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  • (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction Quick View

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    (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

    Limited, Numbered Edition


    Cut From The Original Master Tapes


    "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" vaulted The Rolling Stones into super-stardom and captured the spirit of a generation. To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, this limited edition, numbered 12" single is cut from the original mono master tapes and features both US and UK B-sides housed in a sleeve recreating the original artwork. The 12" makes this a true audiophile pressing, allowing for wider grooves that yield louder levels, broader dynamic range, deeper bass, and better high frequency response.

    1. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
    2. The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man
    3. The Spider And The Fly
    The Rolling Stones
    $14.99
    12 180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45RPM - Sealed Buy Now
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed Satisfaction Guaranteed Quick View

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    Satisfaction Guaranteed

    Hard hitting fuzz-driven punk spiked with a super-solid bassline and arrogant Jaggeresque vocals. These Bay Area rockers were way ahead of their time.
    1. Satisfaction Guaranteed
    2. Our Fate
    3. Light Switch
    4. Cut Back
    Mourning Reign
    $9.99
    7 Vinyl Single LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Pure Chewing Satisfaction (Awaiting Repress) Pure Chewing Satisfaction (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Pure Chewing Satisfaction (Awaiting Repress)

    Ongoing project combines Biafra's vocals with the patented wall of noise assault and studio wizardry of Ministry founders Paul Barker and Al Jourgensen. As heard on the Natural Born Killers soundtrack, this is neither punk nor industraial - this is Lardcore for the people!
    1. War Pimp Renaissance
    2. I Wanna Be A Drug Sniffing Dog
    3. Moths
    4. Generation Execute
    5. Faith Hope And Treachery
    6. Peeling Back The Foreskin Of Liberty
    7. Mangoat
    8. Sidewinder
    Lard
    $10.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
  • Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire (Awaiting Repress) Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire (Awaiting Repress)

    Colored Vinyl


    Take the fierce energy of a hardcore band, add a touch of metal and what you unleash is the perfect combination only known as New Haven CT's Hatebreed. Tired with the current state of heavy music singer Jamey Jasta wanted to asssemble music that would hit everyone over the head and begin the awakening.


    Jamey states that was the reason we started this band. In Connecticut in 1993 people considered Quicksand hardcore and I'm thinking 'no way this is indie rock.' We wanted simple songs with simple song structures. All out brutality, 30 seconds and it is done. Aptly put by Thrasher, Hatebreed means business, they don't fuck around, and they don't waste your time.


    Their 1997 Victory Records debut Satisfaction is the Death Is The Satisfaction of Desire is a certifiable hardcore phenomenon, a top selling release that continues to make strides and has sold more copies than any other debut in the history of the label. If you can't quite put your finger on it, Jamey will for you, This recording has that evil, it resides in all of us. It's what fuels us. Colored vinyl pressing from Victory Records with MP3 digital download.

    1. Empty Promises
    2. Burn The Lies
    3. Before Dishonor
    4. Puritan
    5. Conceived Through An Act Of Violence
    6. Afflicted Past
    7. Prepare For War
    8. Not One Truth
    9. Betrayed By Life
    10. Mark My Words
    11. Last Breath
    12. Burial For The Living
    13. Worlds Apart
    14. Driven By Suffering
    Hatebreed
    $15.99
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  • Reviver (Discontinued) Reviver (Discontinued) Quick View

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    Reviver (Discontinued)

    Reviver stands as the most fully realized vision Callers has as artists. Influenced by the poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks, 'Heroes' and 'Reviver' capitalize on a fierce spirit with driving rhythms and a hardened determination, while 'Good Years' and 'Your Finest' emphasize grandiose crescendos, idiosyncratic melodies and the complexity of surprise. On the album's title track, one witnesses the satisfaction and strength they feel by attaining clarity: "We are older than ourselves / I'm your Reviver."
    01. Good Years
    02. Heroes
    03. Your Finest
    04. Crush Times
    05. Long Control
    06. Reviver
    07. Turning
    08. Its A Ringer
    09. Antenna
    10. Howard 2 Hands
    Callers
    $12.99
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  • Your World Of Tomorrow Your World Of Tomorrow Quick View

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    Your World Of Tomorrow

    A rallying cry against the post-modern dystopia in which we live, the nine-cut, 40-minute full-length is rife with crisp songwriting, clear presentation and an overall straightforward style that the four-piece is well suited to. As per the Small Stone norm, tracking and mixing was handled by Benny Grotto at Mad Oak Studios in Massachusetts, and as per his norm, theres no sacrifice of the bands formidable live energy in the name of getting a professional sound. Your World of Tomorrow is heavy rock for heavy rockers, and I know there are plenty out there who will find satisfaction in the aggression and payoff these songs have to offer.
    1. Now Stronger

    2. The Lucky Ones
    3. Enduring Snakes
    4. And The New Slaves
    5. Awaken
    6. Messenger
    7. Heavy Crowns
    8. Red Circles
    9. A Graceful Death
    Ironweed
    $19.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Eskimo Eskimo Quick View

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    Eskimo

    The Residents had passed their own punk stage in 1976 with the release of Satisfaction and were feeling that 1979 disco, while using the studio in new ways, did not actually offer much in the way of depth. So they decided it was a good time to make the jump into world music, since by their own calculations it was not to become popular for several more years. They scanned the map for a proper culture to exploit. Immediately they realized the North Pole had been overlooked because it is made of ice and therefore not on a world map.
    1. The Walrus Hunt
    2. Birth
    3. Arctic Hysteria
    4. The Angry Angakok
    5. A Spirit Steals a Child
    6. The Festival of Death
    Residents
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  • Aretha Arrives Aretha Arrives Quick View

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    Aretha Arrives

    Sundazed is proud to announce the reissue of a classic soul album by one of the most respect-ed female singers of any era: Aretha Arrives by Aretha Franklin and The Queen Alone. An exact reproduction of this legendary album on audiophile 180-gram vinyl, cut directly from the original Atlantic analog masters. 1967's Aretha Arrives, a stunning release from this Detroit-raised, gospel-influenced soul goddess, is jam-packed with Aretha strutting her stuff in front of King Curtis and the Muscle Shoals house band. She Aretha-fies everything from Satisfaction and 96 Tears to the Frank Sinatra smash That's Life and Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around), written by her sister, Carolyn Franklin -to create a firestorm of funky sounds that's impossible to resist.
    1. Satisfaction
    2. You Are My Sunshine
    3. Never Let Me Go

