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  • Are You Experienced? (Music On Vinyl) (Mono) Are You Experienced? (Music On Vinyl) (Mono) Quick View

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    Are You Experienced? (Music On Vinyl) (Mono)

    Ranked 15/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Recordings for Are You Experienced had begun in late October 1966, producing a string of singles preceding the illustrious first album by the world's most famous guitarist. While recording, the future working relationship between engineer Eddie Kramer and Hendrix was forged. The debut album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience was initially issued in mono and then 'enhanced stereo' on later issues.


    The UK cover photography was by Bruce Flemming. Releases in Europe had the words Jimi Hendrix placed above the title. These later issues were 'enhanced stereo', with tracks listed on the back.


    The USA & Canadian issues were released after the band appeared at the Monterey Pop Festival in June 1967, along with The Who. Its art was directed by Ed Thrasher, using a Karl Ferris infra-red fish-eye photo. There is a key difference to the tracks on this album, with some removed and replaced by the earlier singles, plus a change to the running order. The spelling Foxey Lady appears in some of these issues, and has been adopted for the Music On Vinyl mono reissue.

    1. Purple Haze
    2. Manic Depression
    3. Hey Joe
    4. Love Or Confusion
    5. May This Be Love
    6. I Don't Live Today
    7. The Wind Cries Mary
    8. Fire
    9. Third Stone From The Sun
    10. Foxey Lady
    11. Are You Experienced
    Jimi Hendrix
    $36.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Mono - Sealed Buy Now
  • Are You Experienced? (Music On Vinyl) (Mono - UK Cover) Are You Experienced? (Music On Vinyl) (Mono - UK Cover) Quick View

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    Are You Experienced? (Music On Vinyl) (Mono - UK Cover)

    Ranked 15/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Ex The Animals musician & entrepreneur Chas Chandler had brought Hendrix to the UK, teaming him up with drummer Mitch Mitchell and bassist Noel Redding. Recordings for Are You Experienced had begun in late October 1966, producing a string of singles preceding the illustrious first album by the world's most famous guitarist. While recording, the future working relationship between engineer Eddie Kramer and Hendrix was forged. The debut album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience was initially issued in mono and then 'enhanced stereo' on later issues.


    The UK cover photography was by Bruce Flemming. Releases in Europe had the words Jimi Hendrix placed above the title. These later issues were 'enhanced stereo', with tracks listed on the back.


    The USA & Canadian issues were released after the band appeared at the Monterey Pop Festival in June 1967, along with The Who. Its art was directed by Ed Thrasher, using a Karl Ferris infra-red fish-eye photo. There is a key difference to the tracks on this album, with some removed and replaced by the earlier singles, plus a change to the running order. The spelling Foxey Lady appears in some of these issues, and has been adopted for the Music On Vinyl mono reissue.

    1. Foxy Lady
    2. Manic Depression
    3. Red House
    4. Can You See Me
    5. Love or Confusion
    6. I Don't Live Today
    7. May This Be Love
    8. Fire
    9. Third Stone from the Sun
    10. Remember
    11. Are You Experienced?
    Jimi Hendrix
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Mono - Sealed Buy Now
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    Are You Experienced?

    Ranked 15/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    180 Gram Audiophile LP Pressing


    All Analog Mastering From The Original 2-Track Master Tapes By George Marino


    Complete Original Artwork


    Manufactured By Quality Record Pressing



    One of the most stunning debuts in rock history, and one of the definitive albums of the psychedelic era. On Are You Experienced?, Jimi Hendrix synthesized various elements of the cutting edge of 1967 rock into music that sounded both futuristic and rooted in the best traditions of rock, blues, pop, and soul. It was his mind-boggling guitar work, of course, that got most of the ink, building upon the experiments of British innovators like Jeff Beck and Pete Townshend to chart new sonic territories in feedback, distortion, and sheer volume. It wouldn't have meant much, however, without his excellent material, whether psychedelic frenzy (Foxey Lady, Manic Depression, Purple Haze), instrumental freak-out jams (Third Stone from the Sun), blues (Hey Joe), or tender, poetic compositions (The Wind Cries Mary) that demonstrated the breadth of his songwriting talents. Not to be underestimated were the contributions of drummer Mitch Mitchell and bassist Noel Redding, who gave the music a rhythmic pulse that fused parts of rock and improvised jazz. Many of these songs are among Hendrix's very finest; it may be true that he would continue to develop at a rapid pace throughout the rest of his brief career, but he would never surpass his first LP in terms of consistently high quality.


    - Richie Unterberger (All Music Guide)

    1. Purple Haze
    2. Manic Depression
    3. Hey Joe
    4. Love Or Confusion
    5. May This Be Love
    6. I Don't Live Today
    7. The Wind Cries Mary
    8. Fire
    9. Third Stone from the Sun
    10. Foxey Lady
    11. Are You Experienced
    Jimi Hendrix
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • All My Favorite Singers Are Willie Nelson All My Favorite Singers Are Willie Nelson Quick View

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    All My Favorite Singers Are Willie Nelson

    Astral Swan's All My Favorite Singers Are Willie Nelson is a collection of stark psychedelic folk from the unfiltered neuroses of Calgary's Matthew Swann. Songs steeped in universal anguish, marveling at the world's knack for enterprise and cannibalism, come across instead as subtle, reassuring lullabies. These are quiet, relatable anthems for the outsider set, balancing gentle melodies on Swann's self-obsession with moral fallibility. On first single "Beginning Of The End", Swann delves into the album's various drug states in his sweetly apprehensive tone, a lowly guitar dancing loosely with intoxicated children, asking: "Who told the kids in the yard that they're mostly dust? Now they just stay drunk. Keep getting more fucked up".


    Equally inspired by serene 60's folk, 80's no-wave alienation, and the insouciance of 90's grunge, Astral Swans' music is spacious yet constrained, hauntingly personal and oddly sincere. The skeletal "Let Their Faces All Blur Out" races softly with the punk rock abandon of early Sonic Youth and Eric's Trip; "What Calms You Down, Freaks Me Out" bears the ominous pleasance of Syd Barrett, Arthur Russell, Nick Drake, and fellow Calgarian Chad VanGaalen. More structured than Swann's Extra Happy Ghost!!! project (produced by VanGaalen), this album's experimental spirit denies the haphazard "singer-songwriter" label that some might attach to Astral Swans.


