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  • Manley Chinook Phono Stage (Open Box) Manley Chinook Phono Stage (Open Box) Quick View

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    Manley Chinook Phono Stage (Open Box)

    2012 2012 Stereophile


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    Open Box


    Beautiful build quality


    Audiophile componentry


    Handcrafted in the USA


    Flexible cartridge loading options


    Angling for an affordable yet world-class vacuum tube phono stage? The hunt is over! The spawn of the Manley Steelhead - one of the world's greatest phono preamplifiers - Stereophile Class A Recommended Component and The Absolute Sound's Preamp of the Year, has arrived. The Chinook epitomizes the sound of the Steelhead. Designed for the music lover, not the switch tweaker.


    Like the Steelhead, each channel employs the two triode sections of a 6922 for amplifying duties with highly accurate passive RIAA equalization networks. In the Chinook, the signal is then directly coupled to another 6922 dual triode serving as the output driver in a White Follower configuration. This output stage circuit is our favorite because of its super-low output impedance and beefy current-driving capabilities. It can drive long cable lengths and difficult loads, tube or solid-state. Bring it on. No wimpy cathode followers here!


    Setting up the Chinook couldn't be easier. There are two internal settings for optimal gain: 45dB for Moving-Magnet cartridges and 60dB for Moving-Coil cartridges. Set it and forget it! The back panel contains DIP switches for adjusting the input resistive and capacitance loading values. 31 possible options between 26 and 800 Ohms plus 47k Ohms and 7 capacitive loading choices between 50 pF and 350 pF provide flexibility to match any cartridge and fine tune the tone. Audiophile-grade and time-proven componentry is used throughout, embodying Manley's dedication to seductive sonics, combined with the reliability that professionals around the world depend on. At just about a quarter of the price of our revered Steelhead preamplifier, the Chinook's focus is on elegance of design, careful execution, efficient construction, and appreciable quality.


    Designed and built in California, the Chinook exemplifies Manley's commitment to our local community and to a simple, clean, and quiet signal path. The Chinook demonstrates the supreme linearity of vacuum tubes while providing the flexibility needed to embrace any turntable setup. Everything from the most exotic 180 gram audiophile pressing to 25 cent thrift-store classics will be reproduced accurately and musically.


    Don't let this one get away! Hook a Chinook!

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  • VPI Prime Turntable (Open Box) VPI Prime Turntable (Open Box) Quick View

    $2,799.00
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    VPI Prime Turntable (Open Box)



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    All Cartridges Installed Free of Charge


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    The VPI Prime gets back to VPI's audiophile roots by focusing on a table that takes advantage of technological improvements to produce a quality high-end sound. The Prime is Mat Weisfeld's first solo design, taking all of VPI's collective experience to create a curvy, sexy new look while at the same time accommodating a 10" 3D arm. And that experience paid off: not only does the footprint work for looks and function, improved technology means a lower price for the 3D arm with the same sound result.


    Even with the new design, some of the classics remain: an outboard 300 RPM motor housing, a classic platter, a VTA tower for vertical tracking on the fly, and a stainless steel Delrin record clamp, all built on top of new Prime feet offering improved isolation.


    The VPI Prime Turntable Features:


    • 10 inch 3D arm

    • VTA Tower for vertical tracking on the fly

    • Metal Platter

    • Outboard 300 RPM motor housing

    • New Prime feet which offer improved isolation

    • Stainless Steel/Delrin record clamp



    Cartridge Not Included.



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    $2,799.00
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  • Lehmann Black Cube SE II Phono Stage (Silver) (Open Box) Lehmann Black Cube SE II Phono Stage (Silver) (Open Box) Quick View

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    Lehmann Black Cube SE II Phono Stage (Silver) (Open Box)


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    We have introduced half a dozen different phono stages to a very demanding market and have built a reputation merely from their performance. The Black Cube SE II comes with top notch technology that points towards higher price points, like all Lehmannaudio electronics.


    The input stages used in the this device can also be found in top notch mixing consoles or in well known professional microphone preamps. The entirely passive RIAA equalization network is realized with high precision foil capacitors to realize an artefact-free transport of microdynamics and room information. The switches for gain and load settings have gold plated connectors for reliable performance.


    A true audiophile phono stage

    The maximum gain of the Black Cube SE II is high enough for even very low output MC cartridges. Cartridge adaption itself is totally flexible because gain and lading can be chosen independently from each other. To top this all off, there is a slot for a custom impedance resistor, so that even the most exotic MC cartridges can be loaded adequately without having to buy expensive impedance plugs. No soldering needed.


    Because of the small outer dimensions, the Black Cube SE II audio section can be placed next to the turntable. This minimizes loss due to cable length.


