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  • Listen Without Prejudice Listen Without Prejudice Quick View

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    Listen Without Prejudice

    Remastered


    In a career which spanned 35 years, George Michael gave the world the ultimate pop experience with Wham! before going solo and becoming a global superstar. He has sold over 115 million albums worldwide and amassed a series of awards and number 1 albums and singles. His ground-breaking album Listen Without Prejudice vol.1 has been remastered and features the iconic artwork from the original vinyl.

    1. Praying for Time (Remastered)
    2. Freedom! '90 (Remastered)
    3. They Won't Go When I Go (Remastered)
    4. Something to Save (Remastered)
    5. Cowboys and Angels (Remastered)
    6. Waiting for That Day (Remastered)
    7. Mothers Pride (Remastered)
    8. Heal the Pain (Remastered)
    9. Soul Free (Remastered)
    10. Waiting (Reprise) [Remastered]
    George Michael
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  • Songs In The Key Of Life Songs In The Key Of Life Quick View

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    Songs In The Key Of Life

    No. 56 On Rolling Stone's List Of 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time


    2x 180 Gram Vinyl + Bonus 7-Inch EP


    Two years in the making, Songs In The Key Of Life is a groundbreaking sonic masterpiece that brilliantly brings together Stevie Wonder's genius for pop music, his bold experimentation, and his lyrical humanitarian concerns. Released on the Tamla label by Motown in late September 1976, the 21-song album remains an immeasurable influential recording.


    A critically acclaimed double-LP that includes a four-song bonus EP and a 24-page booklet, Songs In The Key Of Life is the first album by an American artist, and the first double-album, to debut at No. 1 on Billboard's Pop Album Chart. The album won the Grammy® for Album of the Year; Wonder also won for Producer of the Year; Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male; and Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male. The latter was awarded for "I Wish," the first single from the album, which hit No. 1 Pop and R&B. "Sir Duke," the follow-up single, was No. 1 on both charts as well, while "Another Star" and "As" were each Top 40 hits on the Pop and R&B charts; "Another Star" was also a top 3 club chart hit. Among the album's many other notable tracks, "Isn't She Lovely" was a hit without being released as a single; "Pastime Paradise" became the basis of Coolio's 1995 rap hit "Gangsta's Paradise," a No. 1 hit in many countries worldwide. A cover of "As," by George Michael and Mary J. Blige, was a top 5 hit in the U.K. in 1999. That same year, "I Wish" was prominently sampled in the No. 1 hit by Will Smith, "Wild Wild West."


    Songs In The Key Of Life, with Wonder and his band Wonderlove accompanied by all-star musicians and singers, is No. 56 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "500 Greatest Albums of All Time." It is one of the few albums to be awarded Diamond status by the RIAA, for sales of more than ten million copies in the U.S.

    LP 1
    1. Love's In Need Of Love Today
    2. Have A Talk With God
    3. Village Ghetto Land
    4. Contusion
    5. Sir Duke
    6. I Wish
    7. Knocks Me Off My Feet
    8. Pastime Paradise
    9. Summer Soft


    LP 2
    1. Ordinary Pain
    2. Isn't She Lovely
    3. Joy Inside My Tears
    4. Black Man
    5. Ngiculela - Es Una Historia - I Am Singing
    6. If It's Magic
    7. As
    8. Another Star


    A Something Extra 7 EP
    1. Saturn
    2. Ebony Eye
    3. All Day Sucker
    4. Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call)

    Stevie Wonder
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  • Walk Away Renee Walk Away Renee Quick View

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    Walk Away Renee

    Long Awaited Reissue of the 1967 Debut by the Baroque Rock Legends Sourced from the Original Stereo Master Tapes


    The work of the Left Banke has long been an elusive holy grail for vintage pop fanatics. The legendary baroque rock combos work ranks with the greatest American music of the 1960s, and remains beloved by discerning pop connoisseurs around the world. Out of print for decades and despite its longstanding unavailability, the Left Bankes music has attained an ever-increasing level of prestige over the years, and continues to exercise a powerful mystique amongst the groups legion of admirers.


    The Left Bankes 1967 debut album Walk Away RenÉe/Pretty Ballerina is widely regarded as one of the greatest debut albums of the 60s, thanks to frontman Steve Martins evocative lead vocals, the haunting harmonies of band members Tom Finn and George Cameron, the ambitious songwriting of keyboardist Michael Brown, and exquisite, classically-influenced arrangements that were unlike anything else in popular music at the time. Walk Away RenÉe, released the previous year as the bands first single, remains one of the eras most recognizable (and most-covered) standards. In addition to Walk Away RenÉe and its followup hit Pretty Ballerina, the album also features such memorable numbers as She May Call You Up Tonight, Barterers and Their Wives and Shadows Breaking Over My Head.


    The long-awaited reissue of this classic debut on 180 gram vinyl LP has been sourced from the original stereo master tapes and includes the albums original track listing.

    1. Pretty Ballerina

    2. She May Call You Up Tonight
    3. Barterers And Their Wives
    4. I've Got Something On My Mind
    5. Let Go Of You Girl
    6. Evening Gown
    7. Walk Away Renee
    8. What Do You Know
    9. Shadows Breaking Over My Head
    10. I Haven't Got the Nerve
    11. Lazy Day
    Left Banke
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  • ...Like Clockwork Deluxe Edition ...Like Clockwork Deluxe Edition Quick View

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    ...Like Clockwork Deluxe Edition

    Limited Edition Ultrathick Cover, High Quality Vinyl Pressed At Pallas In Europe, And Includes A 20 Page 12x12 Book.