    4. 96 Tears
    5. Prove It
    6. Night Life
    7. That's Life
    8. Wonder
    9. Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around)
    10. Going Down Slow
    11. Baby, I Love You
    Aretha Franklin
    $24.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Charlie Is My Darling: Ireland 1965 Charlie Is My Darling: Ireland 1965 Quick View

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    Charlie Is My Darling: Ireland 1965

    ABKCO Films presents a meticulously restored and full-realized version of this first-ever, legendary, but never released film. Shot during a quick tour of Ireland just weeks after (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction hit #1 on the charts, The Rolling Stones Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland is an intimate, behind-the-scenes diary of life on the road with the young Stones. It features the first professionally filmed concert performances of the band and documents the early frenzy of their fans and the riots the band's appearances inspired. The band is shown traveling through the Irish countryside by train; dashing from cabs to cramped, basement dressing rooms through screaming hordes of fans. Motel rooms host impromptu songwriting sessions and familiar classics are heard in their infancy as riff and lyric are united. Charlie Is My Darling is the invaluable frame that captures the spark about to combust into The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World!


    Features:

    Blu-ray & DVD: 2012 Film, original director's cut, original producers cut, and bonus restoration piece

    CD Soundtrack with 22 tracks

    Bonus CD with 13 unreleased live performances

    10 Vinyl with 13 unreleased live performances

    40-page book with unseen photos, essays and newspaper articles

    Replica tour poster

    Numbered, Limited Edition Enlarged Film Cell in 200+ variations

    Disc 1 - DVD: Ireland 1965
    1. I Just Like Him
    2. Airport
    3. The Creatures
    4. Backstage
    5. The Last Time
    6. Time Is On My Side
    7. I'm Alright
    8. Premature Evacuation
    9. Sitting On A Fence
    10. Sea Is On the Right
    11. The Pied Piper
    12. All of It's Acting, Really
    13. Salty Dog
    14. Everybody Needs Somebody / Pain In my Heart
    15. Around & Around
    16. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
    17. We'll Turn The Screaming Down
    18. Elvis Is In the Room
    19. Going Home
    20. I'd Much Rather Be With the Boys / Final Credits
    Producer's Cut
    21. Opening Credits and Meeting the Band
    22. Airport
    23. Ireland and the Fans
    24. Backstage
    25. The Last Time
    26. I'm Alright & Riot
    27. The Train
    28. Family Portrait
    29. Always the Stones
    30. Priest and The Poor Boy
    31. The Band Interview
    32. Elvis Room
    33. Going Home
    34. Credits
    Director's Cut
    35. Opening Credits & Meeting the Band
    36. Airport & Ireland
    37. Backstage
    38. Fans
    39. Salty Dog
    40. The Last Time
    41. I'm Alright & Riot
    42. The Train
    43. The Band Interviews
    44. The Elvis Room
    45. The Mick Jagger Interview
    46. Going Home
    47. End Credits
    48. Charlie Is My Darling Restoration Piece


    Disc 2 - Blu-Ray Disc: Ireland 1965
    1. I Just Like Him
    2.Airport
    3. The Creatures
    4. Backstage
    5. The Last Time
    6. Time Is On My Side
    7. I'm Alright
    8. Premature Evacuation
    9. Sitting On A Fence
    10. Sea Is On the Right
    11. The Pied Piper
    12. All of It's Acting, Really
    13. Salty Dog
    14. Everybody Needs Somebody / Pain In my Heart
    15. Around & Around
    16. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
    17. We'll Turn The Screaming Down
    18. Elvis Is In the Room
    19. Going Home
    20. I'd Much Rather Be With the Boys / Final Credits
    Producer's Cut
    21. Opening Credits and Meeting the Band
    22. Airport
    23. Ireland and the Fans
    24. Backstage
    25. The Last Time
    26. I'm Alright & Riot
    27. The Train
    28. Family Portrait
    29. Always the Stones
    30. Priest and The Poor Boy
    31. The Band Interview
    32. Elvis Room
    33. Going Home
    34. Credits
    Director's Cut
    35. Opening Credits & Meeting the Band
    36. Airport & Ireland
    37. Backstage
    38. Fans
    39. Salty Dog
    40. The Last Time
    41. I'm Alright & Riot
    42. The Train
    43. The Band Interviews
    44. The Elvis Room
    45. The Mick Jagger Interview
    46. Going Home
    47. End Credits
    48. Charlie Is My Darling Restoration Piece


    Disc 3 - CD Soundtrack:
    1. Play With Fire
    2. Heart of Stone
    3. Who Do You Like In the Group?
    4. The Last Time (live)
    5. Time Is On My Side (live)
    6. I'm Alright (live)
    7. The Next House We'll Turn the Screaming Down
    8. Theme For a Rolling Stone
    9. Nice Tea
    10. Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner
    11. Play With Fire (mono)
    12. Tell Me
    13. Heart of Stone
    14. Are You Going To the Show?
    15. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (live)
    16. Pain In My Heart (live)
    17. Blue Turns To Grey
    18. Subconsciously Supernatural
    19. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
    20. The Moon In June
    21. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (live)
    22. Goin' Home


    Disc 4 & 5 (CD & 10 vinyl)
    1. Show Intro
    2. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
    3. Pain In My Heart
    4. Down the Road A Piece
    5. Time Is On My Side
    6. I'm Alright
    7. Off the Hook
    8. Charlie's Intro To Little Red Rooster
    9. Little Red Rooster
    10. Route 66
    11. I'm Moving On
    12. The Last Time
    13. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (Finale)

    The Rolling Stones
    $99.99
    10 Vinyl LP + Blu-Ray + DVD + CD - Sealed Buy Now
  • Signs Of Light Signs Of Light Quick View

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    Signs Of Light

    Recorded in Nashville with producer Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Cage The Elephant), Signs Of Light, crackles with the upbeat, sing-a-long energy of the Head And The Heart's finest work. Lead single All We Ever Knew, which was written during the Let's Be Still era but never captured to the band's satisfaction until now, is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, while Turn It Around seems primed to be a future concert staple, matching its inspirational message with a lush and multi-layered soundscape.


    On Signs Of Light, that gamut of emotions is felt most deeply on the Josiah Johnson-penned title track, which none of the other members had ever heard until they happened to walk in on him playing it over and over at the piano during pre-production in El Paso, Texas. It was one of those moments where no one talks, Russell remembers. No one needs the chords; no one is looking up. You simply pick up your instrument and play. The next thing you know, nearly 10 minutes have gone by and you have no idea how or why or what just happened.