    Lehmannaudio always pays special attention to details: the cable between power supply and audio section is shielded and ensures flexible placement of audio section and PWX power supply. The cases of both th power supply and the audio section are made of non-magnetic aluminum; additionally equipped with a top cover coated with a special anti-resonance treatment for better suppression of microphonic effects.


    A brand new feature that is built into the Black Cube SE II is the entirely passive bass filter, that is a great help when tayloring the lower corner frequency of the vinyl reproduction to personal needs. 16 different filter curves can be realized.


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    $920.00
    MM and MC Phono Stage - Silver (Open Box) Buy Now
  • VPI Prime Signature Turntable (Certified Pre-Owned) VPI Prime Signature Turntable (Certified Pre-Owned) Quick View

    $4,499.00
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    VPI Prime Signature Turntable (Certified Pre-Owned)


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    Certified Pre-Owned


    Cartridge Not Included



    • Avenger motor
    • Steel corner post
    • Classic signature feet
    • 10 inch reference 3D
    • Steel arm board


    By getting out of the way entirely, the VPI Prime simply let the cartridge do its intended job. Most other turntables make this music 'fall' out of the speakers, but with the VPI it just sang! - Alan Sircom, HiFi +


    The past 3 years VPI has been focusing mainly on new/entry level audiophiles and getting them to embrace vinyl for the first time. With the Prime we wanted to get back to our roots and focus on the existing audience with a table that offers quality hi-end sound while taking advantage of our improvements in technology. Also, it was important to show the industry that we will still be making new turntable and designs whether Harry is in the factory or poolside! The Prime is Mat Weisfeld's first solo design on a table with Harry's approval as well as input from the rest of the VPI staff. The shape of the Prime is meant to have a curvier and sexy look compared to the classic look of our tables over the past 10 years. At same time having the footprint to accommodate the space needed for a 10 inch 3D arm.


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    $4,499.00
    VPI Prime Signature Turntable (No Cartridge) (Certified Pre-Owned)
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  • PS Audio Sprout (On Sale) PS Audio Sprout (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

    $799.00 $499.00 Save $300.00 (38%)

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    PS Audio Sprout (On Sale)





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    A Complete Amp For The Modern Home


    Sprout is the culmination of PS Audio's 42 years' experience building concert quality audio products. We hand selected the best parts of that rich history and put it into a single, simple, easy-to-use personal music system. It's everything you need. Nothing you don't. Just add speakers or headphones, and music-so close to live-will fill your whole home. It's nothing short of magical. Sprout is the link between your music and your speakers. Sprout is the size of a big novel, yet it will fill your living room, bedroom or any room with enormous, live sound. Sprout is designed down to the very atom. Constructed of stainless steel, extruded aluminum, and walnut, this is not audio equipment. It's audio furniture.



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    $799.00 $499.00 Save $300.00 (38%)
    PS Audio Sprout Amp
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  • Manley Snapper Amplifier (Open Box) Manley Snapper Amplifier (Open Box) Quick View

    $5,299.00
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    Manley Snapper Amplifier (Open Box)

    2005


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    Open Box


    Handcrafted in the USA


    In 2002 we launched a very tasty all-tube 100 watt monoblock called The Snapper® (oceanic names continuing). At $7,250 per pair for stereo playback, we also welcome you to catch a school of Snappers for surround systems.


    Another brilliant design from Mitch Margolis features a quartet of EL34 or 6CA7's in a fully differential circuit topology, including the input and driver stages. This Snapper can be driven fully balanced all the way through via the XLR inputs. If you have balanced outputs on your preamplifier, this amplifier is the first Manley design to really let you take advantage of your XLR's without additional balancing input circuitry or input transformers. Very cleverly, the unbalanced RCA's can alternatively be used in this special topology with equally impressive results.


    Biasing is easy with all measurement points and trimpots located on the top deck and speaker connection is made with heavy duty WBT binding posts.


    Over three months of prototyping in the Manley Magnetics department resulted in a brand new output transformer design, a true 19-section incredibly complicated piece. The Snapper will crank out 100 watts at 10 cycles all day long and a full 110 watts from about 15Hz all the way up to 40KHz. Don't let frequency response specs fool you when people give you amazing bandwidth measured at... oh, five puny watts. We're talking full power bandwidth here! Continuous duty. Real muscle.


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    $5,299.00
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  • Manley Mahi Amplifier (Open Box) Manley Mahi Amplifier (Open Box) Quick View

    $3,699.00
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    Manley Mahi Amplifier (Open Box)

    6moons


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    Open Box


    Handcrafted in the USA


    These cute little guys produce around 40 watts RMS in Ultra-Linear mode or around 20 watts in TRIODE from a quartet of EL84 / 6BQ5 tubes driven by a 6414 dual triode driver and a 12AT7EH input dual triode. The EL84 has been one of our very favorite tubes for many years, extremely long lasting and reliable, and can be considered the smaller brother of the much beloved EL34: really quick-sounding both in the bass and especially in the top end. And of course this has a lot to do with our Manley Output transformer, the same one we build for the Manley Stingrays.


