This guide refers in particular to the individual remastered stereo discs sold separately, but the points about general quality and finishing apply to all remaster formats. I ve added a para about the...
For a landmark album by a still popular artist Electric Warrior has had a fairly patchy release history on CD. There at leaset 4 different versions, many of them not really getting close to the warm sensi-sexual...
A Guide and some tips not in the instructions. The SpinClean record cleaning machine is an inexpensive and simple to operate cleaning system for the main sizes of vinyl and (shellac) 78rpm records. It...
T. Rex - Get It on (The Collection, 2011)
Bolan for the 'under the influence' generation-
Get it On comes with an eight page booklet that has a few nice photos, and notes that view the music through its historic influence instead of trotting out old stories and triumphs. The core tracks are much same as the only previous Spectrum Bolan compilation (AFAIK), ... Read full review
XTC - Drums and Wires (2001)
Drums and Wires ... XTC R NRG-
Third album syndrome states that any band entering the studio spend the 'promising debut' first album finding out how the studio works, for the 'difficult' second album they learn how their bandmates work in the studio, and for the third it all comes together for 'their best ... Read full review
The Exotic Beatles, Vol. 4 by Various Artists (CD, Apr-2011, Exotica)
Even more fun with the greatest pop music in the world-
Exotic Beatles IV The Exotic Beatles Series is a must for anyone lucky enough to like the music of the Beatles. The explanation is carried on the sleeve notes to Exotic Beatles I, it goes something like this 'what would these songs have sounded like if they'd popped ... Read full review