Discussion in 'Music Forums' started by daza152, Jan 12, 2010.
I last got 2 records
1) Chicago VIII
2) Steppenwolf - Monster
The Toronto Strut
2 LP Set, violet-transparent vinyl
I went a little overboard (for me) Saturday.
Bill Murray, Jan Vogler, and Friends - New Worlds
Fleet Foxes - (a 7" single for Record Store Day)
The Bad Plus - Never Stop
Mount Eerie - Now Only
Paul de Jong - You Fucken Sucker
Sam Amidon - The Following Mountain
The Head and the Heart - The Head and the Heart
I have listened to the first three so far. Bill Murray delivers great readings over some wonderful music. Dry for the most part, but with good life on others. Fleet Foxes is just a single, but features a choral version of Crack Up recorded in Reykjavik and "In the Morning" recorded live in Switzerland. The Bad Plus continue to be an interesting jazz trio, though I admit I mostly had that one on as background music.
While I have listened to the Head and the Heart's eponymous debut album, I have not listened to it on vinyl yet, but I suspect it will be good. I also have high hopes for Mount Eerie's Now Only, as it is a sequel to "A Crow Looked at Me" which is one of my favorite recent albums. While "You Fucken Sucker" seems to be rated lower than Paul de Jong's debut album "IF", I like his stuff both as an individual and has half of The Books, so I am willing to give this album the benefit of the doubt. Finally, I have enjoyed all of the Sam Amidon I have heard so far, and am eternally grateful to the woman I met in at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in 2016 to brought me to his concert in that overly packed little bar.
Went to get my RSD stuff at the store and then the Fedex man came with my latest Acoustic Sounds order:
I don't know where to start...
My two newest
I just picked up Purple Rain myself! And what luck finding it, too. I went to the store specifically to purchase this LP, but there was not a copy to be had in the Prince bin. This store ALWAYS has a fresh new reissue in stock. I wandered around the store for about an hour, hoping to see something else that would catch my fancy. I was almost heading out the door and as an afterthought, decided to thumb through the electronica section. Lo and behold, there it was under Aphex Twin, of all places, and upside down. Makes me suspect another customer had hidden it.
Found this one in new section at small shop in Fayetteville ar cool shop very nice guy and rocking some klipsh speakers to enjoy while there
That does sound like it was hidden and I suspect they would be sad if it went missing.
Makes me think of my record store, which I have found does not always have the best record of calling you when something your ordered comes in. I had preordered Torres' "Sprinter", did not get a call when it when it came in on the release date, so I came in and found exactly one copy of it (note: when you order or preorder, they do not make you pay up front). The point being, I was looking through one day and found exactly one copy of "Destrier" by Agent Fresco, an Icelandic group. I had been planning to get it when I went back to Iceland but since it was here, why not. However, I cannot help but think that someone else had ordered it through them, and then they had not called the person, and I took the copy that they wanted.
A couple of recent pick-ups
Charlie Parker and the Modern Jazz Septet
Just picked these up last week at some thrift stores.
These are a couple l picked up purely for the art work.
There are a handful of others which I'll post later
Found two stacks of vinyl that I couldn't pass up. Haven't had luck like this in years.
First at the church garage sale, dirty, but VG+ after a cleaning:
Stiff Little Fingers - Inflammable Materials
24-7 Spyz - Harder Than You
Ornette Coleman - This is Our Music (Rhino 80's pressing)
Lard - Pure Chewing Satisfaction
Queen - The Game
Fates Warning - Awaken the Guardian
King Crimson - Three of a Perfect Pair
Sun Ra - Languidity
Next at a pawn shop, all VG+:
Ornette Coleman - Tomorrow is the Question
Ornette Coleman - Live at the Golden Circle (Vols. 1 & 2)
Miles Davis - Friday Night at the Blackhawk
original uk polydor pressing
late 60's german orange RCA pressing
2010 song legacy pressing
This past weekend there was a record fair in my town. There were about ten vendors who brought some of their wares. I walked away with:
Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode/My Ding-a-ling (reissue/live recording)
Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower/Burning the Midnight Lamp (reissue)
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze/Foxey Lady (reissue)
Aretha Franklin - Think/You Send Me (original)
Aretha Franlkin - Lean on Me/Spanish Harlem (original)
Lom Lehrer - Songs by Tom Lehrer (original)
Beach Boys - Surfin' Safari (original mono)
Jethro Tull - Aqualung (German reissue)
Nina Simone - Nina Simone at Town Hall (original)
I also picked up for my parents:
The Animals - House of the Rising Sun/Talkin' 'Bout You (original MGM release)
Louis Armstrong - When the Saints go Marching In/'Twas the Night Before Christmas
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