    Set for release on Dan Mangan's Madic Records, these twelve songs lavish in Swann's startlingly sardonic reflections, in his own words, "confronting our strange ways of experiencing personhood, in the moral gorge between ideals and inadequacies". Tracked live in Swann's living room, and later embellished in an old Calgary warehouse with local experimental/improv mainstay Brad Hawkins (Ghostkeeper), All My Favorite Singers Are Willie Nelson is flawed if not for its air of accidental perfection, normalizing existential struggle with rhythm and harmony, a natural marriage of the sweet to the acrid.

    1. There Are Ways To Get What You Want
    2. Beginning Of The End
    3. Let Their Faces All Blur Out
    4. Please Don't Leave Me Strange
    5. What Calms You Down, Freaks Me Out
    6. You Carry A Sickness
    7. Park Street
    8. September
    9. Holly
    10. My Conscience Don't Work In The New World
    11. Attention
    12. Grass Girl
    Astral Swans
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  • Axis: Bold As Love (Music On Vinyl) (Mono) Axis: Bold As Love (Music On Vinyl) (Mono) Quick View

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    Axis: Bold As Love (Music On Vinyl) (Mono)

    Ranked 82/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Axis: Bold as Love, the second Experience album, was released merely six months after their debut LP Are You Experienced, at the end of 1967. Many of the album's songs were composed with complex studio recording techniques in mind and as a result were rarely performed live. Only Spanish Castle Magic and every-guitar-player's-ultimate-study-material Little Wing became staples during concerts.


    The album shows an incredible growth in Hendrix' songwriting and sonical versatility. Radio friendly rockers like Wait Until Tomorrow and You Got Me Floatin' are mixed with ballads such as Castles Made Of Sand - the album's variety makes it a delightful listen.


    The original mono pressing was intended to cater to those listeners with outdated hifi equipment, and therefore this is a rare piece of Hendrix' legacy. The Music On Vinyl reissue of the mono mix makes this evergreen available for contemporary ears again.

    1. Exp
    2. Up From The Skies
    3. Spanish Castle Magic
    4. Wait Until Tomorrow
    5. Ain't No Telling
    6. Little Wing
    7. If 6 Was 9
    8. You Got Me Floatin'
    9. Castles Made Of Sand
    10. She's So Fine
    11. One Rainy Wish
    12. Little Miss Lover
    13. Bold As Love
    Jimi Hendrix
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Mono - Sealed Buy Now
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    Smash Hits


    Carefully Restored From The Original Analog Master Tapes


    Carefully restored from the original analog master tapes, featuring original poster and alternate cover art, the Legacy edition of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Smash Hits includes timeless classics like Purple Haze, Hey Joe, Red House (a different take from the UK Are You Experienced version), Fire plus 8 more essential Hendrix tracks. First released in 1969, Smash Hits has proved to be immensely popular, serving as a critical introduction to the Hendrix canon for successive generations of fans.


    This 2016 edition of Smash Hits includes a recreation of the poster that came with the original U.S. LP release, depicting band members Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding dressed in western attire on horseback. The photograph, taken by Grammy-winning photographer Ed Thrasher (Grateful Dead, Neil Young, the Beach Boys) at Warner Bros. film studios in Burbank, CA in early 1969, was conceived as sleeve art for the album. Now, for the first time ever, Thrasher's photo finally graces the cover of Smash Hits, as originally intended.

    1. Purple Haze
    2. Fire
    3. The Wind Cries Mary
    4. Can You See Me
    5. Hey Joe
    6. All Along the Watchtower
    7. Stone Free
    8. Crosstown Traffic
    9. Manic Depression
    10. Remember
    11. Red House
    12. Foxey Lady
    Jimi Hendrix Experience
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    Winterland (Box Set)

    Hendrix's Most Storied Live Three-Night Stand Comes to Brilliant Life on Stellar, Audiophile-Quality Box Set


    Features Tons of Performances Not Available on Any Other Release


    Six 1968 Concerts from San Francisco's Historic Venue Reshaped Rock and Roll: Here Are the Highlights


    8LP Edition Annihilates All Previous Winterland Compilations: Tremendous Sonics and Insight


    Also Includes 36-Page Book and Rare Backstage Interview With Hendrix


    Jimi Hendrix's Woodstock performance may be his most famous, but the guitarist named by Rolling Stone as the best in history was never better than at a three-night stand in San Francisco, putting on a total of six concerts that fans have long clamored to hear. Featuring the creme de la creme of said performances, now everyone finally gets their wish.


    Winterland is drawn from said six stellar shows recorded over three days (October 10, 11 and 12, 1968) at San Francisco's historic Winterland Ballroom. These special performances celebrated the two-year anniversary of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and came just as the groundbreaking album Electric Ladyland was released. Even given the era's rich history, you'll be hard-pressed to come up with any concert that rivals what's here.


    As many already know, Winterland presents some of Hendrixs most spectacular guitar work. This scintillating set is filled with rare live versions of classic songs such as Manic Depression, Are You Experienced?, Tax Free, and Little Wing that are not part of any other Sony Legacy releases. Fans will also enjoy Hendrixs dramatic interpretations of Creams Sunshine Of Your Love and Howlin Wolfs Killing Floor (with the Experience joined by Jefferson Airplane bassist Jack Casady) as well his rendition of Bob Dylans Like A Rolling Stone, which many critics and fans regard as the ultimate interpretation.


    Pressed on 8 x 180g LPs, this special deluxe box set features never before released music from each of the six unforgettable Winterland performances. Please note that Winterland is now markedly different from the flawed single disc compilation, long out of print, briefly issued by Rykodisc in 1987 and 1988. Moreover, Winterland also presents a rare interview with Hendrix recorded backstage at the Boston Garden a few weeks after the Winterland performances. This previously unreleased bonus provides fans with a unique window into Hendrixs views about his background, his approach to the guitar, and songwriting and future direction of his music.


    As should be required for any such box set, Winterland features a 36-page booked filled with previously unpublished images by acclaimed photographers Robert Knight, Allen Tannenbaum, and Jim Marshall, as well as an essay by noted Rolling Stone journalist David Fricke.