    The first album in 6 years from JOSHUA HOMME, TROY VAN
    LEEUWEN, MICHAEL SHUMAN, DEAN FERTITA, plus...for the recording, the return of Songs For The Deaf members, DAVE GROHL on drums, NICK OLIVERI and MARK LANEGAN


    Plus performances by SIR ELTON JOHN, TRENT REZNOR, ALEX TURNER (Arctic Monkeys), JAKE SHEARS (Scissor Sisters)

    Recorded by MARK RANKIN (Adele, "Rolling In The Deep")


    For their first album in six years, Joshua Homme's
    mighty Queens Of The Stone Age called back classic
    members Dave Grohl and Joey Castillo on drums,
    and Nick Oliveri and Mark Lanegan on vocals. In
    addition, some big names came in to perform:
    Elton John, Trent Reznor, Alex Turner (Arctic
    Monkeys), Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters), James
    Lavelle (U.N.K.L.E.) and more. Of course the current
    lineup of Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman and
    Dean Fertita also feature throughout.


    ...Like Clockwork contains Homme's most intense,
    personal and beautiful songwriting to date. While
    the thunder of Queens past is still evident (especially
    in lead single "My God Is The Sun") there are a
    number of gorgeous ballads - meditations on time
    passing, the struggle to create art, and the nearness
    of mortality.


    The music lives up to the album's lyrical and
    conceptual ambitions, with some of Homme's finest
    guitar work to date, at times recalling past greats
    such as Brian May or George Harrison, at other times
    uniquely his own. The rhythm section starts and
    stops on a dime, and in some of the more complex
    songs, the ensemble playing is virtuosic - but never
    sterile.


    The striking album artwork, imagery and intro
    animations are by young British artist Boneface,
    working closely with Homme.

    1. Keep Your Eyes Peeled
    2. I Sat By The Ocean
    3. The Vampyre of Time and Memory
    4. If I Had A Tail
    5. My God Is The Sun
    6. Kalopsia
    7. Fairweather Friends
    8. Smooth Sailing
    9. I Appear Missing
    10. Like Clockwork
    Queens of the Stone Age
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  • Pipes Of Peace Pipes Of Peace Quick View

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    Pipes Of Peace

    Perhaps it isn't surprising that McCartney's grip on the pop charts started to slip with Pipes of Peace, since it was released after his 40th birthday -- and most rockers do not mature particularly gracefully. Although it's rather fascinating that the album didn't reach the Top Ten, despite a blockbuster duet with Michael Jackson in Say Say Say, Pipes of Peace bewilders in other ways, particularly in its allusions to Tug of War. It often seems as if this album was constructed as a deliberate mirror image of its predecessor; it is also produced by George Martin, also contains two duets with an African-American superstar (Jackson here, Stevie Wonder there), also acknowledges an old bandmate (a Lennon tribute there, a Ringo cameo here), and even contains Tug of Peace, a deliberate answer song to its predecessor. If only it were nearly as adventurous as Tug of War! Instead of dabbling in all his myriad musical personas, McCartney settles back into a soft rock groove, tempered somewhat by a desire to be contemporary (which means a heavy reliance on drum machines and synthesizers). Instead of sounding modern, McCartney winds up sounding like an aging rocker desperately trying to keep up with the time, but that in turn means that Pipes of Peace can often reveal what the early '80s were like for aging rockers -- he does embrace technology, but he winds up with immaculate productions that are decidedly of their time. Still, at its best, Pipes of Peace is ingratiating soft rock. In particular, the first side is close to irresistible, with the title track being a mid-tempo mini-epic, Say Say Say being fine pop-funk, So Bad being so sickly sweet that it's alluring, The Man being an effervescent Jackson duet, and The Other Me scoring with its square dance beats and winning McCartney vocal. Not enough to add up to a latter-day triumph from McCartney, but it still contains better songs than its blockbuster mid-'70s counterparts, and even if it's a little lightweight, it has more flair in its craft and more style in its sound than other McCartney albums, which is enough to make it a minor musical success, despite its disappointing chart performance.
    1. Pieces Of Peace
    2. Say Say Say
    3. The Other Me
    4. Keep Under Cover
    5. So Bad
    6. The Man
    7. Sweetest Little Show
    8. Average Person
    9. Hey Hey
    10. Tug Of Peace
    11. Through Our Love
    12. Average Person
    13. Keep Under Cover
    14. Sweetest Little Show
    15. It's Not On
    16. Simple As That
    17. Say Say Say
    18. Ode To A Koala Bear
    19. Twice In A Lifetime
    20. Christian Bop
    Paul McCartney
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  • 2Cellos 2Cellos Quick View

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    2Cellos

    Young Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, together known as 2CELLOS, have achieved sensational success by taking the cello to a new level. Their playing style has broken down the boundaries between different genres of music, from classical and film music to Pop and Rock. 2CELLOS have no limits when it comes to performing live and are equally as impressive when playing Bach and Vivaldi as they are when rocking out AC/DC. Their debut album is a thrilling collection of chart-topping Rock and Pop songs performed in their signature style.


    2CELLOS rose to fame in 2011 when their version of Michael Jackson's ''Smooth Criminal'' took the world by storm. The YouTube video became a massive viral sensation leading to a record deal with Sony Masterworks and an invitation to join Sir Elton John on his worldwide tour. The song charted at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Digital Songs Chart and landed the 2CELLOS' debut album in the Top 100.


