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posted a review of Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction. 5 months ago
The SQ is great on this reissue!
Having compared it to my OP https://www.discogs.com/Guns-N-Roses-Appetite-For-Destruction/release/383777 to my ear it sounds quite different, not better or worse just different. There're details that are more forward in ... See full review
submitted Jackie Trent - The Magic Of Jackie Trent. 6 months ago
posted a review of Gomez - Bring It On. 8 months ago
Holy hell! This sounds amazing! I'm over the moon with the quality of this reissue! It's as good as I was hoping for and more.
posted a comment on St. Vincent - Masseduction. 8 months ago
Mine is somewhere in the middle of the two extremes of the reviews. The SQ is satisfactory after the record was cleaned on my Okki Nokki, although it still carries a few ticks and pops. To my ear the record is not as dynamic as it could be but is still ... See full review
posted a review of Foo Fighters - Greatest Hits. 8 months ago
My copy was noisy until after a clean. There a still a little noise, but the SQ is greatly improved. Regardless it’s a great collection of songs!
posted a review of Various - Bumpers. 8 months ago
A nice sounding time capsule of period grooves. Spooky Tooth covering I am the Walrus is worth the price of admission alone.
posted a review of David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars. 8 months ago
Sounds much better post-clean.
Not a patch on an OP, but still a nice listenable pressing.
posted a review of Jimi Hendrix - The Cry Of Love. 9 months ago
Such a great sounding record! It's a posthumous release, but is a great collection of songs on a lovely sounding record.
posted a review of Pink Floyd - The Final Cut. 9 months ago
This is my first purchase of the latest reissues and I'd meant to buy the UK/EUR version, as I'd heard they sound better than the US versions, but this record sounds incredible! The detail is really quite remarkable. I'm yet to hear the UK/EUR pressing ... See full review
posted a review of Jack White (2) - Boarding House Reach. 9 months ago
In places this record has some epic grooves! In places the rhythms make me uncomfortable, but that's OK! Nice to hear Jack pushing the envelope.
posted a review of Joe Walsh - "But Seriously, Folks...". 10 months ago
Typically excellent sounding Japanese pressing. Life's Been Good is worth the price of admission alone!
posted a review of Supertramp - Breakfast In America. 11 months ago
This is a very nice sounding record, but not perfect. The remaster job is nice, but maybe a little clinical?
submitted Neil Sedaka - Neil Sedaka's Golden Hits. 11 months ago
submitted Judy Collins - In My Life. 11 months ago
submitted Neil Sedaka With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Live At The Royal Festival Hall. about 1 year ago
posted a review of Pearl Jam - Let's Play Two. about 1 year ago
My copy sounds pretty good. I can see how some other members have given this record a less than great review as I think it does sound somewhat compressed in parts, but overall I enjoyed it. There're some great moments and the tracklist is killer!
submitted Lee Clayton - Naked Child. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds. about 1 year ago
I cleaned both records on my Okki Nokki and the SQ is much better as a result
posted a review of Poison (3) - Open Up And Say... Ahh!. about 1 year ago
13 year old me really liked Poison. Having listened to this LP for the first time in almost 30 years today, 42 year old me is ashamed! This really is trash which hasn't withstood the test of time very well at all. At least it was relevant at the time of ... See full review
posted a review of Jack White (2) - Lazaretto. about 1 year ago
This a good album and a worthy follow up to the excellent Blunderbuss and the Ultra LP features are interesting, if somewhat gimmicky. In my experience the "inside-out" nature of Side A makes cueing the first track a pain! I've also never been able to ... See full review
posted a comment on Peter Frampton - Frampton Comes Alive!. about 1 year ago
My copy is a mispress, with sides 1 & 4 appearing on record 1 and sides 2 & 3 on record 2.
Strong SQ and nice dynamics throughout on this pressing. I was pleasantly surprised.
posted a comment on The White Stripes - Icky Thump X. about 1 year ago
One of the more desirable Vault releases for awhile IMO. Really nice package with equally nice content. I've only listened to TMR500 so far, but I like what I hear. Not overly loud, a nice mastering job with good dynamics, although there is some ... See full review
posted a review of Foo Fighters - Concrete And Gold. about 1 year ago
I can't decide if I like this album or not. The first few listens were from a digital source and I wasn't impressed, but when I played the record for the first time at volume some of the greater moments on the album started to shine. Meh, still I'm I'm ... See full review
posted a review of Eurythmics - Revenge. about 1 year ago
One of those 80's albums that is so chock full of hits that it plays like a best of. One of the big groups of the time at the height of their powers!
