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Sonic YouthWashing Machine

Label:DGC – 00602547431073
Series:Back To Black
Format:
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered, 180 gram
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Noise, Experimental, Indie Rock

Tracklist

A1Becuz4:42
A2Junkie's Promise4:02
A3Saucer-Like4:25
B1Washing Machine9:33
B2Unwind6:03
B3Little Trouble Girl
Vocals [Additional]Kim Deal, Lorette Velvette, Melissa Dunn
4:28
C1No Queen Blues4:33
C2Panty Lies4:15
C3Becuz Coda2:49
C4Skip Tracer
Lyrics By [Additional]Leah Singer
3:48
DThe Diamond Sea19:36
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Notes

Released in gatefold sleeve with 2 inserts containing photos and credits.
Comes with 'Back To Black' sticker on shrink wrap and download code.

Recorded at Easley Studios, Memphis; Mott and Greene Street Studios, New York City, January - May 1995 (16 & 8 track)
Mixed at Greene Street Studios, New York City, June 1995.
Remastered by Golden Mastering, Ventura, CA
Published by Sonik Tooth and administered by Kobalt Music Publishing (BMI)
Kim Deal appears courtesy of 4AD/Elektra Records

Track C3 is not listed on the sleeve and center label.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 02547 43107 3
  • Barcode (Scanned): 602547431073
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped, variant 1): 137223E1/A 4743109-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped, variant 1): 137223E2/A 4743109-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, stamped, variant 1): 137223E3/A 4743110-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, stamped, variant 1): 137223E4/A 4743110-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped, variant 2): 137223E1/B 4743109-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped, variant 2): 137223E2/B 4743109-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, stamped, variant 2): 137223E3/D 4743110-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, stamped, variant 2): 137223E4/D 4743110-B
  • Label Code: LC 01846
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SDRM
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Other (Insert 1): 00602547431073 NS01
  • Other (Insert 2): 00602547431073 NS02
  • Other (On sticker): B2B_JT_STK

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Washing Machine (CD, Album)Geffen RecordsGED 24825Europe1995
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Washing Machine (CD, Album)Geffen RecordsDGCSD-24825Canada1995
Washing Machine (2×LP, Album)Geffen RecordsGEF 24825Europe1995
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Washing Machine (Cassette, Album)DGCDGCC-24825US1995
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Washing Machine (CD, Album)DGCDGCD-24825US1995

Reviews

  • gmku's avatar
    gmku
    Edited 3 months ago
    Excellent repress, inside and out! The gatefold artwork is perfect, that is, authentic looking, nothing looks like a scan. Sound quality is great... virtually noise-free, dynamic, rich. Platters appear perfectly flat, on center. Comes with nice poly-lined inner sleeves, corner cut, too, so removing the LPs from the gatefold jacket is easy.
    • ilovewaterslides's avatar
      Disappointing edition.
      Compared to the original release, this one is quite unpleasing. First, the packaging is a pain in the bum for getting the records/inserts in and out. The fact it includes two 180g records + inserts instead of the regular printed inner sleeves makes me cringe everytime I want to pull the discs in or out.

      Quality wise now, well... not impressed at all. It sounds very similar to the CD. Probably sourced from the same master. There's a digital glitch on one of the songs which is horrible and sounds like a typical DAT glitch to me. Record themselves are "ok" pressed I guess besides some clicks and pops here and there.

      Anyway, I recommand any buyer to get the US release which is probably better in every aspect I've reviewed here. The SY American editions are stamped with a "Remastered from the original analog master tapes" sticker and I can tell you this is no BS. After a direct comparison between the EU and US rereleases of Goo, the US remaster stands out by far.

      Don't get me wrong though. This is not an awful version but if you can get a better one for the same price, I'd rather let you know about that.
      • pidgeongirleater's avatar
        Sound and geatefold is great! Also the two printed sheets look very nice, definitely worth the price
        • gnombyX's avatar
          gnombyX
          Good Reissue. Thick gatefold packaging.
          Can't tell if the masters are the same as '95 press, anyway the records are flat and quite silent. Just some acceptable clicks and pops on "The Diamond Sea" side.
          • jagsmith1's avatar
            jagsmith1
            Agreed - it sounds great to me. I've never heard the original pressing (I've only ever owned Washing Machine on CD), so can't comment on how it compares to the '95 pressing, but this sounds really good to me.
            • Trrrmmer's avatar
              Trrrmmer
              This one sounds nice.

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