 months ago
How can 100 copies really be called a 'Test Pressing'? Test pressings, as we know, are limited to a few copies to test the stampers. This is surely a general white label release that is limited to 100 copies, isn't it?
publicó una crítica de Roxy Music - Roxy Music. 3 months ago
Enjoying the mixes but quite a lot of ingrained dirt & fluff in the record which a cursory clean doesn't get rid of. Accordingly have jumps in a number of places and a well fluffed up stylus.
publicó una crítica de Karen O, Danger Mouse - Lux Prima. 4 months ago
Great design and packaging but despite cleaning in my Okki Nokki there are still too many clicks as the shiny fragments in the vinyl breach the surface.
publicó una crítica de Sparks - No. 1 In Heaven • 40th Anniversary Edition. 5 months ago
I really don't understand why it is so hard to get this album sounding 'right' on vinyl. Whilst this pressing is better than the recent Repertoire releases, it is still lacking: it's noisy, the percussion lacks emphasis and it is muddled. The first ... Ver crítica completa
contribuido Robert Dean / Martin Birke - Triptych. 6 months ago
contribuido Robert Dean / Martin Birke - Triptych. 6 months ago
contribuido Japan - Assemblage. 6 months ago
contribuido Genre Peak - 9 Microspheres. 6 months ago
contribuido Japan - The Very Best Of. 6 months ago
publicó un comentario en Magazine - Real Life. 7 months ago
No idea where it was pressed but the quality is good with very little surface noise.
publicó un comentario en Ultravox - Extended. 8 months ago
From personal knowledge, 500 copies of this version with the 7" single were produced. I have entered this a number of times in the release 'Notes' section but one user keeps on removing my reference to this so am including here.
publicó un comentario en The Goodies - The Goodies Greatest. 8 months ago
Unfortunately misses what, for me, is their best track, 'Sick Man Blues' (b-side of 'Funky Gibbon').
publicó un comentario en Visage - Visage. 8 months ago
Actually I will amend that - can anyone else hear two loud clunks around 19 seconds in 'The Dancer'? They sound - to me - like the electronic kick noise from the first 15 seconds or so has not been faded out properly.
publicó una crítica de Visage - Visage. 8 months ago
Broadly agree with the comments on the remastering: in general it is excellent & makes a refreshing change to not have something clipped & limited to within an inch of it life. There are a few instances where the snare is difficult to pick out in the ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Japan - Tin Drum. 9 months ago
The WAV downloads for this & Gentlemen Take Polaroids are 16/44.1.
publicó un comentario en Japan - Tin Drum. 9 months ago
Some people do get pre-release copies for a variety of reasons......
publicó un comentario en Japan - Gentlemen Take Polaroids. 9 months ago
robst65
Agreed, couldn't be bothered either and would spoil the flow. This pressing is great btw.....nice an quiet. Would like to do a b2b with the half speed just to hear difference if any. Cheers


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contribuido Ultravox - Extended. 9 months ago
contribuido Ultravox - Extended. 9 months ago
contribuido Ultravox - Extended. 9 months ago
contribuido Ultravox - Extended. 9 months ago
contribuido Nothing But Thieves - Broken Machine. 9 months ago
publicó un comentario en Nothing But Thieves - Deluxe Tracks. 9 months ago
Ah - it isn't at their 'shop' but is on their 'merch' link, hence the confusion, Cheers & ordered.
publicó un comentario en Nothing But Thieves - Deluxe Tracks. 9 months ago
Thanks but not when I look at the site - I had checked before too. Can you PM me a link to the item please?
contribuido Ultravox - Extended Special Re-Mix. 9 months ago
publicó un comentario en Nothing But Thieves - Deluxe Tracks. 9 months ago
Some information on stockists would be helpful. Apart from this listing I can't find any information about this release.
publicó un comentario en David Sylvian - Dead Bees On A Cake. 9 months ago
A genuinely funny misprint! Would love a copy for the collection.
publicó un comentario en Japan - Tin Drum. 9 months ago
Please note that the downloads are, in fact, the 2003 remasters, not this version.
publicó un comentario en Japan - Gentlemen Take Polaroids. 9 months ago
Actually they are 1/2 speed mastered: it simply doesn't say so on the cover.
publicó un comentario en Nine Inch Nails - Bad Witch. 10 months ago
Clicky as hell all the way through side A even after cleaning and quiet as mentioned making the pops even more obvious.
publicó un comentario en Ultravox - Quartet. 10 months ago
That's interesting & hadn't thought of that but the probability is that the longer version was almost certainly withdrawn by the band/label for 'artistic' reasons.
publicó un comentario en Blackfield - Open Mind, The best of Blackfield. 10 months ago
Probably more helpful to have raised this in the 'Edit Release' notes which will inform all the contributors.
publicó un comentario en Ultravox - Monument The Soundtrack. 11 months ago
As stated in the edit history, I was involved in the production & release of the 2017 & 2018 Ultravox album re-issues (including this one) and, categorically, no specific releases were made for the US or any other territory other than the UK & Europe. ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Ultravox - Quartet. 11 months ago
As stated in the edit history, I was involved in the production & release of the 2017 & 2018 Ultravox album re-issues (including this one) and, categorically, no specific releases were made for the US or any other territory other than the UK & Europe. ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Ultravox - Vienna. 11 months ago
As stated in the edit history, I was involved in the production & release of the 2017 & 2018 Ultravox album re-issues (including this one) and, categorically, no specific releases were made for the US or any other territory other than the UK & Europe. ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Ultravox - Lament. 11 months ago
As stated in the edit history, I was involved in the production & release of the 2017 'Lament' 2018 other Ultravox album re-issues an, categorically, no specific releases were made for the US or any other territory other than the UK & Europe. This item ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Ultravox - Lament. 11 months ago
Correct. It is the 2009 remaster , as are all the Chrysalis UV CD reissues from November 2017 to April 2018.
contribuido Japan - Tin Drum. about 1 year ago
contribuido Japan - Gentlemen Take Polaroids. about 1 year ago
publicó un comentario en Sparks - No.1 In Heaven. about 1 year ago
In most instances it should be a case of just use the existing masters. n If they were good enough then, they are probably good enough now.
publicó un comentario en Sparks - No.1 In Heaven. about 1 year ago
Rest assured it is pretty bloody awful. Curiously it is better than the blue vinyl version in places & worse in others.
contribuido David Sylvian - Dead Bees On A Cake. about 1 year ago