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  • Rough Mix (Half-Speed Master) Rough Mix (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Rough Mix (Half-Speed Master)

    Limited Edition Heavyweight 180-Gram Red Vinyl


    Remastered At Abbey Road With Half-Speed Mastering Process


    For Pete Townshend's second foray away from The Who he teamed up with ex-Small Faces / Faces bassist Ronnie Lane for 'Rough Mix'. Townshend had originally been asked to produce Lane's next solo project but that turned instead into a collaboration between the two long-standing friends. A veritable A-list of musician friends, including Eric Clapton, John Entwistle and Charlie Watts, were drafted in to provide backup.


    The album, recorded between 1976 and 1977, was released in 1977 and made the top fifty in both the UK and US. The album features the sublime 'Heart To Hang Onto' which Townshend performed at the Ronnie Lane Tribute Concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 2004.

    1. My Baby Gives It Away
    2. Nowhere To Run
    3. Rough Mix
    4. Annie
    5. Keep Me Turning
    6. Catmelody
    7. Misunderstood
    8. April Fool
    9. Street In The City
    10. Heart To Hang Onto
    11. Till The Rivers All Run Dry
    Pete Townshend
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    Head Games on Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram LP from Mobile Fidelity


    Foreigner's 1979 Effort Its Edgiest, Heaviest, Hardest-Hitting Album


    Band Pairs Synthesizers With Guitars on Record to Mesmerizing Effect


    Head Games, Dirty White Boy Continue Group's Hit Streak


    Half-Speed Mastered from the Original Master Tapes: Roy Thomas Baker's Original Production Shines Like Never Before


    The moment Head Games begins, a nastier, grittier tone is established, and it becomes apparent that Foreigner is bringing something new to the table. Namely, an edgier, leaner sound built around stronger guitars and harder rhythms. The heaviest record of the bands career, the 1979 effort functions as irrefutable proof that the quintet rocked as hard as anybody in the mainstream and did so without losing sight of the melodies that put it at the top of the charts. And with Head Games, there Foreigner would stay.



    Half-speed mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelitys collectible audiophile edition of this longtime favorite classic-rock staple bursts with tremendous dynamics, soaring vocal timbres, punchy dynamics, and newfound instrumental separation. With more emphasis placed on Mick Jones guitar riffs and meatier grooves, you may just find yourself investing in a new power amp to get every last degree of detail thats been uncovered! Longtime fans will be thrilled to hear the subtle nuances now fully discernible amidst a gargantuan soundstage.



    Joined by new bassist Rick Wills, and guided by Queen producer Roy Thomas Baker, Foreigner goes for broke, ratcheting up the muscularity on hard-hitting fare such as the hit single Dirty White Boy, Seventeen, and the aptly titled Rev on the Red Line. However, the group maintains its trademark equilibrium, pushing the limits on toughness yet retaining a diamond-in-the-rough smoothness that allows the bands hummable choruses and winding hooks to take hold.



    Moreover, the band expands its use of synthesizers to wonderful effect. The smash title track, through which mesmerizing keyboard passages coarse, is a prime example of Foreigners slight albeit thrilling sonic evolution, the net result upping the drama, fanfare, and color. At the time, the combination was a breakthrough idea. Is it any wonder Head Games sold more than 5 million copies?



    None, however, sound anywhere near as lifelike, involving, and rich as Mobile Fidelitys remaster. Part of the reason why late 70s arena rock remains beloved, and why its so fun, owes to the go-for-broke nature of the arrangements, decibel-clearing volume levels, and free license to just let loose. By digging in and revealing all the musical information the master tapes provide, Mobile Fidelitys analog 180g LP amplifies the pleasure principle by tenfold!


    This title is not eligible for further discount.

    1. Dirty White Boy
    2. Love on the Telephone
    3. Women
    4. I'll Get Even with You
    5. Seventeen
    6. Head Games
    7. The Modern Day
    8. Blinded by Science
    9. Do What You Like
    10. Rev on the Red Line
    Foreigner
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  • Fire And Water (Half-Speed Master) Fire And Water (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Fire And Water (Half-Speed Master)

    HALF-SPEED MASTER : 2016 reissue of 1970 album, mastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original tapes & pressed on 180-gram audiophile quality vinyl! Includes 'All Right Now'.
    1. Fire And Water
    2. Oh I Wept
    3. Remember
    4. Heavy Load
    5. Mr. Big
    6. Don't Say You Love
    7. All Right Now (Long Version)
    Free
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  • Ghost in the Machine (Half-Speed Master) Ghost in the Machine (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Ghost in the Machine (Half-Speed Master)

