Vinyl Reissues To Avoid

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by iamthecosmos, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. firefoxussr

    firefoxussr Active Member

    Location:
    cape coral, fl usa
    I agree with that I have 3 Marilyn Manson LP sets and a Bush LP set which are all post-2000 and the best sounding issues available. (Also all on Interscope... coincidence, i think not).
  2. Paul Saldana

    Paul Saldana Forum Resident

    Location:
    Hallandale Beach
    I am thrilled that they did not rip you off. What experience I have had with their reissues was all negative and consequently I have determined it is nearly always worth my while to seek out original pressings. Two eras? Bootlegs? I've heard enough to stay away even without this additional information.
  3. M.Deutrom

    M.Deutrom Active Member

    Location:
    ATX
    I have yet to hear a good pressing of Tilt or The Drift by Scott Walker. These
    have all kinds of surface noise. Bish Bosh is also pretty awful. Any ideas about
    who 4AD is using for those ?
  4. SimplyOrange

    SimplyOrange Well-Known Member

    I have two Friday Music LPs. Deep Purple's Fireball and Mountain's Climbing. The latter was also done with Kevin Gray. Fireball sounds shrill and Climbing sounds great, except that some of the instruments sound as if they're missing from the mix (bad EQ?).
  5. Marko K

    Marko K Active Member

    EU or US pressing? There is a huge difference between The Drift reissues - the EU reissue pressing is 180g and the US reissue pressing is 140g. The US pressing has scuffs and nonfill, the EU pressing is perfect. I have two copies of the US pressing and three copies of the EU pressing. I dont have the original which is supposedly the worst - a lot of surface noise.

    The EU pressing of Bish Bosch is pretty much perfect too, i dont have the US pressing for that to compare.

    I have only listened to couple of sides of both of the EU pressings (The Drift and Bish Bosch), and there was minimal surface noise if at all.
  6. Alan2

    Alan2 Forum Resident

    Location:
    UK
    No, not quite the only person here, if you mean the whole of SH forums. Stone Turntable has it about right, above. The best way to approach SV is on a case by case basis. They've done John Martyn: Solid Air not that long ago, from original tapes, for instance. :)
  7. M.Deutrom

    M.Deutrom Active Member

    Location:
    ATX
    Looks like I need to seek out some EU issues. Thanks.
  8. sgb

    sgb Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Baton Rouge
    I have only ONE Simply Vinyl LP, Getz/Gilberto, which was recommended by someone here in another thread. It's terrific! :righton:
  9. jeffrey walsh

    jeffrey walsh Lewis Allan Reed

    Location:
    Scranton, Pa. USA
    Does the Mountain pressing have the original Windfall labels?

  10. SimplyOrange

    SimplyOrange Well-Known Member

    Yes. It has the original Windfall label except it might say something like "Friday Music" on the bottom. Not sure if it's the same pressing as the one in that video.
  11. schelti

    schelti Well-Known Member

    Which reissues are you talking about?
  12. schelti

    schelti Well-Known Member

    I have a few Elvis Presley records on Friday Music, sound really good to me.
    If you like Elvis, try From Elvis In Memphis.
  13. jeffrey walsh

    jeffrey walsh Lewis Allan Reed

    Location:
    Scranton, Pa. USA
    let's hope not!

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