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a posté un commentaire sur David Bowie - Low. 2 days ago
What's the difference? What is on the 2009 cover? I am interested in these. Cheers.
a posté un commentaire sur Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon. 7 days ago
Thanks Supra - funny how you mention Universal - you guessed it! It was Fontanna, a division of Universal. It was weird how Universal and Fontana persistently ignored me, from various angles. It was a perfect example of corporation arrogance. It involved ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening. about 1 month ago
This Is Happening, Deluxe Edition, with extra tracks including: Throw, Oh You (Christmas Blues) and the London Sessions. Parlophone UK 2010.

DID it ever happen? I can find evidence of the possibility as per the below link. But I can't find anything more ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur The Flaming Lips - Oczy Mlody. about 1 month ago
I went to a record shop yesterday and they had a 12" red vinyl copy of Oczy Mlody. It was a single disc and didn't have all the tracks (only about seven?). The key thing was it had a sticker stating "slightly live" remixed album.

I would have bought it, ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur The Flaming Lips. about 1 month ago
I went to a record shop yesterday and they had a 12" red vinyl copy of Oczy Mlody. It was a single disc and didn't have all the tracks (only about seven?). The key thing was it had a sticker stating "slightly live" remixed album.

I would have bought it, ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de This Mortal Coil - 1983~1991. 2 months ago
Though the more recent TMC box set materially has a higher packaging standard, this box set is the one to have.

Apart from the original releases on the first three discs, the fourth disc collects what would be awkward to collect individually - the ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Brian Eno - II: Vocal. 2 months ago
For any fan of Eno, both these vocal and instrumental boxes are nice to have side by side.

I'd argue the instrumental box is more essential as I think it has more unreleased tracks on it. The vocal box only has one unreleased track - track 14 on disc 3 ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Blondie - Parallel Lines. 3 months ago
Parallel Lines has to be the best Blondie album on every level (even the cover is stunning).

Blondie started a bit punky and quickly became solid pop, keeping their sense of adventure. This album perfectly captures the transition and has strong pop with ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence. 3 months ago
There is a rare edition of the Blasphemous Rumour 7" single in angelic, feather-white vinyl. None have ever been found.
a posté un commentaire sur Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence. 3 months ago
You can have multiple incarnations listening to this extended version.
a posté un commentaire sur New Order / Depeche Mode - Hurt / Oberkorn (It's A Small Town). 3 months ago
According to this page 8 copies were pressed.

According to this page 9 people have it.

Somebody is telling porkies!
a posté un commentaire sur Depeche Mode. 3 months ago
I remember going to Nottingham's Selectadisc in the Eighties, looking through the Depeche Mode and spotting the current DM album of that time in MATT black vinyl. I didn't buy it as I already had the normal version, but wish I did as I have never seen a ... Voir l'avis en entier
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a posté un commentaire sur Yazoo. 3 months ago
Odd comment about what I hear in "Too Pieces" . . .

For some reason when I played "Too PIeces" in the Eighties, in the last third of the track (aprox 2:20 onwards), in the percussion with the 'brush' drumsticks (?), I heard (fabricated?) the words, ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur Junior Murvin - Police & Thieves. 3 months ago
Isn't there a way of carefully scratching your own infinite loop just before the end?

I used to engrave messages on vinyl (where "Porky Prime Cut" is often found). It's much easier than you'd think. Put a good pin into a cork and scratch away. I do ... Voir l'avis en entier
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a posté un commentaire sur Björk. 3 months ago
Is there something odd about how the world perceives Bjork? Her ability and body of work from beautiful songs with mass appeal, across punk, dance, experiments of all sorts which still reach high musical standards and many songs with a new classical ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur Björk - Utopia. 3 months ago
A dome-shaped record is pretty cool, take care of it.

It would be good to have Kate Bush's 'Running up that Hill' on dome-shaped vinyl.
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a posté un commentaire sur David Bowie - Reality. 4 months ago
Generally, I like it when music producers try to alter packaging and expermient a bit. However, I agree with you on these tri-folds. First, they don't fit in plastic sleeves.

Unless they are immaculately produced in heavier cardboard (!), with time they ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain (Radio Session). 4 months ago
Interesting: the collectibility lark. This Goldfrapp Felt Mountain 'Radio Session' is a sensation. I'm not quite sure what radio sessions entail, So I guess it's like a live album, but in a radio studio and then broadcasted live on radio? I say, like a ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de David Bowie - Hours.... 4 months ago
The internal images are printed fine.

Maybe the blurriness of the front and back cover artwork is to recreate the blurriness of the original 1999 lenticular CD covers? Agreed: it is shoddy this Hours front and back cover artwork got through 'quality' ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Björk - Blissing Me. 4 months ago
This single in the vinyl edition aimed high and reached it in all aspects. It's a beautiful track with some quiet bits which test vinyl to the limits. Stunning.
a posté un avis de Pixies - Come On Pilgrim... It's Surfer Rosa. 4 months ago
Well, this is a mixed bag for me. But I do want to report as it is such an interesting, and sometimes outstanding, production.

Firstly the sleeves are too tight to hold the records in the supplied paper sleeves. This leaves the customer with the problem ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur Pixies - Come On Pilgrim... It's Surfer Rosa. 4 months ago
Agree with Dude523 - the sleeves are too tight.

It's oddly disingenuous to supply a high-quality product at fault in this way. They know the records don't fit in the sleeves, so they send them separately - come on!

