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posted a comment on Joy Division - Still. 2 months ago
I got this free in 1987 while wagging school at Jupiter Records. The store girl asked me to go buy her lunch so she wouldn't have to lock up. It was raining like hell so I came back soaked. She shared her lasagna with me while we listened to side A of ... See full review
posted a comment on Ultravox!* - Ha! Ha! Ha!. 2 months ago
In addition to 2 vinyl copies, I have the original CD, the remaster CD and this one.
It says High Def 24/96 remastering, which there's no reason dispute, but the CD res is actually normal 16/44 on analysis with a number of recording/ripping platforms. ... See full review
posted a comment on The Sundays - Reading, Writing And Arithmetic. 2 months ago
On CD and Tape this is a 5 star album. But my LP sound distorts loudly when the vocals hit high notes, which I've been told was an issue with some copies.
posted a comment on The Sundays - Reading, Writing And Arithmetic. 2 months ago
No off centre issue, but the sound distorts loudly when the vocals hit high notes, which is distressing to my speakers. The rest sounds like a decent pressing, but the CD and Tape copies are much better by comparison.
posted a comment on My Bloody Valentine - mbv. 2 months ago
Back in the early 90's everyone was expecting these guys to become bigger than Sonic Youth. Then nothing happened. They left the scene, we finished school, and the MBV mythos slowly built.

Dutifully, I pre-ordered this album expecting the best shoegaze ... See full review
posted a comment on Even As We Speak - Blue Suburban Skies. 2 months ago
Bizarre Love Triangle on the B side is one of the best versions ever. I remember a journalist on JJJ saying Mary had the voice of angels knitting.
posted a comment on Ben Folds Five - Ben Folds Five. 2 months ago
When this album hit the radio it changed the way I play music. I went from playing Bass in Goth bands to playing Jazz and classical music. I eventually took up piano too. So when I saw this a few years ago, all wrapped up and mint at a record store day, ... See full review
posted a comment on Asobi Seksu - Citrus. 2 months ago
This album truly stands on it's own in the Dreampop / Shoegaze universe. No comparison.