    1. All We Ever Knew
    2. City of Angels
    3. Rhythm & Blues
    4. False Alarm
    5. Dreamer
    6. Library Magic
    7. Turn It Around
    8. Colors
    9. Take a Walk
    10. Oh My Dear
    11. I Don't Mind
    12. Your Mother's Eyes
    13. Signs of Light
    Head and the Heart
    $20.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Signs Of Light (Picture Disc) Signs Of Light (Picture Disc) Quick View

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    Signs Of Light (Picture Disc)

    Picture Disc Edition


    Recorded in Nashville with producer Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Cage The Elephant), Signs Of Light, crackles with the upbeat, sing-a-long energy of the Head And The Heart's finest work. Lead single All We Ever Knew, which was written during the Let's Be Still era but never captured to the band's satisfaction until now, is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, while Turn It Around seems primed to be a future concert staple, matching its inspirational message with a lush and multi-layered soundscape.


    On Signs Of Light, that gamut of emotions is felt most deeply on the Josiah Johnson-penned title track, which none of the other members had ever heard until they happened to walk in on him playing it over and over at the piano during pre-production in El Paso, Texas. It was one of those moments where no one talks, Russell remembers. No one needs the chords; no one is looking up. You simply pick up your instrument and play. The next thing you know, nearly 10 minutes have gone by and you have no idea how or why or what just happened.


    1. All We Ever Knew
    2. City of Angels
    3. Rhythm & Blues
    4. False Alarm
    5. Dreamer
    6. Library Magic
    7. Turn It Around
    8. Colors
    9. Take a Walk
    10. Oh My Dear
    11. I Don't Mind
    12. Your Mother's Eyes
    13. Signs of Light
    The Head And The Heart
    $24.99
    Vinyl LP Picture Disc - Sealed Buy Now
  • Spring And Fall Spring And Fall Quick View

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    Spring And Fall

    This Vinyl Edition of the Album is Pressed on Beautiful 180 Gram Vinyl

    Gatefold Sleeve with Full Size 12" Booklet.


    Recorded in Gippsland, country Victoria with J. Walker (Machine Translations) - comes Australian National Treasure - Paul Kelly's long awaited first album in 5 years. Some of the guest musicians on the album include Dan Kelly, Pete and Dan Luscombe, Vika & Linda Bull and Laura Jean.


    The concept of the album is best described by Paul himself: Spring And Fall is a song cycle. It's been five years since I made a record and perhaps the experience of writing a book during that time made me attuned to the idea of developing a close knit structure for the next thing I did. I knew I didn't just want to put out a collection of songs loosely related to each other.


    Also, noticing that people are listening to music more and more now in a grazing kind of way - picking a song here and a song there - spurred me on to try and make a record that would take a stand on behalf of the Album. I'm a music grazer with the best of them but there is still a deep satisfaction in encountering a set of songs that unfolds from start to finish and demands to be heard in its entirety. So Spring And Fall has an arc suggested by its title. There are multiple viewpoints with links from song to song. Each song contains the seed of the song that follows. They are all love songs and the album is a love story.

    1. New Found Year
    2. When A Woman Loves A Man
    3. For The Ages
    4. Gonna Be Good
    5. Someone New
    6. Time And Tide Waits For No-one
    7. Sometimes My Baby
    8. Cold As Canada
    9. I'm On Your Side
    10. None Of Your Business Now
    11. Little Aches And Pains
    Paul Kelly
    $29.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Lehmann Black Cube Original Phono Stage Lehmann Black Cube Original Phono Stage Quick View

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    Lehmann Black Cube Original Phono Stage


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


    Black Cube: Cult object since 1995

    Since the market introduction in 1995 the Black Cube phono stages by Lehmannaudio have become cult objects for analog oriented music lovers. Countless positive reviews and awards, and an unrivalled customer satisfaction worldwide document this truly exceptional success. The Black Cube is produced in small numbers and sonically superior to mass industry products.


    The Lehmannaudio Black Cube phono stage is compatible with practically all available cartridges on the market from High Output MM to the lowest output MC cartridges. Apart from the standard switch settings there is one onboard slot that can be fitted with a custom impedance to supply perfect termination even for the most exotic cartridges. Since 2006 there is a separate hard wire custom impedance slot that needs no DIP-switch to be activated. Customization possibilities are infinite. No more need for expensive impedance plugs!


    Newly developed input stages

    The newly developed input stages used in the Black Cube can also be found in top notch mixing consoles or in well known professional microphone preamps. The entirely passive RIAA equalization network is realized with high precision MKP capacitors. All resistors are of the low noise metal film variety. The switches for gain and load settings have gold plated connectors.


    Because of the small outer dimensions the Black Cube can be placed next to the turntable. This minimizes loss due to cable lengths. The low noise regulated external power supply is connected with Neutrik XLR connectors to the dedicated DC power supply.


    Lehmannaudio always pays special attention to details: the cable between power supply and audio section is shielded. The cases of both the power supply and the audio section are made of nonmagnetic materials and the case of the audio section is even equipped with a top cover coated with a special anti-resonance treatment.


    Lehmann Audio
    $629.00
    MM and MC Phono Stage
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  • Blood On Ice Blood On Ice Quick View

    $37.99
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    Blood On Ice

    Bathory's famed lost album, Blood on Ice, was originally recorded in the late '80s, smack-dab in the middle of the Swedish group's revolutionary transition from its barbaric black metal beginnings to the ambitiously orchestrated Viking metal of its golden era. At the time, the work was deemed far too big a departure by band mastermind Quorthon, who, among other things, shockingly substituted his raspy croak for actual singing throughout -- but, as with any abandoned project, retrospective evidence also suggests that Quorthon was also less than secure about whether his songwriting and musicianship were yet developed enough to fulfill his vision. Shrouded in mystery for the ensuing half-decade, Blood on Ice was finally resurrected and completed (replete with story-advancing sound effects) to Bathory's satisfaction in 1996, at which time it was released to widely deserved critical and fan acclaim, despite a few but distinct shortcomings that placed its overall achievement slightly below that of acknowledged triumphs like Blood Fire Death and Hammerheart. Sliding into gear rather slowly with tentative offerings like the title track, One Eyed Old Man, and The Sword (which sounds way too similar to Manowar's Blood of My Enemies), the album eventually reaches cruising speed with outstanding moments like The Stallion, The Woodwoman, and the colossal Gods of Thunder of Wind and of Rain, whereupon Quorthon's vocals (sometimes given to off-pitch variations) sound better than ever before. The gentle acoustic bridge The Ravens sets up the epic, nine-minute masterstroke of The Revenge of the Blood on Ice, which may single-handedly convince even the most cynical of listeners that this long-forgotten work deservingly belongs within Bathory's hallowed canon. Also worth mentioning, the album's lengthy (meaning biblically sized) explanatory liner notes read like a veritable Rosetta Stone for longtime Bathory supporters, shedding unprecedented historical light and perspective upon the group's mysterious history.


