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    No Depression

    The album that inspired a website, a magazine and a musical movement, Uncle Tupelo's landmark 1990 debut No Depression is intrinsically a punk-rock record with country themes. On the one hand the album is named after a song by A.P. Carter and features banjos, mandolins and fiddles and on the other the songs are played at a breakneck pace and feature thrashing guitars and a punk spirit.


    Paying their respects to obvious influences like Graham Parsons, the Replacements and the Minutemen, the 12-song set accurately depicts the trials and tribulations of the rural, blue collar existence from the workingman anthems like Factory Belt and Graveyard Shift to the trappings of the nightlife on Whiskey Bottle and Before I Break.


    Equally as acclaimed as it is revered, No Depression brilliantly blends the heartbreak and longing of country music with the power and fury of punk-rock, done so with a precision that remains unmatched.

    1. Graveyard Shift
    2. That Year
    3. Before I Break
    4. No Depression
    5. Factory Belt
    6. Whiskey Bottle
    7. Outdone
    8. Train
    9. Life Worth Livin'
    10. Flatness
    11. So Called Friend
    12. Screen Door
    Uncle Tupelo
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    Heartbreak Pass


    "GENIUS The Sandman creates his masterpiece"
    - No Depression


    " A guy, a thoughtful guy, who won't press you into
    adoration, even when he deserves it." - Pitchfork


    "Organic and right" - MOJO


    Heartbreak Pass, by seminal alt-country/
    rock band Giant Sand marks their 30th anniversary. Individually,
    each track on the record looms large on its own but, when
    heard as one complete offering, you know that you are listening
    to something very, very special. The Arizona desert has been a
    predominate theme and source of inspiration for Howe Gelb, the
    indie rock pioneer and frontman for Giant Sand. The group can
    also be looked at as Howe's one-man-band with many guests and
    collaborators. The album features Steve Shelly (Sonic Youth),
    Grant-Lee Phillips and Ilse DeLange (Common Linnets).

    1. Heaventually
    2. Texting Feist
    3. Hurtin' Habit
    4. Transponder
    5. Song So Wrong
    6. Every Now And Then
    7. Man On A String
    8. Home Sweat Home
    9. Eye Opening
    10. Pen To Paper
    11. House In Order
    12. Gypsy Candle
    13. Done
    Giant Sand
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  • March 16-20, 1992 March 16-20, 1992 Quick View

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    March 16-20, 1992

    Import

    March 16-20, 1992 is the third studio album by Alternative Country band Uncle Tupelo, released in 1992. The title refers to the five-day span during which the album was recorded. An almost entirely acoustic recording, the album features original songs and covers of traditional Folk songs in near equal number, and was produced by R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck.


    In 1990, Buck attended an Uncle Tupelo concert at the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia. Buck was particularly impressed with the band's rendition of the Louvin Brothers' Great Atomic Power, and contacted the band after the show. Uncle Tupelo singers Jay Farrar and Jeff Tweedy exchanged their interests in Bluegrass music with Buck, and decided to collaborate on an acoustic music project in the future.


    March 16-20, 1992 sold more copies than their first two albums, No Depression [MOVLP1014] and Still Feel Gone [MOVLP1618], combined. The album generated mostly positive reviews. Jason Ankeny of Allmusic called the album a brilliant resurrection of a bygone era of American folk artistry. Bill Wyman of Entertainment Weekly remarked that it was a moving and sincere New Depression manifesto.

    1. Grindstone
    2. Coalminers
    3. Wait Up
    4. Criminals
    5. Shaky Ground
    6. Satan, Your Kingdom Must
    7. Come Down
    8. Black Eye
    9. Moonshiner
    10. I Wish My Baby Was Born
    11. Atomic Power
    12. Lilli Schull
    13. Warfare
    14. Fatal Wound
    15. Sandusky
    16. Wipe The Clock
    Uncle Tupelo
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    Dark Snack

    Who in tarnation is making all that racket, peeling out of the driveway and disappearing into the night? Oh come on, folks, you know that voice cackling from behind the wheel - once you've heard the unmistakable Mississippi drawl of Melissa Swingle, you just don't just walk off and forget it. That voice owns everything it touches - from swampy, Southern rockers Trailer Bride where Swingle once mined the dark and gloomy road with the best of the No Depression crowd to her new Chapel Hill duo, The Moaners. With The Moaners, she's ditched the dirges in favor of an Impala--trunkload full of rock, a cat named Squirrel and a cooler of Sparks tall boys (caffeinated malt liquor - and Sparks, if you're listening, they're waiting by the phone for a promotions deal). The newfound voltage relies in no small part on the pounding drum assault of Swingle's shotgun-riding cohort, Laura King (who played in Grand National with Ed From Ohio Crawford of FIREHOSE).
    Heart Attack

    Too Many People

    Terrier

    Elizabeth Cotton's Song

    Flannery Said

    Oh Christy

    Water Preview

    Talk About It

    Paradise Club

    Hard Times

    Secret Joy

    Chasing the Moon

    The Moaners
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  • Angels And One-Armed Jugglers Angels And One-Armed Jugglers Quick View

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    Angels And One-Armed Jugglers

    Angels And One-Armed Jugglers: The new solo record, by Spin Doctors lead singer, Chris Barron.


    Reviews:


    • Exclusive Magazine - (Barron is) "A powerful story teller, at once hilarious and thought provoking "
    • Glide -"...Expressive and visionary in its wide scope."
    • Guitar World - " Powerful and poignant."
    • Illinois Entertainer -- "Barron shows his fighting spirit through every musical mood on Angels and One Armed Jugglers... like hearing music on vinyl versus a harsh old early recording on CD."
    • Ink 19 - "Angels and One Armed Jugglers finds Barron exploring a sound more similar to the Band than what he did with the Spin Doctors."
    • Innocent Words -" Wiping away all preconceived notions and prejudice, Barron's brilliance comes out."
    • Jambands -"From comments spiritual and secular... aching cries of love... are undressed in beautifully bare arrangements; carnival tuba, stand-up bass, and last-call piano... guided by Barron's voice, direct and pure."
    • Muen Magazine - "Simply put, the solo slab from Spin Doctors frontman, Chris Barron, is an organic-sounding delight - a fabulous showcase for compelling storytelling and world-class songwriting."
    • No Depression - "Chris is a visionary songwriter... not your standard fare... The world is an unfair place and he offers consolation with a twist of humor... it's been my most played record this week"
    • Pop Dose -- .."Thoughtful and melodic..."
    • Rage Monthly -"Reminiscent of Tom Petty or Neil Young."
    • The Daily Country - "The eclectic, yet cohesive, eleven song set dynamically blends genres while eschewing typical lyrical themes, relaying stories that are personal, accessible, and ear-grabbing."