    In addition to many sold out solo tours (US, Japan, Europe) and collaborations with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age and George Michael, the duo have also appeared on major TV shows such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Bachelor and many others. Together with the Chinese classical superstar pianist Lang Lang, they appeared at the CCTV New Year's Gala for more than 1 billion viewers.

    1. Where The Streets Have No Name
    2. Misirlou (Theme From Pulp Fiction)
    3. Use Somebody
    4. Smooth Criminal
    5. Fragile
    6. The Resistance
    7. Hurt
    8. Welcome To The Jungle
    9. Human Nature
    10. Viva La Vida
    11. Smells Like Teen Spirit
    12. With Or Without You
    2Cellos
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  • Beyond The Blue Horizon: George Benson (Speakers Corner) Beyond The Blue Horizon: George Benson (Speakers Corner) Quick View

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    Beyond The Blue Horizon: George Benson (Speakers Corner)

    George Benson was the pupil, Wes Montgomery his teacher! And the sound of the great maestro, who played without the use of a plectrum, is quite unmistakable in this recording produced by CTI Records with George Benson in 1971. Producer Creed Taylor showed good judgement when he teamed Benson up with a small yet supremely talented group of musicians: Jack De Johnette on the drums takes Ron Carter's bass and Clarence Palmer's organ on a superb ride. Carter and Benson had met one another briefly during a Miles Davis recording session, but there the drummer was Tony Williams. Here, with Jack DeJohnette participating, the numbers on this LP gain real soul. But the lyrical side doesn't come too short either: Ode To A Kudu demonstrates this particular attribute of Benson's to perfection. And Somewhere To The East proves that he isn't afraid to experiment. All in all, this is a top album from George Benson's long and commercially successful career.



    Musicians:



    • George Benson (guitar)

    • Clarence Palmer (organ)

    • Ron Carter (bass)

    • Jack DeJohnette (drums)

    • Michael Cameron, Albert Nicholson (percussion)



    Recording: February 1971 at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (USA), by Rudy Van Gelder

    Production: Creed Taylor



    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. So What
    2. The Gentle Rain
    3. All Clear
    4. Ode To a Kudu
    5. Somewhere In the East
    George Benson
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • 21st Century Vinyl: Michael Fremer's Practical Guide to Turntable Set-Up 21st Century Vinyl: Michael Fremer's Practical Guide to Turntable Set-Up Quick View

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    21st Century Vinyl: Michael Fremer's Practical Guide to Turntable Set-Up

    Stereophile magazine senior contributing editor and analog expert Michael Fremer presents his almost three hour long Practical Guide to Turntable Set-Up. Fremer sets up three popular turntables from Pro-Ject, Rega and VPI. Using the hands-on phono cartridge installation techniques, tips and basic principles demonstrated with close-ups and flash animation, any turntable from the popular Technics SL-1200 to the most esoteric can be set up to perfection. Also included: an interview with famed Sterling Sound mastering engineer George Marino, and a 20 page PDF file embedded in the disc's DVD-ROM section that includes even more detailed technical descriptions and an article on record cleaning no vinyl fan should be without. Despite the seemingly dry subject matter, the disc is entertaining. There are even some laughs as Fremer once did stand up comedy (he played legendary Max's Kansas City and even opened for bands like Television and The Jam).


    Michael Fremer
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  • Reservoir Dogs Soundtrack Reservoir Dogs Soundtrack Quick View

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    Reservoir Dogs Soundtrack

    25th Anniversary Edition

    Could you think of any other film producer that picks better soundtracks than the widely revered Quentin Tarantino? Inventing a genre on his own, his string of best-selling nouvelle violence movies started out in 1992 with the low budget cult classic Reservoir Dogs.

    The film follows a band of criminals preparing for a diamond heist and follows the characters in the crime's aftermath. Its cast consists of sublime actors such as Harvey Keitel (whose comeback was a direct result of this film), Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn (Sean's brother) and Steve Buscemi as the legendary character of Mr. Pink. The film's sparkling dialog catapulted Reservoir Dogs to eternal cult status and remains a favorite among movie fans all over the world, a fame to which its soundtrack contributed a great deal.

    Music On Vinyl is proud to release these so-called 'Super Sounds Of The Seventies', a selection of unusual and sometimes wacky hits by artists such as Stealers Wheel, Harry Nilsson (Coconut is included on Nilsson Schmilsson [MOVLP279]) and Joe Tex. The movie also raised public interest in the Dutch band George Baker Selection, due to the use of his Little Green Bag in the film's opening titles. Keep On Truckin'!

    Exactly 25 years ago this cult film was released in theatre.

    1. Steven Wright - And Now Little Green Bag
    2. George Baker Selection - Little Green Bag
    3. Steven Wright - Rock Flock Of Five
    4. Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
    5. Steven Wright - Bohemiath
    6. Joe Tex - I Gotcha
    7. Bedlam - Magic Carpet Ride
    8. Quentin Tarantino - Harvey Keitel - Steve Buscemi - Lawrence Tierney - Eddie Bunker - Madonna Speech
    9. Sandy Rogers - Fool For Love
    10. Steven Wright - Super Sounds
    11. Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
    12. Bedlam - Harvest Moon
    13. Harvey Keitel - Tim Roth - Let's Get A Taco
    14. Steven Wright - Keep On Truckin'
    15. Harry Nilsson - Coconut
    16. Steven Wright - Home Of Rock
    Various Artists
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  • Voodoo Voodoo Quick View

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    Voodoo

    First Vinyl Release Since its Original Release in 2000!