    We have been building EL84 amplifiers for well over a decade. The Manley-branded Tiny Triodes were much acclaimed in the early 1990's. In 1993 after the Manley company split off from VTL, the Manley Tiny Triodes underwent a chassis rework to become the Manley 35 watt Monoblocks soon followed by the 50 Watt Monoblocks. The more powerful Ultra-Linear mode operation became the standard with hard-wired Triode operation or Triode/UL switching available upon special request.


    After the introduction of the Stingray Integrated amplifier in 1998, we then went back and incorporated the Stingray's new circuitry design refinements into the 50 Watt Monoblocks. Finally, big bass out of a small amplifier! So, topology-wise, the post-1998 50 watters were the monoblock version of the stereo Stingray, with the additional variable feedback feature. After the introduction of the fabulous Manley Snappers in 2002, it was obvious that we had to update our classic EL84 50 watt monoblocks both cosmetically and feature-wise. Make-over time!


    Everyone was always asking us for Triode/Ultra-Linear switching. We listened to your requests and feature the Triode-UL switch as standardequipment on the MAHI's. As are the beautiful german WBT binding posts. Also we increased the B+ rail capacity in a major way. The 50 Watt monos only had around 45 Joules or energy storage in the B+ rail. Now the MAHI's have nearly 115 Joules of energy storage for the B+ rail. You can hear this improvement in the especially in the bass region: tighter, faster, deeper. More is more in this case.


    The chassis design is like a mini-Snapper. They are so cute! And of course they come standard as a pair so you get.... Mahi-Mahi.


    We believe the MANLEY MAHI's give a lot of value for an affordable price and we think you will be surprised at just how big these little guys sound. You have no idea how fabulous these amplifiers are.

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    $3,699.00
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  • Light Upon The Lake: Demo Recordings Light Upon The Lake: Demo Recordings Quick View

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    Light Upon The Lake: Demo Recordings

    Light Upon the Lake, the debut from Whitney, was born from early-morning songwriting sessions during one of the most brutal winters in Chicago's history. Vocalist/drummer Julien Ehrlich and guitarist Max Kakacek began writing unflinching, honest songs about everything from break-ups to the passing of Ehrlich's grandfather. The pair leaned on one another for both honest critique and a sounding board for working through their newly-discovered truths.


    The brief, intense period of creativity for the band yielded Light Upon the Lake's exceptional, unfussy combination of soul, breezy Sixties/Seventies rock, and somber heartbreak woven together by hopeful, golden threads. After critical acclaim and nearly nonstop touring since the album's 2016 release, Ehrlich and Kakacek are going back to their roots - for the first time, the full demos from Light Upon the Lake will be made available. After a whirlwind year following the debut, the demos offer a way for listeners to get a glimpse into the very beginning of Whitney's sound.


    After almost two years of non-stop touring we decided we wanted to close the chapter on Light Upon the Lake by releasing the songs in their earliest incarnations alongside a cover of a band favorite by Alan Toussaint, and an unreleased track called You and Me. We're looking towards LP2 as we finish out the year on the road.


    Love,

    Max and Julien

    1. No Woman (demo)
    2. The Falls (demo)
    3. Golden Days (demo)
    4. Dave's Song (demo)
    5. You And Me (demo)
    6. No Matter Where We Go (demo)
    7. On My Own (demo)
    8. Polly (demo)
    9. Follow (demo)
    10. Southern Nights (Allen Toussaint Cover)
    WHITNEY
    $18.99
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  • 29 Demos 29 Demos Quick View

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    29 Demos

    Double LP Pressed On Red & Blue Vinyl!


    Margo Guryan's honeyed voice and gorgeously sweet songwriting has become a favorite of the soft-pop set. As a successful songwriter, her compositions have been recorded by the likes of Jackie DeShannon, Spanky & Our Gang, Astrud Gilberto, Claudine Longet, Oliver, Cass Elliot, Glen Campbell, Saint Etienne and Harry Belafonte. Her only solo album, the magnificent Take A Picture (featuring the hit "Sunday Morning), has become a cult classic since its release in 1968, and no wonder: its combination of marvelously funky sunshine arrangements and Margo's delicious melodies are a heady combo. She's influenced everyone from the Wondermints to Belle and Sebastian to Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody (who listened to Take A Picture while writing Juno).


    In 2001, Margo released 25 Demos, a collection of fully-fleshed out demos from her personal collection. Most people's demos are mere sketches -- Margo's are little baroque masterpieces, featuring string arrangements, circus organ, chamber-pop rhythm sections and tons of glorious echo. Now, Modern Harmonic presents the biggest collection yet, 29 Demos, all lovingly wrapped in a gorgeous gatefold jacket loaded with liner notes. Finally, an album worthy to follow Take A Picture - two LP's worth of magnificent soft-pop.