    1. Angels and One-Armed Jugglers
    2. April and May
    3. Darken My Door
    4. Gonna (Need Someone)
    5. In a Cold Kind of Way
    6. Raining Again
    7. Saving Grace
    8. Still a Beautiful World
    9. The World Accordion to Garp
    10. Till the Cows Come Home
    11. Too Young to Fade
    Chris Barron
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    Roadhouse Sun

    With a writing style that echoes the working-man sympathy anthems of Woody Guthrie combined with the folky nature of Bob Dylan and a voice that mirrors Bruce Springsteen's, Ryan Bingham is quickly making a name for himself as one of the up and coming Texas bred songwriters. Born in Hobbs, New Mexico, and raised in rural Texas towns like Spring and Stephenville, Bingham made his living as a bullrider on the Texas rodeo circuit. He entertained his rodeo buddies with songs while selling his self-produced records at small clubs and rodeos along the way. His songwriting and voice soon got him noticed by idol and mentor Joe Ely along with Terry Allen, Guy Clark and other Texas legends. His major label debut, 2007's Mescalito, bears the hardscrabble marking of someone accustomed to the tough life. It veers from campfire balladry to ragged roots rock that bristles with roadhouse energy, wrote No Depression. Bingham's major label follow-up Roadhouse Sun is set for release in May of 2009 from Lost Highway Records.
    1. Day Is Done
    2. Dylan's Hard Rain
    3. Tell My Mother I Miss Her So
    4. Country Roads
    5. Bluebird
    6. Snake Eyes
    7. Endless Ways
    8. Change Is
    9. Rollin' Highway Blues
    10. Hey Hey Hurray
    11. Roadhouse Blues
    12. Wishing Well
    Ryan Bingham And The Dead Horses
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    Sister Big Stuff

    Grammy-nominated bluegrass sensation, The Steep Canyon Rangers proudly present their debut Rounder Records effort Nobody Knows You. Grammy nominated for their collaboration with icon Steve Martin, these personable young musicians are as Steve puts it, "not only great musicians who continue to explore both the new and old styles of bluegrass and bring a fresh energy to the traditions of American music, but they are also really fun on a bus."


    Deft musicianship, impeccable songwriting, distinctive vocals, and creative arrangements are just some of the qualities that set The Steep Canyon Rangers apart from the rest of the pack. Unafraid to break the mold, whether taking the unexpected musical turn or bringing home the surprising lyric, it's no wonder that Martin chose them as just the right band to record and tour with. Nobody Knows You is the most adventurous and fully realized accomplishment The Steep Canyon Rangers have achieved to date.


    Guitarist Woody Platt's take on Nobody Knows You to No Depression, I think this record is an obvious step for us if you were to go back and listen to all of our records in order. To me, Nobody Knows You has the most depth from start to finish, and I believe that it features our best songwriting to date.


    He adds, Although it is a bluegrass album, and we are very proud to be a bluegrass band, there are elements of pop, honky-tonk, jazz and rock and roll all kind of mixed into the album. The variety of the record will hopefully enable us to reach a larger audience of music fans, and not limit it to only bluegrass fans. Compared to our previous discography, I'd say that this record has the best chance to have a broad appeal.

    1. South Of The Border
    2. Still
    3. Protection
    4. Why Not Tonight
    5. Wish Your Picture
    6. Sata A Masa Gana
    7. Sister Big Stuff
    8. Stand Accused
    9. Bridge Over Troubled Waters
    10. Stick By Me
    11. Young Gifted And Black
    12. Cool Operator
    Prince Buster
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  • Nobody Knows You Nobody Knows You Quick View

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    Nobody Knows You

    Grammy-nominated bluegrass sensation, The Steep Canyon Rangers proudly present their debut Rounder Records effort Nobody Knows You. Grammy nominated for their collaboration with icon Steve Martin, these personable young musicians are as Steve puts it, "not only great musicians who continue to explore both the new and old styles of bluegrass and bring a fresh energy to the traditions of American music, but they are also really fun on a bus."


    Deft musicianship, impeccable songwriting, distinctive vocals, and creative arrangements are just some of the qualities that set The Steep Canyon Rangers apart from the rest of the pack. Unafraid to break the mold, whether taking the unexpected musical turn or bringing home the surprising lyric, it's no wonder that Martin chose them as just the right band to record and tour with. Nobody Knows You is the most adventurous and fully realized accomplishment The Steep Canyon Rangers have achieved to date.


    Guitarist Woody Platt's take on Nobody Knows You to No Depression, I think this record is an obvious step for us if you were to go back and listen to all of our records in order. To me, Nobody Knows You has the most depth from start to finish, and I believe that it features our best songwriting to date.


    He adds, Although it is a bluegrass album, and we are very proud to be a bluegrass band, there are elements of pop, honky-tonk, jazz and rock and roll all kind of mixed into the album. The variety of the record will hopefully enable us to reach a larger audience of music fans, and not limit it to only bluegrass fans. Compared to our previous discography, I'd say that this record has the best chance to have a broad appeal.