    - Eduardo Rivadavia (All Music Guide)

    1. Intro
    2. Blood on Ice
    3. Man of Iron
    4. One Eyed Old Man
    5. The Sword
    6. The Stallion
    7. The Woodwoman
    8. The Lake
    9. Gods of Thunder, of Wind and of Rain
    10. The Ravens
    11. The Revenge of the Blood on Ice
    Bathory
    $37.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Lehmann Black Cube SE Phono Stage Lehmann Black Cube SE Phono Stage Quick View

    $929.00
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    Lehmann Black Cube SE Phono Stage


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


    Since the market introduction in 1995 the Black Cube phono stages by Lehmannaudio have become cult objects for analog oriented music lovers. Countless positive reviews and awards, and an unrivalled customer satisfaction worldwide document this truly exceptional success.


    The device has even be vastly improved in 2006. A special 30 VA toroidal transformer of the PWX power supply is the main reason for the sonic performance achieved with the Black Cube SE. This transformer is not only overdimensioned but even sports a grounded isolation coil between the primary and secondary coil. The results: much more bass authority, a more liquid midrange as well as more openness. These sonic benefits are without any doubt the reasons that more and more music lovers choose the Black Cube SE right from the start.


    No more need for expensive impedance plugs!

    The Lehmannaudio Black Cube SE phono stage is compatible with practically all available cartridges on the market from High Output MM to MC. Apart from the standard switch settings there is one onboard slot plus one hard wire slot that can be fitted with a custom impedances to supply perfect termination even for the most exotic cartridges. No more need for expensive impedance plugs!


    The input stages used in the Black Cube SE can also be found in top notch mixing consoles or in well known professional microphone preamps. The entirely passive RIAA equalization network is realized with high precision foil capacitors. All resistors are of the low noise metal film variety. The switches for gain and load settings have gold plated connectors. Because of the small outer dimensions the Black Cube SE can be placed next to the turntable. This minimizes loss due to cable lengths.


    Lehmannaudio always pays special attention to details: the cable between power supply and audio section is shielded and uses Neutrik connectors with gold plated contacts at the power supply side. The cases of both the power supply and the audio section are made of nonmagnetic material (aluminium) and are equipped with a top cover coated with a special anti-resonance treatment.


    Lehmann Audio
    $929.00
    MM and MC Phono Stage Buy Now
  • Lehmann Decade Phono Stage 2 COLORS AVAILABLE Lehmann Decade Phono Stage Quick View

    $2,099.00
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    Lehmann Decade Phono Stage


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


    Lehmannaudio is has built a reputation and unrivalled customer satisfaction on the sound and build quality of phono stages. The ambitious Decade effectively fills the gap between the Black Cube SE II and the Lehmannaudio reference phono stage, the Silver Cube. In the Decade, like in all Lehmannaudio devices, top notch technology is used that normally can be found only in price ranges far above.


    The input stages of the Decade can also be found in top notch mixing consoles and high class microphone preamps of professional studio electronics. The highly accurate, passive RIAA equalisation network is placed between two linear gain stages and uses precision MKP capacitors. This results in a very stable soundstage reproduction and pin point localisation of instruments.


    The maximum gain of 66 dB is well enough for even very exotic low output MC cartridges. Impedance load adaption is practically infinite as with all Lehmannaudio phono stages: there is a free slot for a custom impedance so that every existing MC cartridge on the market can be loaded properly. Input capacitances are adjustable as well.


    Soft bass roll-off filter and PWX II power supply.

    The Decade is the first phono stage by Lehmannaudio that offers a Soft-Bass- Rolloff-Filter and gain selections accessible via toggle switches at the face plate. Both, gain and filter functions, are executed by studio grade relais inside the unit.


    The Decade is powered by the PWX II, a power supply especially developed for the unit which is downward compatible with the PWX. This means that Black Cube audio sections can also be connected. The second power outlet at the PWX II is made especially for that purpose. The PWX II power supply with chokes at critical places powers the Decade with very clean DC power and - like the Silver Cube - is connected to the audio section via a shielded cable with Neutrik XLR plugs.


    Lehmann Audio
    $2,099.00
    Phono Stage - 2 Colors Available
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  • Audioengine N22 Amplifier Audioengine N22 Amplifier Quick View

    $199.00
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    Audioengine N22 Amplifier


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


    "If you're looking for a desktop system that will give you great musical satisfaction with no hassle, you can't go wrong with the N22 and P4 passive speakers..."

    - Positive Feedback


    Audioengine N22 Premium Desktop Audio Amplifier


    The N22 is a compact integrated stereo power amplifier and high-quality headphone amp. Connect your iPod, computer, and speakers or headphones for a great-sounding personal stereo system.


    More power in a smaller size

    Perfectly suited for your desktop or a smaller space in your home or office, N22 is easy to connect to your Mac or PC with no software to install or settings to change.


    No extra buttons

    The N22 has one simple volume control with an integrated on/off switch. No other buttons or knobs to figure out!


    Wireless-ready

    The N22 includes a USB power port that's perfect for powering Audioengine wireless adapters to stream your music wirelessly from your computer or iPod.


    Versatile

    Pair the N22 amp with Audioengine P4 passives (or any speakers) for a high-end mini desktop hi-fi music system. Connect your iPod, computer, and speakers or headphones for a compact and great-sounding personal stereo system. You can even connect a subwoofer to the variable line out and charge your iPod or smartphone through the USB power port. Two audio inputs are standard - RCA and mini-jack connectors - so you can plug in your computer, iPod or stereo directly.


    Part of the Family

    All Audioengine speakers and amplifiers share a similar voicing and tuning so that you are assured a matched system no matter which of our products you decide to add to your system.


    Hear the Difference

    The Audioengine N22 Premium Desktop Audio Amplifier sets a new level of audio and aesthetic quality and even further closes the gap between computer and home audio. Even if you're not an audio enthusiast we guarantee you will still hear a difference!