    HALF-SPEED MASTER : 2016 reissue of 1981 album, mastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original tapes & pressed on 180-gram audiophile quality vinyl! Features 'Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic' & 'Invisible Sun'.
    1. Spirits In The Material World
    2. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
    3. Invisible Sun
    4. Hungry For You (j'aurai toujours faim de toi)
    5. Demolition Man
    6. Too Much Information
    7. Rehumanize Yourself
    8. One World (Not Three)
    9. Omegaman
    10. Secret Journey
    11. Darkness
    Police
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  • What's Going On (Half-Speed Master) What's Going On (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    What's Going On (Half-Speed Master)

    Abbey Road Half-Speed Master


    Pressed On 180 Gram Vinyl And Housed In A Hard Card Slipcase


    Marvin Gaye's What's Going On, released on May 21st, 1971, is regarded by many as one of the best soul albums of all time. Recorded in several locations, including the famous Hitsville U.S.A. in Detroit and The Sound Factory in West Hollywood, it was also the first album to give a credit to Motown's legendary house band, the Funk Brothers.


    The original album consisted of nine songs mainly focused on the suffering and injustice in the US in the late 1960s from the eyes of a US veteran who'd returned home after fighting in Vietnam. The 2xCD Deluxe Edition released in 2001 brought together the original LP, the Detroit Mix of the album (which was rejected at the time), plus a live recording from The Kennedy Center Washington from May 1st, 1972. The Kennedy Center date was Gaye's first live performance following the death of close friend and singing partner, Tammi Terrell.


    Both versions of the album, the Kennedy Center recording, plus several other tracks - including mono versions of the singles taken from the LP - are all featured on this 4xLP deluxe vinyl edition of What's Going On.


    About These Abbey Road Half-Speed Masters:


    These releases will offer a superior vinyl experience with Half-Speed Mastering from Abbey Road. They have been exclusively re-mastered at Half Speed to bring you a new level of depth and clarity.


    This limited edition range, all pressed on 180-gram vinyl, come in deluxe packaging. The initial releases are all iconic deluxe edition titles from great Universal artists - Amy Winehouse, The Who, James Brown, Marvin Gaye and Mike Oldfield.


    The albums were cut from high-resolution digital transfers from the best-known analogue tapes by Abbey Road mastering engineer Miles Showell, one of the foremost practitioners of this artisan process in the world today. Only minimal sympathetic equalization was applied to the transfers to keep everything as pure as possible. Also, as these are vinyl-only releases, Miles did not apply any digital limiting. This is added to almost all digital releases to make them appear to be loud and is responsible for the so-called "loudness war" and in almost every case is anything but natural and pure sounding.

    LP 1: Original LP Release

    1. What's Going On

    2. What's Happening Brother

    3. Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)

    4. Save The Children

    5. God Is Love

    6. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)

    7. Right On

    8. Wholy Holy

    9. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)


    LP 2: Original Detroit Mix

    1. What's Going On

    2. What's Happening Brother

    3. Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)

    4. Save The Children

    5. God Is Love

    6. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)

    7. Right On

    8. Wholy Holy

    9. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)


    LP 3: Live At The Kennedy Center (May 1st, 1972)

    1. Sixties Medley: That's The Way Love Is / You / I Heard It Through The Grapevine / Little Darling (I Need You) /

    You're All I Need To Get By / Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing / Your Precious Love / Pride And Joy / Stubborn Kind Of Fellow

    2. Right On

    3. Wholy Holy

    4. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

    5. What's Going On

    6. What's Happening Brother


    LP 4: Additional Tracks

    1. Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)

    2. Save The Children

    3. God Is Love

    4. Stage Dialogue

    5. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (Reprise)

    6. What's Going On (Reprise)

    7. What's Going On (Single version)

    8. God Is Love (Single version)

    9. Sad Tomorrows

    10. Head Title (AKA Distant Lover)

    11. What's Going On (Rhythm & Strings mix)

    Marvin Gaye
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  • Disraeli Gears (Half-Speed Master) Disraeli Gears (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Disraeli Gears (Half-Speed Master)

    Ranked 112/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    HALF-SPEED MASTER : 2016 reissue of 1967 album, mastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original tapes & pressed on 180-gram audiophile quality vinyl! Includes 'Strange Brew' & 'Sunshine Of Your Love.