    1. Nobody Knows You
    2. Rescue Me
    3. Easy To Love
    4. Between Midnight and the Dawn
    5. As I Go
    6. Natural Disaster
    7. Ungrateful One
    8. Summer Winds
    9. Open Country
    10. Knob Creek
    11. Reputation
    12. Long Shot
    Steep Canyon Rangers
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  • In The Magic Hour In The Magic Hour Quick View

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    In The Magic Hour

    Aoife (pronounced EEE-fah) O'Donovan's debut solo album, Fossils, was released to critical acclaim and ended up on many "Best of 2013" lists from outlets like NPR Music, American Songwriter, New York Magazine and No Depression, among others. Aoife appeared on A Prairie Home Companion, NPR's Weekend Edition, SiriusXM The Coffee House and The Village. President Obama even exposed himself as a fan by including the track "Red and White and Blue and Gold" on his first official Spotify playlist in the summer of 2015. Since it's release, Fossils has sold more than 22,000 copies worldwide, and Aoife is poised to break through with her new album, In The Magic Hour.The songwriting process for In The Magic Hour coincided with the death of Aoife's grandfather, at age 93. She remembers him as a "gentle soul" in the small Irish village of Clonakilty where he lived. The lyrics on In the Magic Hour are infused with a sense of loss and mortality's dark certainty.


    But the album is just as much an ode to Aoife's joyful childhood visits to Ireland. Aunts, uncles, grandparents and flocks of cousins would gather at the Clonakilty seaside to swim in the chilly ocean and sing together in the lingering Irish summer twilight. Aoife had not yet performed many of the songs live before arranging and recording them over the course of three sessions in Tucker Martine's (The Decemberists, Neko Case), studio in Portland, OR. "The whole recording process was really Tucker [Martine] and me taking these songs and building them from the ground up," Aoife says. The result is deliberate but not over-done, the freshness of the material intact. While In The Magic Hour rekindles the creative partnership with Grammy-nominated producer Martine, the album also highlights the fruits of Aoife's various career collaborations. Composer Gabriel Kahane, New York's string quartet Brooklyn Rider and musician Chris Thile all lend musical and vocal support, as well as I'm With Her band members Sara Watkins and Sarah Jarosz, plus many more.

    1. Stanley Park
    2. Magic Hour
    3. Porch Light
    4. Hornets
    5. Magpie
    6. Donal Óg
    7. The King of All Birds
    8. Not The Leaving
    9. Detour Sign
    10. Jupiter
    Aoife O'Donovan
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  • Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Balakirev: Islamey (Speakers Corner) Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Balakirev: Islamey (Speakers Corner) Quick View

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    Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Balakirev: Islamey (Speakers Corner)

    Rachmaninov's piano works, and in particular his Second Piano Concerto, have fired the enthusiasm of music lovers throughout the world. Dedicated to the psychologist Dr. Nikolai Dahl who had cured the composer of depression, the Second Piano Concerto was given its premiere in Moscow on 10 November 1901 with Rachmaninov himself at the piano and has proved itself to be one of the most successful of its genre among Russian piano repertory. The introduction itself with its powerful sequence of chords rivets the audience's attention and makes each and every listener eager to hear what is yet to come. Katchen's interpretation is particularly impressive for its austere and powerful introduction, but the lyrical passages too - superabundant in this work - are filled with a delightful, dreamy lightness. Tchaikovsky's influence, a Russian soulfulness, and a certain melancholic yearning in the opulent melodies - all are brilliantly portrayed by the pianist. And he finds an ideal partner in the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Georg Solti. Solti proves yet again that he is a master of phrasing and interwoven part-writing; resolutely, with elegance and sharply pointed rhythm, he leads the soloist and orchestra to a brilliant finish.




    Recording: June 1958 at Kingsway Hall, London by Kenneth Wilkinson / Production: John Culshaw





    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.

    Rachmaninov: Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra / Balakirev: "Islamey" - Julius Katchen, the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Georg So
    Sir Georg Solti
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    Collision Blonde

    The band's sophomore full length is backed by guitarist Will Allard, bassist Joseph Goode and drummer Ben Sears (who also plays alongside Allard in Whips/Chains). With a new line-up and some years removed from their young, violent hardcore days, Collision Blonde's instrumental prowess sounds less like their elder contemporaries and more a cleaner tone reminiscent of Jesus and Mary Chain and The Cure, yet sharp and uneasy in the vein of Bauhaus' early gothic post-punk edge. Tracks like "Knife" and the closing "Nosedive" are aggressively built up into a cathartic release, alluding to Ceremony, Iceage and mewithoutYou at times.


    The band took a couple of weeks, held up in Allard's basement studio in late March, to record with fellow musician and friend Evan Weiss (You Blew It!, The Jazz June) who helped produce the album. While the music may allude to a heavier dream pop sound, it's still very much a hardcore record reminiscent of Dischord's blends of punk and harmony. Collision Blonde is a lyrical wreck that's driven by love, drugs, depression and waking up in a cold sweat wondering What's next for me? on a consistent basis. It's thoughtfully countered with a harmonic jangle of reverb, delay and hooks, as Xerxes has created their most polarizing work to date.

    1. I Was Wrong
    2. Criminal, Animal
    3. A Toast
    4. Knife
    5. Use As Directed
    6. Chestnut Street
    7. Collision Blonde
    8. Exit 123
    9. (but here we are)
    10. Nosedive

    Xerxes
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    Afraid Of Heights

    Straight from the dungeons of L.A., Wavves deliver Afraid Of Heights, their fourth album. Now a duo consisting of guitarist Nathan Williams and bassist Stephen Pope, they sound bigger, brasher, and shockingly more professional than ever on Afraid Of Heights which positions the band to take their rightful place amongst the pop-punk gods. You know the story by now. Bored dude in his parents' tool shed-turned-room with no insulation and a record stuck to a hole in the wall to keep the mice out turns on a four-track recorder, fucks around and ends up with two of the oddest, noisiest, and downright catchiest albums in recent memory.


    The product of more than a year of writing and recording, Afraid Of Heights expands the Wavves sound while remaining true to the band's original vision - it was created with absolutely no label involvement, a specter that nearly derailed King Of The Beach. Working with producer John Hill (known for his work with M.I.A. and Santigold, as well as with hip-hop acts such as Nas and the Wu-Tang Clan), the band found a willing party in creating what they felt was the truest expression of what they wanted. As for the Afraid Of Heights sessions themselves, Williams paid for them out-of-pocket, explaining his reasoning with, In doing so, I had no one to answer to. We recorded the songs how and when we wanted without anybody interfering, and that's how it's supposed to be.