    LP 1
    1. What Can I Give You
    2. Something's Wrong With The Morning
    3. I Love
    4. Sunday Morning
    5. Can You Tell
    6. Think Of Rain
    7. Sun
    8. Most Of My Life
    9. The 8:17 Northbound Success Merry-Go-Round
    10. Love Songs
    11. Thoughts
    12. I Don't Intend To Spend Christmas Without You
    13. Come To Me Slowly
    14. Timothy Gone
    15. It's Alright Now


    LP 2
    1. Why Do I Cry
    2. Under My Umbrella
    3. Values
    4. I Think A Lot About You
    5. The Hum
    6. Please Believe Me
    7. I'd Like To See The Bad Guys Win
    8. Yes I Am
    9. California Shake
    10. Shine
    11. Hold Me Dancin'
    12. Good-Bye, July
    13. Someone I Know (Chip Taylor demo)
    14. Think Of Rain (Malcolm McNeill demo)

    Margo Guryan
    $36.99
    Colored Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Early Demo's March-June 1977 Early Demo's March-June 1977 Quick View

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    Early Demo's March-June 1977

    THIS IS WHERE IT ALL STARTED FOR THE HARDCORE PUNK BAND FROM STOKE


    A GREAT HISTORY OF WHERE THE BAND CAME FROM


    FOR THE 1ST TIME ON LP

    1. I Don't Care
    2. Sweet Suburban Dreams
    3. Living In The City
    4. Acne
    5. I Love Dead Babies
    6. Pigs
    7. Under My Feet
    8. No Time For Romance
    9. There's No Future USA
    10. Acne
    11. Pigs
    12. Do Or Die
    13. Pause
    Discharge
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  • Houston Publishing Demos 2002 Houston Publishing Demos 2002 Quick View

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    Houston Publishing Demos 2002

    Mark William Lanegan is an American alternative rock musician and singer-songwriter.


    'The Pilgrims' is an intriguing mix of dark blues vocal, swinging percussion and post-punk guitar, 'I'll Go Where You Send Me''s alt-Americana wouldn't feel out of place on a David Lynch record and 'Blind' is a fine example of slow-paced psychedelic heaviness that fits in neither period of his canon but provides a neat keystone to keep the whole thing as neatly balanced as it can be. It all finishes with the strangest duo of songs; 'A Suite For Dying Love''s coda is as joyously uplifting as anything that he's ever been involved in, while closer 'Way To Tomorrow' (featuring a truly mighty vocal performance) is as bleak and despondent as you could hope for from his Dark Mark persona. - Si Forster, echoesanddust.com

    Mark Lanegan
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  • Dome Branches: The MVP Demos Dome Branches: The MVP Demos Quick View

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    Dome Branches: The MVP Demos

    In 2008 double bassist/singer-songwriter Nat Baldwin released Most Valuable
    Player, an album that led Pitchfork to say he brings fierce performances to these
    polished compositions. Now 5 years later, Western Vinyl is proud to be releasing
    the original demos from Most Valuable Player, which were recorded in 2005 and
    2006.


    The demo album, titled Dome Branches, features Nat's bandmate from Dirty Projectors, Dave Longstreth on guitar and electronics, Jim Reynolds on guitar, Nate Horton
    on drums, Tim Keiper on drums, Matt Bauder on Clarinets, Jess Pavone on viola.
    Throughout these demos, there's a remarkable raw energy stemming at least in part
    from the fact that Nat hadn't performed any of the material live yet, and Longstreth
    hadn't heard the songs before, so his guitar parts were made up on the spot.


    After studying avant-garde jazz and improvisation with jazz legend Anthony
    Braxton, Nat Baldwin started writing songs featuring double bass and vocals. In
    2005 he joined Dirty Projectors. In addition to his work with Dirty Projectors, he has
    performed on Grizzly Bear's Sheilds, Vampire Weekend's Contra, and Department of
    Eagles' In Ear Park. In between touring and recording with Dirty Projectors, Nat
    made time to record his 2011 album People Changes, an album that led Pitchfork to
    say whether Baldwin is singing with his throat or his bow, there's a thrilling felling
    of freedom to it all. More recently, he's been writing, recording, and arranging
    songs for a new album to be released in 2014. You can hear some of the new material live this September when Nat tours in the US and Canada.

    1. Lake Eerie
    2. Only To Find
    3. Dome Branches
    4. Black Square
    5. De-Attached
    6. One Two Three
    7. The Felled Trees
    8. Look She Said
    9. Mask I Wear
    Nat Baldwin
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  • Crosby Stills and Nash: Demos Crosby Stills and Nash: Demos Quick View

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    Crosby Stills and Nash: Demos

    12-Song Collection of Previously Unreleased Demos from 1968 to 1971 Offers a Behind-The-Scenes Glimpse at the Earliest Days of One of Rocks Most Legendary Partnerships!


