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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Hell yeah, sweet! I told you it sounded great. Even with the bit of wear on the discs, the music really leapt out me. Totally unexpected, I've played that album more times than I could hope to...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Jose, empty your inbox.
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    There's actually a dude on ebay offering free shipping for the instrumental version. The vocal version is fantastic but I'll take what I can get. And I really, really like the instrumental version as...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Gah! Bryan, I'm super jealous. I want Pelagial so badly.

    And Andrew, dude yeah, get on that.
  5. Re: "Classic" songs that you could go without hearing for 10 years.

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    What can you do?
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    I just have a special vitriol for this song, I suppose, and for all the people who lose their shit everytime some shitty bar band does an even shittier cover.


    And +1 to Cara.
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    For What It's Worth, Rainy Day Women, ALL versions of the Weight, Come Together, Stuck in the Middle With You.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    The Morrissey single is clean, glossy, and lustrous but has a number of very fine, light scratches. Gold promo stamp on cover. $3

    The Best Of Odetta is in super nice shape, disc is a solid VG++ or...
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    Cool. Played Blonde On Blonde this morning and the music just leaps out at you. Scratchy between songs, then music starts again and your ears get a boner. Those 360 stereo presses hold their sound...
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    A buddy on Facebook asked about them a bit ago, so if he doesn't want them I will definitely move them over to your pile. They're surprisingly good Detroit rock and roll.
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    Wait wait, so it's an LP that comes with an additional 10"? That's sweet. Definitely worth $25.
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    Yeah, it's pretty good. I was listening yesterday. It's been in plastic for the last 30 years so the cover is practically pristine.
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    Blonde on Blonde is a little worn with a couple splits in the top seam of the gatefold but jacket is clean and sturdy with average cover wear. I need to check but I think there is a last name written...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Selling a bunch of stuff. A lot of these are cheap ($2-3) though some are in the $10-$20 range.

    Allman Brothers Band - At Fillmore East (Back to Black reissue)
    Beach Boys - Live in London (UK...
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    Sure man, I'll keep that Last record for you. First press, solid VG/VG+ visually but plays at VG+/EX. I don't even know what it's worth but I'm certain we can work out a sweet deal. There were...
  16. Re: It's raining the last of the original Ramones

    And so much better than 90% of the shit being made now.
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    Bought a 500+ LP lot in Napa. Still sorting, cleaning, and pricing them for sale, but these are definitely being kept by me.

    The Who - Happy Jack (Decca op)
    The Yardbirds - Best Of ('67 Epic...
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    Fuck yeah, man, now we're talking. This is the kind of shit I want to see posted more often around here. Great score all around. Especially the Jurassic Park and Roy Orbison. Shit.
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    Oh wow, yeah. I don't even really like Gorillaz and I would have snagged that.

    Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else (custom cover)
    Pink Floyd - Animals

    And I found a near mint original US...
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    Re: BRING THE F***ING CHEMICAL BROTHERS BACK!

    Was it 08 or 09 they were spinning records in the Sahara? Either way, that shit was nice. Would happily watch another set like it so long as they could get all the morons away from the Sahara tent...
  21. Re: Things You Think Are Confessions But Are Actually Banal And No One Gives A Fuck

    Just listened to the Smiths for the first time and, frankly, Morrissey is kind of awful. The fellow playing guitar is the real bread & butter of the outfit, good lord.
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    Re: It Rubs The Lotion On Its Skin: A Thread About Dating

    It's just a dog. Move on and get a new one. This is fucking insane.
  23. Re: Hey. Wanna Come Over and Listen to Music aka The Bay Area Record Club Thread

    John, that's awesome to hear.

    So, guys, Heidi is leaving soon and we need to have a good one before she goes. Is anyone free this coming weekend?
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    Ods, at Metro I once found the Grizzly Bear "While You Wait for the Others" live on KCRW 7" for $3.99. Sealed and everything. They let a lot of things slip through cheap.
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    And Bryan, it was really great seeing you. That Slayer record was fucking ridiculous; instant headbanging. The Blind Lemon was quite good as well, but I'm really happy we got to finish Soultrane. I...
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    Oh shit, Jared, good to see you posting in here.

    Went out digging for my "shop" and ended up buying some personal treats instead:

    Frank Zappa & the Mothers - Fillmore East - 1971 (op)
    Brian...
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    Yeah we did, and it was fucking glorious. I'd never heard NIN sound like that before.