    LPs 1 & 2: 10/10/68 Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco

    1. Tax Free
    2. Lover Man
    3. Sunshine of Your Love
    4. Hear My Train A Comin
    5. Killing Floor
    6. Foxey Lady
    7. Hey Joe
    8. Star Spangled Banner
    9. Purple Haze


    LPs 3 & 4: 10/11/68 Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco
    1. Tax Free
    2. Like a Rolling Stone
    3. Lover Man
    4. Hey Joe
    5. Fire
    6. Foxey Lady
    7. Are You Experienced
    8. Red House
    9. Purple Haze


    LPs 5 & 6: 10/12/68 Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco
    1. Fire

    2. Lover Man

    3. Like a Rolling Stone

    4. Manic Depression

    5. Sunshine of Your Love

    6. Little Wing

    7. Spanish Castle Magic

    8. Red House

    9. Hey Joe

    10. Purple Haze

    11. Wild Thing


    LPs 7 & 8: Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco
    1. Foxy Lady

    2. Are You Experienced

    3. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

    4. Red House

    5. Star Spangled Banner

    6. Purple Haze
    7. Jimi Hendrix: Boston Garden Backstage Interview

    Jimi Hendrix
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Box Set - 8 LPs Sealed Buy Now
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    Electric Ladyland

    Ranked 54/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Cut from the Analog Masters by Legendary Engineer George Marino at Sterling Sound and Pressed on 180-gram Vinyl at RTI!


    First-Ever Audiophile Edition of Hendrix's Pioneering Third Studio Album: The Wait Is Over!


    The Hendrix Family is Committed to Bringing you the Best Sound Quality Possible: Do Not Miss This Pressing!


    Set Joins Exquisitely Remastered Versions of Are You Experienced, Axis: Bold As Love, First Rays of the New Rising Sun, and the previously unreleased Valleys of Neptune!


    The great manifesto of the psychedelic rock era, the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland is the culmination of resounding experimentation and several years of band chemistry, as well as Hendrix's continual development as a guitarist seemingly capable of anything and limited only by what he couldn't think of doing. As the trio's final studio recording together, it's also the band's most adventurous, and collaborative, as Steve Winwood, Al Kooper, Buddy Miles, Jack Casady, and Chris Wood all make guest apprarances. Featuring everything from sensitive wah-wah playing (Burning of the Midnight Lamp) to the all-time best version of Bob Dylan's All Along the Watchtower, with Hendrix infusing the song with requisite mystery and mayhem, to the magnetic riff passages of Voodoo Child (Slight Return), Electric Ladyland remains one of the most fully realized and referenced recordings in history. And until now, it's never received the sonic facelift it's not only needed, but deserved.


    Mastered from the original analog tapes, cut by legendary engineer George Marino on upgraded equipment at Sterling Sound, and pressed on 180-gram virgin vinyl at RTI, this 2LP set is a sonic knockout on par with the very best audiophile recordings. This is also the first-ever audiophile edition of Electric Ladyland. We guarantee it will absolutely blow away whatever analog or digital version you've heard before. It's no wonder that this release spearheads Legacy Recordings' unprecented 2010 Jimi Hendrix Catalog Project of reissues and new releases from the greatest guitar player in history.


    Ranked by Rolling Stone as the 54th greatest album ever made, Electric Ladyland epitomizes the passion, soulfulness, exoticism, and emotion that makes music such a part of our life. You will not want to live without.

    1. And The Gods Made Love
    2. Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)
    3. Crosstown Traffic
    4. Voodoo Chile
    5. Little Miss Strange
    6. Long Hot Summer Night
    7. Come On (Let The Good Times Roll)
    8. Gypsy Eyes
    9. Burning Of The Midnight Lamp
    10. Rainy Day, Dream Away
    11. 1983(A Merman I Should Turn To Be)
    12. Moon, Turn The Tidesgently gently gently
    13. Still Raining, Still Dreaming
    14. House Burning Down
    15. All Along The Watchtower
    16. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
    Jimi Hendrix
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Valleys Of Neptune Valleys Of Neptune Quick View

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    Valleys Of Neptune

    Jimi Hendrix Valleys Of Neptune on Audiophile-Quality 180g 2LP Set!


    12 Previously Unreleased, Fully Realized Jimi Hendrix Studio Recordings Available for the First Time Ever!


    Cut from the Analog Masters by Legendary Engineer George Marino at Sterling Sound and Pressed on 180-gram Vinyl at RTI!


    The Hendrix Family is Committed to Bringing you the Best Sound Quality Possible: Do Not Miss This Collection!


    Set Joins Exquisitely Remastered Versions of Are You Experienced?, Axis: Bold As Love, Electric Ladyland, and First Rays of the New Rising Sun!


    The already insurmountable legacy of the greatest, most advanced rock guitarist to ever play a note just got better. Valleys Of Neptune, a newly curated album of 12 fully realized Jimi Hendrix studio recordings, contains more than 60 minutes of music never commercially available on any Hendrix album. Centered around tracks recorded during a pivotal and turbulent four-month period in 1969, Valleys Of Neptune unveils the original Jimi Hendrix Experience's final studio recordings for the very first time. Just as importantly, no expense has been spared in making sure this monumental release sounds as good as humanly possible. Mastered from the original analog tapes, cut by legendary engineer George Marino on upgraded equipment at Sterling Sound, and pressed on 180-gram virgin vinyl at RTI, this 2LP set is a sonic knockout on par with the very best audiophile recordings. It's no wonder that this release spearheads Legacy Recordings' unprecented 2010 Jimi Hendrix Catalog Project of reissues and new releases from the greatest guitar player in history. Albums don't get more essential than this.


    Valleys Of Neptune provides a fundamental, compelling, and largely unseen view of what Jimi Hendrix was doing in the critical period between the release of Electric Ladyland in October of 1968 and the 1970 opening of his own Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village. The state-of-the-art facility is also where he would begin his final project, the ambitious double album First Rays of the New Rising Sun.


