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posted a comment on Ride - Nowhere. over 7 years ago
Correction to above, embossed jacket is not gatefold but single opening. Also some copies of unknown quantity have color vinyl [white] on LP 2 [sides C/D]. Obi strip is in Japanese, catalog number is for Nippon Japan issue. Superb quality reproduction of ... See full review
posted a comment on Mako Sica - Mayday At Strobe. over 7 years ago
Oops, when I submitted, I put the wrong Permanent. This should be linked to Permanent Records, the Chicago-based label.
posted a comment on Monks* - Pretty Suzanne / Monk Time. over 8 years ago
I'm usually pretty conservative in my comments and ratings, but this single is just plain awesome. I could play this over an over and never get tired of it. I've had the Black Monk Time LP for 15+ years but this version was a revelation of atomic ... See full review
posted a comment on Joy Division / Buzzcocks - No Love Lost (Demo) / Whatever Happened To ?. over 8 years ago
Distro release states "garbage color vinyl" and that's what I rec'd. Mostly brown with every color of the rainbow swirled in. JD version of NLL has been available forever on the Warsaw LP. This particular release is notable mostly for two things: 1) its ... See full review
posted a review of Joy Division - Manchester, So Much To Answer For. over 8 years ago
Interesting release; I'm not quite sure what the editorial/curatorial intent was, but it appears to be an "alternate best of" of sorts (though without Love Will Tear Us Apart). It covers material that officially appeared on their Factory LPs [Unknown ... See full review
posted a review of The Beatles - The Alternate Revolver. over 8 years ago
One of my recent fave acquisitions is a sweet Beatles vinyl LP boot called The Alternate Revolver, and it is just that. It's a mix of US mono tracks interspersed with alternate takes and versions that have different guitar or vocal parts, and is a track ... See full review