old dude, long time music appreciator, currently frustrated by trying to find good new vinyl.
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Recent Activity
posted a comment on Melody's Echo Chamber - Melody's Echo Chamber. 5 months ago
I just got one locally from ZIA that came from their warehouse and it turned out to be a complete lemon, like pitch all over the place and loud thumps …….WTF!!! Mine was the Fat Possum offering ,Memphis pressing
posted a review of Melody's Echo Chamber - Melody's Echo Chamber. 5 months ago
I had finally decided to invest in a vinyl copy of this album. I saw new copies were still available in warehouse so I ordered one. My copy is a complete lemon.....WTF Why is it that decades ago decent copies could be mass produced, and now there's so ... See full review
posted a comment on Cate Le Bon - Rock Pool. 5 months ago
No!....you will have to suffer as I do in the US over her earlier stuff, and in a couple hours I'm going to take a short drive to pick up a copy, which I'll tell you in advance is going to be exceedingly enjoyable.....CHEERS :)
posted a review of Cate Le Bon - Me Oh My. 5 months ago
If someone was to tell me a month ago that I'd be paying $25 bucks for a used CD I would have replied; " Uuuuuh duuuuh, it's Cate Le Bon."....but seriously I had bought, the recent US vinyl LP and the pressing was crap and didn't want to risk a $50+ used ... See full review
posted a review of Lomelda - Thx. 6 months ago
glad I picked up one of these. I think these songs are beautiful. I'd say production is great. The pressing I have has a few pops and some surface noise, not bad. Other than that it sounds very nice. It's pressed like so many other albums these days in ... See full review
posted a review of Courtney Barnett - The Double EP: A Sea Of Split Peas. 6 months ago
could hardly be happier. Been listening to her for almost a year (1st, 2nd LPs and Kurt Vile Collaboration) and really liking those, as far as these songs I've probably only come across on live performance vids, which I really liked too and I definitely ... See full review
posted a review of Cate Le Bon - Me Oh My. 7 months ago
the copy I purchased is riddled with pops. I'll try to return
posted a review of Television - Marquee Moon. 7 months ago
all reissues should be done with this much care. very satisfied.....plus a poly inner sleeve
posted a review of Pavement - Brighten The Corners. 7 months ago
picked this album up pretty much solely due to being mentioned by Cate Le Bon in an interview...….anywho, checked this site and saw there was a pretty recent reissue, saw it was on Matador......so sweet, yeah, well done top notch. I'm very pleased ... See full review
posted a comment on Angry Angles - Angry Angles. 8 months ago
haven't listened to the vinyl yet, but just tried to get my download to have the live set and the download came up with T-Model Ford...…..which would be cool :) but the live set is an extra, so I emailed Memphisvinyl. Hope this gets resolved
posted a comment on AIR - Moon Safari. 8 months ago
I just got one too......at Zia's, no sticker indicating phosphorescent. Haven't played yet.
posted a review of Michael Hurley - Hi Fi Snock Uptown. about 1 year ago
another great sounding vinyl offering by Mississippi Records. I'm looking forward to listening to the "Blue Hills" and "Bad Mr. Mike" albums. My Abner Jay "True Story of" on this label is great too, so yeah, big fan of this label already; well done
posted a comment on The Dø - Shake Shook Shaken. about 1 year ago
first impression listening to sides A and B; volume on mine is fine. Mine sounds kinda dead. Bass tones aren't tight. Percussion is muffled, cymbals are hiding. Only got this because I love this band. If you're looking for the magic that vinyl can ... See full review
submitted Corinne West - SECOND SIGHT. about 1 year ago
posted a review of Abner Jay - True Story Of Abner Jay. about 1 year ago
really glad I got this. I think it sounds good. Definitely very satisfied with my first MISSISSIPPI RECORDS purchase and I have a few Michael Hurley albums a comin :) really lookin forward to them now
posted a review of Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Really Feel. about 1 year ago
my album sounds good, but couldn't the download be better than piddly little MP3 files...…..lame
posted a comment on Scorpions - Blackout. about 1 year ago
my introduction to the Scorpions back in junior high . I wish I remember what format I had. I'm glad I found an original release. It's in very used shape, and "When the Smoke is Going Down" is still so cool. I went on to discover their earlier stuff with ... See full review
posted a comment on The Dø - A Mouthful. about 1 year ago
couldn't be happier that I got a copy of this. I'm a sound quality snob and the production on this is so good I'd love to get a copy on vinyl too, but then I'm talkin at least $50 shipped to US. Probably my favorite album at the moment. First noticed on ... See full review
posted a comment on Killing Joke - Absolute Dissent. about 1 year ago
holy crap! The original release must be unbearable to listen too, because my RSD sounds like total crap. I'm right now trying to decide whether to even digitally archive it or maybe it's not even worth it
posted a comment on Killing Joke - Absolute Dissent. about 1 year ago
yeah...the RSD sounds like a dub of a crap of a dub crap. Real shame...music is great
posted a comment on Grant Green - Slick! - Live at Oil Can Harry’s. about 1 year ago
THANK YOU! It seriously got on my nerves. I don't care if it is some kind of traditional element; annoying is annoying and it goes on for like 10 minutes over some of the best stuff of the album! After all the hype I had come across, I wasn't impressed ... See full review
posted a review of Alvvays - Antisocialites. about 1 year ago
Love the music. Thank God for digital download, because my vinyl sounds like a digital file being played back on the wrong setting! My bad for being too lazy to ship it back. My "ALVVAYS" PRC 282 ele doesn't sound too good either (I realise the master ... See full review
posted a review of Alvvays - Alvvays. about 1 year ago
Love the music, but as others noted, this pressing doesn't sound very good. It's not nearly as bad as the Polyvinyl "Antisocialites" PRC-334 yellow I should have mailed back (too lazy). That is darn near unlistenable...….seems criminal to put out such ... See full review