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Back To The Future Soundtrack (Picture Disc)Picture Disc
Soundtrack to the hit film "Back To The Future," reissued for the first time on a stunning picture disc composed of the iconic cover art image of Marty Mcfly stepping out of the DeLorean on the front and the digital calendar found on the delorian dashboard on the back. The album includes two tracks culled from Alan Silvestri's compositions for the film, two tracks from Huey Lewis and the News, and two songs played by the fictional band Marvin Berry and The Starlighters.1. The Power Of Love
2. Time Bomb Town
3. Back To The Future
4. Heaven Is One Step Away
5. Back In Time
6. Back To The Future Overture
7. The Wallflower (Dance With Me Henry)
8. Night Train
9. Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine?)
10. Johnny B. Goode$35.99Picture Disc Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Prestige Series Gold Cartridge
The Prestige (and upscale Reference) cartridges from Grado are the first released since the elder Grado's retirement, but they mark an evolution, not dramatic change, of the classic Grado style. There are three basic levels in the Prestige lineup: Black/Green, Blue/Red, and Silver/Gold. In each of these pairings, the latter model is the same as the former, but is able to meet more astringent test specifications. The Green, for instance, is taken from the top 15% of the Black models production.
The newly redesigned Silver1 and Gold1 have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. The Silver1 and gold1 models use a four piece OTL cantilever technology, ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Gold1 model is selected from the Silver1 production run and meets higher test specifications. Approximately 5% of the production run meet these standards and become Gold1 models.
What People are saying about the Gold... "The Prestige Gold's sound was readily identifiable, but after just a few seconds it didn't matter much, so engaging were the results."
- Wayne Garcia - The Absolute Sound
"It's a definite Best Buy!"
- Hi Fi Choice / Alan Sircom
"Beefheart's Clear Spot, the undoing of many an under-performing cartridges, didn't faze the Grado." - Hi Fi Choice / Alan Sircom "It was lively and detailed but never edgy on vocal sibilants, and didn't over-emphasis leading edges on acoustic guitar."
- Hi Fi Choice / Alan Sircom
"While the Prestige Gold cannot provide quite the same ultra-refined, take-you-to-the-mountaintop listening experiences that big buck moving coils can, it takes you a long way up the path toward analog excellence, and for a pennies-on-the-dollar price."
- Chris Martens / The Absolute SoundFrequency Response: 10-60Principal: MI
Channel Separation at 1KHz: 35
Input Load: 47K
Output at 1KHz 5CM/Sec.: 5mV
Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5
Stylus Type: E
Compliance CUs: 20
Stylus Replacement F: U
This product is not eligible for discount.$260.00Cartridge Buy Now
The British progressive rock band Alan Parsons Project was active between 1975 and 1990. The Project consisted of Eric Woolfson and Alan Parsons surrounded by a varying number of session musicians.
Englishman Alan Parsons met Scotsman Eric Woolfson in the canteen of Abbey Road Studios in the summer of 1974.
Parsons had already acted as assistant engineer on The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' and 'Let It Be' and had recently engineered Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side of the Moon'.
Woolfson, a songwriter and composer, was working as a session pianist.
