I love flat, centered, quiet vinyl. Rainbo and United are atrocious. I love a lot of different artists and albums, but Scott Walker is the one artist I listen to most.
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publicó un comentario en Fiona Apple - Tidal. about 1 month ago
Garbage pressing. Memphis Record Pressing handled this for Vinyl Me Please and it is off-center, just like everything Memphis does. Avoid.
publicó una crítica de John Scoggins - Pressed For Time. about 1 month ago
Wasted opportunity. Rhino had Rainbo press it, and Rainbo did their usual botch job, pressing it off-center. Avoid.
publicó un comentario en Darrell Banks - Here To Stay. about 1 month ago
More Memphis Record Pressing junk. Wildly off-center on side two. A waste of time, money, and vinyl
publicó un comentario en The J.B.'s - More Mess On My Thing. 2 months ago
Great album. Too bad side two is quite off-center. What a shame.
publicó un comentario en Scott Walker - Scott 4. 2 months ago
My copy is flat, centered & quiet, with interesting details and depth that essentially shift the listening experience. I don't really hear the digital sheen others have cited, but it isn't quite as warm as the original. Still the way things pop out, like ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Scott Walker - Aloner. 2 months ago
I had a copy of Aloner and it sounds compressed/tinny compared to the UK mono and stereo. Although it is the same album with a different title, you are best off to get a UK original.
publicó un comentario en Blood Orange (2) - Angel's Pulse. 2 months ago
It's Rainbo. It's off-center. Domino knows better, but they don't care.
publicó un comentario en Charlie Parker - The Magnificent Charlie Parker. 2 months ago
Tried two copies of this and both are off-center. Avoid.
publicó un comentario en David Axelrod - Seriously Deep. 4 months ago
Astonished. It is centered, nearly deathly quiet where it should be, comes in a polylined innner, and it sounds amazing. And yet, I think it is a United. It beggars belief.
publicó un comentario en Big Thief - Two Hands. 4 months ago
Taking it back only gets your money back. It doesn't help in terms of getting a good pressing and it doesn't remotely demonstrate that 4AD is willing to do anything about preventing this from happening again.
publicó un comentario ha sido eliminado desde entonces. 4 months ago
publicó un comentario en Big Thief - Two Hands. 4 months ago
I've emailed and messaged them before about this. One of the RSD Frank Blacks was off-center, as was the previous Big Thief and Deerhunter. They don't reply. They don't care.
publicó un comentario ha sido eliminado desde entonces. 4 months ago
publicó un comentario en Big Thief - Two Hands. 4 months ago
Avoid the black vinyl edition of this album. It is very off-center, much like most 4AD releases this year and thus it sounds like junk.
publicó un comentario en The Millennium - Begin. 5 months ago
This is garbage. Sundazed used United Record Pressing, so side two is off-center and it sounds awful. Avoid.
publicó un comentario en Bonnie 'Prince' Billy*, Bryce Dessner, Eighth Blackbird - When We Are Inhuman. 5 months ago
The pressing is pure junk. Very, very off-center and as a result completely unlistenable. An absolute disaster
publicó un comentario en Solange (2) - When I Get Home. 6 months ago
A few ticks and pops, but the sound is amazing and the vinyl is nearly centered so who knew United was capable of doing something right.
publicó un comentario en Parliament - Up For The Down Stroke. 6 months ago
It sounds great to me. It looks like a United, but it seems to be flat, quiet and nearly centered, which is not like them at all
publicó un comentario en The Feelies - Time For A Witness. 6 months ago
It's United. It's off-center. Not such that it is too distracting, but United can't press anything right.
publicó un comentario en New Radicals - Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too.. 6 months ago
The usual off-center junk from UMG and whatever pressing plant they have dump out their substandard product.
publicó un comentario en Erykah Badu - Baduizm. 6 months ago
Usually lousy very off-center pressing from UMG and Respect the Classics. Not sure who was responsible for pressing, but it's clear they don't respect the classics at all and never should have been allowed near this title
publicó un comentario en Dorothy Ashby - Afro-Harping. 6 months ago
Somewhat off-center. Which sucks. And who knows what source UMG used because the original master likely perished in the the 2008 fire, but unless Analogue Productions steps in and gives this a prestige pressing, this is probably as good as it is going to ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Norma Tanega - Walkin' My Cat Named Dog. 7 months ago
Absolute garbaage from Real Gone, Rhino and Rainbo. My copy has scratches on You're Dead and side two is ridiculously off-center. This is a reissue to avoid.
publicó un comentario en Rainbo Records. 7 months ago
The folks at Rhino still seem to have anyone licensing product use Rainbo and United to press product. Mexican Summer seems to be using RTI lately, or at least they told me that Jessica Pratt would be handled by RTI and subsequent titles I've bought from ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en The Roots - The Tipping Point. 7 months ago
Warning: this is a Rainbo pressing. Mine is scuffed/has weird marks that look like scratches and one side is definitely off-center.
