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Sweet Smoke - Just A Poke Adzbiz

June 3, 2019
Er... are there really that many french pressings? Surely not!
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Fever Tree - Fever Tree Adzbiz

June 3, 2019
6.11.2:
"Retail releases with stamped, stickered, or similarly altered covers and / or media are to be considered the same as retail, as should retail releases with cut spines, marked or cut barcodes, or other such defacement -- these promo designations are considered to be post-manufacture, and do not require a separate/unique release. Additionally, retail releases that include 'one-sheet' promotional press-release or feedback type pages are not to be considered different than the retail version."
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Absolute Elsewhere - In Search Of Ancient Gods Adzbiz

April 10, 2019
In stereophonic audio terms and not packaging, the earlier issues with clipping, ghosting, IGD seem to have been resolved... packaging not so great though.
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Funky Four Plus One More* - Rappin And Rocking The House Adzbiz

April 10, 2019
...with a big dose of Pumpkin on kit! Word word
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Billy Cobham - Crosswinds Adzbiz

April 9, 2019
Now I might be imagining this but I think this cut of 'Heather' is louder when compared with the other UK pressing.
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Amado Maita - Amado Maita Adzbiz

January 21, 2019
I think this looks more like an eighties reissue to me
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J.V.C. F.O.R.C.E. - Strong Island Adzbiz

October 5, 2018
And break from Band of Gold, same album... in fact both closing tracks on either side.
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Atlantis (12) - It's Getting Better Adzbiz

September 30, 2018
I've seen SA swirls in my time, not this though
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The Creoles, New Orleans Five - Blues N' Bras Adzbiz

September 18, 2018
edited 9 months ago
New Orleans Five's cover of Bad Luck Blues has been sampled by DJ Nu-Mark among others... also, pretty sure that's Shakira Caine on the cover, Michael's long time other half.
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Man - Golden Hour Of Man Adzbiz

September 13, 2018
Tracks A2 to B6 are Man's debut LP 'Revelation' in original running order, they're bookended by three tracks from their second LP, '2 Ozs. Of Plastic With A Hole In The Middle'.
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John Martyn - Live At Leeds Adzbiz

August 26, 2018
edited 9 months ago
The Cacophony repress does, excellent mastering too, possibly an improved cut to the OG
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Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon Adzbiz

June 22, 2018
edited 11 months ago
Yes, it's a mastering problem & the main reason for the 2nd issue. That said, I hear not all solid blue 1sts suffer, it may be resolved using a different arc, I find Baerwald best on whole LP sides.
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Richard Riley - Not If But When Adzbiz

June 18, 2018
Removed as notes, added here for context:

Not If But When is the 2006 debut album by Richard Riley, a guitarist, singer songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist from Bath UK. Playing in various bands and with various singers since 1981, this first album was entirely self financed and employed musicians mainly from the open mic community in Bath and Bristol at the time. Recorded using lo-fi technology (Akai DPS16 and ADAT) the album garnered critical acclaim ('Richard Riley is rather good' Sound On Sound) and although sales were low at the time the album has continued to gather new listeners. Bravely producing a vinyl pressing at the time Richard Riley called the album "a commitment to song writing and the art of recording, at a time when it seemed that anyone with a laptop was calling themselves a record producer".

The album was recorded in a number of locations including recording studios, schools and halls. Most of the production was done in his basement studio. Richard drew on a number of influences for the album, referencing classic tracks and productions at various stages in the recording and providing numerous aural clues and links in the musical text. His past experiences as a guitar player for a number of electronic and experimental artists is evident. The album is a vehicle for his guitar performance as much as his song writing although he carefully avoids self indulgence. Also apparent is a love for electronica, tracks such as 'Not If But When' reference almost personally the 'Synth Britannia ' bands of the North East of the UK.

Christian Pattemore is gifted a production credit as is Matthew Rus. Both were key figures in the recording of various tracks.

For the cover image Richard hired a spacesuit for a shoot on Salisbury plain where they attracted the attention of local squaddies (credited on the vinyl cover) . The typeface used is 'Cooper Black' and the colours used are orange and white - both directly lifted from 'Pet Sounds' while the vinyl label is very similar to the Atlantic label. The name on the space suit is 'Kane' , a reference to the film 'Alien'.
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Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu Astatke Adzbiz

June 10, 2018
edited about 1 year ago
This pressing is superb, reviewers are confusing original tapes fidelity with poor mastering. These are grail recordings & this is how they sound! ...the lead in on Yekitir is tricky though, careful.
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Gilberto* With Turrentine* - Gilberto With Turrentine Adzbiz

May 14, 2018
edited about 1 year ago
Yep, after a 7 years wait I can confirm that my UK press has the same misprint.
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John Coltrane - Coltrane Adzbiz

May 12, 2018
What a pressing... Superb sonics, RVG perfection, highly recommended LP.
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Cold War Kids - Up In Rags, With Our Wallets Full Adzbiz

May 7, 2018
So I'm convinced now that these are unique mixes, not on other releases. Totally brilliant & essential still.
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Ronn Feaster - Don't Laugh In My Face And Steal My Man Adzbiz

April 23, 2018
Ton for a decent copy nowadays I should have thought
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Sly Stone - Ten Years Too Soon Adzbiz

April 10, 2018
edited about 1 year ago
Turntablists will find isolated vox chops to cut on this disco remix album
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Duncan Lamont And His Orchestra - This Guy Adzbiz

March 12, 2018
Remarkably decent library style instro & charity shop sure shot, almost certainly featuring Alan Hawkshaw & Brian Bennett. Good value.
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Jack Hawkins His Orchestra & Singers - Everything Is Beautiful Adzbiz

March 6, 2018
LP contains recordings used for the incidental music heard in the movie 'Get Carter' (1971)
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Various - Behind Kungsträdgården Adzbiz

January 21, 2018
Massively influential sampler to some at time of release, still terrific today.
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Joanna Newsom - Ys Adzbiz

January 15, 2018
I bought it online in the UK at the time of release, playback is perfect.
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Judas Priest - Sad Wings Of Destiny Adzbiz

January 7, 2018
Top drawer. Gull pressings are always excellent, Decca had it covered.
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Moe Koffman - The Four Seasons In Rock Adzbiz

December 19, 2017
edited about 1 year ago
A beat digger's delight & not for classical or rock folks. Heavier than Curried Soul, the better sections not on YouTube. Recommended.