    Here, the group lays down the foundation for its follow-up to Electric Ladyland, alongside the guitar superhero's first sessions with bassist Billy Cox, an army buddy Hendrix had recruited into his new ensemble. As such, Valleys Of Neptune offers more than an hour of previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix music, newly mixed for this historic release by Hendrix's longtime engineer Eddie Kramer, who first worked with the guitarist on 1967's Are You Experienced? Valleys Of Neptune is produced by Janie Hendrix, John McDermott (who contributes detailed liner notes), and Kramer. The Valleys Of Neptune single has long been one of the most sought-after of Hendrix's recordings. But it's not the only reason to grab this set.


    Other highlights encompass blazing studio covers of Elmore James' Bleeding Heart and Cream's Sunshine of Your Love, as well as premier performances of original Hendrix compositions like Ships Passing Through The Night, Lullaby For The Summer, and the original recording of the Jimi Hendrix Experience rendition of Hear My Train A Comin'. Also included is Mr. Bad Luck, a Jimi Hendrix Experience track, produced by Chas Chandler during the 1967 Axis: Bold as Love sessions.
    Specific personnel and recording dates of the tracks are as follows:


    Stone Free

    Recorded: Record Plant, New York, April 7, 9, 14, May 17,1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Vocal, Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass: Billy Cox

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell

    Backing Vocals: Roger Chapman, Andy Fairweather Low


    Valleys Of Neptune

    Recorded: Record Plant, New York, September 23, 1969, May 15, 1970

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Vocal, Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell

    Bass: Billy Cox

    Percussion: Juma Sultan


    Bleeding Heart

    Recorded: Record Plant, New York, April 24, 1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Vocal, Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass: Billy Cox

    Drums: Rocky Isaac

    Tambourine: Chris Grimes

    Maracas: Al Marks


    Hear My Train A Comin'

    Recorded: Record Plant, New York, April 7, 1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Vocal, Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass: Noel Redding

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell


    Mr. Bad Luck

    Recorded: Olympic Studios, London, May 5, 1967

    Producer: Chas Chandler

    Additional bass and drum recording, Air Studios, London, June 5, 1987

    Vocal, Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass: Noel Redding

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell


    Sunshine Of Your Love

    Recorded: Olympic Studios, London, February 16, 1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass: Noel Redding

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell

    Percussion: Rocki Dzidzornu


    Lover Man

    Recorded: Olympic Studios, London, February 16, 1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Vocal, Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass: Noel Redding

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell


    Ships Passing Through The Night

    Recorded: Record Plant, New York, April 14, 1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Guitar, Vocals: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass: Noel Redding

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell


    Fire

    Recorded: Olympic Studios, London, February 17, 1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Vocal, Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass, Backing Vocal: Noel Redding

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell


    Red House

    Recorded: Olympic Studios, London, February 17, 1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Vocal, Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass: Noel Redding

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell


    Lullaby For The Summer

    Recorded: Record Plant, New York, April 7, 1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Mixed By Eddie Kramer

    Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Bass: Noel Redding

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell


    Crying Blue Rain

    Recorded: Olympic Studios, London, February 16, 1969

    Producer: Jimi Hendrix

    Additional bass and drum recording, Air Studios, London, June 5, 1987

    Vocal, Guitar: Jimi Hendrix

    Percussion: Rocki Dzidzornu

    Bass: Noel Redding

    Drums: Mitch Mitchell


    1. Stone Free
    2. Valleys Of Neptune
    3. Bleeding Heart
    4. Hear My Train A Comin'
    5. Mr. Bad Luck
    6. Sunshine Of Your Love

    7. Lover Man
    8. Ships Passing In The Night
    9. Fire
    10. Red House
    11. Lullaby For The Summer
    12. Crying Blue Rain
    Jimi Hendrix
    $34.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone Quick View

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    All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone

    Known for bringing an emotional heft and sense of hope to a usually placid genre, Explosions In The Sky have experienced the kind of meteoric rise in popularity that flies in the face of music industry convention. Their songs are too long for radio play or commercial music videos; they avoid performing in LiveNation/Clear Channel venues; they didn't jump to a major label; and they don't sing. After scoring the film Friday Night Lights, they took two years to work on this record, which is a massive leap forward, showcasing a broader instrumental range and their most focused, efficient songwriting. RIYL: Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Mogwai, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Mono.
    1. Birth and Death of the Day, The
    2. Welcome, Ghosts
    3. It's Natural to Be Afraid
    4. What Do You Gome Home to?
    5. Catastrophe and the Cure
    6. So Long, Lonesome
    Explosions In The Sky
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    Outlive


    Black/Grey Swirl Vinyl 2xLP


    Limited to 1,000


    The time has come. After the longest wait between Demon Hunter records ever, we are proud to announce our brand new studio album, "Outlive." The last 3 years have been an absolute whirlwind. We've welcomed 5 (!) children into the Demon Hunter family, endured heartbreaking trials, and experienced joy beyond comprehension. "Outlive" is a culmination of these peaks and valleys. It is a journey through adversity, survival, and overcoming the odds. They say the best stories are told by those who have lived a life worth commenting on, and we believe that our stories will resonate with each of you in some way.


    The relationship we share with you has always been uniquely special. You've come to expect a high level of quality from us and we intend to honor that promise. We've been working for months assembling every piece of the album and its presentation with dedicated attention to detail. The new album is scheduled for a 2017 release and we are going to make the journey from here to there as thrilling as possible. We are simply beyond excited to share every aspect of Demon Hunter's eighth chapter, "Outlive," with all of you. Prepare yourselves and join us.


