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https://grouper.bandcamp.com/album/shade

 

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Standard black up on Grouper's bandcamp and probably Kranky, yellow electric edition on grouper/s bandcamp /333

 

YELLOWELECTRIC print edition of Shade, x 333. Includes sturdy archival outer jacket and sticker with original sky images by artist David Horvitz; signed archival letter-press print of Moon Study, by Liz Harris, originally produced with print-maker Robert Arber; one of 7 letter-press text fragments (variable edition); all printing by Stumptown Printers and Liz Harris. Vinyl= same as Kranky vinyl. GR-022/KRANK-233.

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Just now, OldKentuckyShark said:

Bought the Yellow Electric version despite that hefty price

Same. Bummer it's standard black vinyl just with extra art/sleeve or whatever... That said Liz's stuff is usually pretty nice and printed on nice stock and adds to the vibe of the album, so I like to grab them when I can.

 

Stupidly, standard vinyl pressings inflating to $35+ shipped really made it easier for me to convince myself that $59 shipped wasn't horrendous.

 

 

Regardless - the single is really good and I'm stoked for the return of guitar Grouper.

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39 minutes ago, iwokeinrelief said:

First time I've ever been on top of it enough to get one of her nicer versions.  Many thanks to @rooks for the post, as I would have missed the announcement / email otherwise.

I even debated not bothering because I typically don't post PO threads very often, but glad it helped somebody out - and hey, I'm not the only VCer who duped themself into dropping $59 on a 3 month PO without even listening to a single. Win, win 😅

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1 hour ago, rooks said:

I even debated not bothering because I typically don't post PO threads very often, but glad it helped somebody out - and hey, I'm not the only VCer who duped themself into dropping $59 on a 3 month PO without even listening to a single. Win, win 😅

lol. not been disappointed with one of her releases yet, so always willing to take a blind swing on her stuff.  but it is hella disconcerting to drop $50+ on an album and not even note how damn expensive it is as I'm doing so.  kind of feel like the proverbially frog being boiled.

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