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  1. unknown pleasures

    The Mondo Records Thread - Show Posts Anyway?

    It’s a good thing Mondo records never get seam splits in the mail or else that jacket would be a real problem...
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    The Third Man Records Thread

    If you’re a Vault member and you hate 7”s you probably need to reassess your life choices.
  3. Never got mine. Of course, I didn’t order it in the first place, but felt like chiming in anyway...
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    The Mondo Records Thread - Show Posts Anyway?

    My red phone was flashing so I was right on top of it.
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    Official Newbury Comics Reissue Thread

    I’d be happy with any of the three.
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    PO Now: Sufjan Stevens - Lonely Man of Winter 7"

    This has been up a while - I wonder if they just decided to sell the copies they originally said they were holding back for retail? I feel like it sold out faster than this when it originally went up!
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    Matthew Sweet - "Classic" Albums Reissue Campaign

    It’s amazing what a difference there is between records pressed in the era of vinyl-as-an-afterthought when no one cared about mastering and the vinyl was made from recycled plastic cups & the era of vinyl-as-a-main concern when all attention is paid to sound quality. So many records from the 90s - ironically, many of which are so coveted because of scarcity - probably had no right to be pressed on vinyl in the first place with what little care was given.
  8. If I hadn’t just gone grocery shopping, filled up the gas tank, picked up this month’s prescriptions, paid my Netflix membership, bought a few early holiday presents and snagged a candy bar on the way home I’d be all over it...
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    Swans Vinyl Reissues

    Looks like those “very few currently remaining” hand painted $135 albums have stuck around at least a couple more months...
  10. Anyone else find the title of this thread a little misleading? I was sitting in my car at Valvoline waiting for an oil change while they tried to hard sell me on a new air filter. I said I’m ok I don’t need one, but could they please add a copy of Polygondwanaland to my bill and I’d grab it on the drive out. The two dudes working there had no idea what I was talking about. So I pulled out my phone and showed them this thread to prove to them it’s available literally anywhere, and they both looked at me like I was some sort of madman. The nerve of some people...
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    Black Friday RSD 2018

    Ok, the vinyl resurgence has officially reached “early 90s comic book cover gimmick” territory. The end is nigh.
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    Black Friday RSD 2018

    Looks like this is up at Bullmoose: https://www.bullmoose.com/p/28431372/babymetal-distortion-red-vinyl
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    Black Friday RSD 2018

    I don’t live in Portland but have gone record shopping there many times and would think your best bets are: Music Millenium Everyday Music 2nd Avenue Records MM and EM are both huge and always get tons of RSD stuff. 2nd Ave is a little smaller but right downtown so depending on where you’re staying may be a little more convenient. Jackpot is is pretty good, too, come to think of it. I’d just map out whichever of these four is closest/most convenient for you and you really can’t go wrong.
  14. I feel like for $350 I could commission an album from Of Montreal and order my own test pressing.
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