aloha__aloha

Mogwai - Rave Tapes aloha__aloha

October 30, 2017
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album, 180, ROCKACT80LP

Mine has no audible scratch on side A, even though it's not a completely silent pressing either (it has some surface noise). Overall, I find this a correct, though not terrific pressing. As for the music, I think it is one of Mogwai's best. Although not a huge departure from their previous records, it includes some welcome novelties, for instance the Carpenter-like electronic flourishes of "Remurdered" (my favorite track). And I think "Blues Hour" is one of their best non-instrumental tracks.
ToddBirkett

Mogwai - Rave Tapes ToddBirkett

September 19, 2016
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
My copy has a big audible scratch too, right across the whole of Remurdered. Massive shame because I want to turn up that breakdown really loud but the periodic pop just kills it.
DarreLP

Mogwai - Rave Tapes DarreLP

September 11, 2016
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album, SP1070
Anyone else have a noisy pressing? Bought this new, gave it a full wet wash, yet still sounds close to VG at times with the amount of crackle.

Good album, though.
jaimescreams

Mogwai - Rave Tapes jaimescreams

November 29, 2019
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album, SP1070
Bought mine when it came out in 2014 and it plays great. No noisy pressing though. Copy bought at the now defunct Rebel Rebel in NYC
le_mogw1

Mogwai - Rave Tapes le_mogw1

October 13, 2014
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album, 180, ROCKACT80LP
Same problem here in France, I bought a brand new copy sealed. I had to return to the shop because it is scratched in the middle of song #3 and beginning of song #5 on side A
el_rolando

Mogwai - Rave Tapes el_rolando

August 25, 2014
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
A couple of reviewers on Amazon.co.uk have also reported poor quality pressings, despite replacement copies.
blitz56

Mogwai - Rave Tapes blitz56

March 11, 2014
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
A lot of scratches on my a-side, it seems to be a bad pressing
jonplennox

Mogwai - Rave Tapes jonplennox

January 21, 2014
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
did replenish on the a-side jump for anyone else? brand new sealed copy i bought seems to keep skipping.
jonplennox

Mogwai - Rave Tapes jonplennox

January 21, 2014
edited over 8 years ago
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
did replenish on the a-side jump for anyone else? brand new sealed copy i bought seems to keep skipping.
MrMattHague

Mogwai - Rave Tapes MrMattHague

February 19, 2014
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
Sounds like it could be your tracking downforce is too light, rather than anything to do with the record.
thecloudsbelow

Mogwai - Rave Tapes thecloudsbelow

January 18, 2014
edited over 8 years ago
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
Is the bonus 7" for the loser edition shipped inside the shrink of the lp? Thanks
xRxKingx

Mogwai - Rave Tapes xRxKingx

January 29, 2014
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
I picked up my copy from my local record store, and they just handed me the 7" with purchase.
nofoodjustwax

Mogwai - Rave Tapes nofoodjustwax

January 22, 2014
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
Actually I was dumb and didn't see the 7" hiding behind a piece of cardboard in the packing. So yes they did send it to me, but no it's not in the shrink wrap.
nofoodjustwax

Mogwai - Rave Tapes nofoodjustwax

January 22, 2014
referencing Rave Tapes, LP, Album + 7", S/Sided + Ltd, ROCKACT80LPX
No! I pre-ordered the album and received the loser edition vinyl but they didn't send me the 7". Disappointed.