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Dexter Gordon Quartet - Live In Châteauvallon 1978
posted a comment on Dexter Gordon Quartet - Live In Châteauvallon 1978. 21 days ago
It's the brush work of drummer Eddie Gladden. Liner notes mention it.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - At Carnegie Hall
submitted The Dave Brubeck Quartet - At Carnegie Hall. 23 days ago
Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um
submitted Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um. 25 days ago
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Miles Davis - E.S.P.
submitted Miles Davis - E.S.P.. 2 months ago
The John Coltrane Quartet - The John Coltrane Quartet Plays
submitted The John Coltrane Quartet - The John Coltrane Quartet Plays. 3 months ago
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - At The Jazz Corner Of The World Volume 1
submitted Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - At The Jazz Corner Of The World Volume 1. 3 months ago
Thelonious Monk - Monk In France
submitted Thelonious Monk - Monk In France. 4 months ago
The Incredible Jimmy Smith* - Home Cookin'
posted a comment on The Incredible Jimmy Smith* - Home Cookin'. 4 months ago
I got 2 different copies from 2 different sources and both had non fill fuzz sounds during B1, Gracie. The first one worse than the second, but both were loud enough to be a notable nuisance.
Tony Williams* - Foreign Intrigue
posted a comment on Tony Williams* - Foreign Intrigue. 4 months ago
Why chance it when the original '85 pressing can be bought for half the price (or less) than this reissue, and sounds phenomenal (mastered by RVG).
Shorty Rogers And His Giants - Bossa Nova
submitted Shorty Rogers And His Giants - Bossa Nova. 5 months ago
John Coltrane - Coltrane
submitted John Coltrane - Coltrane. 5 months ago
Optimal Media GmbH
posted a comment on Optimal Media GmbH. 6 months ago
I've never had to exchange or return so much vinyl from any other pressing plant. They just can't get it right. Non fill definitely their biggest issue.
submitted Sting - The Bridge. 7 months ago
Lou Donaldson - Alligator Bogaloo
submitted Lou Donaldson - Alligator Bogaloo. 7 months ago
Hubert Laws - Storm Then The Calm
submitted Hubert Laws - Storm Then The Calm. 8 months ago
Chico Hamilton - Peregrinations
posted a comment on Chico Hamilton - Peregrinations. 8 months ago
Disagree. Pretty much checks all the boxes. What would you call it then?
Al Caiola - Serenade In Blue
submitted Al Caiola - Serenade In Blue. 8 months ago
Zoot Sims - Zootcase
submitted Zoot Sims - Zootcase. 10 months ago
Horace Silver - The Hardbop Grandpop
posted a review of Horace Silver - The Hardbop Grandpop. 10 months ago
Fantastic late career album from Silver. A shame it may never get pressed on vinyl. Contains one of Horace's top 5 songs of his career, The Hippest Cat In Hollywood. Michael Brecker sounds amazing, as usual.
Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto* - Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto With Antonio Carlos Jobim
submitted Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto* - Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto With Antonio Carlos Jobim . 10 months ago
Nanci Griffith - The Last Of The True Believers
submitted Nanci Griffith - The Last Of The True Believers. 10 months ago
Lee Morgan - The Complete Live At The Lighthouse (Hermosa Beach, California)
posted a comment on Lee Morgan - The Complete Live At The Lighthouse (Hermosa Beach, California). 11 months ago
Tone Poets are good pressing quality, but the 80 and classic series have been plagued by issues: non fill, warps, scratches, smudges and grease on the surfaces. I've had to return or exchange more than half of the ones I've purchased. When you get a... See full review
Yusef Lateef - The Complete Yusef Lateef
submitted Yusef Lateef - The Complete Yusef Lateef. 11 months ago
Grant Green - Born To Be Blue
posted a comment on Grant Green - Born To Be Blue. 11 months ago
How about a huge gouge that causes a pop for 32 rotations on side 2, track 2? I'd say that's a pretty big negative. And as others note, the piano is nearly swallowed up in this. Sonny ends one song with some nice notes, but they sound half as loud in... See full review
Jack Wilson - Something Personal
posted a comment on Jack Wilson - Something Personal. 11 months ago
Yes, and the perfect album if you're looking to take a break from horns.
Weather Report - Tale Spinnin'
posted a comment on Weather Report - Tale Spinnin'. 11 months ago
This has got to be the first pressing, if it's the only version with the taped over liner notes. All other releases look to have a corrected printed inner sleeve without the patch over it.
