Category Archives: Vinyl Records

The Beach Boys – Copyright protection releases

As the second round of Analogue Productions Beach Boy 200gm HQ vinyl releases hit the “shops” – with the mono issues of All Summer Long, Today, Summer Days, Party! and Pet Sounds out last month and their stereo versions out … Continue reading

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Simon and Garfunkel – The Complete Columbia Album Collection – Vinyl Box Set (2015)

In the press reports I saw there was no mention of where this new box set was “cut”. They said newly remastered from first-generation analog sources; but cut by who? pressed where? Concerned that the EU MOV 6lp box may … Continue reading

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Let’s go surfin’ – Listening to the Analogue Productions Beach Boy vinyl reissues while it snows

  Judging by the hits on my blog, by far and away the most popular thing I have written  about (and I didn’t write that much) was about the upcoming vinyl record re-issues by Analogue Productions of some of the Beach Boys catalogue. … Continue reading

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John Coltrane’s – “Afr0 Blue Impressions” – the Vinyl reissue

  The “Teaser and the Firecat” episode earlier today  reminded me of this… Afro Blue Impressions – 4 sides of the John Coltrane Quartet recorded live in Stockholm and Berlin in late 1963.    This is a solid recording of … Continue reading

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Remastered? Cat Stevens “Teaser and the Firecat” – The vinyl revival 2015

  Yesterday I commented on some of the excellent records issued or reissued over the last year.  Alas things are not always that straightforward. I had seen an advert saying that Cat Stevens 1970 lp Teaser and the Firecat  was to … Continue reading

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The vinyl revival – a quick look back at some of the highlights of 2014

The vinyl revival seems to be continuing at quite a pace if the number of new and re-releases are anything to go by – I am struggling to remember a year like it and can’t help wondering when the bubble … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan – 1964 – 50th Anniversary Collection 9lp Vinyl Box Set – Updated

Update – 21 December 2014; be warned many of the recordings are quite poor quality – they sound like audience tapes, and in my view only 4 out of the 9 lp’s stand up to more than cursory listening – the … Continue reading

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