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#7551 2 years ago

Gonna lay it down, lay it down

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#7552 2 years ago

More album memories. I can tell you the time and house I first walked in and heard this playing.

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#7553 2 years ago
Quoted from Fulltilt:

Back when I denigrated my albums by posting my name all over them.
Light up or leave me alone!!
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Did Steve Winwood play woodwind instruments?

#7554 2 years ago
Quoted from bob_e:

Did Steve Winwood play woodwind instruments?

Does Paul Reed Smith make reeds for those woodwind instruments?

#7555 2 years ago

Picked up some Willie and some Chrissie today.

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#7556 2 years ago

Nothing goes quite so well with vinyl as tube audio! Some have been saying vinyl is making a comeback, I say it never left.

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#7557 2 years ago
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#7558 2 years ago
Quoted from bob_e:Did Steve Winwood play woodwind instruments?

I'm pretty sure he could play anything he wanted!

#7559 2 years ago
Quoted from guitarded:

Glass Houses is fantastic. Billy + Cocaine was a great recipe.

Jackson + cocaine = magic.

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#7560 2 years ago

Cocaine's a helluva drug!

#7561 2 years ago
Quoted from PatWoodrailLVR:

Nothing goes quite so well with vinyl as tube audio! Some have been saying vinyl is making a comeback, I say it never left.
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Nice setup, what type of speakers are those?

#7562 2 years ago

sums up the cocaine experience pretty good!

#7563 2 years ago

You kind of need to dig up some research on the pressings. Most of the time they're just doing some color variant off an existing plate that's already been mastered/cut. Just an example, I got their Stone Temple Pilots - Purple album recently. Bernie Grundman master/cut and pressed at Optimal Media in Germany. But then their STP - Core album is kind of a meh pressing because it's 1 LP and almost an hour of music, so they have to REALLY turn down the volume in order to fit that much on each side.

As for these Led Zeppelin, I have no idea on the pressing. Looks like it won't be released until March and not until you read the runout matrix you'll get any sort of pressing info.

It's the one thing that I just dislike about collecting today. You never really know what you're getting on a new pressing unless they state it, whether it's a digital sourced recording (most likely with a modern recording) digital master/remaster before it's cut to a lacquer or DMM for plating. At least CDs when they first came out were doing three letter codes to tell you the source recording, mastering and media type. So a CD could be AAD where it's analog recording, analog master, digital media. But your holy grail is to keep the chain analog and have AAA for records. You ideally wouldn't want ADA or DDA. Not to say that a digital media can't sound good on vinyl, but it loses that whole reason I want vinyl in the first place.

#7564 2 years ago
Quoted from o07eleven:

You kind of need to dig up some research on the pressings. Most of the time they're just doing some color variant off an existing plate that's already been mastered/cut. Just an example, I got their Stone Temple Pilots - Purple album recently. Bernie Grundman master/cut and pressed at Optimal Media in Germany. But then their STP - Core album is kind of a meh pressing because it's 1 LP and almost an hour of music, so they have to REALLY turn down the volume in order to fit that much on each side.
As for these Led Zeppelin, I have no idea on the pressing. Looks like it won't be released until March and not until you read the runout matrix you'll get any sort of pressing info.
It's the one thing that I just dislike about collecting today. You never really know what you're getting on a new pressing unless they state it, whether it's a digital sourced recording (most likely with a modern recording) digital master/remaster before it's cut to a lacquer or DMM for plating. At least CDs when they first came out were doing three letter codes to tell you the source recording, mastering and media type. So a CD could be AAD where it's analog recording, analog master, digital media. But your holy grail is to keep the chain analog and have AAA for records. You ideally wouldn't want ADA or DDA. Not to say that a digital media can't sound good on vinyl, but it loses that whole reason I want vinyl in the first place.

Places like Discogs and the Steve Hoffman Forums are invaluable for figuring out which pressing you want to grab.

#7565 2 years ago

Spinning some Animal Magnetism, The Scorpions 1980, Japan press with Obi and insert.

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#7566 2 years ago
Quoted from Fulltilt:

Jackson + cocaine = magic.

All these years of listening to that album, and I finally figured out what the song "Rosie" was about.

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#7567 2 years ago
Quoted from PatWoodrailLVR:

Nothing goes quite so well with vinyl as tube audio! Some have been saying vinyl is making a comeback, I say it never left.

Nice to see another ST70 out there!