A typically good AUS press. Nice SQ.
posted a review of The War On Drugs - A Deeper Understanding. about 1 year ago
Just a wonderful record from start to finish! Moody and expansive, yet intimate. TWoD have produced something truly special here, building on their excellent early work with a major label debut album that will rightly introduce them to the music world at ... See full review
posted a review of Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt. about 1 year ago
An underrated album which I dismissed for a long time. I've only just rediscovered it now and am really enjoying it. Nice SQ too, especially for a GZ pressing which I've found can be pretty hit and miss in the past. I suspect the quality of the sound has ... See full review
posted a review of Gang of Youths - The Positions. about 1 year ago
Cracking good album! The SQ on this repress is pretty good, but like the version I own of their new album lacks a little in dynamics in my opinion. This record is a study in light and shade and could sound so much better! I'd like to hear an original ... See full review
posted a review of Gang of Youths - Go Farther In Lightness. about 1 year ago
This sophomore more release is brilliant in parts and Do Not Let Your Spirit Wane is one of if not the best track ever recorded by the band. It's worth the price of admission alone!
This pressing sounds good for the most part, but lacks a little in ... See full review
posted a review of Radiohead - OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997 2017. about 1 year ago
Outside of the 1997 OP, this is in my opinion the copy to own of this album. I also have the recent XL repress, which is very good too, but this pressing is near perfect!
posted a review of Queens Of The Stone Age - Villains. about 1 year ago
Firstly I think this album is modern masterpiece! I can understand why some fans don't like or even hate this record, but I love it. To me it very much still sounds like a QOTSA album, but has just the right dose of modern swagger thanks to Mark Ronson. ... See full review
posted a review of David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars. about 1 year ago
Lovely mellow 70's SQ on this pressing. Outside of the original U.K. press this would be a welcome addition to any collection. Very nice!
posted a review of Nirvana - From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah. about 1 year ago
A nice collection of live tracks that capture the band at their best. The SQ on this record is nice but is hampered a little by the quality of one or two of the original recordings in my opinion. A definite must have though.
posted a comment on Beatles* - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. about 1 year ago
Wow! This really is fantastic! My only criticism is that it's been mastered very slightly on the bright side of neutral. But to be honest that may have more to do with the current characteristics of my system than the record. It really is a thing of ... See full review
posted a review of Marianne Faithfull - Broken English. about 1 year ago
Typically good Aussie pressing SQ. The 7" is a nice bonus, however Why D'Ya Do It being censored
(left off completely) is bullshit.
posted a review of Def Leppard - Hysteria. about 1 year ago
I was very interested to hear this 30th anniversary re-issue as I know this album intimately (I was 11 in 1987 and at the time this was the coolest thing I'd ever heard!). Having listened to it I'm pretty happy. The SQ is nice and the packaging is ... See full review
posted a review of Kings Of Leon - Come Around Sundown. about 1 year ago
Not only is this a great sounding record, it's also a gem of an album.
posted a review of David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars. about 1 year ago
Sound is OK, but not awesome. A bit tight and dry.
posted a comment on David Bowie - Hunky Dory. about 1 year ago
Mine has a locked groove at the end of Pretty Things. Other than that the SQ is OK, but nothing special. Not a particularly dynamic sounding record unfortunately.
posted a review of The Dead Weather - Live At The Mayan, Los Angeles. about 1 year ago
Received mine during the week and can happily report my copy is perfect. No QC issues and nice SQ. I haven't listened to a lot of The Dead Weather's music before, but will now explore their back catalogue off the back of this great set.
posted a review of Matt Monro - Here And Now. about 1 year ago
Nice SQ on this George Martin produced collection of standards and contemporary songs.
posted a review of Lynyrd Skynyrd Band* - Gold & Platinum. about 1 year ago
A collection of the well known classics here, which sound nice on this NZ pressing.
posted a review of Toni Childs - Union. about 1 year ago
One of those albums that you don't realise how many songs you know from it until you listen to it for the first time in almost 30 years! It really is packed full of cracking pieces of 80's pop perfection. Nice SQ from this Oz pressing too.
posted a review of English Festival Orchestra , Conducted By Paul Kramer (2) , Electronic Realisations By Monte Cross - Music From The Movie A Clockwork Orange. about 1 year ago
My copy has worn a bit and is only VG as a result, but this is a nice sounding record.
posted a review of David Bowie - ChangesTwoBowie. about 1 year ago
Lesser known Bowie standards, but a must for any collection. Nice SQ on this pressing too.
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posted a review of INXS - Shabooh Shoobah. about 1 year ago
A great example of mid 80's Aussie power pop and really nice SQ on this original! If you're thinking of adding this album to your collection buy this one.
posted a review of David Bowie - No Plan EP. about 1 year ago
Nice SQ, which is a relief and I like the package, but it was horrendously expensive! In years to though I'm sure I'll be pleased to own it even if just for sentimental reasons.
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posted a review of Queens Of The Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork. about 1 year ago
Unfortunately my copy of this record is somewhat disappointing. It's a little noisy throughout and while the SQ is acceptable, I expected better from a 45rpm edition. Still a cracking album though!
posted a review of Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet. about 1 year ago
A few mega singles wrapped up in (now) embarrassing 80's schtick. For all that though this pressing is a pretty good one.
I really liked this when I was 12 ;)
posted a review of Simon & Garfunkel - The Concert In Central Park. about 1 year ago
A nice pressing of this double live album. Good SQ and packaging