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Imelda May - Life. Love. Flesh. Blood Product No: AVER 38901
Available: InStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: Verve

5/5 For Stellar LP & Pressing

5 Stars
Posted by audiofan

My copy had a "Made In Germany" sticker (the LP jacket simply says "Made In The EU". This ground-breaking album shows May heading in a new direction; no rockabilly here. The songs are mostly mid-tempo and the vinyl is as quiet on my copy as any pressed anywhere - the music emerges from a totally silent, jet-black background, with no warp or surface noise of any kind. A stunning collection of songs and a fantastic pressing. Superb!


Band of Horses - Everything All the Time Product No: XWAR69082F44
Available: InStock
Category: FLAC 44kHz/24bit Download
Label: Sub Pop

A Modern Classic Just Got Better!

5 Stars
Posted by RockStar2005

Excellent sound quality on this release! Very clear and wide soundstage!

"Barn Because...." NEVER sounded better than it does here, as do others like "The Funeral", etc.

Highly recommended!!!!


The Lumineers - Cleopatra Product No: ADUA 1738
Available: InStock
Category: 180 Gram Vinyl Record
Label: Dualtone

I really like this album

5 Stars
Posted by Anonymous

Probably won't get as much radio play as the first album, but I think this one's better than the first. Really top notch song writing. Pretty good quality of pressing too.


Wilco - Schmilco Product No: AANT 87259
Available: InStock
Category: 180 Gram Vinyl Record
Label: Anti

10/10/10 For Music/Sonics/Pressing

5 Stars
Posted by audiofan

This basically sounds like Wico "Unplugged" live in your living room. Produced by Jeff Tweedy and Tom Schick (who also engineered), and mastered by the legendary Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, this gorgeous-sounding LP is warm, involving, and organic - and easily rates as one of the best-recorded/sounding LPs in my collection. As usual, QRP's vinyl pressing is flat and dead-quiet, with totally black backgrounds...this is demo-disc territory! I find the musical content beautiful & superbly written and played by the band; of course, that's all subjective. What isn't subjective is the stunning, lifelike, immersive mix and soundfield contained in these grooves. This is an all-out fantastic record! Bravo!


M. Ward - More Rain Product No: AMRG 505331
Available: InStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: Merge Records

M. Ward Shines

5 Stars
Posted by audiofan

Classic Ward here - despite the contributions of several other artists of note - the sonic signature so typical of past Ward albums remains largely intact, but this release seems a bit cleaner, with the mix and production being quite well-balanced and natural - revealing (on decent systems, of course - everythings relative, after all) a pleasing, organic sound that radiates analog vinyl. There are a few mellow numbers as well as a several up-tempo tracks with the rest falling somewhere in between. My copy was pressed on red vinyl and shows no trace of groove noise or, for that matter, any defect at all. A very well-pressed and great-sounding LP...and perhaps my new favorite M.W. album.


Nico - Chelsea Girl Product No: A4MB 138
Available: LimitedStock
Category: 180 Gram Vinyl Record
Label: 4 Men with Beards

Well done! Very good re-issue

4 Stars
Posted by joey1127

While the 4MB re-issue of DESERTSHORE was not-so-great. This version is really good. It has excellent fidelity and just sounds so close to the original Verve pressing. Highly recommended while it's still available. Kind of a unique side of Nico that we only saw on one album...Lot's of strings...and a flute!


Cage The Elephant - Tell Me I'm Pretty Product No: ARCA 41701
Available: InStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: RCA

Auerbach In The Cage

5 Stars
Posted by audiofan

Dan Auerbach's fingerprints are all over this recording (he produces and contributes guitar & vocals) and CTE are much the better for it. Give the band credit for the change in direction - they had gone about as far as they could with the sound & style of their first three albums. Black Keys fans will hear the influence, and this is a different CTE than heard on their previous releases; the songwriting is more mature and melodic, and yes, more on the mellow side. The copy I received initially concerned me - it appeared slightly scuffed in places. However, the vinyl was without fault; totally flat & quiet, with no surface noise whatsoever. A great sounding LP from RCA and a different but positive direction for Cage The Elephant.


Dot Hacker - How's Your Process? (Work) Product No: AORM 47093
Available: InStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: ORG Music

DH on LP

5 Stars
Posted by audiofan

If you are into ambient dream-rock (sorry - it's the best I can describe this unique-sounding band) you'll find it beautifully presented on this LP. There is no indication where this title was pressed, and it appears to be standard 120-gram vinyl, but it was defect-free with dead-silent backgrounds and no surface noise. However, it may be closer to an EP than a LP - the six tracks barely total 31 minutes, but what's there sounds lush and involving.


The Pixies - Come on Pilgrim Product No: A4AD 70709
Available: InStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: 4AD

5 Stars
Posted by Anonymous


Kurt Vile - b'lieve i'm goin (deep) down... Product No: AMAT 110951
Available: LimitedStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: Matador

Excellent Album and Great Pressing

5 Stars
Posted by Anonymous

This is definitely one of my favorite releases of 2015. Very pleased with the pressing as I've found out new vinyl is very hit and miss in the quality of pressings.

I really enjoyed Mr. Viles's previous release, but this is even better. Get the 3 LP version. You won't be sorry.