    With Original Artwork and New Liner Notes Featuring Interviews with ?uestlove, Pino Palladino, and More!


    Ranked 488/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Voodoo hit store shelves on January 25th 2000. But the first great album of the new millennium was born in the 1990s, and its muggy grooves capture the sound of premillennial anxiety. The album is the product of perfectionism, obsession and paranoia. 1995's debut Brown Sugar had already strategically positioned D'Angelo-born Michael Eugene Archer and Virginia-raised to a Pentecostal preacher father-as the next Hendrix-like deity in black music, after Prince and maybe Lenny Kravitz.


    Though inspired by the birth of his children and trips back to Virginia, Voodoo's roots are in 1960s, '70s and '80s funk and soul; a nostalgic nod to the ideas and inventions of black music trailblazers powered by avant-garde hip-hop and jazzinfluenced rhythms. D'Angleo's aim, he said, was to reclaim R&B. He wanted to be like Sly Stone, George Clinton and Al Green. And most of all, he wanted to be like Jimi Hendrix.


    The concept behind Voodoo was simple. Put together a brilliant ensemble of R&B musicians bent on grooving together. Record them live, in real-time, jamming face-to-face in an effort to capture their conviviality and chemistry. For Voodoo's core rhythm trio, D'Angelo recruited his friend and colleague, The Roots' visionary drummer Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson, plus Welsh journeyman Pino Palladino to hold down the bass. It was a combination that gelled immediately.

    1. Playa Playa
    2. Devil's Pie
    3. Left & Right
    4. The Line
    5. Send It On
    6. Chicken Grease
    7. One Mo'Gin
    8. The Root
    9. Spanish Joint
    10. Feel Like Makin' Love
    11. Greatdayindamornin' / Booty
    12. Untitled (How Does It Feel?)
    13. Africa
    D'Angelo
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  • Ahh... The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! Ahh... The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! Quick View

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    Ahh... The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!

    Produced by George Clinton


    Following up on their debut Stretchin' Out In Bootsy's Rubber Band [MOVLP1375], Ahh The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! is the second album by American Funk act Bootsy's Rubber Band, originally released in 1977. The album was produced by Parliament Funkadelic's funk meister George Clinton and bass player & front man William Bootsy Collins. With the help of Clinton, the band has released four LPs in the '70s. This particular album reached number One on Billboard magazine's Top R&B/Soul albums chart.


    The band features Bootsy's brother Phelps Catfish Collins, Jr on guitar, Frankie Kash on drums, Frederick Flintstone Allen on drums and James Brown regulars Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley on horns. Guest appearances include saxophonist Randy and trumpeter Michael Brecker, and keyboardist Bernie Worrell, amongst others.


    Everything on the album is excellent, that is true of up-tempo smokers like The Pinocchio Theory and the title song as well as slow, moody, eerie offerings such as What's a Telephone Bill? and Munchies For Your Love. The lyrics are consistently humorous and clever, the grooves are consistently infectious. Ahh... The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! bears that distinctive P-funk sound, and is essential listening for lovers of hard 1970s Funk.

    Side A - El Uno - A Friendly Boo
    1. Ahh...the Name Is Bootsy, Baby
    2. The Pinocchio Theory
    3. Rubber Duckie
    4. Preview Side Too


    Side B - Un Dos - Geepieland Music
    1. What's A Telephone Bill?
    2. Munchies For Your Love
    3. Can't Stay Away
    4. Reprise: We Want Bootsy

    Bootsy's Rubber Band
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  • Wired Wired Quick View

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    Wired

    Now on 45 RPM LP, mastered at Sterling Sound by Ryan Smith from the analog tapes


    Plated and pressed by Quality Record Pressings


    Deluxe tip-on gatefold jackets by Stoughton Printing


    Recorded in 1976 with the legendary George Martin as producer (The Beatles), both reprise their magic from Beck's Blow By Blow with an awesome array of jazz-rock-funk fusion, which is often sited as one of this genres finest recordings.


    This time for the eight incredible tracks, Jeff brings back the great Max Middleton on keys and Richard Bailey on drums, as well as new additions and future mainstay keyboardist Jan Hammer and the power drums of Michael Narada Walden, plus bassist Wilbur Bascomb.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Led Boots
    2. Come Dancing
    3. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
    4. Head For Backstage Pass
    5. Blue Wind
    6. Sophie
    7. Play With Me
    8. Love Is Green
    Jeff Beck
    $59.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
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    Wired

    As another installment in Jeff Beck's 180 Gram Audiophile Master series, Friday Music announces the exclusive release of the guitar great's Wired. Recorded in 1976 with the legendary George Martin as producer (The Beatles), both reprise their magic from BeckÆs Blow By Blow on a stunning set of jazz-rock-funk fusion that is often sited as one of the finest of the genre. Beck once again brings back the great Max Middleton on keys and Richard Bailey on drums, as well as new additions and future mainstay keyboardist Jan Hammer and the power drums of Michael Narada Walden, plus bassist Wilbur Bascomb on a collection of eight incredible tracks. With legendary cuts like Charles MingusÆs Goodbye Pork Pie Hat and Jan HammerÆs Blue Wind, Wired soon became a radio and retail staple which has truly endured and stood the test of time. Rightfully so, this album continues to inspire and influence a whole new generation of guitar players and music lovers worldwide. Mastered from the original Epic Records tapes by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and with Kevin Gray at AcousTech, and pressed at RTI with Sony Music.