    Audioengine Speakers
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    Audioengine N22 Premium Desktop Audio/Headphone Amplifier Buy Now
  • Beethoven: Sonatas For Piano and Cello (Speakers Corner) (Awaiting Repress) Beethoven: Sonatas For Piano and Cello (Speakers Corner) (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Beethoven: Sonatas For Piano and Cello (Speakers Corner) (Awaiting Repress)

    Possessing a complete recording of Beethoven's Cello Sonatas gives far more satisfaction than merely having the set to fill the shelves. On the one hand it offers one the opportunity to compare Beethoven's art of composition at various stages in his life. And on the other hand one can already recognise in the early Opus 5 how he breaks with the traditional sonata in which the solo instrument merely provides an accompaniment and treats the two instruments as equal partners in the creation of the movements.



    Richter and Rostropovich devote themselves to their task with verve and freshness. The two early works are marked by the rich and full sound of the cello and an elegantly performed piano part, while the two Russian musicians foster a contemplative, introverted style in the A major Sonata. This respectful approach also lends itself well to the C major Sonata where the free, fantasia-like character with wide-ranging shading is shown off to advantage. Beethoven's break with the traditional sonata-form layout is carried to extremes in the D major Sonata, where the cello ignores the powerful theme on the piano in the first movement. The work's brittleness is effectively revealed by the two musicians in the transition from the sensitive Adagio to the austere, freely worked final Fugato, while their resolute and analytical approach to the work and technical prowess on their instruments is highly rewarding.



    Musicians:



    • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

    • Sviatoslav Richter (piano)



    Recording: June 1962 at RosenhÜgel Studios, Vienna, and July 1961 at Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, by C.R. Fine

    Production: Harold Lawrence



    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. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 1 in F, Op. 5 No. 1

    2. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 2 in G minor, Op. 5 No.2
    3. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 3 in A, op. 69
    4. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 4 in C, op. 102 No. 1
    5. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 5 in D, op. 102 No. 2
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Nashville Skyline

    Relaxed 1969 Album Soothes With Country Sounds and Amicable Simplicity


    Hyper-Detailed 45RPM Version Allows You to Experience Dylan's All-Time Cleanest Vocal Performances Like Never Before: Soft, Smooth Croon a Dramatic Change from His Past


    Songs Reflect Rustic Charm, Cozy Retreat, Idyllic Satisfaction


    Includes Duet With Johnny Cash, Plus Lay Lady Lay and Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You


    For an artist whose career is flush with enigma, myth, and disguise, Nashville Skyline still surprises more than almost any other Bob Dylan move more four decades after its original release. Distinguished from every other Dylan album by virtue of the smooth vocal performances and simple ease, the 1969 record witnesses the icon's full-on foray into country and trailblazing of the country-rock movement that followed. Cozy, charming, and warm, the rustic set remains for many hardcore fans the Bard's most enjoyable effort. And most inimitable. The result of quitting smoking, Dylan's voice is in pristine shape, nearly unidentifiable from the nasal wheeze and folk accents displayed on prior records.


    Mastered on Mobile Fidelity's world-renowned mastering system and pressed at RTI, this restored 45RPM analog version zeroes in on the shocking purity and never-again-replicated croon of Dylan's vocals. Enhanced, too, are the images associated with the calmly strummed and picked acoustic guitars and decay connected to the fading notes. The dimensions and ambience of the Columbia studio translate via subtle echoes and natural blend of instruments melding with one another, akin to honey integrating with tea. Providing comparably soothing effects, relaxing vibes pour forth from this reissue, which affords this masterpiece the fidelity it's always deserved. Wider grooves mean more information reaches your ears.


    "Is it rolling, Bob?," Dylan famously queries producer Bob Johnson at the beginning of "To Be Alone With You," indicating the laissez-faire feelings that surrounded the sessions and helped yield the laidback, convivial music defining the album-arguably the most unique in the artist's vast catalog. While he dipped his toes into country waters on the preceding John Wesley Harding, Nashville Skyline throws its collective arms around the style in bear-hug fashion and drops any obvious folk references. Everything from the songs' moods to the amicable arrangements reacts against the era's turmoil and popular sounds.


    This beautiful and beautifully executed effort might stand as Dylan's most effective protest ever, even if many missed the point upon original release. Advocating peace, love, and old-world allure without calling attention to any characteristic in an overly forward manner, Dylan frames the songs as ballads, rags, lullabies, and gentle honky-tonk dances. He adheres to expeditious brevity, keeping the arrangements tight and free of any filler, thus allowing the melodies to immediately work their magic and place hummable memories inside listeners' heads.


    Indeed, if any Dylan masterpiece is overlooked, it's Nashville Skyline. In addition to his superb singing and infallible songs, Dylan enjoys backing from a crackerjack assembly of Nashville session musicians including Charlie Daniels, Marshall Grant, W.S. Holland, Charlie McCoy, Ken Buttrey, and Norman Blake. Country pros, and their respective performances, don't come any better.


    As much as on any of his records, Dylan resides in a good place, mentally and emotionally. The idyllic, warmhearted environs of Nashville Skyline stand apart now just as they did in the late 1960s. The sincerity conveyed on the inviting "Lay Lady Lay," relief sighed on the romantic "Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You," and unlimited promise expressed on the jittery "To Be Alone With You" parallel the lessons-learned yearning and genuine desire found on "One More Night," bracing "I Threw It All Away," and eternal "Girl From the North Country," performed to perfection with Johnny Cash.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Girl From the North Country
    2. Nashville Skyline Rag
    3. To Be Alone With You
    4. I Threw It All Away
    5. Peggy Day
    6. Lay Lady Lay
    7. One More Night
    8. Tell Me That It Isn't True
    9. Country Pie
    10. Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You
    Bob Dylan
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  • Carving Out The Eyes Of God (Awaiting Repress) Carving Out The Eyes Of God (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Carving Out The Eyes Of God (Awaiting Repress)

    After the release of A Haunting Curse, Goatwhore stayed busy playing multiple tours across all over the world including a coveted spot on 2007's Sounds of the Underground and 2008's Ozzfest in Texas where metal juggernauts Metallica closed out the day of metal. Other tours and dates included Sunn O))), Hatebreed, All Shall Perish, Celtic Frost, Venom, Fear Factory, Suffocation, Cattle Decapitation, God Forbid, and Amon Amarth just to name a few. Obviously Goatwhore kept themselves busy throughout the course of the album cycle playing with a wide variety of bands proving just how multi faceted the group's reach is.