    Lyrically, Williams took the focus less off of his own melancholy and out into the world, with songs that dealt with crooked preachers (Sail To The Sun), relationships (Dog) and killing cops (Cop). Even when he reaches outside his own damaged psyche, Williams is still making Wavves songs, saying, The general theme of the record is depression and anxiety, being death-obsessed and paranoid of impending doom. I feel like the narration is almost schizophrenic if you listen front to back; every word is important, even the constant contradictions and lack of self-worth. That's all a part of this record-questioning everything not because I'm curious, but because I'm paranoid. That paranoia manifests itself on many of the album's best tracks, such as the spacey drones and bummazoid vibes of the Weezer-referencing, getting-drunk-because-you-can't-bring-yourself-to-care-vibey Afraid Of Heights, or the string-aided I Can't Dream, which rounds the record out with the optimistic, I can finally sleep, before subverting itself with, But I can't dream. With their biggest and boldest-sounding record yet, Wavves might have finally come into their own, a fully-realized punk rock force in both sound and vision.

    1. Sail to the Sun
    2. Demon to Lean On
    3. Mystic
    4. Lunge Forward
    5. Dog
    6. Afraid of Heights
    7. Paranoid
    8. Cop
    9. Beat Me Up
    10. Everyhting Is My Fault
    11. That's On Me
    12. Gimme a Knife
    13. I Can't Dream
    Wavves
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    Strangers Almanac

    Whiskeytown, a highly acclaimed founding band of the alt-country/No Depression scene, launched the solo career of four-time Grammy®-nominated singer-songwriter-guitarist Ryan Adams as well as that of fiddler-singer-songwriter Caitlin Cary. Now the groups 1997 major label debut album, an overlooked gem from a band considered one of the genres most promising, is being released for the first time ever on vinyl.


    1997's Strangers Almanac was Whiskeytown's major-label debut and the album that first introduced Ryan Adams to a wide audience, but at the same time it marked the beginning of the end for the group. When Whiskeytown went into the studio to record Strangers Almanac, the band had undergone the first of what would become a long line of personnel shakeups, and in addition to Ryan Adams, the only proper members of the group on hand for the sessions were violinist and vocalist Caitlin Cary and guitarist Phil Wandscher; session musicians filled out the lineup, while the new rhythm section, Jeff Rice (bass) and Steve Terry (drums), was hired only two weeks before recording began. Despite its chaotic creation, Strangers Almanac sounds stronger and more cohesive than its ragged but forceful indie predecessor, Faithless Street, and there's a deeper resonance in Ryan Adams' tales of wasted nights and wasted lives, such as Inn Town, Losering, and Dancing with the Women at the Bar. Strangers Almanac doesn't rock as hard as Whiskeytown's earlier material, but when the guitars kick into high gear on Yesterday's News and Waiting to Derail, it reveals just how good a match Ryan Adams and Wandscher were, and Excuse Me While I Break My Own Heart Tonight and 16 Days are as strong and moving as their country gestures got. Strangers Almanac captures Whiskeytown when they still had some business calling themselves a band rather than just Ryan Adams' backing musicians, and the glorious world-weariness of its best moments makes it a far more satisfying listen than most of what would follow once Ryan Adams struck out on his own.

    1. Inn Town
    2. Excuse Me While I Break My Own Heart Tonight
    3. Yesterdays News
    4. 16 Days
    5. Everything I Do
    6. Houses on the Hill
    7. Turn Around
    8. Dancing with the Women at the Bar
    9. Waiting to Derail
    10. Avenues
    11. Losering
    12. Somebody Remembers the Rose
    13. Not Home Anymore


    Live in the Studio Radio Performances September 1997 Houses on the Hill*
    14. Nurse with the Pills*
    15. I Dont Care What You Think About Me*
    16. Somebody Remembers the Rose*
    17. Turn Around*


    *previously unreleased
    Whiskeytown
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    Desire

    Ranked 174/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time



    Multi-Platinum 1976 Record Made With Members of Celebrated Rolling Thunder Revue, as well as Emmylou Harris


    Go-for-Broke Sonics: Mastered from the Original Master Tapes, Lifelike Mobile Fidelity Reissue Spotlights Live, Raw Sound of First-Take Arrangements


    Effort Balances Epic Storytelling and Dylan's Heartbreak Over Failing Marriage


    Includes Timeless and Tireless Songs "Sara," "Hurricane," and "One More Cup of Coffee (Valley Below)"


    Bob Dylan cut Desire flanked by more than a dozen musicians, aided by a producer averse to multitracking, and bent on tequila. Reeling from the effects of his disintegrating marriage, the singer penned several of the most heartfelt songs of his career, including "Sara," the most overtly public broadcasting of his private life and emotions committed to tape. Straddling lines between haphazard and organized, loose and planned, Desire lives up its title, a masterwork that Dylan would not equal in creativity, performance, and lyricism for another two decades.


    Mastered from the original master tapes on Mobile Fidelity's world-renowned mastering system and pressed at RTI, this restored 45RPM analog version lays bare the catch-all ambience of the sessions as well as the unguarded emotionalism that fueled them. Largely captured at one unruly New York studio date, many songs are first-take arrangements, experienced on this reissue in a raw, realistic fashion that allows chords to swell, vocals to naturally carry, and percussion to span a seemingly bridge-wide soundstage. Accenting instruments-bouzouki, accordion, mandolin, violin, congas, piano-gain their own space and color the music with intriguing textures. The wider grooves mean more information reaches your ears.


    Surging with a nothing-to-lose disposition, Desire juggles myriad styles and owns up to no single theme. Disappointment and loss related to Dylan's broken relationship surfaces directly and metaphorically, but the album isn't mired in depression or sadness. More often than not, it howls, the sprawling canvas needlepointed with complexity and diversity. In pairing with lyricist Jacques Levy, Dylan invites narrative collaboration he never again repeated, as well as an eclecticism that gives the effort its fascinating charm.


    Desire finds Dylan at an evocative peak. With the tour de force single "Hurricane," he composes his first protest song in years, the enraged verses aimed squarely at maintaining the innocence of boxer Ruben Carter, falsely convicted of murder, as a violin melody swirls in the background. He finds similar inspiration in gangster Joey Gallo, turning "Joey" into a beautiful epic outfitted with Emmylou Harris' transcendent backing vocals. Flashing a sense of humor, "Mozambique" relishes an irreverent quirkiness that balances the more serious fare.