    1. Led Boots
    2. Come Dancing
    3. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
    4. Head For Backstage Pass
    5. Blue Wind
    6. Sophie
    7. Play With Me
    8. Love Is Green
    Jeff Beck
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
  • Pipes Of Peace Pipes Of Peace Quick View

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    Pipes Of Peace

    Pipes of Peace is the fourth studio album by Paul McCartney using his own name, released in 1983. Produced by George Martin, featuring collaborations with Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder. The album continued McCartney's alliance in the studio with Ringo Starr, former 10cc guitarist Eric Stewart and his last session work with Wings guitarist Denny Laine. Now reissued on 180g vinyl.
    1. Pipes Of Peace [Remastered 2015]
    2. Say Say Say [Remastered 2015]

    3. The Other Me [Remastered 2015]

    4. Keep Under Cover [Remastered 2015]

    5. So Bad [Remastered 2015]

    6. The Man [Remastered 2015]
    7. Sweetest Little Show [Remastered 2015]
    8. Average Person [Remastered 2015]

    9. Hey Hey [Remastered 2015]

    10. Tug Of Peace [Remastered 2015]

    11. Through Our Love [Remastered 2015]
    Paul McCartney
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    The Blackest Beautiful

    LP Contains CD Of Full Album.


    From the streets of Inglewood CA come letlive. Their self-produced and released debut Fake History was picked up by Epitaph in 2011,and quickly established the band as a force to be reckoned with, inheritors of that uncategorizable blend that made bands like the Deftones, Mars Volta and Rage Against the Machine so crucial.


    Such was the rapt reception for the album that by end of year frontman Jason Aalon Butler was being named the #1 rock star in the world by Kerrang (yes, #1,that's not a typo). Mixing hardcore punk, metalcore, and even jazz and R&B influences in their sound (Jason's dad was a well-known LA bandleader who pioneered rock/soul crossover with Eric Burdon), letlive.'s melting pot of influences reflects the melting-pot Los Angeles neighborhood in which the band came together.


    Now with their proper debut on the label, The Blackest Beautiful, the band comes fully prepared with a mammoth sonic attack, produced by longtime co-conspirator Kit Walters and mixed by pop guru
    Stephen George (Britney Spears, Michael Jackson).


    Opening salvo "Banshee (Ghost Frame)" announces a band that has remained loyal to their hardcore origins, while tracks like "Younger" and "Pheromone
    Cvlt" display a new melodic sophistication.

    1. Banshee (Ghost Fame)
    2. Empty Elvis
    3. White America's Beautiful Black Market
    4. Dreamers Disease
    5. That Fear Fever
    6. Virgin Dirt
    7. Younger
    8. The Dope Beat
    9. The Priest And Used Cars
    10. Pheromone Cvlt
    11. 27 Club
    Letlive
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  • In Paris: The ORTF Recordings In Paris: The ORTF Recordings Quick View

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    In Paris: The ORTF Recordings

    Limited Edition 180 Gram Vinyl Pressing Of 2,000


    Gatefold LP Includes Booklet With Essays, Unpublished Photos, Collector Postcards


    Mastered By The Legendary Engineer Bernie Grundman


    Resonance Records, in partnership with the National Audiovisual Institute (INA) of France, is pleased to announce the release of Larry Young In Paris/The ORTF Recordings. Presenting groundbreaking performances by jazz organist and pianist, Larry Young, these studio and live recordings from 1964 and 1965 made for French Radio and never before issued on record will be released in a limited edition 2-LP set.


    Producer Zev Feldman notes, It's particularly exciting because none of this music has ever been heard before except on its initial broadcast in France five decades ago. I think that's something to celebrate and a call for us all - as we often do with the archival recordings we at Resonance Records uncover - to revisit and discuss this legendary artist's legacy.


    Musicians featured on these recordings include trumpet legend Woody Shaw, tenor saxophonist and bandleader Nathan Davis and drummer Billy Brooks. An international cast of supporting players: French pianist Jack DiÉval tenor saxophonist Jean-Claude Fohrenbach and bassist Jacques B. Hess; Italian drummer Franco Manzecchi, Jamaican trumpet player Sonny Grey and Guadaloupean percussionist Jacky Bamboo round out the personnel. This album marks the first new release of Larry Young music in thirty-eight years.


    This project came about in 2012 when Resonance Records producer Zev Feldman traveled to France to explore the ORTF (Office of French Radio and Television) archives (the media vaults overseen by the French National Audiovisual Institute (INA) in the hope of finding undiscovered treasures, which he suspected he might find there. Feldman asked INA executives about specific artists and was stunned to learn that the vaults contained recordings documenting some of the greatest American jazz musicians who lived in - or visited - Paris in the 1960's, including Larry Young. Resonance Records presents in this album tapes that had been sitting idly in the vaults for nearly 50 years, scrupulously maintained by INA. Resonance will also be releasing other future projects from the INA vaults. More details to come soon. Producer Feldman states, It's been a thrill of the lifetime working with Christiane Lemire, Laure Audinot and Pascal Rozat at INA France to find this great music and shepherd this release. No question about it, this project represents jazz through diplomacy and the greater good of a mission. These recordings showcase American artists who found their home and voice in Europe at a time when the American landscape wasn't always as supportive. Feldman continues, When we started to explore the vaults of ORTF and search for recordings to release, we had a wish list of various artists we were on the hunt for, but Larry was the one artist whom I personally felt we needed to look extra hard for. I couldn't be more thrilled with what we found and which we are now releasing. I hope we'll all revisit this genius's legacy and appreciate why he mattered so much.