    Enter 2009: New Orleans, LA's sons of American no-frills black metal, GOATWHORE, have just announced that the title of their fourth full-length album, and second for Metal Blade, will be Carving Out the Eyes of God. For the follow up to 2006's A Haunting Curse, GOATWHORE headed back to St. Petersburg, FL to record with producer Erik Rutan at Manna Studios with mastering being handled by Alan Douches of West West Side.


    Vocalist Ben Falgoust comments on the direction of the new album; I don't really know how to explain this. I don't want to come off with the typical speech about how this record is our best yet and all of that. I will say that I am quite pleased how it has turned out and all parts relating to it. I feel every member put a great deal of effort into their part of the project. I even feel Erik Rutan busted his ass even more this time to make us feel that we didn't take any steps backwards in the recording and production of this release. I don't even really care what the critics say. I think the end result is basically coming up with something you have put a lot of work into and the satisfaction achieved in completing it. I will say that the new material is ripping metal and we still have that 'Goatwhore' sound, whatever that may mean for each individual that enjoys or hates what we do. Just look at it as another step in the evolution of this band. Each person that hears it will have his or her own perception of it. Like it or not, we don't have a say in it. The only thing we can do is just keep writing the way we do and accept the criticism. Doesn't mean we are gonna listen to the criticism and change. Just give it an honest listen and if you dig it, awesome! If you don't, then pass it on to a friend or use it as a new drink coaster.


    Guitarist Sammy Duet had this to add; Dark, heavy, evil. Erik Rutan did one hell of a job on it. If you don't like it... kiss my ass.

    1. Apocalyptic Havoc
    2. The All-Destroying
    3. Carving Out The Eyes Of God
    4. Shadow Of A Rising Knife
    5. Provoking The Ritual Of Death
    6. In Legions, I Am Wars Of Wrath
    7. Reckoning Of The Soul Made Godless
    8. This Passing Into The Power Of Demons
    9. Razor Flesh Devoured
    10. To Mourn And Forever Wander Through Forgotten Doorways
    Goatwhore
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  • KirmussAudio Model KA-RC-1 Ultrasonic Vinyl Restoration System (On Sale) KirmussAudio Model KA-RC-1 Ultrasonic Vinyl Restoration System (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    KirmussAudio Model KA-RC-1 Ultrasonic Vinyl Restoration System (On Sale)


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


    Introducing An Affordable Solution For Maintaining And Restoring Your Vinyl Collection


    No matter how you store and use your records they inevitably will require maintenance. When playing records, dust particles and contaminants always build up on the stylus as the tone arm moves across the record. This accumulation on the needle also "dulls" the sound.


    The emergence of the dreaded "audible pops" and "crackle sounds" heard are caused by dirt, grime and particles lodged in the record grooves themselves being hit by the needle, as well as static discharges, all amplified by the cartridge. All are annoying.


    Even new and latest pressings are subject to the same conditions as your old collection. Their release agents are found on the record from the pressing process and must be removed prior to use, otherwise they attract at an alarming rate dust and other airborne contaminants.


    Therefore, recommended is the continual maintenance and care of your records by way of regular cleanings which in turn reduces these unwanted pops and augments therefore one's listening pleasure and audition. Cleaning WILL NOT remove unwanted sounds caused by scratches on the record surface and depending on the age and condition of the record, even repeated cleanings may or may not restore the record to like new condition, but reduces the overall undesirable effect previously described.


    Everyone's an expert! There is much nonsense published regarding the cleaning of records. Soaps, chemical mixes and brews, and especially the use of large portions of alcohol etc., these all affect the record negatively either during or after cleaning. Air drying of chemicals that are not physically removed further creates issues that are cumulative over time. Indeed, to the rescue, ultrasonic cleaners have been around for decades and its use and attributes are well known and while care must also be taken as to the introduction of chemicals in the ultrasonic bath, this cleaning technology is a very valuable tool to use. We differ in how we handle the record itself. Nonsense though, are some of the extravagant prices on cleaning machines available as all ultrasonics operate the same way. >>Many add 2.5 L of alcohol to 6 L of water, dangerous!<<<


    The KirmussAudio Model KA-RC-1 revolutionizes the way we clean records. First and foremost: a Patented record suspension system assures where records of any speed and size see their grooves cleaned safely. No damage to the record by mechanical intrusion of skewers and the like.


    Secondly, only distilled water with a maximum of 45 mL ( 1.5 oz) of ISA 71% solution constitutes the bath and where applied to the record in its second cycle is an anti-bacterial surfactant, pre and post wash neutral liquid agent is used. Ultrasonics need a surfactant to aid in the cavitation of the water solution to better clean and remove contaminants.


    Third: affordability. At a price of $845, everyone can enjoy their collection and restore and maintain it.


    The Team: After 3 years of extensive research and trials audiophile and business owner Charles Kirmuss and recognized turntable restoration expert Dr. Eric Watson developed an affordable, simple to use system. With cUl and UL/CE Electrical and Safety Approvals our affordable system will increase your listening pleasure by removing most of those annoying unwanted pops and crackling sounds from both new and old records. This is not some home-made product. With Patents both issued and pending, ware also sure that You will be very pleased with the results and benefit from many years of satisfaction with our revolutionary ultrasonic based cleaner.


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  • Some Girls Some Girls Quick View

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    Some Girls

    Ranked 269/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Stones' Classic Remastered on 180 gram LP


    Universal Music Group and The Rolling Stones present the remastered version of their groundbreaking 1978 album, Some Girls, which introduced the band to a whole new generation of fans. Justly considered one of the finest works by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman and Ronnie Wood, Some Girls topped the US charts over three decades ago and remains the best selling album of their storied career.


    Some Girls is the Rolling Stones' most direct and diverse collection of material from Mick Jagger's irresistible falsetto on the four-on-the-floor filler Miss You, their eighth U.S. #1, to the country-flavored Far Away Eyes via the Chuck Berry meets punk snarl of Respectable. And let's not forget the sensuous, Beast of Burden, one of Keith Richards' finest tunes, which reached #8 on the U.S. singles chart, the garage rocker Shattered, the albums' third U.S. Top 40 entry, and the soulful swagger of the group's version of The Temptations' Just My Imagination, another timeless offering in their canon of classic Stones Motown covers.


    Following the critical praise and commercial success afforded the re-mastered, expanded editions of Exile On Main Street, which matched the chart performance of the epochal 1972 album, and returned the Rolling Stones to their rightful place at the top of the British charts in 2010, the extensive reissue of Some Girls constitutes the next step in the band's ongoing relationship with Universal Music Group.