    And in the nakedly biographical "Sara," Mediterranean-flavored "One More Cup of Coffee (Valley Below)," fragile "Oh, Sister," and swirling fable "Isis," Dylan develops a series of loosely related songs at once flawless, timeless, and tireless. Rarely has the folk-rock icon addressed love, romance, and loss more openly, eloquently, or universally. It's no wonder they remain amongst the very favorites of many hardcore Dylan enthusiasts, and account for a large reason why Rolling Stone ranks Desire the 174th greatest album of all-time.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Hurricane
    2. Isis
    3. Mozambique
    4. One More Cup of Coffee (Valley Below)
    5. Oh, Sister
    6. Joey
    7. Romance in Durango
    8. Black Diamond Bay
    9. Sara
    Bob Dylan
    $49.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Elvis' Christmas Album (White Vinyl) Elvis' Christmas Album (White Vinyl) Quick View

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    Elvis' Christmas Album (White Vinyl)

    Another Excellent Installment In Our Exciting Elvis Presley 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series


    Limited Edition 180 Gram Audiophile White Vinyl Anniversary Release


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso And Manufactured At R.T.I.


    Original Gatefold Artwork


    Includes Super Rare LP Booklet With The Classic 1957 Images From His Historic Jailhouse Rock Film


    Elvis Aaron Presley was born during the Great Depression into a poor family in Mississippi. They moved to Memphis during the early fifties, and as a struggling young truck driver, he cut some demos at Sun Studios as a gift for his beloved mother Gladys. These initial songs, of which he had only paid a few dollars to record, would become the catalyst that would kick start the beginnings of a soon to be worldwide superstar unlike the world has ever known.


    The folks at RCA Victor knew that this young fellow named Elvis was destined for superstardom. They quickly bought out his contract and signed the legend to a long-term deal, and his first RCA single Heartbreak Hotel forever etched "The King Of Rock And Roll" trademark to his name.


    From the remainder of the 1950's, Elvis would release several more hit albums and number one singles, star in a couple of box office smash films, and prior to spending time in the Army, he recorded his fourth album and what would become one of the most memorable and best loved Christmas LP's of all time, Elvis' Christmas Album.


    The 1957 album was a blockbuster as it topped the pop charts for a month, making this one of the biggest albums of his career ultimately selling over 13 Million Units and his first Diamond Award Winning RIAA certified recording. Elvis' Christmas Album truly proved once again that his career was unlike any other in music history.


    This holiday classic takes off with the rockin' Santa Claus Is Back In Town and followed by the soulful groove of White Christmas. More Elvis favorites follow with his brilliant interpretation of the melancholy ballad I'll Be Home For Christmas and the blues rocker number one single smash Blue Christmas.


    The album also features a nice helping of gospel standards which Elvis made his own with favorites like (There'll Be) Peace In The Valley and It Is No Secret (What God Can Do) , the timeless Silent Night , and of course the heartfelt O Little Town Of Bethlehem . In total, the album showcases twelve important Elvis Presley recordings which have truly gone on to become definitive classics by any measure of popular music.


    In honor of the Man, the Music, the Legend, the King Of Rock And Roll, Friday Music is very proud and honored to announce the limited edition 180 Gram Audiophile White Vinyl Anniversary release of the RCA Victor holiday classic Elvis' Christmas Album by Elvis Presley. As another excellent installment in our exciting Elvis Presley 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series, we are pleased to present this masterwork in all its high fidelity glory.


    Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso and manufactured at R.T.I., Elvis' Christmas Album will be a much anticipated audiophile dream release for Elvis fans everywhere! For this limited edition exclusive presentation, we are also including for the first time in decades, the original gatefold artwork which includes the groundbreaking original gatefold LP cover elements as well a super rare LP booklet with the classic 1957 images from his historic Jailhouse Rock film.


    We are also enclosing a poly bag to protect your album cover and poly lined inner sleeve to help keep your Elvis vinyl in mint shape. Elvis Presley's Elvis' Christmas Album A history making holiday album from a historic legend, an original monophonic audiophile dream release. artwork not seen in years is now an audiophile vinyl dream come true From your friends at Friday Music

    1. Santa Claus Is Back In Town
    2. White Christmas
    3. Here Come Santa Claus
    4. I'll Be Home For Christmas
    5. Blue Christmas
    6. Santa Bring My Baby Back
    7. O Little Town Of Bethlehem
    8. Silent Night
    9. (There Will Be) Peace In The Valley
    10. I Believe
    11. Take My Hand, Precious Lord
    12. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do)
    Elvis Presley
    $32.99
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  • Back In Memphis Back In Memphis Quick View

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    Back In Memphis


    180 Gram Translucent Gold Vinyl


    Elvis Aaron Presley was born during the Great Depression into a poor family in Mississippi. They moved to Memphis during the early fifties, and as a struggling young truck driver, Elvis cut some demos as a gift for his beloved mother Gladys. The folks at RCA Victor knew that this young fellow named Elvis was destined for superstardom. They quickly signed the legend to a long-term deal, and his first RCA single Heartbreak Hotel forever etched "The King Of Rock And Roll" trademark to his name. He would eventually become the most successful solo artist of all time!


    As 1970 began, Elvis returned to the studios of Memphis and would go on to record his smash album Back In Memphis. Ever proving that he was indeed on top of his game, the amazing album featured a treasure trove of his most soulful works like Inherit The Wind and Stranger In My Own Town. Back In Memphis soon went on to achieve gold and platinum status and become one of his most memorable titles in his huge arsenal of masterful albums.


    Thanks to his great interpretation of Neil Diamond's And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind, his vocal prowess on the country groover From A Jack To A King and of course the soul drenched Without Love (There Is Nothing), this collection of Elvis Presley's hits were just what the fans were screaming for, and the entire album was built around the framework of his Back In Memphis trademark sound.


    In honor of the Man, the Music, the Legend, the King Of Rock And Roll, Friday Music is very proud and honored to announce the first time limited Anniversary Edition 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of the RCA Victor classic Back In Memphis by Elvis Presley.