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#7568 2 years ago

Nice little care package arrived for me today.

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#7569 2 years ago

Those nice old textured album covers.

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#7570 2 years ago

Spinning some fun stuff tonight, gotta get my mind off the World Madness...

Night Ranger, Dawn Patrol
HSAS. Top of The Rock !!
Cheap Trick Dream Police

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#7571 2 years ago

Oi!

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#7572 2 years ago

Eeewww, my zipper broke!

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#7573 2 years ago
Quoted from Kderrick:

Oi!
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I said, what’s his name? Harry May!

#7574 1 year ago

Such a good album…

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#7575 1 year ago
Quoted from meSz:

Such a good album…

Yes! A Texas flood!

#7576 1 year ago

Morning

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#7577 1 year ago

I have the alternate cover with him sitting on a toilet.
Which makes the album's title even more appropriate.

#7578 1 year ago
Quoted from meSz:

Such a good album…
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Was just listening to this!

Anyone listened to new Tears for Fears yet? Might get the Target exclusive.

#7579 1 year ago

Looking for the Black Knight Sword of Rage album if anyone knows where to find one!

#7580 1 year ago

Evening

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#7581 1 year ago

Just picked up the remastered mono mix. Worth the purchase on Amazon for 24$

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#7582 1 year ago

From the best Karen in this or any universe. Superstar still kills.

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#7583 1 year ago

Respect. RHPS is pure genius. Others are great memories.

#7584 1 year ago

If you love Rush/Led Zeppelin/Yes give Crown Lands a listen to. They are a duo out of Canada that makes an incredible sound for two guys

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#7585 1 year ago
Quoted from rolandthoms:

Respect. RHPS is pure genius. Others are great memories.

Right on and an awakening in most of us when we watched and listened to it.
I watch a lot of youtube vids of guys criticizing the quality of recordings and they are very particular of every tiny thing.

I normally don't hear what they are alluding to on most records, it's so minut, but when I listened to this recording, Brad's effort on certain parts, shall I say, are quite LOUD and in FroNT. Totally takes you out of the moment. Barry Bostwick sounds like a complete amateur shouting out in parts.
-Chrissi

#7588 1 year ago

I can't wait for Tezla to build electric truck and vans

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#7589 1 year ago

Is the van full of Records ???

#7590 1 year ago

*rubs eyes* ….what did I miss? The boys are back!

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#7591 1 year ago

I've never really been into the 7" thing. I bought this set for Minor Threat, even though I already have all of these songs on vinyl. It sounds great, well packaged. I'm looking forward to exploring some new bands.

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#7592 1 year ago

Oh snap!

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Shit just got real.....

-Paul

#7593 1 year ago

Nice. I have found that those smaller Pioneers (6-700 series) have a better overall sound than those Flagship Monsters. Not nearly as muddy through the bass and they don't burn up their power supplies as completely, either. Matched with the righ pair of speakers, they really sing.

#7594 1 year ago

“I remember now…”

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#7595 1 year ago
Quoted from guitarded:

Nice. I have found that those smaller Pioneers (6-700 series) have a better overall sound than those Flagship Monsters. Not nearly as muddy through the bass and they don't burn up their power supplies as completely, either. Matched with the righ pair of speakers, they really sing.

Just got it today from Goodwill, and it's in better shape that I thought. I'm still going to give it a quick once over, and clean all the pots before we start using it.

-Paul

#7596 1 year ago

I just can’t roll with vintage amps.

Need to be able to use a remote.

#7597 1 year ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

I just can’t roll with vintage amps.
Need to be able to use a remote.

We're just using this for our turntable. Everything else will still be going through our Yamaha A/V receiver, surround sound subwoofer bullshit.

There are lot of ways to add remote capability to a vintage receiver by adding a streamer or bluetooth adapter through one of the aux ports, and use the remote or app to control it.

I just can't wait to set this up so we can just stare at it while listening to some records. It'll be like watching a fireplace with the VU meters dancing all over the place.

-Paul

#7598 1 year ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

I just can’t roll with vintage amps.
Need to be able to use a remote.

.....and I thought you were old school!

#7599 1 year ago

The new to us sx-780 sounds great!
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#7600 1 year ago
Quoted from electricsquirrel:

.....and I thought you were old school!

I am but I got limits…I like being in the couch !!

But I have my TV going through the amp too so it would be a royal pain to have to get up whenever I want to adjust the volume.

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