'Pyramid' is the third album by The Alan Parsons Project and was originally released in 1978. The album contains numerous references to the Egyptian pyramids, hence the name.1. Voyager (2:25)
2. What Goes Up... (3:31)
3. The Eagle Will Rise Again (4:20)
4. One More River (4:18)
5. Can't Take It With You (5:07)
1. In The Lap Of The Gods (5:29)
2. Pyramania (2:44)
3. Hyper-Gamma-Spaces (4:17)
4. Shadow Of A Lonely Man (5:39)$36.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Developing StoryLimited Edition 2LP Is 180g, Hand-Numbered With A Signed Insert By Alan Broadbent
Working with the London Metropolitan Orchestra on Developing Story is 2-time Grammy winning Alan Broadbent -who arranges and conducts for Sir Paul McCartney, Diana Krall, Pat Metheny, Michael Buble and Natalie Cole. He wrote and recorded his own original compositions for jazz trio and orchestra and pieces of the Great American Songbook. Featuring Peter Erskine on drums and Harvie S on bass.LP 1
1. Developing Story Movement 1
2. Developing Story Movement 2
3. Developing Story Movement 3
4. If You Could See Me Now
2. Blue In Green
3. Lady In The Lake
5. Children Of Lima$35.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
OVSE-MOV-631xAlan Parsons Project
Gaudi was the tenth and final Alan Parsons Project studio album released in 1987. Inspired as he was by the Catalan architect Antonio Gaudi, Alan Parsons built a truly passionate concept album. Money Talks and Closer To Heaven, which were used in episodes of Miami Vice are, without a doubt, the tracks that sonically define this record. But then there's Paseo de Gracia, a fully orchestrated track in the typical vein of Alan Parsons Project, which can be counted as an exquisite instrumental masterpiece. The masterfully cut Gaudi album simply is yummy for the ears. We are extremely proud to extend the ever expanding catalogue by releasing number eight of the Project's discography!1. La Sagrada Familia
2. Too Late
3. Closer To Heaven
4. Standing On Higher Ground
5. Money Talks
6. Inside Looking Out
7. Paseo De Gracia (Instrumental)$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Turn of a Friendly CardImport
With two of the Alan Parsons Project's best songs, the lovely ballad Time and the wavy-sounding Games People Play, 'The Turn Of A Friendly Card' remains one of this group's most enjoyable albums.
Parsons' idea, the subject of the album's six tracks, centers around the age-old temptation of gambling and its stranglehold on the human psyche.
Music On Vinyl is proud to present yet another beauty by these British Progressive Rockers.1. May Be A Price To Pay
2. Games People Play
4. I Don't Wanna Go Home
5. The Gold Bug
6. The Turn Of A Friendly Card
I. The Turn Of A Friendly Card (Part One)
II. Snake Eyes
III. The Ace Of Swords
IV. Nothing Left To Lose
V. The Turn Of A Friendly Card (Part Two)$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Precious Memories CollectionThe two-disc collection features Precious Memories, Precious Memories Volume II, as well as, two previously
unreleased songs - "It's All About Him" inspired by Denise's book of the same title and "That's The Way" which
Alan sang to Denise at their wedding. the same title hoping to add musically to an already uplifting story." Volumes
1 & II combined have sold 2.3 million copies to date.1. Blessed Assurance
2. Softly And Tenderly
3. I Love To Tell The Story
4. When We All Get To Heaven
5. 'Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus
6. In The Garden
7. Are You Washed In The Blood
8. I'll Fly Away
9. What A Friend We Have In Jesus
10. Standing On The Promises
11. Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
12. Leaning On The Everlasting Arms
13. The Old Rugged Cross
14. How Great Thou Art
15. I Want To Stroll Over Heaven With You
16. Amazing Grace
17. He Lives
18. Just As I Am
19. Love Lifted Me
20. O How I Love Jesus$22.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
SPCO-SPE-9599xThe Alan Parsons Project
Eye in the Sky (Speakers Corner)
Unimpressed and untouched by the glorification of individuals so typical for the music business, the Alan Parsons Project proved that even without spectacular light shows, rock celebrities in the band or self-composed songs it was possible to rise to stardom. Alan Parsons, who first took up an apprenticeship as a sound engineer at EMI and was later responsible for several Paul McCartney productions and the Pink Floyd album 'Dark Side Of The Moon' at the legendary Abbey Road Studios, drew upon his experience in order to further his solo career. While the co-producer Eric Woolfson wrote songs, Parsons who had an uncanny feeling for sound conjured up synthetic and natural sounds.