    -Ryan Clark & Demon Hunter

    1. Trying Times
    2. Jesus Wept
    3. Cold Winter Sun
    4. Died In My Sleep
    5. Half As Dead
    6. Cold Blood
    7. One Step Behind
    8. Raining Down
    9. The End
    10. One Less
    11. Patience
    12. Slight the Odds
    Demon Hunter
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  • The Valley The Valley Quick View

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    The Valley

    The 25-year-old Australian-born and Los Angeles-based pop star is hoping that 2017 keeps her busy after she broke out with the dance-pop hit Somebody Loves You in 2014 and spent most of last year on the road. Since then, Who (real name: Jess Newham) has moved to Los Angeles, gotten into a serious relationship and experienced the personal growth that she says naturally comes when you enter your mid-20s. On this album, there's still grieving about my last relationship, or talking about friendships that have fallen apart over the past couple of years due to the nature of my job -- but I also think it's much more self-assured. The difference between who you are when you're 22 and who you are when you're 25 is not just some casual difference. I feel like I'm just this completely different person. Who has released two songs this year: a warm, electronic cover of Donna Lewis' I Love You Always Forever and, more recently, the dynamic dance track Human Touch, which will be included on her sophomore album, The Valley.
    1. The Valley
    2. Some Kinda Wonderful
    3. You Can Cry Tomorrow
    4. Mama Say
    5. Human Touch
    6. Free To Fly (feat. Warren G)
    7. Wanna Be
    8. Pretend You're Missing Me
    9. Blue Heaven Midnight Crush
    10. Make You Memories
    11. Reunion
    12. Beautiful (feat. Superfruit)
    13. I Love You Always Forever
    Betty Who
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    25th Anniversary Live In Amsterdam

    Toto is founded in 1977 by some of the most experienced session musicians of that time. The band enjoyed great commercial success in the late 1970s and 1980s, beginning with the band's self-titled debut released in 1978. With the release of 1982's critically acclaimed and commercially successful 'Toto IV', Toto became one of the best-selling music groups of their era. They are best known for their Top 5 hits 'Hold the Line', 'Rosanna', 'Stop Loving You', 'Pamela' and 'Africa'. They still continue to sell out arenas all over the world.


    The band celebrated their 25th anniversary by touring the world, which started in 2002 and concluded in 2003. They recorded their show in Amsterdam and released it in late 2003. Music on Vinyl is proud to release this album for the first time on vinyl.

    Side A
    MEDLEY:
    1. Girl Goodbye
    2. Goodbye Elenore
    3. Child's Anthem
    4. I'll Supply The Love
    5. Gift With A Golden Gun
    6. While My Guitar Gently Weeps


    Side B
    1. Bodhisattva

    2. Africa

    3. Rosanna


    Side C
    MEDLEY:
    1. Waiting For Your Love
    2. Georgy Porgy
    3. Lion
    4. Hydra
    5. English Eyes
    6. Till The End
    7. I Won't Hold You Back


    Side D
    1. Afraid Of Love
    2. Hold The Line
    3. Home Of The Brave

    Toto
    $35.99
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  • Reference Series RS1e Headphones Reference Series RS1e Headphones Quick View

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    Reference Series RS1e Headphones


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Referential Treatment


    Ever wondered what hardcore audiophiles are hearing, and that you might be missing? The Grado RS1e is the point of no return so be warned, cross this threshold and you'll never enjoy mass-market headphones again. Once you've experienced this elegant audio masterpiece you'll grasp the reference.


    The new RS1e from Grado uses a different species of handcrafted mahogany from our previous models. The earpieces utilize an intricate curing process that optimizes the tonal quality while giving them a new look. The RS1e places a 50mm dynamic transducer and an 8 conductor cable design in an open-air configuration. The result is a smooth, controlled, and coherent sound with detailed dynamics. Frequency response ranges from 12-30 kHz and the drivers are matched to 0.05dB. Weighing 9oz, the headphones are an example of the wonders of Mother Nature with a gorgeous light mahogany look. The RS1e is a masterpiece in the Grado collection.


    ... They excel at giving your music real definition, and they have one of the silkiest presentations at the high end that I've heard in a set of on-ear headphones. I found they did real justice to almost any music I fed them, and they're beautifully balanced at medium to full listening levels. Another win for Grado.

    - Crutchfield, Woody Sherman


    This product is not eligible for discount.


    Grado Headphones
    $695.00
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  • Breaking The Model Breaking The Model Quick View

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    Breaking The Model

    Nashville, Tennessee-based melodic hard rockers New Medicine, led by singer/rhythm guitarist Jake Scherer, are ready to drop their first
    release, BREAKING THE MODEL on new label home, Imagen Records. This will be the follow-up to 2010s 'Race You to the Bottom,' which
    nearly topped the US Heatseekers Chart, and spawned such popular songs/videos as "Laid," "Rich Kids," and "Race You to the Bottom."
    Scherer explains, "The writing process began 3 1/2 years ago, as I wrote over 40 songs for the new release. New Medicine has been road
    testing some of the new material, seeing what tunes the audiences react strongest to, and tweaking the new songs to make it more cohesive
    and translate well live. We moved from Minneapolis to Nashville to focus on the new songs, and experienced a creative re-birth, which I am
    confident will take the band to a new level. The songs come first - New Medicine is not making the same record over again."


    New Medicine has created a buzz from coast to coast over the past few years by scoring a Top 15 Mediabase Active Rock hit with Race You To
    The Bottom and touring relentlessly for 3 years on package tours like Carnival Of Madness and Uproar Festival and with the likes of Avenged
    Sevenfold, Shinedown, and more, selling over 30,000 albums in the process. And once BREAKING THE MODEL is released, New Medicine
    plan to hit the road hard again, including headline dates, package tours and festival dates.

    1. Breaking the Model
    2. Desire Into Gold
    3. One Too Many
    4. Broken Girl
    5. All About Me
    6. World Class F**k Up
    7. Dead Love Song
    8. Like a Rose
    9. Heart With Your Name On It
    10. Fire Up the Night
    11. Boy Like Me
    New Medicine
    $19.99
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    Born Under Saturn


    Double Heavyweight LP Housed In Gatefold Jacket With Full Color Printed Inner-Sleeves


    Ribbon Music is excited to announce the release of Django Django's sophomore album,
    Born Under Saturn. This new collection of songs is the work of a confident and experienced
    band pushing beyond their DIY roots; it expands on the slippery, indefinable nature of their selftitled
    debut, applying all of its giddy art-rock imagination only across a much larger canvas.


    Django Django - producer/drummer Dave Maclean, bassist Jim Dixon, guitarist Vinnie Neff and
    keyboardist Tommy Grace - met at art school. They took their time evolving a unique openminded
    sound in which every influence is welcome yet remains clutter free.


    Like before, Django Django are oblivious to genre rules. You'll find Beach Boys harmonies and
    Link Wray riffs crisscrossing with house music pianos, classical keyboard flourishes with Jamaican
    and African rhythms, and all of it flows. Truly, Born Under Saturn finds magic in the unexplored
    spaces between genres.