    While in France, Larry Young recorded at the ORTF Studios in Paris (now Maison de Radio France) as a sideman with the Nathan Davis Quartet, the Jazz aux Champs-ÉlysÉes All-Stars and with his own piano trio which included bassist Jacques B. Hess drummer and Franco Manzecchi. Larry Young In Paris/The ORTF Recordings includes selections from the original tapes, which were recorded specifically to be broadcast on French Radio. As noted, the only time these recordings have been shared with the public were on their original broadcasts on two iconic monthly French radio programs: Musique aux Champs-ÉlysÉes, hosted by French musician and producer Jack DiÉval; and Jazz sur scène, hosted by producer and jazz scholar AndrÉ Francis. Shortly after these recordings were made, Larry Young returned to New York to record the classic album Unity, his second album for Blue Note.


    Larry Young died at the tragically young age of 38 in 1978. Larry Young In Paris: The ORTF Recordings is a tribute to his memory and endorsed by the estate of Larry Young. Produced by Zev Feldman with Executive Producers George Klabin and Michael Cuscuna. Sound Restoration by Fran Gala and George Klabin. Mastering by Fran Gala at Resonance Records Studios.

    LP 1
    1. Trane of Thought
    2. Talkin' About J.C.
    3. Mean to Me
    4. La Valse Grise
    5. Discothèque


    LP 2
    1. Luny Tune
    2. Beyond All Limits
    3. Black Nile
    4. Zoltan
    5. Larry's Blues

    Larry Young
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    Venice

    200-Gram Vinyl Pressed At Quality Record Pressings


    Mastered From The Original Analog Master Tapes By Willem Makee


    Deluxe Die-Cut Tip-On Gatefold Jacket From Stoughton Printing


    Includes Book Filled With Liner Notes, Images, And More


    Georg Solti, conducting the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Originally released in 1959. Ravishing string tone and superior dynamics. Indisputably beautiful string tone in Act One of Traviata. About a minute or so into the last band on side one, one hears the famous Underground subway rumbling beneath Kingsway Hall. The Underground, the Aldrich-Holborn line, was a constant factor to be addressed by Decca engineers.


    Recorded in Kingsway Hall

    Producer: Michael Bremner

    Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. La Traviata: PRELUDE TO ACT I
    2. L'Italiana in Algeri: OVERTURE
    3. La Traviata: PRELUDE TO ACT III
    4. The Tales of Hoffmann: BARCAROLLE
    5. Semiramide: OVERTURE
    6. La Gioconda: DANCE OF THE HOURS
    Sir Georg Solti
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    Confess

    Twin Shadow, the creative moniker of George Lewis Jr., presents his second album, Confess. Self-produced and with mixing duties handled by Michael H. Brauer (Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney), the 10-song set finds Lewis Jr. doing what he does best; remembering and reinventing, and fashioning a soundtrack which sounds refreshingly and distinctly modern. The first track to be taken from Confess is the anthemic Five Seconds.


    Confess is the follow up to Twin Shadow's 2010 debut breakout album Forget of which Pitchfork, giving the album an 8.4 'Best New Music' review stated, "The songs may be catchy, but their intricacy and thoughtful storytelling makes them stick. And for its impressive sonic sheen, the album's skillful restraint makes it sound better with every spin."


    Over the course of the past two years George Lewis Jr, has toured the US and the world virtually non-stop, amassing fans everywhere. His live shows are one big dance party; Spin described them best calling them a freewheeling full-band boogie fest. The tracks grew exponentially at every turn. Canned kits became crushing drums, bass burbles became serious bumps, sound effects became walls of synth, and Lewis transformed into a dance-driven taskmaster." Twin Shadow will once again take the show on the road with much touring planned in 2012 and beyond.

    1. Golden Light
    2. You Call Me On
    3. Five Seconds
    4. Run My Heart
    5. The One
    6. Beg For The Night
    7. Patient
    8. When The Movie's Over
    9. I Don't Care
    10. Be Mine Tonight
    Twin Shadow
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    ...Like Clockwork (Out Of Stock)

    The first album in 6 years from JOSHUA HOMME, TROY VAN
    LEEUWEN, MICHAEL SHUMAN, DEAN FERTITA, plus...for the recording, the return of Songs For The Deaf members, DAVE GROHL on drums, NICK OLIVERI and MARK LANEGAN


    Plus performances by SIR ELTON JOHN, TRENT REZNOR, ALEX TURNER (Arctic Monkeys), JAKE SHEARS (Scissor Sisters)

    Recorded by MARK RANKIN (Adele, "Rolling In The Deep")


    For their first album in six years, Joshua Homme's
    mighty Queens Of The Stone Age called back classic
    members Dave Grohl and Joey Castillo on drums,
    and Nick Oliveri and Mark Lanegan on vocals. In
    addition, some big names came in to perform:
    Elton John, Trent Reznor, Alex Turner (Arctic
    Monkeys), Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters), James
    Lavelle (U.N.K.L.E.) and more. Of course the current
    lineup of Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman and
    Dean Fertita also feature throughout.


    ...Like Clockwork contains Homme's most intense,
    personal and beautiful songwriting to date. While
    the thunder of Queens past is still evident (especially
    in lead single "My God Is The Sun") there are a
    number of gorgeous ballads - meditations on time
    passing, the struggle to create art, and the nearness
    of mortality.


