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posted a review of Mónica Naranjo - Minage. about 8 hours ago
This album is magnificent, and the first time we truly heard Monica Naranjo's prowess as a someone who is more than just your standard pop artist. The album is dark, and not very radio friendly, which was a slap in the face to her fans at the time. But ... See full review
posted a comment on David Bowie - Loving The Alien [ 1983 - 1988 ]. 1 day ago
If you're lucky, you can find someone selling it on Ebay or on here. It probably won't be cheap, but that's how I got my copy. Better than spending $300 on the box set. Ignore the people crapping all over it. NLMD 2018 is a great remix of the album. ... See full review
posted a comment on Mariah Carey - Caution. 2 days ago
I hate it, it's like having the back cover twice. Looks totally redundant.
posted a comment on Mariah Carey - Caution. 2 days ago
Wow, I'm very impressed with this one! Sound quality is fantastic! Worth the wait with the multiple delays! Nice bass, very clear vocals, crisp highs...just an all around great pressing! Nice-looking translucent pink color as well. Really my only ... See full review
posted a comment on Prince - HITnRUN Phase One. 6 days ago
Had no idea this was a bootleg until after I bought it and came here to add it to my collection. Played it, and whoever pressed it did a really crappy job because the tonearm waves back and forth like half an inch as it plays! So yeah, this is ... See full review
posted a comment on David Bowie - 1. Outside (The Nathan Adler Diaries: A Hyper Cycle). 7 days ago
Yup. I got mine from Amazon and the spine also came mangled. But you know what...I'm so stoked to FINALLY have this album on vinyl I don't even care! This was one of my holy grails...I'm gonna listen to it like 5 times in a row, haha! And yeah, I'm ... See full review
posted a comment on Pet Shop Boys - Very. 8 days ago
@spoogedemon - I had no idea that was the original UK cover. Cool to know! I figured they couldn't use any one of the three versions of the CD cover, haha.
posted a comment on Pet Shop Boys - Very. 8 days ago
Not sure why you're not hearing what everyone else is. Perhaps your stylus needs replacing? Pet Shop Boys' vinyl reissues have all been pristine...better than your average release and this one is no different. I would wager that maybe something on ... See full review
posted a review of Pet Shop Boys - Very. 8 days ago
I've come now to expect nothing but amazing quality from these Pet Shop Boys vinyl reissues. One of this album's only shortcomings was that it was extremely loud on CD/digital. This vinyl release alleviates this issue completely. I mean, the music is ... See full review
posted a comment on David Bowie - 1. Outside (The Nathan Adler Diaries: A Hyper Cycle). 8 days ago
Surprisingly, not a bad release. Definitely better than their reissue of Hours. The mastering job is, mercifully, MUCH better! I noticed right away once "Outside" started playing that it's much more dynamic and much cleaner. The bass is nice and ... See full review
posted a comment on David Bowie - Hours.... 8 days ago
Looks like it. The back cover lists the tracks 1-10 like the CD! They just superimposed the Friday Music web address and additional labels on there, lol. I mean, check out the entry on here for the 2015 Music on Vinyl release. Night and day!
submitted David Bowie - Hours.... 9 days ago
posted a comment on Above & Beyond - Common Ground. 14 days ago
Gotta say I'm pretty disappointed with this pressing. Having blasted the CD at top volume for months, I was really looking forward to the vinyl. Put it on today only to find very muddy sound and a really disheartening lack of highs with super muffled ... See full review
posted a comment on Cher - Believe. 25 days ago
Very lackluster release. Minimal effort put forth to ensure good sound quality. This might be on par with the CD, maybe with less clarity with some noticeable inner groove distortion on side B especially. With the amount of advertising done pre-release, ... See full review
posted a comment on David Bowie - Hours.... 27 days ago
Looks like this is being reissued on January 4, 2019. Friday Music again, so expect the same crappy cover reproduction and cheap-looking center label.