    Underneath it all lies an undeniable knack for a hook, but as pop music this collection of songs
    is keenly intelligent. Tracks like the radio-friendly 'Shake & Tremble' ripple muscular guitar riffs
    before dissolving into harmonic choral bliss. Standout, 'Reflections,' builds pulsing piano house
    before surprising with a knockout clarinet solo - something you won't hear on any other rock
    record this year! The album fascinates with ambition, and pulls it off with pop aplomb.

    1. Giant
    2. Shake & Tremble
    3. Found You
    4. First Light
    5. Pause Repeat
    6. Reflections
    7. Vibrations
    8. Shot Down
    9. High Moom
    10. Beginning To Fade
    11. Falling Apart
    12. Life We Know
    Django Django
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  • Life/Thrills Life/Thrills Quick View

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    Life/Thrills

    Acting as a respite from the celebrated strains of modern Australian
    underground music, Lower Plenty manage a deconstruction of folk
    music like none other: unsettled, unforgiving, unconcerned with
    what came before or what's to follow. Acoustic guitars shuffle in
    and out of phase with one another, double-tracked vocals hover
    above in careful meter, brushed snare rattles the very frame of their
    sound, and then everything shifts again, and again. Comfort's not
    long here, though beauty is maintained; melodies start sweet but
    turn inward, wane nostalgic and wax without resolve. Lyrics pawn
    regret out of the ordinary, drifting in and out of your consciousness
    like something heard in passing and reconstituted in a dream. Their
    sound demands your attention, to the point where gloved, spectral
    hands could very easily jump out of their music and grab you by the
    sides of your head.


    Life/Thrills is the Melbourne group's third full-length, and their
    collective experience (members play in a host of other bands, not
    limited to Total Control, The UV Race, Exhaustion, Deaf Wish and
    Dick Diver) will leave you thoroughly unprepared for the beautiful
    confusion suggested by these ten songs, which seem to have the
    power of slowing and even stopping time. Suitable comparisons to
    this music are as disparate as early Cat Power, Arab Strap, the
    Shrimper roster ca. 1992, the Sun City Girls, and the late '60s/early
    '70s output of the Red Crayola, but as with much truly original
    music, Lower Plenty resists direct comparison and defies
    expectation. Their shambling, discordant presence will relieve you
    of any preconceptions - this is one best experienced alone, as the
    sun fades into the horizon for the night.

    1. Waiting on a Tram
    2. Calculations
    3. Life/Thrills
    4. Took a Trip
    5. Concrete Floor
    6. On the Beach
    7. Jealous
    8. Go Down
    9. You Pushed Me
    10. Lots of Lows

    Lower Plenty
    $14.99
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    Hear! Here!

    Hear! Here!, the Hollies second American album, was issued stateside in 1965 by Imperial Records. Its a reworkedand, for many listeners, improvedvariation on the original British LP known simply as Hollies, with the U.S. version adding the hits Look Through Any Window (the Hollies first American Top 40 single) and Im Alive. Hear! Here! finds the band members original compositions beginning to dominate the Hollies repertoire, with their songwriting skills shining on such standout tracks as Put Yourself in My Place, So Lonely and Ive Been Wrong. Elsewhere on the album, the groups interpretive skills shine through on Curtis Mayfields You Must Believe Me, Roy Orbisons Down the Line and Lloyd Prices Lawdy Miss Clawdy.


    Of all the English bands who achieved international success during the first wave of the British Invasion, none combined youthful rock n roll energy with musical sophistication more compellingly than the Hollies. The Manchester quintet effortlessly combined the effervescent, Everly Brothers-inspired vocal harmonies of Allan Clarke, Graham Nash and Tony Hicks with a muscular rhythm section driven by the brilliant drummer Bobby Elliott, creating one of their eras most beloved and enduring musical catalogs.


    As was standard practice with British acts at the time, the Hollies early albums reached American shores in very different form than the versions that were released overseas, with alternate track listings and different cover art than their U.K. and European counterparts. Although these unique variants are the form in which millions of American fans first experienced these historic albums, they have been out of print for decades, and have long been obtainable only at inflated collectors prices.

    1. I'm Alive
    2. The Very Last Day
    3. You Must Believe Me
    4. Put Yourself in My Place
    5. Down the Line
    6. That's My Desire
    7. Look Through Any Window
    8. Lawdy Miss Clawdy
    9. When I Come Home to You
    10. So Lonely
    11. I've Been Wrong
    12. Too Many People
    The Hollies
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    Here I Go Again

    Released in America in 1964 by Imperial Records, Here I Go Again was the Hollies U.S. debut, and is rated by many fans as superior to its British counterpart, Stay with the Hollies. Here I Go Again offers an accurate representation of the Hollies early repertoire, comprised largely of distinctive covers of American R&B and rock n roll classics. In addition to the ultra-catchy title tune and their hit covers of Maurice Williams Stay and Doris Troys Just One Look, the album finds the Hollies applying their trademark style to such iconic numbers as Chuck Berrys Memphis, Little Richards Lucille and Arthur Alexanders You Better Move On.


    Of all the English bands who achieved international success during the first wave of the British Invasion, none combined youthful rock n roll energy with musical sophistication more compellingly than the Hollies. The Manchester quintet effortlessly combined the effervescent, Everly Brothers-inspired vocal harmonies of Allan Clarke, Graham Nash and Tony Hicks with a muscular rhythm section driven by the brilliant drummer Bobby Elliott, creating one of their eras most beloved and enduring musical catalogs.


    As was standard practice with British acts at the time, the Hollies early albums reached American shores in very different form than the versions that were released overseas, with alternate track listings and different cover art than their U.K. and European counterparts. Although these unique variants are the form in which millions of American fans first experienced these historic albums, they have been out of print for decades, and have long been obtainable only at inflated collectors prices.