    After four decades as three together, the creative partnership of David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash is one of the most enduring and influential in contemporary music. This compilation of previously unreleased material takes an unprecedented look at the earliest days of their collaboration with 12 demos from 1968 to 1971 of destined-to-be-classic songs that would later be featured on CSNs studio albums and solo titles. While a number of demos feature members performing solo (and one finds them joined by Neil Young), the set opens with the trio harmonizing on Marrakesh Express, recorded four months before their self-titled debut LP was released in 1969. Other rarities include seminal takes on Almost Cut My Hair, Chicago, Long Time Gone, Love The One Youre With and DÉjà Vu.


    The collection, produced by Graham Nash and Joel Bernstein, reaches as far back as 68 with Stills My Love Is A Gentle Thing, and also features his solo classic Love The One Youre With. Highlights include CSN harmonizing on a January 69 take on Marrakesh Express, Crosby and Stills on Long Time Gone, and Crosby and Nash joined by Neil Young on Music Is Love (a song later featured on Crosbys solo debut If I Could Only Remember My Name). Among the other highlights are three songs that would appear on Nashs solo debut, 1971s Songs For Beginners, including Chicago and Sleep Song, and Crosby performing unaccompanied on Almost Cut My Hair and DÉjà Vu.


    On some of these songs you really hear us becoming a band, trying out different ideas in our songwriting and singing and harmonies. It really is a time capsule. Graham Nash

    1. Marrakesh Express Crosby, Stills & Nash
    2. Almost Cut My Hair David Crosby
    3. You Dont Have To Cry Stephen Stills
    4. DÉjà Vu David Crosby
    5. Sleep Song Graham Nash
    6. My Love Is A Gentle Thing Stephen Stills
    7. Be Yourself Graham Nash
    8. Music Is Love David Crosby, Neil Young & Graham Nash
    9. Singing Call Stephen Stills
    10. Long Time Gone David Crosby & Stephen Stills
    11. Chicago Graham Nash
    12. Love The One Youre With Stephen Stills
    Crosby, Stills & Nash
    $29.99
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  • Law of the Jungle: Swan Demos '64 Law of the Jungle: Swan Demos '64 Quick View

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    Law of the Jungle: Swan Demos '64

    Link Wray has always been the undisputed king of the six-string krunch! Law of the Jungle corrals 14 deadly studio recordings waxed at Ray Vernons studio in 1964 recordings that inexplicably remained shelved for decades. These amp-melting demos represent some of the roughest, toughest Link Wray workouts in existence!

    1. Bo Diddley
    2. Ace of Spades
    3. Oh What a Price
    4. 5 and 10
    5. Run Boy Run
    6. Mustang
    7. Deuces Wild
    8. Frenchy
    9. Begin the Beguine
    10. Scatter
    11. Return of Birdland
    12. Law of the Jungle
    13. My Alberta
    14. The Sweeper
    Link Wray
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  • Love Can Change Everything: Demos 1967-1972 Love Can Change Everything: Demos 1967-1972 Quick View

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    Love Can Change Everything: Demos 1967-1972

    Hollywood's Sunset Strip was fertile breeding ground for folk-rock songwriters on the make during the mid-'60s. One of these kids with an acoustic guitar jumped right into a historically important album project within weeks of his arrival. Michael Fennelly quickly became one-seventh of The Millennium, who produced Begin, a lush audio carpetorium of an album that found a cult audience upon its reissue thirty years later. After the Millennium shattered, Fennelly jumped directly into his next effort, the power pop legends Crabby Appleton. The group managed to crack the American Bandstand market with"Go Back," a big hit on the charts and a prized fave among pop collectors today. Love Can Change Everything: Demos 1967-1972 charts the development of Fennelly as a songwriter.


    Starting with his earliest demos produced during the Millennium era and closing with stripped-down renditions of his Crabby Appleton songs, Love Can Change Everything makes the argument for Fennelly as a power-pop legend, a man whose way with a melody and a crystal-clear voice earned him a deserved spot in the LA pop pantheon. None of this material has ever appeared before, in any format - Love Can Change Everything is a true lost classic in the making. Featuring liner notes from legendary pop writer Domenic Priore and detailed track notes from Michael Fennelly himself!