For high quality vinyl it is standard ... Voir l'avis en entier
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a posté un avis de David Bowie. 4 months ago
THE BOWIE VINYL FACTORY - or - how Death increases fame - and profit for all except the performer
[specifically vinyl here . . .]

There are so many vinyl Bowie releases after his death. It was totally understandable the year of Bowie's death, though ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur The Flaming Lips - 24 Hour Song Skull. 4 months ago
Great write up. And well done purchasing your dream. Eleven words.
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a posté un commentaire sur Bauhaus. 5 months ago
Donnacha - you mentioned support groups. If you saw Peter Murphy you may have seen Desert Mountain Tribe (Murphy's current support group). They were a revelation to me - a really powerful sound. Peter Murphy did one song with them and creditted them ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de The Mystery Of The Bulgarian Voices* Featuring Lisa Gerrard - BooCheeMish. 5 months ago
People should check the range of available editions of this item before purchasing - because there are some good options. The box set can be bought at decent prices still and it includes most formats: the ltd edition 2 x CD art book, SACD, blue vinyl and ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur Lush - Origami. 5 months ago
I've checked the 4AD www as per above link - still available at £100.
a posté un avis de David Bowie - Sound And Vision. 5 months ago
[I thought a lot of these picture discs were 10,000, whatever they feel they can sell in the current market. I don't necessarily trust them either. Who and what is there to limit them?]

Yes, I do play my picture discs and some of them play well. ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur David Bowie - Sound And Vision. 5 months ago
It's impossible to release an infinite number of copies, so they state "limited".
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a posté un avis de Björk - Utopia. 5 months ago
Agreed - Utopia is produced beautifully on vinyl, as are the three album singles. Every detail is catered to perfection: Bjork's voice, the pure brilliance of the music, high music production, cover art and vinyl colour. The four x vinyl Utopia set is a ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Death Cab For Cutie - Thank You For Today. 5 months ago
I'm on Autumn Love now, such a cheary tune belie the lyrics . . .

Ho Ho Ho Ho Hooooooo !
A snotty love . . .

[oh, why do I always hear the lyrics wrong. Anyway - great tune!]
a posté un avis de Death Cab For Cutie - Thank You For Today. 5 months ago
It's great to have another strong DC4C album. This is up there with Plans for me, consistently brilliant track after track. So yes, Your Hurricane and Northern Lights are beautiful, but I love the whole album.

I had the clear vinyl version specially ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Bauhaus. 5 months ago
I saw Peter Murphy performing live at Brixton Academy last night. It was supporting a 40th aniversary of Bauhaus so he stuck mainly to Bauhaus songs. It was a stunning show - I'd say iconic. The sound filled the theatre, he engaged with the audience and ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Peter Murphy. 5 months ago
I saw Peter Murphy performing live at Brixton Academy last night. It was supporting a 40th aniversary of Bauhaus so he stuck mainly to Bauhaus songs. It was a stunning show - I'd say iconic. The sound filled the theatre, he engaged with the audience and ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Desert Mountain Tribe. 5 months ago
I saw this band live at Brixton Academy yesterday (supporting Peter Murphy). They have a great sound which filled the theatre. Absolutely superb performance. Guitars and drums were brilliant and Jonty has a powerful voice.
a posté un avis de Björk - Pagan Poetry. 5 months ago
My Bjork Favourites (just considering single releases) change with time: Hyperballad, All Is Full of Love, Triumph of a Heart because it is so joyfull / fun, Who Is It, Vitalic Mix, same reason . . . Where Is the Line, Soft Pink Truth Glow Stick Museum ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Björk - The Gate. 5 months ago
This is a beautiful single to have on vinyl, up there with Bjork's best (Bjork has written many songs hitting perfection now). The vinyl is crystal clear in production.

I think I am going to buy another copy for when I wear this one out.
a posté un avis de Cocteau Twins - Head Over Heels. 5 months ago
It's interesting what some say here about the cover of Head over Heels. Out of all the Cocteau Twins 4AD albums Head over Heels is the album cover which has gone through the widest range of cover printing variations - because it is the most sensitive ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur Dead Can Dance. 6 months ago
Yes, thank you for sharing your experience. I have seen DCD a few times live now (but not met them like you did) and they are always wonderful to see / hear. Not only is DCD beautiful and inspiring music, the performers' kindness and generosity come ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un avis de Dead Can Dance - Dionysus. 6 months ago
This is a wonderful album to have and the limited edition book with it's superb track-linked photographs is the perfect packaging. This album cover is different to the previous 'arty' covers: quite a surpise / jolt. Brendan Perry's photograph for the ... Voir l'avis en entier
a posté un commentaire sur Various - Lonely Is An Eyesore. 6 months ago
The normal ltd edition (CAD D 703), ie fold-out card sleeve was definitely 10,000, so not that 'limited'. The oak box completist edition (CADX 703) was limited to 100.

There were 3 versions of this LP on vinyl.

CAD 703: initial quantities of which ... Voir l'avis en entier
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a posté un commentaire sur Siouxsie And The Banshees* - Downside Up. 6 months ago
Totally agree. I've been watching this for a while, it's a fascinating, broad-ranging / quirky collection BECAUSE it's not well-worn hits. [I don't usually like best-of collections - they seem to hold a too-similar pitch throughout, not enough variation.]
a posté un commentaire sur Cocteau Twins. 7 months ago
. . . and I wish they'd publish them in a single volume to have them in one place - the lyrics are diverse, great and DO add to the music. OK, for a while it might have been fun wondering, but I prefer knowing the lyrics.