    As another installment in our exciting Elvis Presley/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series, we are pleased to present this masterwork in all its stereophonic glory.


    Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and manufactured for a very limited time at R.T.I. on first time translucent gold vinyl, Elvis' Back In Memphis will be a much anticipated first time audiophile dream release for Elvis fans everywhere!


    For a limited time only, we are also including a rare first time gatefold artwork presentation including the original 1970 artwork elements, plus a dynamic 24 x 24 poster of the front cover art, truly enhancing your Elvis Presley listening hours.


    As usual, we are also enclosing a poly bag to protect your album cover and poly sleeve to help keep your Elvis vinyl in mint shape. Elvis Presley's Back In Memphis A history making rock album from an historic legend, an original stereophonic first time audiophile dream release first time gatefold cover including a striking 24 x 24 poster is now an audiophile gold vinyl dream come true From your friends at Friday Music

    1. Inherit The Wind
    2. This Is The Story
    3. Stranger In My Own Home Town
    4. A Little Bit Of Green
    5. And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind
    6. Do You Know Who I Am?
    7. From A Jack To A King
    8. The Fair's Moving On
    9. You'll Think Of Me
    10. Without Love (There Is Nothing)
    Elvis Presley
    $32.99
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  • On Stage - February 1970 On Stage - February 1970 Quick View

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    On Stage - February 1970

    The Elvis Presley - Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series Continues!!!


    Celebrating His Landmark Live Album - Over 10 Million Sold Worldwide


    The Wonder Of Elvis Recorded Live At The International Hotel In Las Vegas


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl - Black & Blue Swirl Vinyl


    First Time Gatefold Cover Art & First Time 24 x 24 Striking Poster Insert


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso At Friday Music Studios & Capitol Mastering In Hollywood, CA


    Pressed At R.T.I.


    Features The Number One Single The Wonder Of You & More Smash Hits: Polk Salad Annie, Sweet Caroline, Runaway, Let It Be Me, Proud Mary


    Elvis Aaron Presley was born during the Great Depression into a poor family in Mississippi. The folks at RCA Victor knew that this young fellow named Elvis was destined for superstardom. They quickly signed the legend to a long-term deal, forever etching "The King Of Rock And Roll" trademark to his name. He would eventually become the most successful solo artist of all time!


    Throughout the late 60's into the early 70's, Elvis returned triumphantly to the stage and would go on to perform his hits in front of tens of thousands of Elvis fans every year until his untimely passing in 1977. It's no secret that his shows in Las Vegas were second to none. The whole world wanted to get a glimpse of the genius superstar powerhouse performances and RCA was lucky to be rolling tape in and recorded his On Stage-February 1970 Lp during appearances at the International Hotel.


    Ever proving that he was always on top of his game, the amazing album featured his number one hit single The Wonder Of You as well as a treasure trove of his most important live renditions of Neil Diamond's Sweet Caroline, CCR's Proud Mary and the funk soul vibe of Tony Joe White's classic Polk Salad Annie.


    The blockbuster 1970 release soon went on to achieve gold and platinum status and become one of his most memorable live albums in his huge arsenal of masterful albums. Thanks to more great hits like his Release Me, his vocal prowess on the rocker See See Rider and of course the soul drenched Beatles classic Yesterday, these live performances of Elvis Presley were just what the fans were screaming for, and the entire album was built around the framework of hit singles at the time and album tracks that spanned his later career.


    In honor of the Man, the Music, the Legend, the King Of Rock And Roll, Friday Music is very proud and honored to announce the first time limited 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of the RCA Victor classic On Stage - February 1970 by Elvis Presley. As another installment in our exciting Elvis Presley/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series, we are pleased to present this masterwork in all its stereophonic glory.


    Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and manufactured for a very limited time at R.T.I. on first time black and blue swirl vinyl, Elvis Presley's On Stage - February 1970 will be a much-anticipated audiophile dream release for Elvis fans everywhere!


    We are also including first-time gatefold artwork presentation including the original 1970 artwork elements and a super rare 24 x 24 poster, truly enhancing your Elvis Presley listening hours. As usual, we are also enclosing a poly bag to protect your album cover and poly sleeve to help keep your Elvis vinyl in mint shape.


    Elvis Presley's On Stage - February 1970 A history making rock album from an historic legend, an audiophile dream release from your friends at Friday Music.

    1. See See Rider
    2. Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)
    3. Sweet Caroline
    4. Runaway
    5. The Wonder Of You
    6. Polk Salad Annie
    7. Yesterday
    8. Proud Mary
    9. Walk A Mile In My Shoes
    10. Let It Be Me (Je T'Appartiens)
    Elvis Presley
    $32.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
  • Down On The Upside Down On The Upside Quick View

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    Down On The Upside

    Remastered Reissue On 180 Gram Vinyl


    After the huge commercial breakthrough of Superunknown-where Soundgarden expanded its attack to include pop hooks, psychedelic riffage, and production values-the foursome decided to work harder at rocking harder.


    From the opening chords of Pretty Noose, the group brings out the brawny guitars and slightly leavens them with sweet harmonies. With Rhinosaur, Kim Thayil churns out more guitar-hero riffs for young America to master. Zero Chance turns to the quiet side as Chris Cornell ruminates in a depressive mood: Born without a friend/And bound to die alone. Ty Cobb floors the acceleration with no brakes. Robin Trower's Bridge of Sighs is evoked within Tighten & Tighter, while No Attention ventures toward Rocks-era Aerosmith, an occasional Soundgarden touchstone.


    The album's obvious centerpiece, however, is Blow Up the Outside World, with its mix of acoustic and electric guitars; it builds toward a cathartic chorus that rings true of everything Soundgarden could ever be.