    Picked some gems from the clearance bins. Not bad:

    Ahmad Jamal Trio - S/T
    The Kinks - Greatest Hits...
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    Thank you, Jesus.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    It could also be that you don't have enough weight on the stylus. Check that out, one new record skipping is an anamoly, two or more skipping is likely a minor problem with your table.



    I've...
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    I wet-wipe & dry just about every record before playing it now. Remember folks: always wipe counter-clockwise out towards the edge.

    Amy, there are a number of factors to consider. What is your...
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    Yes, I have one of these and they work great but I use a microfiber most times because the discwasher is well-used and kind of worn down in some spots. And my needle actually has a little brush on...
  32. Thread: Country Music

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    Re: Country Music

    I've never listened to that, I only know bits & pieces of his stuff. Thanks for the heads-up.
  33. Re: Jack White Says The Black Keys Are 'Watered Down Ripoffs' Of The White Stripes

    So the average music fan is too stupid to understand context or whatever it is he's getting at? It doesn't take a genius to see he's salty and more than a little petty.
  34. Re: Jack White Says The Black Keys Are 'Watered Down Ripoffs' Of The White Stripes

    At all. They play two different styles of rock. Two very different styles of "blues." If Jack White really thinks the Black Keys sound anything like his band(s), he really needs to pull his head...
  35. Thread: Country Music

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    Re: Country Music

    Wow. I'm jealous, that sounds literally transcendent. I saw them last year at HSB and they were only "so fucking good."
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Sturgill Simpson - Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
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    Re: Country Music

    Yes yes yes. I've been singing this guy's praises to anyone who'd listen for the last 7 months. So glad he's getting real traction off this new record.




    YES. These girls are so fucking...
  38. Re: Jack White Says The Black Keys Are 'Watered Down Ripoffs' Of The White Stripes

    Which is ironic considering how badly he's ripped off and watered down the blues for his own artistic & financial ends. Of course, the way he tells it, he singlehandedly invented the blues idiom, so...
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    Re: The Decades List Project: The 1960s

    And Mitch, have you explored Art Blakey's 60s catalog at all? The man was nothing if not prolific & brilliant in his output. Freedom Rider, Caravan, Ugetsu, Indestructible, and 'S Make It are all...
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    Re: The Decades List Project: The 1960s

    To these records I would also add this post-Coltrane masterpiece from Pharoah Sanders.

    http://img.cdandlp.com/2013/07/imgL/116101623.jpg
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Soundtracks really aren't as collectible as they may seem, unfortunately, mostly the ones that have unreleased tracks by artists, such as Quincy Jones' "Foul Owl" on the In the Heat of the Night OST....
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    My table will do this.

    And ods, that's some serious jazz. Like, wow. And that From Elvis in Memphis record is really good. As I recall, in 1969 Elvis wanted to make a comeback, non-soundtrack...
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    Agreed. While McCartney has certainly grown on me, Ram is just ridiculous in how good it is. I have a UK EMI/Parlophone press for sale that is pretty worn but still sounds incredible. I don't know...
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    This is a good question. I've found some really, really great stuff, I'll have to think about it. First thing that comes to mind is Dave Edmunds' - Repeat When Necessary. Turned me into a huge...
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    Holy shit! Dude, buy up literally everything you can afford. Honey holes like that are so rare. Virtually everything you listed is worth money, and people pay crazy money for jazz records in great...
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    Re: Coachella 2014 Bootlegs

    Holy shit, thanks Erik! I wasn't there this year but I promise I'll hang out next time I see you. Until then, I'll keep leeching...
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    Definitely hit her up on that, those are always the best digs.

    Been a quiet six months for me but recently picked up a couple I've spent years looking for. Overpaid by about $10 but I had to have...
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    Ah, I just read the thread. I really haven't been on here at all recently. I'm down.

    And yes, let's have record club soon. Young Dave works at Trader Joe's now and when I saw him here he was...
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    I was not aware of a vinyl exhibit. Is it at Museum of California or whatever it's called? I've heard vinyl related stuff surrounding that place recently. They had a killer talk on the...
  50. Re: The Thread To Request Deep Cuts Recommendations

    There are so many great James Brown cuts. I could contribute to this one as well. And I can do some Hank Williams when I get home. Start with "Long Gone Lonesome Blues," the yodel in the chorus is...
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