Edit: I just got my copy of this 2019 reissue...yup. It looks like a damn bootleg.
posted a comment on David Bowie - 1. Outside. 27 days ago
This album is being reissued on January 4, 2019. Amazon and Barnes & Noble have pre-orders available for two different color variants. Hours is also being reissued that same day.
posted a comment on Madonna - Get Together. 29 days ago
Not a terrible single. Very very loud, though. I had to turn my receiver's volume way down...much lower than what I normally listen to vinyl. The album version sounds pretty awful compared to the one on the actual album, but the remixes sound fine. ... See full review
posted a comment on Madonna - Get Together. 29 days ago
I'm not familiar with Holden and his style, but I liked the disorganized, chaotic sound of this remix! It was different!
posted a comment on Beyoncé - Beyoncé. about 1 month ago
What a massive disappointment. The sound on this release is flat, the bass is weak, the volume on this is very low, and the album is riddled with surface noise. No dynamics to speak of. When I opened everything up and saw the gorgeous packaging, it ... See full review
posted a comment on Madonna - Ray Of Light. about 1 month ago
I went ahead and bought it. I think it does sound different, but not necessarily better. Some songs sound good. Clear, and less muddy than the original. But many songs sound almost to the point of being brickwalled.
posted a comment on Adam Lambert - The Original High. about 1 month ago
After the great effort to present his last album, Trespassing, on vinyl (even including deluxe edition tracks), it's a bit disappointing to see such a bare-bones release for The Original High. Standard WB label, very lightweight record (mine even came ... See full review
posted a comment on Madonna - Ray Of Light. about 1 month ago
Has this version been remastered at all, or is it identical to the 2016 vinyl reissue?
posted a comment on Madonna - Ray Of Light. about 1 month ago
Has this clear pressing been remastered at all, or is it identical to the 2016 Rhino reissue?
posted a comment on Madonna - MDNA. about 1 month ago
Can also confirm the two pops are not present on my US copy.
posted a comment on Jean-Michel Jarre - Equinoxe Infinity. about 1 month ago
Amazing pressing of a fantastic album. Jean-Michel Jarre really does return to his roots here with this one. The album is presented on a nice 180g record with superb dynamics and great, enveloping sound. And unlike the horrid mp3 version that's ... See full review
posted a comment on Chris Cornell - Chris Cornell. about 1 month ago
Is there not a US version of this release? I live in the US and got one, but I don't see a listing for it here on Discogs. Did I get an import?

Edit: Ah, someone added a US version now. Thanks for the reply!
posted a comment on Michael Jackson - Bad 25. 2 months ago
There are some quality control issues with this pressing that caused some frustration. It took two returns and three copies before I got a copy that could play all the way through. The first one had some horrible skips on "Bad" that no amount of ... See full review
posted a comment on Michael Jackson - Thriller 25. 2 months ago
Terrible pressing, in my opinion. Very, very loud mixing, and highly sibilant. I'm honestly considering purchasing an older version of just the standard album. In all honesty, the bonus tracks aren't even that great.
posted a comment on Pink Floyd - Pulse. 2 months ago
Yes, this was on CD as well. I don't know if it was also reissued on CD in 2018, but I can't imagine that it's difficult to find copies of the original 1995 release or its subsequent re-releases (there are two issues of the CD that I know of...one with ... See full review
posted a comment on Scandroid - Monochrome. 2 months ago
Great music. An excellent synthwave journey and a fantastic follow-up to the self-titled debut album. "Oblivia" is one of the best instrumentals I've heard, and the covers of "Thriller" and "The Force Theme" are expertly done! Sadly, where this comes ... See full review
posted a comment on GUNSHIP - Dark All Day. 2 months ago
Wow. Just wow!! THIS is a proper vinyl release! Two 180g records, 45rpm, and absolutely PRISTINE sound quality. The music literally envelops the room with the dynamics. These guys did amazing with the reissue of their first album, but this one is ... See full review
posted a comment on Fleetwood Mac - Say You Will. 2 months ago
I don't think it's quite up to "brick-walled" status, but it could definitely be better. I bought this one and the reissue of Tango In The Night at the same time. Tango sounds 150% better.
