The copies that are even a bit noisier get listed on the site are seriously reduced prices or traded back in to the local record stores we shop at. Those of you looking for quiet vinyl will have to settle for the sound of other pressings and Heavy Vinyl reissues, purchased elsewhere of course as we have no interest in selling records that don't have the vintage analog magic of these wonderful originals.
If you want to make the trade-off between bad sound and quiet surfaces with whatever Heavy Vinyl pressing might be available, well, that's certainly your prerogative, but we can't imagine losing what's good about this music -- the size, the energy, the presence, the clarity, the weight -- just to hear it with less background noise.
Neither will ever sound remotely as good as one of our Hot Stampers, but you can be sure the CD will sound better than the average Verve disc, because the average Verve disc is a mess. Close search.
Just added to your cart. Continue shopping. Availability Sold out. Error Quantity must be 1 or more. Add to cart. Description Tracklist Reviews. What outstanding sides such as these have to offer is not hard to hear: The biggest, most immediate staging in the largest acoustic space The most Tubey Magic, without which you have almost nothing.
CDs give you clean and clear. Only the best vintage vinyl pressings offer the kind of Tubey Magic that was on the tapes in Tight, Goin Out Of My Head - Various - Sound Of The 60s (Vinyl, rich, full-bodied bass, with the correct amount of weight down low Natural tonality in the midrange -- with all the instruments having the correct timbre Transparency and resolution, critical to hearing Goin Out Of My Head - Various - Sound Of The 60s (Vinyl the three-dimensional studio space No doubt there's more but we hope that should do for now.
Playing the record is the only way to hear all of the qualities we discuss above, and playing the best pressings against a pile of other copies under rigorously controlled conditions is the only way to find a pressing that sounds as good as this one does. What do the best Hot Stamper pressings give you?
Out of My Goin Out Of My Head - Various - Sound Of The 60s (Vinyl Dwight Twilley. This guy was severely under-recognized, LP).
I could put about five or six songs of his here — off the top of my head. He had a hit or two, I believe Girls. But not this smoldering forlorn winner. Blindfold me. And let me randomly pick a list of Swimming Pool Q songs.
A majority could have been hits. Listen closely for guitar. He rarely jumps out front, mainly delivering song support with guitar in a way that you rarely see hear? In live concerts he steps forward a little. He leaves you wanting more. Jeff Calder is a fine guitarist as well and lyricist. Anne Richmond Boston has a distinct and wonderful tone on vocals.
I was in a dorm about 3 minutes walking distance. My introduction to the New Wave thing. I saw them later in Birmingham at the Nick. But know this: He is one of my favorites and his lyrics and rock sensibilities are in the upper realm of modern rock and roll. This song sounds radio ready even if the lyrics were not so great. But the lyrics are amazing —a blatant condemnation of the pressure that popular culture put on us to be who we are not, especially women and girls.
Post Script. I welcome feedback. Let me know if my predictions about how many you like are spot on or waaaay miss the mark. Remember also I was working out of the universe of my collection which is basically 60 through 80s music.
PPS: LP) blog version of this has slightly different song selections on a couple of entries. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission.
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