    Some Girls holds a special place in the history of the Rolling Stones and demonstrates why they remain one of the most thrilling and influential bands of all time. The 1978 album features the Keith Richards' classic Before They Make Me Run, a signature song he still performs defiantly to this day. Some Girls documented Mick Jagger's love of 1970's funk reflected in Miss You, the dance track that wrong footed many people, made the club and black charts, and made it okay for other mainstream acts at the time to 'go disco'.


    The 1978 album also courted controversy because of Jagger's tongue-in-cheek lyrics on the title track, on Miss You and on Respectable, perceived as a retort to the punk and new wave groups who had borrowed so much attitude and copped so many anti-establishment moves from the Rolling Stones. Ironically, the furor around the elaborate Some Girls package, designed by Peter Corriston and featuring the band members in drag, a nod in the direction of the picture on the 1966 single Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow? and likenesses of Lucille Ball, Farrah Fawcett, Raquel Welch, Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe that hadn't been legally cleared, necessitating a swift withdrawal and rethink.


    Some Girls demonstrated the distinctive and definitive riffing from Keith Richards, with its abundance of unstoppable licks and majestic power chords driving the band into its brand new musical direction. This album not only defined him and his playing, but also defined a new era for the Rolling Stones, with Richards since described as a sense of renewal. Some Girls marks the only other time since recording Satisfaction where Richards used an effects pedal to 'elevate' the sound.


    The album cemented the position of guitarist Ronnie Wood, who had joined in 1975, and added his trademark slide and pedal steel playing to several of the album's most memorable tracks, including When the Whip Comes Down and Shattered. He also co-wrote the Shattered B-side Everything Is Turning To Gold. Some Girls also marked a move to the Pathe Marconi Studios in Paris for the Glimmer Twins production team of Jagger and Richards. These factors helped what is arguably the group's most focused and dynamic album, driven by the sans pareil rhythm section of drummer Charlie Watts and bassist Bill Wyman.


    Some Girls featured fewer guest musicians than any Rolling Stones album since 1971, but the contributions keyboard-player Ian McLagan, Wood's bandmate in The Faces, saxophone-player Mel Collins, and harmonica player Sugar Blue (discovered busking on the Paris metro), made Miss You in particular sound brighter than ever.


    Thirty-three years on from its original release, the re-mastered vinyl edition of Some Girls shows exactly why the 1978 album has often been hailed as the equal of Exile On Main Street. The album stands as both a time capsule and a timeless listen and it features the band at their tightest and toughest, at their most vibrant and vital.

    1. Miss You
    2. When the Whip Comes Down
    3. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
    4. Some Girls
    5. Lies
    6. Far Away Eyes
    7. Respectable
    8. Before They Make Me Run
    9. Beast of Burden
    10. Shattered
    The Rolling Stones
    $24.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    Some Girls: Super Deluxe Edition

    Ranked 269/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Includes the Original Album Remastered on CD, a Bonus CD with Extras Unearthed by Producer Don Was, a 7 Single, DVD, Unseen Photos by Helmut Newton and an Essay by Anthony DeCurtis


    Universal Music Group and The Rolling Stones present the remastered, expanded, Super-Deluxe edition of their groundbreaking 1978 album, Some Girls, which introduced the band to a whole new generation of fans. Justly considered one of the finest works by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman and Ronnie Wood, Some Girls topped the US charts over three decades ago and remains the best selling album of their storied career.


    In addition to the remastered album on CD and some undiscovered gems recently unearthed from the Rolling Stones vaults by producer Don Was, the Super Deluxe Edition of Some Girls will include a stunning, previously unseen Helmut Newton photo session from 1978, an essay by esteemed author and journalist Anthony DeCurtis putting the album in its cultural context, a 7 vinyl single of Beast of Burden b/w When The Whip Comes Down in its banned sleeve and Ken Regan shots from the era.


    Some Girls is the Rolling Stones' most direct and diverse collection of material from Mick Jagger's irresistible falsetto on the four-on-the-floor filler Miss You, their eighth U.S. #1, to the country-flavored Far Away Eyes via the Chuck Berry meets punk snarl of Respectable. And let's not forget the sensuous, Beast of Burden, one of Keith Richards' finest tunes, which reached #8 on the U.S. singles chart, the garage rocker Shattered, the albums' third U.S. Top 40 entry, and the soulful swagger of the group's version of The Temptations' Just My Imagination, another timeless offering in their canon of classic Stones Motown covers.


    Following the critical praise and commercial success afforded the re-mastered, expanded editions of Exile On Main Street, which matched the chart performance of the epochal 1972 album, and returned the Rolling Stones to their rightful place at the top of the British charts in 2010, the extensive reissue of Some Girls constitutes the next step in the band's ongoing relationship with Universal Music Group.


    Some Girls holds a special place in the history of the Rolling Stones and demonstrates why they remain one of the most thrilling and influential bands of all time. The 1978 album features the Keith Richards' classic Before They Make Me Run, a signature song he still performs defiantly to this day. Some Girls documented Mick Jagger's love of 1970's funk reflected in Miss You, the dance track that wrong footed many people, made the club and black charts, and made it okay for other mainstream acts at the time to 'go disco'.


    The 1978 album also courted controversy because of Jagger's tongue-in-cheek lyrics on the title track, on Miss You and on Respectable, perceived as a retort to the punk and new wave groups who had borrowed so much attitude and copped so many anti-establishment moves from the Rolling Stones. Ironically, the furor around the elaborate Some Girls package, designed by Peter Corriston and featuring the band members in drag, a nod in the direction of the picture on the 1966 single Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow? and likenesses of Lucille Ball, Farrah Fawcett, Raquel Welch, Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe that hadn't been legally cleared, necessitating a swift withdrawal and rethink.


    Some Girls demonstrated the distinctive and definitive riffing from Keith Richards, with its abundance of unstoppable licks and majestic power chords driving the band into its brand new musical direction. This album not only defined him and his playing, but also defined a new era for the Rolling Stones, with Richards since described as a sense of renewal. Some Girls marks the only other time since recording Satisfaction where Richards used an effects pedal to 'elevate' the sound.


    The album cemented the position of guitarist Ronnie Wood, who had joined in 1975, and added his trademark slide and pedal steel playing to several of the album's most memorable tracks, including When the Whip Comes Down and Shattered. He also co-wrote the Shattered B-side Everything Is Turning To Gold. Some Girls also marked a move to the Pathe Marconi Studios in Paris for the Glimmer Twins production team of Jagger and Richards. These factors helped what is arguably the group's most focused and dynamic album, driven by the sans pareil rhythm section of drummer Charlie Watts and bassist Bill Wyman.