    LP1
    1. I've Been Found
    2. I Don't Think That I'll See That Time Again
    3. I Couldn't Find The Words
    4. Try To Understand
    5. Dancing Dandelions
    6. Breakdown
    7. Iris Please
    8. Love Can Change Everything
    9. Leanna
    10. I Don't Need A Map
    11. Under The Trees And Moonlight
    12. Hunger For Love


    LP2
    13. The Other Side
    14. Some Madness
    15. Peace By Peace
    16. How Long Will It Take
    17. Can't Love My Life Without You
    18. Never Met A Girl
    19. Go Back
    20. Try
    21. Over My Dead Body
    22. You're A Good Girl
    23. Dark Night
    24. Flyer

    Michael Fennelly
    $36.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Mono - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Doolittle 25: B-Sides, Peel Sessions And Demos Doolittle 25: B-Sides, Peel Sessions And Demos Quick View

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    Doolittle 25: B-Sides, Peel Sessions And Demos

    First released in 1989 and Doolittle was
    the second Pixies album, but the first to
    be made available in the US. An instant hit
    with both critics and fans, its slow burn
    success has since helped it to sell close to
    a million copies in the US alone.


    Among the praise thrown Doolittle's way, Pitchfork ranked it at Number 4 in their
    Best Albums of the 80s poll, while NME
    writers in 2004 named it their second best
    album of all time. 2009 saw the band tour
    the album to celebrate its 20th birthday
    and 5 years on, they've decided it's now
    time to give it the deluxe release treatment
    it deserves.


    The vinyl version tracklisting includes the
    B-sides, the Peel Sessions and the album
    demos being pressed on to two pieces of
    180g black vinyl. Again, this comes with
    new art from Vaughan Oliver which is different to CD art.

    LP 1
    SIDE ONE (Doolittle B-Sides)

    1. Manta Ray
    2. Weird At My School
    3. Dancing the Manta Ray
    4. Wave of Mutilation (UK Surf)
    5. Into The White
    6. Bailey's Walk


    SIDE TWO (Doolittle Peel Sessions)
    7. Dead
    8. Tame*
    9. There Goes My Gun
    10. Manta Ray
    11. Into The White*
    12. Wave of Mutilation
    13. Down To the Well


    LP 2
    SIDE THREE (Doolittle Demos)

    1. Debaser
    2. Tame*
    3. Wave of Mutilation (First Demo)*
    4. I Bleed*
    5. Here Comes Your Man (1986 Demo)*
    6. Dead*
    7. Monkey Gone To Heaven*
    8. Mr. Grieves*
    9. Crackity Jones*


    SIDE FOUR (Doolittle Demos)
    10. La La Love You*
    11. No. 13 Baby - Viva La Loma Rica (First Demo)*
    12. There Goes My Gun*
    13. Hey (First Demo)*
    14. Silver*
    15. Gouge Away*
    16. Bailey's Walk*
    17. My Manta Ray Is All Right*
    18. Santo*
    19. Weird At My School (First Demo)*


    *Denotes previously unreleased

    Pixies
    $42.99
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    Britain's dirtiest doom metal-band CONAN provide insights into a secret world! Man Is Myth - Early Demos are unheard beasts out of their rehearsal room and studio. It roars and cranks all over, dull distortion drags nerves into the coldest regions of the world. It's no accident that they call themselves Caveman Battle Doom. Man Is Myth - Early Demos is the primordial soup for everything that CONAN stands for. There is nothing that fascinates more than the crudity of underlying ideas of eventual noise-hits. Satsumo revives in its rawness of the demo-version of 2006, Gravity Chasm throbs with booming guitars. The grand finale is the previously unreleased Domed Iron Boss - the cherry on top of the cake.
    1. Battle in the Swamp (Rehearsal Room Demo 2009)
    2. Satsumo (Rehearsal Room Demo 2009)
    3. Krull (Rehearsal Room Demo 2009)
    4. Satsumo (Rehearsal Room Demo 2006)
    5. Gravity Chasm (Studio Demo 2012)
    6. Foehammer (Studio Demo 2012)
    7. Domed Iron Boss (Studio Demo 2012)
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  • And I Love Her / Sappy (Early Demo) (On Sale) And I Love Her / Sappy (Early Demo) (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Single From Cobain's anticipated soundtrack to the documentary Montage Of Heck!


    This Limited Edition 7" Single Includes Two Of The Previously Unreleased Selections From The Kurt Cobain Archive That
    Are Included On The Full Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings Album


    The HBO documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is already drawing rave reviews on the film festival circuit, including sold-out showings at both Sundance and the True/False fests before its television premiere on May 4th. However, anticipation for the film's soundtrack is about to hit fever pitch as director Brett Morgen revealed that the accompanying album will feature a mind-blowing 12-minute acoustic Cobain unheard track, the filmmaker tweeted.