Bjork - Debut Product No: AOLI 98790
Available: InStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: One Little Indian

Wonderful sound, great album

5 Stars
Posted by Anonymous

These Bjork reissues have wonderful sound quality. The records are on the thin side, but I can't argue with the sound. The pressing is fine, and there are no noise issues there. Dynamics, clarity and everything else is just great.

This album was Bjork's first, and it's quite amazing. The songs vary from light-hearted to serious. The variation is nice, as it keeps things off balance. However, there is also fluidity to this album that just makes it work. You'll hear orchestral music, and you'll hear electronica. Bjork's voice soars over all the proceedings. Her voice is perfectly centered, but elevated. I never really paid attention to her voice before, but she has a whopper of a voice when she wants. Her voice sounds more full than on the original record.

Overall, this is a very fun album, and Bjork is in top form. This is a great album, and the sound quality does it justice.

A final note is that the first side is very long. I mention that to inner groove sufferers.


Mad Season - Above Product No: ALEG 44170
Available: InStock
Category: 180 Gram Vinyl Record
Label: Legacy

A MUST HAVE!!!

5 Stars
Posted by Stan

Any Alice in Chains fan must have this record! What a Supergroup! It's so sad that half the band is gone now. But, the magic they produced is amazing. Such a waste of talent because of the toll drugs took on this kind of creativity. Or, did the drugs cause this creativity? A question to ponder! This record is not grunge. It's bluesy rock! It certainly ranks up there with Stones and Zeppelin to me! The record is super quiet and well recorded with exquisite balance of bass, mid and treble. Plays well on any system I'm sure. I'd give it 10 stars if I could!!!


Love and Rockets - Express Product No: ADPR 60
Available: InStock
Category: 200 Gram Vinyl Record
Label: Drastic Plastic Records

Sounds as good as this material can get

5 Stars
Posted by Hikmer

Not finding many reviews on this new release, I had the chance to grab this for some record store credit I received. I was floored how good this sounded...quite and detailed. I believe the source is digital, but it didn't strike me that way once the needle dropped. Too bad it couldn't have been a double record release with the bonus material and singles from this era.


Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments To An Elegy Product No: ABMG 22761
Available: InStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: BMG

beautiful sound, beautiful music

5 Stars
Posted by SB

This album sounds great


Lorde - Pure Heroine Product No: ARPB 92540
Available: InStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: Republic

Phenomenal vinyl sound

5 Stars
Posted by Brian VanPelt

I love the sound of this record. All those words that describe the ideal vinyl sound: lush, wide, deep, detailed but velvety, etc., are all true of this record. The production is absolutely first rate.

First, Lorde's voice is perfectly centered and placed high, as if she's literally on a pedestal. She has a mixture of girlishness and sultriness - maybe too much for a girl her age. Anyway, her voice perfectly compliments the music that flows beneath (and outward) from her voice.

The instrumentation is all electronic, as far as I can tell. But everything is so well-executed. For example, the bass is thumpy where it should be, but many times it's very deep and wide (I mean real bass). The sound stage spread farther than my speakers, and some of the effects where quite successful.

I know that Lorde is getting all the attention here, and she deserves to become a star. But for me, the real star here is the producer - a guy by the name of Joel Little - Wiki him to find out more.


Johnny Marr - Playland Product No: ANVO 9741
Available: InStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: New Voodoo Records

Every Track is Solid

5 Stars
Posted by Rick

I never purchased his first solo, so I can't make a comparison. This LP on it's own merits is excellent and worth owning on vinyl. You will find something inviting and catchy on every track. I cant stop listening to it and have now started humming melodies.


Beck - Mutations Product No: XUNI5458D64
Available: InStock
Category: DSD (Single Rate) 2.8MHz/64fs Download
Label: Geffen

Insane SQ that will knock you off your feet.

5 Stars
Posted by Anonymous

I won't review the content of this album, it's a good one. I'm just going to tell you that if you listen to DSD, you need to own this. The soundstage is the deepest I've ever heard on any recording I've tried. Recording quality wise, it makes Radiohead sound like Justin Bieber.


Jack White - Lazaretto Product No: ATMR 271
Available: InStock
Category: 180 Gram Vinyl Record
Label: Third Man Records

Sketchy Vinyl

3 Stars
Posted by audiofan

Despite the innovative gimmicks employed in the manufacture and playback options, they forgot about vinyl quality. The copy I received had quite a bit of surface noise - the disc played OK, but there were numerous clicks, pops, and, in general, the disc just isn't pressed well. The surface noise does not make the record unlistenable, and it never skipped, it's just a shame it wasn't pressed at QRP, Pallas, or some other premium facility.


British Sea Power - From The Sea To The Land Beyond Product No: ARUF 679
Available: LimitedStock
Category: Vinyl Record
Label: Rough Trade

Nice package - stunning music

5 Stars
Posted by James

This is a stunning listen - nice package too. Vinyl is a swirling, aquamarine type colour. If you like BSP, or are thinking about getting this pressing, do it.


Jack White - Lazaretto Product No: XSON79497F44
Available: InStock
Category: FLAC 44kHz/24bit Download
Label: Third Man Records/Columbia

Get the Album

4 Stars
Posted by Burr Weatherly

This is different. Jack has explored many genres of music. This is worth listening but would like to recommend that next genre be pop.



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