    1. Here I Go Again
    2. Stay
    3. Memphis
    4. Lucille
    5. You Better Move On
    6. Talkin' 'Bout You
    7. Just One Look
    8. Keep Off That Friend of Mine
    9. Rockin' Robin
    10. Do You Love Me?
    11. What Kind of Girl Are You?
    12. It's Only Make Believe
    The Hollies
    $24.99
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  • Lehmann Silver Cube Lehmann Silver Cube Quick View

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    Lehmann Silver Cube


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    The Silver Cube offers with its performance the most impressive musically gain we every experienced from a phono preamplifier.
    - Hifi Design Jahrbuch


    The Silver Cube plays in the league of the world's consummate phono stages. Dressed in a noble guise and with finest components, it delivers an excellent sound and thus clearly belongs to the best things that can happen to your records. Look forward to a priceless musical experience, let yourself get carried away by the masterful acoustic performance of our attractive top model.


    The listening delight provided by your records is a very unique experience for you which can only be compared to the magic of a live concert? Besides concentrated energy you also expect matchless transparency, a captivating wealth of detail and a spectacular three-dimensional reproduction of space when enjoying your favourite LPs? Then the Silver Cube offers you everything you ever dared to dream of.


    Excellence all the way


    To make the Silver Cube perfect, we have put our decades of experience and all our audiophile passion in the balance. Like always we use the best components from first-class makers. With love for detail we have optimised circuits and raised the mechanical system to a downright masterful level.


    The Silver Cube can display its excellence in combination with almost any MM and MC systems available on the market. For this purpose the adjustable gain between 36 dB and 66 dB gives you the necessary flexibility. Finest ingredients such as high-grade Mundorf tin foil capacitors in the filtering network, mica capacitors in the input section, WBT Nextgen sockets for the signal connection and vibration-damping feet from SSC: these are important, yet nowhere near all reasons for the top performance one can experience with the Silver Cube. In any case, one thing soon becomes clear: the Silver Cube is not suitable for fault compensating chains.


    The adaptations described provide breathtaking dynamics, excellent specifications as well as an impressively holographic imaging. The sheer elegance of this phono stage once again shows in its high-class aluminium design. It does not only serve as a heatsink for the discrete class-A output stage with no overall negative feedback, but also makes the Silver Cube the visual the star of your high-end system.


    Lehmann Audio
    $4,500.00
    Phono Stage Buy Now
  • One From The Heart One From The Heart Quick View

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    One From The Heart

    Numbered, Limited Edition


    Tom Waits and Crystal Gale Create Magic Together on Waits' Most Accessible Outing


    Small Combo Band Provides Jazzy and Bluesy Support


    Stupendous Sonics: Music Largely Recorded Live on Studio Floor


    One From the Heart ranks among the best soundtracks in history. Essential for any Tom Waits or Crystal Gayle devotee, it sets an example of what's not only possible, but should be expected and demanded, when two likeminded artists collaborate. Heartstrings are tugged, passions kindled and lost, sentiments exchanged, skeletons dragged out of closets, seasons changed, romantic truisms cited. And its wide-open sound is supreme, the result of most tracks being recorded live in the studio, free of after-effects and interference.


    Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's 180g LP presents the Academy Award-nominated One From the Heart in stunning sonic relief. You'll be able to gauge the signature tones of the guitars and hear inside the cavity of Waits' piano. Perhaps most importantly, Gayle and Waits' voices now sound just feet away, with your room converted into the world's coolest late-night lounge. Spatial cues, background accents, and studio dimensions emerge with striking realism.


    Inspired by a track Waits cut with Bette Midler on his Foreign Affairs effort, One From the Heart overflows with simpatico chemistry, poignant contrast, elegant atmospherics, and awestruck intimacy. On their four vocal duets, Gayle and Waits inhabit the personas of a man and woman breaking apart yet sharing common bonds. Their singing plumbs emotional depths that traverse melancholy, sensuality, and understanding. Made before Waits' baritone turned into a deep, gravel-laden instrument, the songs are more smoke than whiskey, more piano-man empathy than hipster growler.


    Written by Waits, the music occupies a common ground between laidback small-combo jazz, lounge pop, and downbeat blues. Classy string orchestrations abet a crack ensemble comprised of saxophonist Terry Edwards, drummer Shelly Manne, pianist Pete Jolly, bassist Greg Cohen, and others. The arrangements seamlessly melt into both vocalists' leads, allowing every note-every piano clink, acoustic bass ripple, brushed snare drum-to register with utmost magnitude.


    Experienced on stunning soliloquy pieces such as Gayle's mournful ballad "Is There Any Way Out of This Dream?" and back-and-forth collaborative efforts like the breakup take "Picking Up After You," beautiful instrumentation, spacious production, and flawless vocal phrasing take hold. You can picture the broken dreams exiting out the side doors of the dim bars and abandoned houses that pepper the narratives. Renowned for his sad songs, Waits has never been in better form, the goodbye fare clicking with unflinching honesty and personality.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Opening Montage: Tom's Piano Intro/Once Upon a Town
    2. Is There Any Way Out of This Dream?
    3. Picking Up After You
    4. Old Boyfriends
    5. Broken Bicycles
    6. I Beg Your Pardon
    7. Little Boy Blue
    8. Instrumental Montage: The Tango/Circus Girl
    9. You Can't Unring a Bell
    10. This One's From the Heart
    11. Take Me Home
    12. Presents
    Tom Waits
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  • Everybody's Coming Down Everybody's Coming Down Quick View

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    Everybody's Coming Down

    Call it a soundtrack to Man's 21st century existential angst, Everybody's Coming Down poses cosmic queries, contemplates regrets, questions self-worth, and examines the possibility of living in the moment, when memories are all that we truly take with us. And in some ways, that's the sweet spot front man and lyricist Tim Kasher inhabits: trying to make sense of this world of ours, and how and why we navigate it the way we do.


    Everybody's Coming Down moves in a new direction musically and, in contrast to The Good Life's earlier releases, is very much a rock record. It is also the first that truly embodies the band as a whole, more so than any previous album. In blending elements of drummer Roger L. Lewis's love of classic rock, multi-instrumentalist Ryan Fox's chaotic approach to melody, Stefanie Drootin-Senseney's propulsive, tuneful bass parts and colorful vocal arrangements, and Kasher's deft, complementary song writing, the band sparked a vibrant evolution in sound. The gentler, folk-driven pop/rock for which the band is beloved remains (sonic sister album bookends "7 In The Morning" and "Midnight Is Upon Us;" "The Troubadour's Green Room"), but it is now mixed amongst guitars lines that unspool in a blaze across songs that hit harder and more viscerally ("Everybody," "Holy Shit"), as well as moments of distorted psychedelia and moody ambience ("Flotsam Locked Into A Groove," "Diving Bell," "How Small We Are").