publicó un comentario en Don Cherry - Brown Rice. 7 months ago
Dimpled vinyl and off-center on one side. This smells like a United Record Pressing hack job. Not sure why UMG would dump this kind of junk out there instead of giving it the kind of attention that its Blue Note imprint has been giving titles for the ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Rhino Records (2). 7 months ago
I really wish Rhino wouldn't force anyone licensing the product they control for Warner to use United or Rainbo to press it. Rhino seems to have stopped using them for their own releases, so the fact they would condemn titles like Julee Cruise, L7, or ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour. 7 months ago
My clear vinyl appears to have been pressed at Rainbo as it has their S-##### in the deadwax and it is pure garbage, with a strange sound/surface noise throughout. Whether it is Rainbo or United, it just proves neither company should ever be allowed to ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Harlem River Drive - Harlem River Drive. 7 months ago
For some ungodly reason, Get on Down and Rhino gave this title to United Record Pressing and it is off-center junk. Avoid
publicó un comentario en Harlem River Drive - Harlem River Drive. 7 months ago
United Record Pressing pressed it. My copy is off-center. United is notorious for junk pressings.
publicó un comentario en Harlem River Drive - Harlem River Drive. 7 months ago
United Record Pressing pressed it. My copy is off-center. United is notorious for junk pressings.
publicó un comentario en Bedouine - Bird Songs Of A Killjoy. 7 months ago
Avoid this vinyl pressing. United Record Pressing handled it and, as usual, it is a disaster. Off-center on side one and warped. Pure junk.
publicó un comentario en Prefab Sprout - I Trawl The Megahertz. 7 months ago
My copy is also off-center, which is annoying, as you can hear 'drag' or 'waver' in the strings. This should have been hanlded with much more care.
publicó un comentario en James Brown - Get On The Good Foot. 8 months ago
This was pressed by Rainbo. I went through two copies and returned both to my retailer. The first had an off-center side and sound distortion much like you'd get if you pressed down on the tone arm with full force. The second copy had even more sound ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Marvin Gaye - You're The Man. 8 months ago
UMG gave this to Rainbo, and as usual, Rainbo couldn't be bothered to press this properly. My copy is somewhat off-center and there is a 'milky' quality to the vinyl, which is not acceptable. Given that Rainbo also horribly botched the reissue of Get on ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Various - Soul Explosion. 8 months ago
As usual, Memphis Record Pressing cannot be trusted to press a centered album. Opt for an original. They truly are incompetent.
publicó un comentario en James Brown - Get On The Good Foot. 8 months ago
Avoid the 2019 Republic US reissue. It is absolute garbage. Rainbo pressed it. I have gone through two copies and both sound like someone played it with such force applied to the tone arm that they damaged the groove. This is prevalent on the opening ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Various - Stax Does The Beatles. 8 months ago
This is a Memphis Record Pressing, and like most of what they pump out, it is off-center junk. Plus mine is warped. Avoid.
publicó un comentario en A.A. Bondy - Enderness. 8 months ago
More garbage from Memphis Record Pressing. Very off-center, as most of their pressings are. Avoid physical and go for digital/streaming.
publicó un comentario en Jack White (2) - Lazaretto. 8 months ago
Garbage United pressing - unpleasantly noisy on side one, and way off center on side two. United is about the worst pressing plant going
publicó un comentario en A.A. Bondy - Enderness. 9 months ago
Mine is off-center, and it shows so I'd avoid it.
publicó un comentario en Big Thief - U.F.O.F.. 9 months ago
I don't know what is wrong with 4AD lately, but this is the third off-center album they have released and the second on orange vinyl. And they haven't responded to a single message I've sent. Very disappointing.
publicó un comentario en Frank Black - Frank Black. 9 months ago
Went through two copies of the orange RSD release. Both were off-center on side two. What a waste of vinyl.
publicó un comentario en Big Thief - U.F.O.F.. 9 months ago
Mine is off-center on side two. Not terribly noisy that I can tell, but still not happy about this.
publicó un comentario en Big Thief - U.F.O.F.. 9 months ago
Well, the US pressing is deplorable. It is off-center on side two. What a waste of good vinyl.
publicó un comentario en The Velvet Underground - The Verve/MGM Albums. 11 months ago
My copy of Chelsea Girls from the box is off-center and noticeably so, so no, likely not much better.
publicó un comentario en The Velvet Underground - The Verve/MGM Albums. 11 months ago
My Nico Chelsea Girl is off-center on side two. It's frustrating that you can't rely on Sundazed for QC. This is not the first off-center title I have from them, but those were handled by folks like United, so that is somewhat understandable. This seems ... Ver crítica completa
publicó un comentario en Nico (3) - Chelsea Girl. 11 months ago
Sucks that my copy of the mono Sundazed is off-center on side two. Seems to be an RTI. I thought both parties were handling things with more care of late, but this kind of carelessness is disheartening
publicó un comentario en Nao (33) - Saturn. about 1 year ago
My copy is somewhat off-center on side one. Such a shame. Even EU pressing plants are dropping the ball on quality control now.