As with all albums from the early years, 'Eye In The Sky' is inspired by important topics of the times. True to the 'no-future lifestyle' of the 80s, the songs impart a somewhat depressive character which serves as a stark contrast to the steely rock rhythms, free from electronic gimmicks. In addition one finds addictive harmony in the vocal polyphony ('Gemini'), blaring brass with a Spanish rhythm ('Silence And I') and a velvety string sound ('Old And Wise'). All in all a great achievement by the British wizard of sound at the mixing console.
- Alan Parsons (keyboards)
- Eric Woolfson (keyboards, vocal)
- Andrew Powell (arranger, conductor)
- Ian Bairnson (guitar)
- Mel Collins (saxophone)
- David Paton (bass, guitar, vocal)
- Stuart Elliot (drums, percussion)
Recording: 1981 at Abbey Road Studios, London, by Alan Parsons
Production: Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson
About Speakers Corner
At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Speakers Corner all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.
During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existant tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.
A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.
We should like to emphasise that Speakers Corner Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle. We have one digital recording in our catalogue (Alan Parsons / Eye In The Sky"), but even in this particular case we used the analogue tapes for cutting.
We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.
To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects - excluding the exception above - and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.1. Sirius
2. Eye in the Sky
3. Children of the Moon
5. Silence and I
6. You're Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned
9. Step by Step
10. Old and Wise$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Released two years after their big-selling Eye In The Sky album, Ammonia Avenue from 1984 offers beautiful tunes, with intelligent lyrical content. The theme of the album is the communication breakdown of mankind in a society turning ever more antisocial. Alan Parsons Project is the pinnacle of art rock, and this album proves it, yielding the hit single Don't Answer Me. A great deal of variation and clever hooks result in a record that holds more than the sum of its parts: a great listen throughout!1. Prime Time
2. Let Me Go Home
3. One Good Reason
4. Since The Last Goodbye
5. Don't Answer Me
6. Dancing On A High Wire
7. You Don't Believe
9. Ammonia Avenue$32.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
OVSE-MOV-588xAlan Parsons Project
Alan Parsons Project is well known for building their albums around certain socio-demographic themes. Stereotomy (1985) deals with the way in which modern society molds the personality. At the time, Stereotomy was one of the first completely digitally recorded pieces of music, sporting a rare 'DDD' code on its first release.
The album is coherently balanced, its synthesized and orchestrated songs completing each another. The high octane Where's The Walrus? is a response to 'Mr. Laser Beam', analogy of Mr. Lee Abrams, an American radio personality. He accused the band having gone 'flat' in their last albums: he asked them 'Where's The Walrus?', meaning 'Where are the classic songs like The Beatles' I Am The Walrus?'.1. Stereotomy
5. In The Real World
6. Where's The Walrus
7. Light Of The World
8. Chinese Whispers
9. Stereotomy Two$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Predator: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Pre-Order)Release Date: June 1, 2018*
Pressed On Blood Red And "Predator Dreads" Blue Splatter Vinyl
Limited To 1000 Copies
Sound Taken From Intrada's 2012 Complete And Definitive Edition Of The Score
Alan Silvestri's masterful score to Predator has been one of the most sought-after action film soundtracks of all time, sparking no less than three limited-edition CD releases that all successively sold out in short order. And it's little wonder; fresh from back-to-back triumphs with Romancing the Stone and Back to the Future, Silvestri employs a full orchestra, occasional, deft electronic touches, and - most of all - bruising percussion to fashion a score every bit as muscular and hard-hitting as the film itself. Among the truly inspired touches are the eerie, descending strings as the Predator descends to earth, the propulsive military march that introduces the commando team, and the simple trumpet fanfare in He's My Friend that laments the loss of a fallen comrade. Yet, because the film came out in the late-80s during the premature death of vinyl, Predator has NEVER been released on LP till now.