The Incredible Jimmy Smith* - I'm Movin' On
submitted The Incredible Jimmy Smith* - I'm Movin' On. 11 months ago
Bobbie Gentry - The Windows Of The World
posted a comment on Bobbie Gentry - The Windows Of The World. 12 months ago
Very harsh inner sleeve that may have contributed to a splotchy scratch on track 2. Had to return it and they didn't have another copy. It's too quiet of a record to have 10 continuous pops in one song, so it had to go. Also a slight warp and I... See full review
Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin'
posted a comment on Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin'. 12 months ago
I had a bad copy, too. I didn't keep it.
Yusef Lateef - Jazz 'Round The World
submitted Yusef Lateef - Jazz 'Round The World. 12 months ago
Sonny Rollins - On Impulse!
posted a review of Sonny Rollins - On Impulse!. 12 months ago
This yellow and red label pressing has excellent sound quality.
Duke Pearson  Featuring Bobby Hutcherson - The Phantom
posted a comment on Duke Pearson Featuring Bobby Hutcherson - The Phantom. 12 months ago
The cover photo is terribly dark compared to the original cover. Not doing Francis Wolff or the lovely model any justice here.
Jimmy Smith - Groovin' At Smalls' Paradise Volume 2
submitted Jimmy Smith - Groovin' At Smalls' Paradise Volume 2. 12 months ago
Jazz Images
posted a comment on Jazz Images. 12 months ago
When you get good copies. I've had to return several Blue Notes, but never a Jazz Images record. They are much better at quality control of their pressings than Blue Note. I've also heard crackles here and there in Tone Poets, but not in the Jazz Images.
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
posted a comment on John Coltrane - A Love Supreme. about 1 year ago
That's minor compared to the swooshing sound at the start of Side A, the crackling at the start of Side B, and the 2 large dimples in the vinyl on both sides, with the B side one causing a pop. Also, it was warped. Awful quality control on these, period.
Various - Chillout Sessions Arabia Vol. 1
posted a comment on Various - Chillout Sessions Arabia Vol. 1. about 1 year ago
No, see photos... not a CDR. Mixed by same DJ who did the other MOS Clubbers Guide to Arabia series.
Chet Baker - Once Upon A Summertime
submitted Chet Baker - Once Upon A Summertime. about 1 year ago
Françoise Hardy - The
submitted Françoise Hardy - The "Yeh-Yeh" Girl From Paris!. about 1 year ago
Chet Baker - Once Upon A Summertime
posted a review of Chet Baker - Once Upon A Summertime. about 1 year ago
A solid album from Chet, a great sounding pressing, and a really nice booklet containing lots of Chet discography info. You really can't go wrong here and any Chet fan should get this. Be sure it has the nice booklet.
Dexter Gordon - Our Man In Paris
posted a review of Dexter Gordon - Our Man In Paris. about 1 year ago
No Van Gelder stamp, no problem ... still sounds amazing.
Gary Numan - Intruder
posted a review of Gary Numan - Intruder . about 1 year ago
I was getting ready to post a review on how quiet the vinyl sounded, until I got to the 2nd LP. Crackling started at the end of the first song on side 3, and continued on through every song on side 4. Side 4 also had a large whitish mark on the vinyl.... See full review
Gerry Mulligan / Chet Baker - Carnegie Hall Concert - Volume 2
submitted Gerry Mulligan / Chet Baker - Carnegie Hall Concert - Volume 2. about 1 year ago
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Chet Baker - It Could Happen to You
posted a comment on Chet Baker - It Could Happen to You. about 1 year ago
No, I brush cleaned it once or twice before playing and had no issues. I have 3 out of the 4 Chet Craft releases and they all play very quiet.
Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker - Timeless
submitted Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker - Timeless. about 1 year ago
Roy Orbison - In Dreams: The Greatest Hits
posted a comment on Roy Orbison - In Dreams: The Greatest Hits. about 1 year ago
If this were Roy performing live in 1985, would you have these complaints? Many older artists never get back in concert after they've stopped performing or before they pass away. Think of it as a clear recording of Roy singing live one more time... See full review
Chet Baker - Love Songs
submitted Chet Baker - Love Songs. about 1 year ago
Various - Freestyle's Best Extended Versions Volumes 1 & 2
submitted Various - Freestyle's Best Extended Versions Volumes 1 & 2. about 1 year ago
Stan Getz - Jazz Samba & Getz / Gilberto
submitted Stan Getz - Jazz Samba & Getz / Gilberto. about 1 year ago