    Kasher began writing songs for a new album in October 2013, and the quartet - balancing their busy lives and multiple projects - reconvened from July to December 2014 to finish writing what became Everybody's Coming Down. With the help of Ben Brodin in Omaha's ARC Studios, The Good Life started recording in January of this year and finished the album in their respective homes. The band then turned to John Congleton (St. Vincent, Baroness, Angel Olsen, Cloud Nothings) to mix the album at his Elmwood Recording in Dallas, TX, looking to his experienced hand and uninhibited style to maintain and further realize the album's untempered, vital sound.


    And vital it is: Everybody's Coming Down might not crack the ever-elusive code to our universal wonderings, but it'll make you think, illuminate a new or alternative perspective, perhaps salve a lonely ache of isolation. Because we are, ultimately, all in this together - forever coming down.

    1. 7 in the Morning
    2. Everybody
    3. The Troubadour's Green Room
    4. Holy Shit
    5. Flotsam Locked Into a Groove
    6. Forever Coming Down
    7. Happy Hour
    8. Diving Bell
    9. Skeleton Song
    10. How Small We Are
    11. Ad Nausea
    12. Midnight Is Upon Us
    The Good Life
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  • Belafonte At Carnegie Hall (Speakers Corner) Belafonte At Carnegie Hall (Speakers Corner) Quick View

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    Belafonte At Carnegie Hall (Speakers Corner)

    To perform in Carnegie Hall must surely be the greatest ambition of every artist, regardless of his or her style of music. But it also presents an enormous challenge, because on such an evening 'good' isn't good enough. The artist is not merely expected to perform to his or her usual high standard - the evening must be exceptional. Harry Belafonte, the charismatic and highly experienced performer, certainly managed to fulfil such expectations, as is testified to by the present double album, which has retained its place as a best-seller at the top of the charts over many years.
    This performance contains three acts, as it were: Afro-American moods, Caribbean songs and excursions into music of the world. Belafonte is in top form and celebrates an exciting, sparkling festival of song, including spontaneous comic interludes, which arise from direct interaction with his enthralled and enthusiastic audience. He is brilliantly supported by Bob Corman and his 47-man orchestra, an ensemble which is reduced to a small combo when the maestro raises his husky voice. It goes without saying that all the favourites are there such as Jamaica Farewell, Day-O and Mama Look A Boo Boo, making this Carnegie Hall event one of the most mesmerizing live performances of all time, which captures the essence of the performer in his prime (All Music Guide). With this double album you too can sit in the audience and enjoy this great event.



    Musicians:



    • Harry Belafonte (vocal)

    • Millard Thomas, Raphael Boguslav (guitar)

    • Norman Keenan (bass)

    • Danny Barrajanos (percussion)

    • & orchestra conducted by Robert Corman




    Recording: April 1959 live at Carnegie Hall, New York, by Bob Simpson

    Production: Bob Bollard





    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.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Introduction/Darlin'
    2. Sylvie
    3. Cotton Fields
    4. John Henry
    5. The Marching Saints
    6. The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)
    7. Jamaica Farewell
    8. Mama Look a Boo Boo
    9. Come Back Liza
    10. Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
    11. Hava Nagila (Traditional)
    12. Danny Boy
    13. Cucurrucucu Paloma
    14. Shenandoah
    15. Matilda
    Harry Belafonte
    $49.99
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    This Side

    Grammy-Winning Folk-Roots Masterwork: Newly Remastered and Available for the First Time Ever on Vinyl


    No Contemporary Band Better Merged Pop Hooks With Bluegrass Craft: Flatts & Scruggs Rubbing Shoulders With the Beatles


    2003 Grammy Award Winner for Best Contemporary Folk Album Presents Chris Thile, Sara Watkins, and Co. in Supreme Fidelity


    Produced by Alison Krauss: You-Are-There Acoustic Imaging, Organic Warmth, Extraordinary Textures


    Also Available on Remastered 2LP Sets: Nickel Creek and Why Should The Fire Die?


    An inimitable merger of pop hooks, bluegrass craft, virtuosic musicianship, and unbeatable acoustic sounds, 2002's This Side is the Grammy-winning sophomore record from the bluegrass/progressive folk trio Nickel Creek. Produced by mentor Alison Krauss, as was the group's 1999 breakthrough predecessor Nickel Creek, This Side finds permanent members Chris Thile (mandolin), Sara Watkins (fiddle) and Sean Watkins (guitar) expanding their sound and becoming the most original and inventive bluegrass band of modern times in the process.


    The Absolute Sound's Neil Gader captured the group's appeal, stating: The charm of this Southern Cal-based band stems from its fresh challenge to our preconceptions of homespun musical genres like folk and bluegrassNickel Creek simultaneously honors old-world traditions while respinning them with contemporary country-pop hooks and hill-country accents. Here, the echoes of bluegrass legends Flatt & Scruggs and The Dillards rub shoulders with those of the Beatles and Eagles. With Sara Watkins on violin and Sean Watkins on guitar (both sing lead as well), Nickel Creek offers crisp ensemble playing, but its Chris Thiles mandolin virtuosity and quirky singing that puts the caffeine in the coffee and keeps it percolating. Highlights include a cover of Pavement's Spit on a Stranger and originals Speak and Beauty and the Mess.


    The production values are exceptionally high, reflecting the intense musicality of producer and iconic newgrass artist Alison Krauss. The instrumental envelope, acoustic properties, rich body, and vocal presence on this pressing need to be experienced by every fan of acoustic music, Americana, and folk. These newly remastered Nickel Creek LP pressings blow the great-sounding SACD counterparts away. In addition, the gatefold packing looks incredible.

    1. Smoothie Song

    2. Spit on a Stranger
    3. Speak
    4. Hanging by a Thread
    5. I Should've Known Better
    6. This Side
    7. Green and Gray
    8. Seven Wonders
    9. House Carpenter
    10. Beauty and the Mess
    11. Sabra Girl
    12. Young
    13. Brand New Sidewalk
    Nickel Creek
    $21.99
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