Real Gone is proud to present Alan Silvestri's score to Predator in a double-LP set featuring newly commissioned, custom front cover art by Rafa Wechterowicz that captures the Predator in all its ugly mother******ness, with additional stills from the production decorating the gatefold package. The sound to our release is taken from Intrada's 2012 complete and definitive edition of the score, and it comes on blood red and "Predator Dreads" blue splatter vinyl limited to 1000 copies. Get it before it disappears into the jungle!
*Please note that release dates are subject to change.LP 1
1. Fox Logo
2. Main Title
3. Something Else; Cut 'Em Down; Payback Time
4. The Truck
5. Jungle Trek
6. Girl's Escape
7. Blaine's Death
8. What Happened?
9. He's My Friend
10. We're Gonna Die
11. Building the Trap
12. The Waiting
1. Can You See Him?
2. Dillon's Death
3. Billy and Predator
4. Dutch Builds Trap
5. Predator's Injured
6. Hand to Hand Combat
7. Predator's Death
8. The Aftermath; The Pick-Up and End Credits$44.99Colored Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
This Is ItPsychedelic music all began with the tiniest possible
bang: a minuscule pressing of a self-produced LP by
Zen Buddhist scholar Alan Watts. In one cosmic flash
of inspiration and group improvisation, the next two
decades of musical innovation was pre-supposed:
psychedelic rock, spiritual jazz, and even new age. As
this micro pressing barely made it out of the ashram,
it was his writings that actually spread his ideas, usually
through osmosis: he was profoundly influential on
the beat poets and the subsequent counter-culture.
He became the forebear of '60s counter-culture's
spirituality, much as William Burroughs was the
forebear of its hedonism.
Released in 1962, This Is It is an imaginative cacophony
of percussion, non-verbal chanting, and free-flowing
expression, punctuated occasionally by leisurely passes
at a terrestrial piano, marimba, or french horn. It is
at once, experimental, intellectual, and experiential.
Three years before Ken Kesey's inaugural Acid Test,
This Is It! constitutes the first transmission for a tunedin
counterculture of hippies, beats, and psychedelic
revolutionaries of all stripes.1. Love You
2. Onion Giant
4. Fingernail Poem
6. Metamatic Ritual
7. The End$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
For the most part, 1979's Eve is somewhat overlooked as being one of the Alan Parsons Project's finest work, when in fact it involves some of this group's most intricate songs. The album's concept deals with the female's overpowering effect on man. Each song touches on her ability to dissect the male ego, especially through sexual means, originating with Eve's tempting Adam in the beginning of time.
Not only does this idea gain strength as the album progresses, but a musical battle of the sexes begins to arise through each song. The gorgeous "You Won't Be There" spotlights man's insecurity. Sung by Dave Townsend, its melodramatic feel sets a perfect tone. The classically enhanced "Winding Me Up" follows suit, based on a woman's ability to dominate her mate and opening up with sound of a wind-up doll being cranked. Other gems include the bitter but forceful "Damned If I Do" sung by Lenny Zakatek, and the dominating fury of "Lucifer," a powerful instrumental. Even the loutish "You Lie Down with Dogs" bears wit with its gender inclined mud-slinging.
The female vocalists, Lesley Duncan and Clare Torry do a splendid job of representing the females point of view throughout the album. Not only does Eve solidify its main idea, but the songs are highly entertaining with catchy rhythms and intelligent lyrics. Musically, the tempo appealingly switches back and forth from slow to quick, as does the temperament of the album. Somehow, Eve is dismissed as one of this band's greatest efforts, when in fact it's one of their finest marriages of both concept and music.1. Lucifer
2. You Lie Down With Dogs
3. I'd Rather Be A Man
4. You Won't Be There
5. Winding Me Up
6. Damned If I Do
7. Don't Hold Back
8. Secret Garden
9. If I Could Change Your Mind$36.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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With its superior performance, the Balance + phonostage would not be out of place in any professional studio.