    The music lives up to the album's lyrical and
    conceptual ambitions, with some of Homme's finest
    guitar work to date, at times recalling past greats
    such as Brian May or George Harrison, at other times
    uniquely his own. The rhythm section starts and
    stops on a dime, and in some of the more complex
    songs, the ensemble playing is virtuosic - but never
    sterile.


    The striking album artwork, imagery and intro
    animations are by young British artist Boneface,
    working closely with Homme.

    1. Keep Your Eyes Peeled
    2. I Sat By The Ocean
    3. The Vampyre of Time and Memory
    4. If I Had A Tail
    5. My God Is The Sun
    6. Kalopsia
    7. Fairweather Friends
    8. Smooth Sailing
    9. I Appear Missing
    10. Like Clockwork
    Queens of the Stone Age
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    Right On Time (Pre-Order)

    Limited Edition Of 1000 Numbered Copies On 'Strawberry Red' Vinyl, Black Vinyl Thereafter


    180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl


    Including 8-Page Booklet With Lyrics


    40-Year Anniversary Edition


    Including The Hits Strawberry Letter 23, Runnin' For Your Lovin' And Q


    Louis and George Johnson formed The Brothers Johnson under the auspices of Quincy Jones in 1975, releasing this second album in 1977. With Quincy at the helm as producer, the duo quickly broke wide open with its debut album.


    The Brothers Johnson's second album Right on Time consists of some of the best proto-typical funk-soul grooves from the late 70s. The album is again produced by Quincy Jones and his contributions ensure the high quality of the instrumental arrangements and general glossiness of the audio production as in their debut album.


    Several of the tracks are as good as anything Michael Jackson or Earth Wind and Fire would've produced around this time, particularly Runnin' For Your Lovin', Strawberry Letter 23 and Never Leave You Lonely. There are also two fantastic instrumentals, Q and Brother Man that are both irrepressibly funky, with Louis Johnson's tight bass providing the solid rhythmic foundation he is famous for. Fusion fans will be familiar with several of the backing musicians: Harvey Mason, Dave Grusin, and Lee Ritenour to name a few.


    The single Strawberry Letter 23 gained a #5 spot in the US billboard charts and #1 on the US R&B billboard. The album received platinum.

    1. Runnin' For Your Lovin'
    2. Free Yourself, Be Yourself
    3. Q

    4. Right On Time

    5. Runnin' For Your Lovin'

    6. Free Yourself, Be Yourself

    7. Q

    8. Right On Time
    The Brothers Johnson
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    Left Banke Too

    Beloved 1968 Lost Classic Available Again After More Than 40 Years!


    Sourced from the Original Stereo Master Tapes


    The Left Banke was one of the most distinctive pop bands of the 60s, renowned for the unique baroque rock that allowed them to stand out during that heady musical era. While the bands 1967 debut album, and its signature hits Walk Away RenÉe and Pretty Ballerina have long been acknowledged as classics, the bands 1968 sophomore effort The Left Banke Too has maintained a persistent under-the-radar mystique, beloved by a loyal cadre of followers yet little-known by the general public.


    The Left Banke Too emerged from a turbulent period of the bands brief but eventful history. Despite the success of their 1967 debut album Walk Away RenÉe/Pretty Ballerina, the Left Bankes lineup splintered soon after its release, with keyboardist and main songwriter Michael Brown exiting the group. His former bandmates Steve Martin, Tom Finn and George Cameron regrouped and rose to the occasion for The Left Banke Too, crafting a musically inventive, emotionally evocative set thats every bit as magnificent as its predecessor.


    The trios exquisite vocal interplay and adventurous songwriting are prominent on such intoxicating tracks as Theres Gonna Be a Storm, Goodbye Holly, Dark Is the Bark and the Brown-penned Desiree, which is widely regarded as one of the groups greatest studio achievements. Several of The Left Banke Toos tracks also feature backing vocals by a young Steven Tyler, several years before he achieved stardom with Aerosmith.


    This lost classic is once again available on 180 gram vinyl LP and has been sourced from the original stereo master tapes.

    1. Goodbye Holly

    2. Theres Gonna Be a Storm
    3. Sing Little Bird Sing
    4. Nice to See You
    5. Give the Man a Hand
    6. Bryant Hotel
    7. Desiree* (mono)
    8. Dark is the Bark
    9. In the Morning Light
    10. My Friend Today
    Left Banke
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    Don't Act Like You Don't Care

    Before the success of his group Here We Go Magic, Luke Temple worked full-time as a plasterer. At nights after work, he spent his hours crafting what would become Here We Go Magic's self-titled debut. During the days he wrote a completely different set of songs in his head. The resulting record Don't Act Like You Don't Care shines with clarity and daylight, in contrast to Here We Go Magic's hazy aquatic debut.


    After recording two critically acclaimed solo records for Mill Pond (2005, 2007) Temple's work still hadn't garnered much attention from the record-buying public. Frustrated, but not defeated, he focused his creative energy into the writing of two amazing, but completely different records. Initially referred to as 'The Country Record,' Don't Act Like You Don't Care was shelved due to the success of Here We Go Magic's self-titled debut. Now, three years later, we're finally able to offer this incredible collection of folk-pop songs.


    Unlike the Here We Go Magic record, Don't Act Like You Don't Care focuses on Temple's songwriting and evocative tenor. From heartbreaking ballads like So Long, So Long and Ballad for Dick George to jaunty pop gems like Ophelia and In The Open you'll become fast friends with these songs that continue to satisfy after hundreds of listens.