    Rolling Stone talked to Morgen at the Sundance Film Festival, and the filmmaker revealed that the documentary's score is all unreleased Cobain music. They don't have titles. Before people saw the movie, there were these weird press releases focusing on the unreleased music. And it's like: It's a movie. We're not going to stop it and play a song for four minutes, Morgen said. But nobody in Kurt's life - not his management, wife, bandmates - had ever heard his Beatles thing [a snippet of 'And I Love Her']. I found it on a random tape. It's a Paul [McCartney] song. How's that for shattering the myth?
    --DANIEL KREPS, Rolling Stone Magazine


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    1. And I Love Her (Beatles Cover)
    2. Sappy (Early Demo)
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  • Music Hall MMF 5.1 Turntable with Magic 3 Cartridge (Certified Pre-Owned) Music Hall MMF 5.1 Turntable with Magic 3 Cartridge (Certified Pre-Owned) Quick View

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    Includes Music Hall Magic 3 Cartridge and record clamp

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  • Thorens TD 150 MK II with Ortofon 2M Bronze (Certified Pre-Owned) Thorens TD 150 MK II with Ortofon 2M Bronze (Certified Pre-Owned) Quick View

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    Vinyl Nirvana modified Thorens TD 150 MKII with Rega/Moth RB202 Tonearm


    Includes Ortofon 2M Bronze Cartridge, Music Hall Cruise Control 2.0, and a Dustcover


    Original box not included

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    Rega P5 Turntable with Ortofon 2M Black Cartridge


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  • Manley Stingray II Stereo Integrated Amplifier (Open Box) Manley Stingray II Stereo Integrated Amplifier (Open Box) Quick View

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    Manley Stingray II Stereo Integrated Amplifier (Open Box)

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    Handcrafted in the USA


    The famous Manley Stingray stereo integrated amplifier has been renewed and refreshed. Allow us to present to you the Stingray II integrated tube amplifier with full featured RF and IR remote control. We also make another model with a built-in iPod dock called the Stingray iTube that you can learn about here.


    The STINGRAY II is the next evolution from our acclaimed Stingray Integrated Amplifier, legendary in the hifi world since it first swam from our labs in 1997. Originally conceived with particular attention paid to optimal component placement for the purity and symmetry of the signal path layout, the Stingray quickly became one of our best-selling products. The Stingray II retains the same basic tube circuitry and marvelous output transformers as the original with some important improvements:


    The high voltage tube energy storage has been increased vastly resulting in even more solid and coherent bass control and impact.


    A headphone jack has been added to the right side facia. This jack re-routes the output from the speaker binding posts and mutes the Subwoofer output feed. This makes the Stingray II a fabulous headphone amplifier!


    The 4th input source is an 1/8 (3.5mm) TRS mini jack for convenient hookup with portable devices and computers on the left front facia.


    The Remote Control works with both Radio Frequency and InfraRed technologies. Using the remote in RF mode gives freedom from having to point and shoot. The RF remote is omnidirectional and works through walls and cabinets. IR capability is included for those with Universal Learning Remote Controls for consolidated integration into existing systems. The volume control, balance adjust, input switching, and display options are all on the RF/IR Remote Control. Additionally user can perform the MUTE, DIM, INSERT and STANDBY commands with the Remote Control.


    Each INPUT can be individually level trimmed to match and to optimize system gain staging of various input devices.


    The fancy blue LED displays surrounding the INPUT and VOLUME encoder knobs can be dimmed down or turned off entirely, after a user-settable time period, or a screen-saver random light sequence can be selected. Speed and intensity of the Starlight mode can be tweaked to taste.


    All custom user settings are hard written into memory when the unit is put into STANDBY mode and thus retained if power is later interrupted.


    There is even a SLEEP timer which is programmable from the remote control to allow you to drift off carefree dreaming of your musical Stingray for 15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes while it gracefully lowers the volume and puts itself into STANDBY mode.


    Individual sealed gold contact relays deliver the selected input into the volume control system before hitting the first 12AT7 input tubes. Following the mighty 6414 driver/phase splitter, the trusty EL84 output stage can be switched between either 20 watts of TRIODE power or 40 watts of Ultra Linear mode push-pull operation. Individual bias for each tube is easily adjusted using the trimpots and test points, conveniently located on the top surface of the amplifier. The Stingray's power supply is extra-rugged and stiff, a MANLEY hallmark. It swims with the sharks: fast, agile, fluid, and with consummate authority.


    Post-volume SUBWOOFER OUTPUT allows easy hookup of outboard line-level driven active powered subwoofers. This output is after the volume control so that the subwoofer will track the volume level changes of the main speakers. The SUB OUTPUT is a line level and full frequency output that is AFTER the volume control so your powered subwoofer follows the same volume as your main speakers. These are unbalanced RCA jacks, line level. They feed the line inputs of your subwoofer, NOT the speaker jacks.


    A switchable TAPE LOOP is standard. The TAPE SEND is the output of the selected input before the volume control. The TAPE RETURN can also be used as a 5th line input if needed.


    RECORD OUT (aka Tape OUT) is BEFORE the volume control so you can record whatever input you have selected without your listening level affecting the level going to your recorder. These are unbalanced RCA's. It is UNbalanced RCA's and UNbuffered so check out the input Z to your recorder to make sure it won't load down the Stingray main input while it is plugged in. Usually with unbuffered record outs we recommend you only plug in your recorder only when you are actually recording...