    Some Girls featured fewer guest musicians than any Rolling Stones album since 1971, but the contributions keyboard-player Ian McLagan, Wood's bandmate in The Faces, saxophone-player Mel Collins, and harmonica player Sugar Blue (discovered busking on the Paris metro), made Miss You in particular sound brighter than ever.


    Thirty-three years on from its original release, the re-mastered expanded, Super Deluxe edition of Some Girls shows exactly why the 1978 album has often been hailed as the equal of Exile On Main Street. The album stands as both a time capsule and a timeless listen and it features the band at their tightest and toughest, at their most vibrant and vital.

    CD 1 (Some Girls Remastered)

    1. Miss You

    2. When the Whip Comes Down

    3. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)

    4. Some Girls

    5. Lies

    6. Far Away Eyes

    7. Respectable

    8. Before They Make Me Run

    9. Beast of Burden

    10. Shattered


    CD2 - Extras

    1. Claudine

    2. So Young

    3. Do You Think I Really Care?

    4. When You're Gone

    5. No Spare Parts

    6. Don't Be A Stranger

    7. We Had It All

    8. Tallahassee Lassie

    9. I Love You Too Much

    10. Keep Up Blues

    11. You Win Again

    12. Petrol Blues


    DVD


    7" Single

    A1. Beast of Burden

    B1. When the Whip Comes Down

    The Rolling Stones
    $179.99
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    Black Beauty

    28-page, full-color book (11" x 11")


    Extensive essay by Ben Edmonds (Creem, Rolling Stone, Mojo) featuring all-new interviews


    Abundant, never-before-seen photographs by Herbert Worthington (Fleetwood Mac's Rumours)


    Brilliantly mastered by multi-GRAMMY® nominee Dan Hersch (Paul Simon, Kinks, Cars,The Band)


    Mastered for vinyl by multi-GRAMMY® winner Doug Sax (The Who, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd)


    Black Beauty, the never-before-released masterpiece by Arthur Lee's legendary psychedelic rock band Love, is available on 180-gram vinyl LP. Recorded in 1973 for the ambitious new label Buffalo Records,
    the album remained unreleased when the company folded. Finally, after 39 years High Moon Records is honored to fulfill Arthur Lee's wish that Black Beauty be heard by music fans worldwide. Black Beauty is making its first-ever official release
    in any format, anywhere! With unparalelled sound and state-of-the-art packaging, critics are hailing Black Beauty as an instant classic. Black Beauty is that rarest of rock artifacts: an unreleased,
    full-length studio album, from an undisputed musical
    genius. Black Beauty is the missing link in a catalog that includes Forever Changes, the classic 1967 Love album the New York Times called "one of the most affecting and beguiling albums of all time. With Black Beauty, Arthur Lee manages to combine searing 70's-rock with gorgeous melodies and stellar songwriting - topped off by his most distinctive, snarling, soulful vocals ever. With its wonderfully eclectic collection of songs, the
    album offers Love fans a rare glimpse into a previously undocumented phase of Arthur Lee's fabled career, while shining a light for new fans to discover the unique genius that is the music of Arthur Lee and Love.



    It's tempting to play what-if with Love's lost labor, Black Beauty, which was recorded in 1973 but shelved for nearly four decades. What if Buffalo Records hadn't gone out of business just prior to the album's release? What if Black Beauty had actually hit stores? What if it hadn't languished in limbo until years after Arthur Lee's death? Would it have stopped Love's slide into obscurity? Would it have signaled a comeback for the man who masterminded Forever Changes, still one of the most complex and compelling artifacts of 1960s Los Angeles? Would his life and career have played out any differently? Would we think of him today as something other than a cult artist, inspired as well as damned by his era?


    It's difficult to imagine any answers to those questions, but it says a lot about Lee that the album even raises these what-ifs and coulda-beens. The very qualities that made him such a fascinating voice-- restlessness, excitability, paranoia, perfectionism, single-mindedness-- may have doomed any commercial prospects more than his notorious fear of travel ever did. After recording Forever Changes, he fired the band and hired new musicians to take their places. Every subsequent album featured a different line-up, although the changes seem based more on personality than on musical direction or ability. Never stagnant, Love was in constant flux, always in a state of development but never quite arriving. So the operative question becomes: Was this the version of Love that Lee had been working toward?


    For Black Beauty-- which is finally seeing release via High Moon Records, although the reissue has been delayed for two years-- Lee assembled guitarist Melvan Whittington, bass player Robert Rozelle, and drummer Joe Blocker. This may be the hardiest and most muscular of Love's post-Changes rosters, with remarkable force and range. With crisp production by Paul Rothchild, best known for his work with the Doors, Love build from a potent blues rock foundation not dissimilar to that of Jimi Hendrix, but without the distracting shamanistic persona and guitar pyrotechnics. "Walk Right In" struts into country rock territory, rewriting Cannon's Jug Stompers 1929 hit into a plea for empathy, and "Beep Beep" attempts a sort of pop reggae, albeit not entirely convincingly.


    On the whole, this particular line-up sounds perfectly rough and unrehearsed, generating a tense energy on "Skid" and "Stay Away" even as they suggest a band still figuring out exactly what they can do together. It's a strong album, but it's not another Forever Changes, whose accomplishments in retrospect were unrepeatable, or even another Four Sail. On the other hand, Lee wasn't aiming to craft something in that vein. Still, especially considering the professional setbacks he had faced in the years leading up to Black Beauty-- which includes being dropped by Elektra and shuffling through a series of independent labels-- Lee sounds engaged and invigorated, forgoing the bitterness that had rankled the band for a slightly more hopeful outlook. On stand-out "Can't Find It", he sings, "Every time I cry my heart out, and every time I play the fool, but there's gotta be something in this lonely world for me." The confession is all the more bittersweet for being capped with the line, "but I can't find it without you." It's ostensibly a love song, but could just as easily be addressed to his audience. His creative satisfaction relies on having a listener to complete the circuit, which makes this album's long shelf life all the sadder.

    -Stephen M. Deusner (Pitchfork, May 15, 2013)

    1. Young & Able
    2. Midnight Sun
    3. Can't Find It
    4. Walk Right In
    5. Skid
    6. Beep Beep
    7. Stay Away
    8. Lonely Pigs
    9. See Myself In You
    10. Product Of The Times
    Love
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