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A thread for forthcoming vinyl releases...

Discussion in 'music' started by windhoek, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. Chris

    Chris pfm Member

  2. RBrinsdon

    RBrinsdon pfm Member

  3. Chris

    Chris pfm Member

    Actually I was referring to the Geffen single LP versions. Fortunately I can’t accommodate 45rpm and I had previously only read about the UHQR editions coming out but these others must be better than my overplayed Aja and Gaucho lps which badly need replacing and my Katy Lied sounds really flat. So 30 dollars sounds perfect.
  4. Wayne C

    Wayne C pfm Member

    I am on the fence about these Dan re issues, I have all the UHQR released so far buying them from the USA direct up until the recent Miles 45. I passed on that due to the exchange rate practically reaching negative territory now. £200 is a lot of money for albums I already own at least 3 times each, I really want to read a review as to the sound quality. I’m think that’s the albums themselves won’t sound astronomically better than the standard issues which used the same BG mastering I’m led to believe. Until I get concrete opinions as to sound quality I won’t be pre ordering as it’s a lot of money to invest.
  5. Marchbanks

    Marchbanks Hat and Beard member

  6. Marchbanks

    Marchbanks Hat and Beard member

    Oh well, despite an overwhelming chorus of indifference from pfm’ers I have now placed a pre-order with my local indie dealer. It appears that as a result of its being pressed at Third Man there also will be a yellow version available exclusively through their outlets. I’m trying to find out whether this means solely in the US or via their London shop too.
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  7. Seanm

    Seanm pfm Member

    This is actually huge, I’ve been after a vinyl copy forever. Shame it’s not getting special treatment: I imagine the Verve By Demand approach is to email someone a WAV and have them knock it out. Still.
  8. Marchbanks

    Marchbanks Hat and Beard member

    I did think it was fairly largish myself. Without wishing to go all Hoffman-obsessive about it I like to think the Third Man involvement might bring a degree of integrity. The pressing should be good, at least.

    As the spiel for Verve By Request says 'Albums will be newly remastered from original analog sources, when available' I'd like to think that if a digital file is used the analogue sources are either in an unknown location or do not exist anymore - in other words there will never be a record pressed from them again. Although I'm probably being naïve. But I guess if the thought of digital sources is terminally offensive to anyone, they always have the option of not bothering to buy.
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2022
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  9. poco a poco

    poco a poco I'm Jim

    It is one of the recordings where there is a lot of uncertainty as to whether the original master tapes still exist in any form. They were possibly destroyed in an earlier fire to the 2008 Universal Studio’s one, thrown out or just lost. Reissues of it disappeared between 1975 and 1996 when it was then digitally remastered by Eric Labson at Universal Studio’s, but the source is not known. There is a possibility that as this was recorded at the Coltrane home studio in Dix Hills, New York on January 26, 1970 that the masters or at least a 1/4” copy tape are held by Coltrane’s estate still. But as you say as it is a fairly ‘low level’ release this is probably just a digital file. If it was direct from the original mastertapes or even a copy master there would be much more fuss / publicity about it.
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  10. RBrinsdon

    RBrinsdon pfm Member

    I think it is Juno in the UK who are taking pre-orders at about £220 each!
  11. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    I missed this last Thursday - agree that this is very exciting! Thanks MB!
  12. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    Does anyone know what this Verve By Request series is?

    edit: found some info. Analog sources 'where available'.

    Some great records scheduled!

    Verve By Request Releases (November 2022 – June 2023):
    November 11, 2022: Roy Brooks – Beat
    November 11, 2022: Alice Coltrane – Ptah, The El Daoud
    December 9, 2022: James Brown - Soul On Top
    December 9, 2022: Mel Brown – Chicken Fat
    January 13, 2023: Ahmad Jamal – The Awakening
    January 13, 2023: Archie Shepp – Kwanza
    February 10, 2023: Dorothy Ashby - The Rubáiyát Of Dorothy Ashby
    February 10, 2023: Gábor Szabó - The Sorcerer
    March 10, 2023: Blossom Dearie - Blossom Dearie
    March 10, 2023: Eartha Kitt - Bad But Beautiful
    April 28, 2023: Yusef Lateef – Psychicemotus
    April 28, 2023: Pharoah Sanders - Black Unity
    May 26, 2023: Wayne Shorter - Footprints Live!
    May 26, 2023: Herbie Hancock - The New Standard
    June 30, 2023: Albert Ayler - Love Cry
    June 30, 2023: Sun Ra - Space Is The Place
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  13. RBrinsdon

    RBrinsdon pfm Member

    My mistake, they were on at £235 each on Tuesday - Steely Dan UHQR 2 x 45rpm series
  14. mentalp

    mentalp pfm Member

  15. Wayne C

    Wayne C pfm Member

    that is truly astounding considering you can get the full Alan Parsons Project discography on half speed masters in a box for £300
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  16. irons1965

    irons1965 pfm Member

  17. joe9407

    joe9407 actress/activist

  18. Marchbanks

    Marchbanks Hat and Beard member

    Gavin Bryars’ Sinking of the Titanic/Jesus’ Blood is being reissued imminently by Superior Viaduct.

    I bought the original Obscure release when I was at university. God knows where it went. It would probably be worth a case of decent Châteauneuf now.
  19. CraShWilliams

    CraShWilliams pfm Member

    I heard a volunteer orchestra play that in a park setting once, there wasn't a dry eye amongst those watching - everyone just captivated by the voice, it was very moving.
  20. Nero

    Nero Don’t call me Bud

    New album and tour from Natalie Merchant next year. No UK dates (yet) but here's hoping.....

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