    Tape LOOP: Also known as an INSERT point, the SEND or Tape Out comes off the selector switch as the Record Out option does going to your outboard EQ or Merlin BAM unit or tape recorder and then the signal returns (RETURN) to the Stingray in front of of the volume control so you can play tunes. A toggle switch selects whether the Tape LOOP (and whatever is plugged into the Tape Loop) is active or the signal goes straight through the Stingray as normal. If you have the Merlin BAM system, order your Stingray with the Tape LOOP option.


    Need more than four inputs? Get a SKIPJACK line switcher and run it into this LOOP RETURN: The SKIPJACK is perfect for adding more inputs to anything. So if you use a SKIPJACK's 4 stereo inputs plus the Stingray II's 4 stereo inputs (3 RCAs + iPod output) you'll get 8 stereo inputs total. The way to do that is to consider the TAPE LOOP: you can bring the SKIPJACK output into the LOOP RETURN, enact the LOOP ACTIVE switch and use the 4 x SKIPJACK inputs feeding the LOOP RETURN with the SKIPJACK controlling source switching for those 4 inputs. Then if you put the Stingray's LOOP switch to BYPASS you will be working with the 4 x Stingray inputs selectable on the Stingray. That gives you 8 total stereo inputs (7 stereo LINE inputs plus the 1/8 input jack).


    Or if you do not want to use the TAPE LOOP feature (because you are using it for other purposes) you can use a SKIPJACK to get up to 7 stereo line inputs (6 stereo LINE inputs plus the 1/8 Line Input jack) by running the SKIPJACK's output into one of the Stingray's inputs.


    NOTE: The SUBWOOFER OUT, RECORD OUT, and TAPE LOOP are all passive. The RECORD OUT comes straight off the input select switch. So whatever source is selected will show up passed through at the TAPE OUT. With the Stingray, the MANLEY team has struck a remarkably harmonious balance in design which satisfies the sonic desires of the audiophile and the rocker, the artist and the musician, the student and the master, the yin and the yang.

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  • Rega Aria Phono Stage (Certified Pre-Owned) Rega Aria Phono Stage (Certified Pre-Owned) Quick View

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    Rega Aria Phono Stage (Certified Pre-Owned)

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    Certified Pre-Owned


    Design

    Housed within our latest half width custom designed case are two entirely separate high performance phono stages. One fully adjustable dedicated moving coil and one moving magnet. Each stage is designed and engineered to maximise the potential of your vinyl system whilst remaining easy to use and set up.


    Technology

    The Aria is an all analogue amplifier with no digital control circuitry. The fully aluminium case screens the internal circuit from any stray RFI signals. Our designers have avoided including any superfluous gadgets as they obstruct the signal path and degrade the sound quality. The Aria incorporates many innovative design ideas including a self-adjusting servo control to keep the MC input circuit at its optimum, compensating for any variations in ambient or operating temperature. Both stages have their own separate input sockets and input pre-amplifier circuitry. This enabled us to design bespoke input circuitry for each cartridge type without compromise. Signal switching is performed at high level and low impedance (via relays) ensuring there is no degradation of the signal.


    MC stage design & features

    The MC input uses parallel connected low noise FET's (Field Effect Transistor's) configured as a compound pair. The use of FET transistors ensures there is no bias current flowing in the cartridge coil so as not to upset the delicate magnetic geometry of the cartridge. The MC input has the provision for selecting resistive input loading of 70W to 400W and capacitive loading of 1000pF to 4200pF. The input sensitivity can be changed by 6dB, via the back panel.


    MM Stage design & features

    The MM input uses low noise bipolar input transistors also configured as a compound pair. There are two separate power supplies for each channel and further sub power supplies for each of the low noise input circuits. Nichicon FG electrolytic capacitors have been used in critical positions throughout the power supplies. Polypropylene capacitors have been used in the signal path and equalization networks. Discrete circuitry is used throughout the signal path ensuring full control of the circuit design.

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  • VPI 299D Integrated Amplifier (Open Box) VPI 299D Integrated Amplifier (Open Box) Quick View

    $2,999.99
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    VPI 299D Integrated Amplifier (Open Box)



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    Open Box


    VPI Collectible - Limited To 100


    Includes 90 Day Warranty For Tubes And 3 Year Warranty For Amplifier


    This amp is so good, I bought one myself! -Seth Frank, Owner of SoundStageDirect©


    Original created Harry Weisfeld long time family friend Steve Leung (VAS) collaborated together to bring back one of their favorites, the Scott 299D integrated amp. The integrated has a phono stage, amplifier, and headphone amp built right in. The Limited Edition has been restricted to 100 so grab this VPI collectible while you can.


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