posted a comment on Fleetwood Mac - Say You Will. 2 months ago
It's extremely bare-bones, and to be honest I expected better sound quality from this much-anticipated vinyl release. But it's not THAT bad, and I'm pretty happy to own it.
posted a comment on Fleetwood Mac - Say You Will. 2 months ago
I thought the Tango reissue sounded amazing. Say You Will definitely is subpar, though, and quite sibilant on LP2. Not quite as nuanced. Good album, though.
posted a comment on Madonna - The Immaculate Collection. 2 months ago
Does this sound better than the earlier reissue on blue marbled and gold vinyl?
posted a comment on Pink Floyd - The Division Bell. 2 months ago
I think the mere fact that this contains the full "Marooned" instead of the severely shortened version that's on the first vinyl releases is enough to make this one superior.
posted a comment on Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper - A Star Is Born Soundtrack. 3 months ago
Great sounding record! Extremely quiet and pure pressing, deep and warm-sounding bass and crisp highs. The dialogue tracks sound clear and aren't too quiet to hear in contrast to the music tracks. I wasn't expecting such a high quality transfer! ... See full review
posted a comment on Michael Jackson - History Continues. 3 months ago
"They Don't Care About Us" is censored (MJ didn't want lyrics that were considered anti-semitic, even if he didn't mean them that way). So other explicit songs like "Scream" and "This Time Around" are uncensored. Also, "HIStory" has a different ... See full review
posted a comment on Madonna - Rebel Heart. 3 months ago
The US version is 140g. Still sounds good, though!
posted a comment on Madonna - Rebel Heart. 3 months ago
@ColinsCity, picture discs do not sound better. Yes, they're thicker, but that's because of the picture layer. The grooves themselves are actually much thinner. Many artists even put disclaimers on their picture disc releases saying that the sound ... See full review
posted a comment on Michael Jackson - Invincible. 3 months ago
This isn't the ideal way to listen to this album on vinyl, but my copy is mercifully serviceable. As far as picture discs go, anyway. The biggest problem is the mastering itself, though. It's pretty muddy sounding overall. Surface noise comes up ... See full review
posted a comment on Michael Jackson - History Continues. 3 months ago
My copy of this is atrocious. So much surface noise! "Earth Song" and "Childhood" are practically unlistenable. Why they couldn't give these albums a proper reissue is beyond me. Also, it should be pointed out that this version has the edited "They ... See full review
posted a comment on Enigma - The Fall Of A Rebel Angel. 3 months ago
This reissue has better mastering, but way more surface noise than the original.
posted a comment on Michael Jackson - Dangerous. 3 months ago
I'm finding it rather loud, with a little sibilance here and there. But it definitely sounds better than the original CD. I'm also sure it sounds better than the picture disc they just released.
posted a comment on David Bowie - Black Tie White Noise. 4 months ago
It seems all of Bowie's albums are being reissued on vinyl though, at a rate of about 3 or 4 albums per year. Last year we got Low, Heroes, Lodger, and Scary Monsters. This year's box set includes Let's Dance, Tonight, and Never Let Me Down. Next ... See full review
posted a comment on Enigma - The Fall Of A Rebel Angel. 4 months ago
I received this, and sent it back for a replacement FOUR times. Every time, this release was riddled with surface noise. Pops, crackles, etc. While I love this Enigma set, I'm super disappointed with the quality control. It's been a recurring problem ... See full review
posted a comment on Nicki Minaj - Queen. 4 months ago
Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Google Play, Tidal...it's pretty much everywhere.
posted a comment on Madonna - Rebel Heart. 4 months ago
Yeah, no edition of this album includes any lyrics or credits.
posted a comment on Madonna - Music. 4 months ago
My copy sounds flawless. Probably the best-sounding of all the Rhino-published Madonna reissues.
posted a comment on Enigma - Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi!. 4 months ago
Flawless! Of all the Enigma reissues I've heard so far, this one is by far the best-sounding. And it's a great thing too, as this album is just phenomenal. Love it, and it's great to have Enigma on vinyl!