    Inspired by Rudy Van Gelder's early Blue Note recordings, Temple and friends recorded the songs in two 4-hour sessions using just three microphones and a 4-track recorder. Temple is fortunate to have some amazingly talented friends with Eliot Krimsky (Glass Ghost) on synths, Tyler Wood on piano, Parker Kindred (Antony and the Johnsons, Jeff Buckley) on drums, Michael Bloch (Here We Go Magic) on guitar and Adam Chilenski on bass.

    1. In The Open

    2. More Than Muscle
    3. How Could I Lie
    4. Weekend Warrior
    5. Ophelia
    6. Ballad for Dick George
    7. So Long, So Long
    8. You Belong To Heaven
    9. Luck Part
    Luke Temple
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    Peace Of Mind (Acoustic)

    In early-2012, the Santa Barbara, CA-based band Rebelution released Peace of Mind through their own label 87 Music in partnership with Controlled Substance Sound Labs. Peace of Mind was released as a multi-length triple album which included the original Peace Of Mind album along with the Peace of Mind: Acoustic and Peace of Mind: Dub versions.


    Marking the highest chart debut of Rebelution's career, Peace of Mind debuted at #13 on the Billboard Top 200, #1 Reggae and #1 Independent albums as well as #4 on the iTunes overall album chart. The band previously had four top 10 albums on the Reggae chart and their 2009 release Bright Side of Life debuted at #54 on the Top 200 and #1 Reggae.


    Peace of Mind marks the first time Rebelution has expanded beyond their usual self-production enlisting producers Michael Goldwasser (Easy Star All-Stars), Amp Live (Zion-I), Yeti Beats (Kool Keith, George Clinton), Keith Armstrong and Errol Brown (Stephen, Ziggy, Damian, Bob Marley). The album builds upon the band's signature style while venturing into new musical genres from the lush strings incorporated into the gentle "Route Around" to the driving guitar and synths throughout "Lady In White."


    Rebelution has developed into a front-runner for grassroots, independent and tour driven music groups. Originally formed in 2004, members Eric Rachmany (vocals/ guitar), Rory Carey (keyboards), Wesley Finley (drums), and Marley D. Williams (bass) met in college, while residing in Isla Vista, a popular beachside community in Santa Barbara. It was there that the seeds to Rebelution's future were planted creating inspiring and engaging music that would leave their listeners with the sense that they have the power to make this world a better place.


    Each of the three versions of Peace Of Mind are now being offered individually on vinyl pressings with a digital download card. Here you have the dynamic 12-track acoustic version of the critically acclaimed masterpiece.

    1. Sky is the Limit (Acoustic)
    2. Comfort Zone (Acoustic)
    3. Good Vibes (Acoustic)
    4. Route Around (Acoustic)
    5. Meant to Be (Acoustic)
    6. Life on the Line (Acoustic)
    7. Closer I Get (Acoustic)
    8. Lady in White (Acoustic)
    9. So High (Acoustic)
    10. Day By Day (Acoustic)
    11. Calling Me Out (Acoustic)
    12. Honeypot (Acoustic)
    Rebelution
    $15.99
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    Peace Of Mind (Dub)

    In early-2012, the Santa Barbara, CA-based band Rebelution released Peace of Mind through their own label 87 Music in partnership with Controlled Substance Sound Labs. Peace of Mind was released as a multi-length triple album which included the original Peace Of Mind album along with the Peace of Mind: Acoustic and Peace of Mind: Dub versions.


    Marking the highest chart debut of Rebelution's career, Peace of Mind debuted at #13 on the Billboard Top 200, #1 Reggae and #1 Independent albums as well as #4 on the iTunes overall album chart. The band previously had four top 10 albums on the Reggae chart and their 2009 release Bright Side of Life debuted at #54 on the Top 200 and #1 Reggae.


    Peace of Mind marks the first time Rebelution has expanded beyond their usual self-production enlisting producers Michael Goldwasser (Easy Star All-Stars), Amp Live (Zion-I), Yeti Beats (Kool Keith, George Clinton), Keith Armstrong and Errol Brown (Stephen, Ziggy, Damian, Bob Marley). The album builds upon the band's signature style while venturing into new musical genres from the lush strings incorporated into the gentle "Route Around" to the driving guitar and synths throughout "Lady In White."


    Rebelution has developed into a front-runner for grassroots, independent and tour driven music groups. Originally formed in 2004, members Eric Rachmany (vocals/ guitar), Rory Carey (keyboards), Wesley Finley (drums), and Marley D. Williams (bass) met in college, while residing in Isla Vista, a popular beachside community in Santa Barbara. It was there that the seeds to Rebelution's future were planted creating inspiring and engaging music that would leave their listeners with the sense that they have the power to make this world a better place.


    Each of the three versions of Peace Of Mind are now being offered individually on vinyl pressings with a digital download card. Here you have the heralded 12-track dub version of the critically acclaimed masterpiece.

    1. Sky is the Limit (Dub)
    2. Comfort Zone (Dub)
    3. Good Vibes (Dub)
    4. Route Around (Dub)
    5. Meant to Be (Dub)
    6. Life on the Line (Dub)
    7. Closer I Get (Dub)
    8. Lady in White (Dub)
    9. So High (Dub)
    10. Day By Day (Dub)
    11. Calling Me Out (Dub)
    12. Honeypot (Dub)
    Rebelution
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    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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