    LP 1
    1. Pretty Noose
    2. Rhinosaur
    3. Zero Chance
    4. Dusty
    5. Ty Cobb
    6. Blow Up The Outside World
    7. Burden In My Hand
    8. Never Named


    LP 2
    1. Applebite
    2. Never The Machine Forever
    3. Tighter & Tighter
    4. No Attention
    5. Switch Opens
    6. Overfloater
    7. An Unkind
    8. Boot Camp

    Soundgarden
    $34.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Rust Rust Quick View

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    Rust

    Rust" is the new album from Harm's Way. Recorded at Brick Top Recordings by Andy Nelson (Weekend Nachos, Dead In The Dirt), mixed at God City Studios by Kurt Ballou (Converge, High On Fire), and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Obituary, Nails). Brutally and meticulously refined, "Rust" brilliantly combines industrial repetition (think Godflesh), metal attack (think Sepultura, Helmet, Celtic Frost), and hardcore aggression. Showing that Harm's Way have emerged from the wreckage of past genres as the new high watermark of heavy in contemporary aggressive music.


    Opener "Infestation" stomps with machine-like precision before plunging into a depressing sonic dirge. While songs like "Law Of The Land", "Hope", "Cancerous Ways", and others introduce guitar and electronic driven atmospherics into the arsenal. These subtle dynamics bleed into other aspects of "Rust" as well. Mid-album beast "Left To Disintegrate" unfurls as an unforgettable anti-anthem ripe with infectious creeping metallic undertones. While "Amongst The Rust" and "Turn To Stone" introduce guest vocals from Colin Young (Twitching Tongues) and Emily Jancetic. Both of them adding haunting nuance to the brute force of the band. All of this leads to the epic closer "Ease My Mind"; a take-no-prisoners aural bludgeoning so heavy that it needs to be heard to be believed.

    1. Infestation
    2. Law Of The Land
    3. Cremation
    4. Hope
    5. Cancerous Ways
    6. Amongst The Rust
    7. Disintegrate
    8. Docile Bodies
    9. Turn To Stone
    10. Ease My Mind
    Harm's Way
    $16.99
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  • You Can't Stay Here (Awaiting Repress) You Can't Stay Here (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    You Can't Stay Here (Awaiting Repress)

    Iron Chic's new record is two things: both the same as previous releases and absolutely incomparable to them.


    You Can't Stay Here addresses the same big questions that have plagued the Long Island punk group from their outset: anxiety, depression, relationships, substance abuse, mortality, life, death, what it all means, why we're forced to experience them. But this album is punctured with grief and devastation; while these are all familiar concepts, they're relayed with an added desperation, and the claustrophobic, inescapable reality of them. There's no punchline, no immediate silver-lining. That pervasive darkness goes right back to the record's title, a line from the song, You Can't Stay Safe. It's a manifestation of a general anxiety, a permanent lack of peace.


    No matter what you do in this world, there's always some danger or something lurking there for you, Lubrano sighs. Even when you kind of think you're okay, you might not be. That was just sort of like a desperation there: you can't really be safe anywhere.


    It's hard to not hear all of this as a product of the loss the band suffered in January 2016, when Rob McAllister, Iron Chic's founding guitarist, died unexpectedly.


    The band is still coming to terms with McAllister's passing. I've dealt with loss before in my life, Lubrano says. I lost my dad when I was 21, but he was sick and we kind of saw it coming, and I was able to process it in that sense. Rob was a unique thing because it was one of the &rst times a close friend has died, and someone my age.

    1. A Headache With Pictures
    2. My Best Friend (Is A Nihilist)

    3. You Can't Stay Safe

    4. Let's. Get. Dangerous.

    5. Thunderbolts!

    6. Planes, Chest Pains, And Automobiles

    7. Golgotha

    8. Profane Geometry

    9. Invisible Ink

    10. Ruinous Calamity

    11. To Shreds, You Say?
    Iron Chic
    $21.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
  • Pearl Mystic Pearl Mystic Quick View

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    Pearl Mystic

    Pearl Mystic is an absolutely thunderous statement of intent for Hookworms (MJ - vox/keys/analogues; JW - guitarist, SS - guitarist; MB - bass; JN - drums). After a portentous couple of years of live shows and limited releases, a debut self-titled EP initially came out on cassette for Sun Araw's Sun Ark label. Soon after, there was a vinyl release on Faux Discx/Gringo Records. Both sold out. During this time their live shows continued to increase in intensity, cementing their reputation treading the boards.


    Live and on record, like Spaceman 3, they pointedly subvert the tripped out sound environments of psychedelia with a darkly malevolent punk menace; unlike J.Spaceman et al, there's no chemical assistance, these concepts and feelings come with clarity.


    A relationship lost, a battle with depression, and as MJ puts it "a half-hearted suicide attempt" are running narratives throughout the album. Tracks like 'Away/Towards' possess an infectious energy that juxtaposes with a subtext of a bi-polar approach to coping with loss. "Preservation", too, is in keeping with the group's live shows, though deals with existentialism, whilst several Raymond Carver influences are scattered in and among the bold textures of sound. "In Our Time" is inspired by hill MJ would cycle up near Otley in Yorkshire after the break up to catch his favorite view in the world


    The record was recorded and produced in MJ's own Suburban Studios - where he's worked on records for Mazes, Eagulls and Spectrals and more.


    Indeed, the most impressive thing about Hookworms is that, through this torrent of emotion, there's always the sense that they're in control of it all, so committed are they to this catharsis that they refuse to throw any of it to chance.

    1. Away / Towards
    2. Form and Function
    3. i
    4. Since We Had Changed
    5. Preservation
    6. ii
    7. What We Talk About
    8. iii
    Hookworms
    $19.99
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  • Eye in the Sky (Speakers Corner) Eye in the Sky (Speakers Corner) Quick View

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    Eye in the Sky (Speakers Corner)

    Unimpressed and untouched by the glorification of individuals so typical for the music business, the Alan Parsons Project proved that even without spectacular light shows, rock celebrities in the band or self-composed songs it was possible to rise to stardom. Alan Parsons, who first took up an apprenticeship as a sound engineer at EMI and was later responsible for several Paul McCartney productions and the Pink Floyd album 'Dark Side Of The Moon' at the legendary Abbey Road Studios, drew upon his experience in order to further his solo career. While the co-producer Eric Woolfson wrote songs, Parsons who had an uncanny feeling for sound conjured up synthetic and natural sounds.