For maximum dynamic headroom and RIAA accuracy of less than 0.1dB, the components are fitted directly on the circuit board in custom aluminium blocks to minimise electrical and mechanical influences and reliably keep disturbances out of the amp.
A precision tool for sound engineers which performs equally well as part of a domestic high-end system. The elegantly designed Balance + has a headphone output on the front panel and a matching second chassis to house its external power supply. The addition of the Accu+ battery power supply makes the Balance + a three-chassis phonostage with an even higher performance. Fitted with a high quality volume control the Balance + can also be directly connected to a power amplifier acting as a control preamp. The Balance + phonostage reproduces the entire range of audiophile recordings unaltered.$2,750.00Balance Plus Phonostage Buy Now
Marvel's Music from Captain America: The First Avenger (Picture Disc)Music from Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger on an exclusive picture disc. Limited edition.1. Captain America Main Titles
2. Hydra Train
3. Rain Fire Upon Them
4. Motorcycle Mayhem
6. This Is My Choice
7. Passage Of Time
8. Captain America March
9. Captain America
10. Training The Supersoldier
12. Kruger Chase
13. Factory Inferno
14. Triumphant Return
15. Howling Commando's Montage
16. Star Spangled Man$21.99Vinyl LP Picture Disc - Sealed Buy Now
Exclusive Artwork Created By Peter Curzon, Storm Studis
On Air is the second solo release by Alan Parsons following the split of The Alan Parsons Project, however the album's chief creative force was the Project's long-time guitarist, Ian Bairnson. Its concept revolves around the history of airborne exploration. Musically, this album is very different from Try Anything Once and the Alan Parsons Project albums, opting for more of a soft rock sound and a stable band line-up rather than the funky rhythms, symphonic flares, or rotating vocalists of the past.1. Blue Blue Sky
2. Too Close To The Sun
3. Blown By The Wind
5. I Can't Look Down
6. Brother Up In Heaven
7. Fall Free
9. So Far Away
10. One Day To Fly
11. Blue Blue Sky$37.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Time Machine (Awaiting Repress)Import
Available On Vinyl For The First Time!
Gatefold & Printed Innersleeves
Exclusive Artwork Created By Peter Curzon, Storm Studis
On Air is the second solo release by Alan Parsons following the split of The Alan Parsons Project, however the album's chief creative force was the Project's long-time guitarist, Ian Bairnson. Its concept revolves around the history of airborne exploration. Musically, this album is very different from Try Anything Once and the Alan Parsons Project albums, opting for more of a soft rock sound and a stable band line-up rather than the funky rhythms, symphonic flares, or rotating vocalists of the past.1. The Time Machine (Part 1)
3. Out Of The Blue
4. Call Up
5. Ignorance Is Bliss
6. Rubber Universe
7. No Future In The Past
8. Press Rewind
9. The Very Last Time
10. Far Ago And Long Away
11. The Time Machine (Part 2)
12. Dr. Evil Edit$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
Forrest Gump (Original Score)Import
First Pressing Of 1500 Numbered Copies On 'Chocolate' Colored Vinyl, Black Vinyl Thereafter
180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl
PVC Protective Sleeve
Score Composed By Multiple Award Winner Alan Silvestri
First Time On Vinyl!
Forrest Gump was the surprise hit of the 1994 summer movie season. The film traces the life of a half-wit through the major historical events of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. It features Tom Hanks as the loveable Forrest Gump and Robin Wright (Claire Underwood in House Of Cards) as Forrest's insecure girlfriend Jenny.
Forrest Gump won six Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Director, Best Visual Effects, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Film Editing. The film garnered for seven Golden Globe Award nominations, winning three of them, including Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama, Best Director - Motion Picture, and Best Motion Picture - Drama. The film was also nominated for six Saturn Awards and won two for Best Fantasy Film and Best Supporting Actor (Film. The film also won the Outstanding Achievement in Special Effects award at the 1995 BAFTA Film Awards.