    As with all albums from the early years, 'Eye In The Sky' is inspired by important topics of the times. True to the 'no-future lifestyle' of the 80s, the songs impart a somewhat depressive character which serves as a stark contrast to the steely rock rhythms, free from electronic gimmicks. In addition one finds addictive harmony in the vocal polyphony ('Gemini'), blaring brass with a Spanish rhythm ('Silence And I') and a velvety string sound ('Old And Wise'). All in all a great achievement by the British wizard of sound at the mixing console.



    Musicians:



    • Alan Parsons (keyboards)

    • Eric Woolfson (keyboards, vocal)

    • Andrew Powell (arranger, conductor)

    • Ian Bairnson (guitar)

    • Mel Collins (saxophone)

    • David Paton (bass, guitar, vocal)

    • Stuart Elliot (drums, percussion)




    Recording: 1981 at Abbey Road Studios, London, by Alan Parsons

    Production: Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson




    About Speakers Corner



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Speakers Corner all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existant tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasise that Speakers Corner Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle. We have one digital recording in our catalogue (Alan Parsons / Eye In The Sky"), but even in this particular case we used the analogue tapes for cutting.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects - excluding the exception above - and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. Sirius
    2. Eye in the Sky
    3. Children of the Moon
    4. Gemini
    5. Silence and I
    6. You're Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned
    7. Psychobabble
    8. Mammagamma
    9. Step by Step
    10. Old and Wise
    The Alan Parsons Project
    $34.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Live Bootleg Series Vol. 9 Live Bootleg Series Vol. 9 Quick View

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    Live Bootleg Series Vol. 9

    Pressed on 180 Gram Audiophile Gold Vinyl


    Legendary rocker and blues statesman Johnny Winter continues to enthrall
    audiences the world over. With his unique brand of blues/rock guitar and vocal
    prowess, Winter's style is truly unmatched in purity and in star power longevity.
    While he tours non-stop, it's no secret that his live performances are legendary. Fortunately for his huge fan base, Johnny has captured a lot of his concerts on
    tape over the many decades, which proudly leads us to the ninth installment of the
    chart topping Live Bootleg Series.


    For Johnny Winter's Live Bootleg Series Volume 9, the artist surely becomes
    his instrument in some incredibly guitar shredding live performances. The blues
    wielding axeman steps out with super extended workouts on concert classics like his masterful version of the Freddie King
    classic Hideaway (Alternate Version), fan favorite Mean Town Blues and a super long jam on the B.B. King classic You Done
    Lost Your Good Thing Now.


    Always paying homage to his fellow bluesmen, Johnny also dug far back into his archives for two super rare performances of his favorite Roosevelt Sykes classic 44 Blues and the early Bobby "Blue" Bland smash It's My Life Baby.
    Always paying tribute to his favorite friends and musical heroes, Johnny closes out the album with an incredibly
    rockin' interpretation of Jimi Hendrix's Manic Depression.
    Friday Music is very honored to be the home of Johnny Winter's Live Bootleg Series Volume 9. As with our previous
    releases, these are totally authorized and owned/controlled by Johnny Winter himself.


    In addition to the hard rockin' blues on this wonderful collection, this limited edition compact disc and 180 Gram
    Audiophile GOLD Vinyl LP will both be presented with the a rare album cover photography  from the lens of Neil Zlozower,
    as well as Johnny's good friend and fellow guitarist Sonny Landreth's penned liner notes.
    Live Bootleg Series Volume 9 by Johnny Winter Six tracks of pure Texan blues power on both remastered compact
    disc or 180 Gram Audiophile GOLD Vinyl Courtesy of the legendary Johnny Winter and Friday Music. Rock and Roll!!!!

    1. Introduction
    2. Hideaway (Alternate Version)
    3. Mean Town Blues
    4. 44 Blues
    5. You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now
    6. It's My Life Baby
    7. Manic Depression
    Johnny Winter
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    Everything Is Debatable (Awaiting Repress)

    Hellogoodbye: Everything is Debatable - Is everybody ready for an inspired cacophony of joyful sound contrasted with dark yet mature lyrics? If so, take a listen to Everything Is Debatable. This album is the sonic personification of live for today because you might not get tomorrow. The album deals extensively with death, but instead of descending into depression, the album explodes with energy. It's as if Hellogoodbye sees death coming and there's a lot on their bucket list, the culmination of which is a great album.


    The concept of death leads off the album with the opening line to 'And Everything Becomes a Blur'. "All the friends we made along the way, everyone single one will pass away". Later in the album the concept is explored further with 'Die Young, Die Dumb; Not Soon' and with the album's closer, 'A Near Death Experience'. The final track vacillates between slow build, soaring self-exploration and almost jazz-inspired interludes. 'Die Young, Die Dumb; Not Soon' uses the concept of death as more of a joke. The plan of the title is to pass away before cynicism infiltrates your psyche: die before you're no longer open-minded, but hopefully "not soon".


    The album is quite adept at dance tracks as well. '(Everything is) Debatable' is an inspired, danceable song. It is rich and full and it never leaves the listener bored. Every moment is complete with a new sound to hear, a new instrument being shown off. 'Just Don't Let Go Just Don't' is another really great dance track. This entire album is a clinic in how dance tracks can be exciting without being vapid. The electronic base line mixed with the real guitars and drums is brilliant. Hellogoodbye mixes the real with the synthetic like a brilliant designer.That blend is really what completes the album. A track is never fully synthetic or completely grounded with real instruments. The blend is always present and well thought out.


    Probably my favorite song on the album is also its darkest. 'Summer of the Lily Pond' explores the details of disagreements and discovers that the author is in fact the one that "was wrong". The concept is explored with fantastic horns that capture the brassy feeling of regret. It is perhaps the least synthetic song on the album and its contrasting presence highlights the brilliance of the album.

    - Jay Abbondanza (Violent Success)

    1. And Everything Becomes A Blur
    2. (Everything Is) Debatable
    3. The Magic Hour Is Now
    4. Swear You're In Love
    5. Summer Of The Lily Pond
    6. Just Don't Let Go Just Don't
    7. I Don't Worry (as Much As I Should)
    8. How Wrong I Can Be
    9. An External Force
    10. Die Young, Die Dumb; Not Soon
    11. A Near Death Experience
    Hellogoodbye
    $17.99
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