Forrest Gump received numerous other awards such as one win from the Screen Actors Guild Awards in its first year for Tom Hanks in a total of four nominations.
The film was selected for preservation by the Library of Congress in the United States National Film Registry in 2011, being deemed culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant. The movie has made multiple American Film Institute lists including the quote Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get. ranking 40th on 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes. The film ranked 240 on Empire's list of the 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time. The chain of restaurants, Bubba Gump Shrimp Company opened based on the film, and has opened many locations since its founding.
The score was composed and conducted by Alan Silvestri and was nominated for Best Original Score in the 67th Academy Awards.1. I'm Forrest... Forrest Gump
2. You're No Different
3. You Can't Sit Here
4. Run Forrest Run
5. Pray With Me
6. Crimson Gump
7. They're Sending Me To Vietnam
8. I Ran And Ran
9. I Had A Destiny
10. Washington Reunion
11. Jesus On The Main Line
12. That's My Boat
13. I Never Thanked You
14. Jenny Returns
16. Forrest Meets Forrest
17. Wedding Guest
18. Where Heaven Ends
19. Jenny's Grave
20. I'll Be Right Here
21. Suite From Forrest Gump$40.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
I Robot (Awaiting Repress)Alan Parsons Project I Robot on Numbered Limited Edition 180g 45RPM 2LP From Mobile Fidelity
Perfectionism, Innovation, Complexities, and Reference-Grade Production Make Alan Parsons Project's Conceptual I Robot a Timeless Classic: Sci-Fi Arrangements Steeped In Drama and Moodiness
More Music, More Information, More Detail, More Nuance, More Everything: Mobile Fidelity 180g 45RPM 2LP Set the Definitive-Sounding Analog Version of 1977 Audiophile Standard
A Demonstration Disc for the Ages: Immaculate Highs and Lows, Supreme Spaciousness, See-Through Transparency, 3D Imaging, Wider Grooves on System-Testing Pressing
Audiophiles needn't any introduction to the Alan Parsons Project's I Robot. Engineered by Parsons after he performed the same duties on Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, the 1977 record reigns as a disc whose taut bass, crisp highs, clean production, and seemingly limitless dynamic range are matched only by the sensational prog-rock fare helmed by the keyboardist. Not surprisingly, it's been issued myriad times. Can it be improved? Relish Mobile Fidelity's stupendous-sounding 180g 45RPM 2LP set and the question becomes irrelevant.
Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, and afforded the luxurious groove space of a 45RPM LP, I Robot comes to life like never before on this numbered limited-edition reissue. Boasting immaculate highs and lows, generous spaciousness, and see-through transparency that takes you into the studio with Parsons and creative partner Eric Woolfson at Abbey Road, this super-clean edition has been lovingly restored by Mobile Fidelity engineers with the intention of demonstrating the full-range capabilities of the world's best stereo systems. Put simply, there's more music, more information, more detail, more nuance, more everything.
Savor reference-grade soundstages, immersive smoothness, sought-after instrumental separation, three-dimensional imaging, and consummate tonal balances. Able to be played back at high volumes without compromise or fatigue, the analog masterwork is a demonstration record for the ages - the likes of which are no longer being made. Longtime fans can finally rest assured knowing they don't have to pony up hundreds of dollars for older pressings - including three prior Mobile Fidelity versions on LP and CD. This is the very reason you own and invest in high-end audio gear.
Inspired by and loosely based around the Isaac Asimov stories of the same name, I Robot delves into themes of artificial intelligence and technological dominance that make the record increasingly relevant in the 21st century. Indeed, Parsons' pinnacle creation dovetailed with the ascendency of Star Wars, which itself is experiencing a rebirth in an age of self-driving cars, smart devices, and mindless automation. Lyrically, songs such as The Voice call into question human behavior - and their relationship to increasing robotic supremacy - in everyday life. Sonically, Parsons reflects the associated paranoia, dichotomy, and transformation via shifting sci-fi arrangements steeped in drama and moodiness.
I Robot's absorbing tunes also continue to fascinate due to their perfectionism and innovation. Borrowing from Pink Floyd's strategies, Parsons utilizes a looped sequence on the title track to create new downbeats. Some Other Time employs two different lead vocalists and yet gives the illusion only one is involved. Captivating strings, a piccolo trumpet, and bona fide pipe organ grace Don't Let It Show. The origins of Nucleus stem from a unique analog keyboard concoction dubbed the Projectron, devised by Parsons and electronic engineer Keith Johnson. Andrew Powell's orchestral and choral arrangements top it all off, with Total Eclipse arriving as an aptly frightening track that presages the climactic Genesis Ch. 1 V. 32.
Does man or machine win in the end? Decide with Parsons as you get lost in Mobile Fidelity's definitive pressing.
This title is not eligible for discount.1. I Robot
2. I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You
3. Some Other Time
5. Don't Let It Show
6. The Voice
8. Day After Day
9. Total Eclipse
10. Genesis Ch. 1 V.32$49.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
M.I.U.Recorded at the Maharishi International University in Fairfield, Iowa, M.I.U. Album was the first album to carry Alan Jardine's name as producer.
Now available on 180 gram vinyl.1. She's Got Rhythm
2. Come Go With Me
3. Hey, Little Tomboy
4. Kona Coast
5. Peggy Sue
6. Wontcha Come Out Tonight?
7. Sweet Sunday
8. Belles Of Paris
9. Pitter Patter
10. My Diane
11. Match Point Of Our Love
12. Winds Of Change$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
FreeFree, originally released in 1989, is the second album by alternative rock band Concrete Blonde, featuring the addition of second guitarist Alan Bloch.1. God Is A Bullet
2. Run Run Run
3. It's Only Money
4. Help Me
6. Roses Grow
7. Scene Of A Perfect Crime
8. Happy Birthday
9. Little Conversations
10. Carry Me Away$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Songs From The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (Picture Disc)Songs From The Hunchback Of Notre Dame features songs from the 1996 animated Disney film, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame. The film score was composed by by Alan Menken, with songs written by Menken and Stephen Schwartz1. The Bells Of Notre Dame
2. Out There
3. Topsy Turvy
5. God Help The Outcasts
6. The Bell Tower
7. Heaven's Light / Hellfire
8. A Guy Like You
9. Paris Burning
10. The Court Of Miracles
12. And He Shall Smite The Wicked
13. Into The Sunlight (Score)
14. The Bells Of Notre Dame (Reprise)
16. God Help The Outcasts$21.99Vinyl LP Picture Disc - Sealed Buy Now
The Little Mermaid Soundtrack (Picture Disc)Soundtrack to the 1989 Disney animated feature film, The Little Mermaid, on an exclusive double-sided picture disc. This LP contains the film's score composed by Alan Menken, as well as songs written by Menken and Howard Ashman.1. Fathoms Below
2. Main Title
4. Daughters of Triton
5. Part of Your World
6. Under the Sea
7. Part of Your World [Reprise]
8. Poor Unfortunate Souls
9. Les Poissons
10. Kiss the Girl
14. Destruction of the Grotto
15. Flotsam and Jetsam
16. Tour of the Kingdom
18. Wedding Announcement
19. Eric to the Rescue
20. Happy Ending$21.99Vinyl LP Picture Disc - Sealed Buy Now
Songs From Aladdin (Picture Disc)Songs From Aladdin features songs from the 1992 animated Disney film, Aladdin, pressed on an exclusive double-sided picture disc. Score composed by Alan Menken, with songs written by Menken and Tim Rice .1. Arabian Nights
2. Legend Of The Lamp
3. One Jump Ahead
4. One Jump Ahead (Reprise)
5. Friend Like Me
6. Prince All
7. A Whole New World
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