    1. Strange Brew
    2. Sunshine Of Your Love
    3. World Of Pain
    4. Dance The Night Away
    5. Blue Condition
    6. Tales Of Brave Ulysses
    7. Swlabr
    8. Were Going Wrong
    9. Outside Woman Blues
    10. Take It Back
    11. Mothers Lament
    Cream
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  • Tubular Bells (Half-Speed Master) Tubular Bells (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Tubular Bells (Half-Speed Master)

    Abbey Road Half-Speed Master


    Pressed On 180 Gram Vinyl And Housed In A Gatefold Sleeve


    Tubular Bells is Mike Oldfield's and Virgin Records debut album, released on May 25th, 1973. Recorded when Oldfield was only 19, he played most of the instruments himself, recording them one at a time and layering the recordings to create the finished piece. Oldfield had approached many of major record labels without any success, so Richard Branson, who owned The Manor studios where the album was recorded, released it on the newly formed Virgin Records. The opening piano solo went on to be used in the film The Exorcist, pushing the album to another level for both Oldfield and Virgin.


    This 2xLP Deluxe Edition vinyl incorporates the 1973 stereo mix, Parts One and Two, and the new stereo mix which Oldfield re-worked when his deal with Virgin expired and he moved to Mercury Records in 2009.


    About These Abbey Road Half-Speed Masters:


    These releases will offer a superior vinyl experience with Half-Speed Mastering from Abbey Road. They have been exclusively re-mastered at Half Speed to bring you a new level of depth and clarity.


    This limited edition range, all pressed on 180-gram vinyl, come in deluxe packaging. The initial releases are all iconic deluxe edition titles from great Universal artists - Amy Winehouse, The Who, James Brown, Marvin Gaye and Mike Oldfield.


    The albums were cut from high-resolution digital transfers from the best-known analogue tapes by Abbey Road mastering engineer Miles Showell, one of the foremost practitioners of this artisan process in the world today. Only minimal sympathetic equalization was applied to the transfers to keep everything as pure as possible. Also, as these are vinyl-only releases, Miles did not apply any digital limiting. This is added to almost all digital releases to make them appear to be loud and is responsible for the so-called "loudness war" and in almost every case is anything but natural and pure sounding.

    LP 1: The 2009 Stereo Mix
    1. Tubular Bells, Part 1

    2. Tubular Bells, Part 2


    LP 2: The Original 1973 Stereo Album Mix
    1. Tubular Bells, Part 1

    2. Tubular Bells, Part 2

    Mike Oldfield
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  • Solid Air (Half-Speed Master) Solid Air (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Solid Air (Half-Speed Master)

    HALF-SPEED MASTER : 2016 reissue of 1973 album, mastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original tapes & pressed on 180-gram audiophile quality vinyl!


    Unlike previous re-issues the album has been cut at half-speed at Abbey Road Studios. This technique results in the very highest quality sound reproduction.


    The process involves the original 1/4 inch studio master tape being played back at precisely half its recorded speed while the cutting lathe is similarly turned at half the desired playback speed. This allows the cutting head twice the time to cut the intricate groove, affording considerably more accuracy with important matters such as frequency extremes and micro-dynamic contrasts. The resulting cuts have excellent high frequency response and very solid and stable stereo images.


    The superb vinyl is accompanied by a high quality reproduction of the original gatefold album sleeve.


    Recorded at Sound Techniques Studio in Chelsea during 1972, John Martyn's seminal album Solid Air was released in February 1973.


    Emotionally intense and hauntingly beautiful Solid Air encapsulates almost every musical genre with ease and accomplishment. The songs are exquisitely crafted fusions of blues, country, folk, jazz and rock, with dazzling guitar, musicianship and outstanding vocals.

    1. Solid Air
    2. Over the Hill
    3. Don't Want to Know
    4. I'd Rather Be the Devil
    5. Go Down Easy
    6. Dreams by the Sea
    7. May You Never
    8. The Man in the Station
    9. The Easy Blues/Gentle Blues
    John Martyn
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  • Empty Glass (Half-Speed Master) Empty Glass (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Empty Glass (Half-Speed Master)

    Limited Edition Heavyweight 180-Gram Clear Vinyl


    Remastered At Abbey Road With Half-Speed Mastering Process


    Considered by Pete Townshend to be his first 'real' solo album 'Empty Glass' was also to become his most commercially successful. Whereas 'Who Came First' was a devotional album and 'Rough Mix' a collaboration, Townshend had no such restrictions on this 1980 release. Coming after Keith Moon's death the album sees Townshend at his most emotional and rawest as he publicly acknowledges his own addictions and exorcises his demons.


    The album was written while Townshend was also trying to write new material for The Who and complaints were raised in some circles that he was keeping the best material for his solo work. The album certainly contains songs that would have worked for the band (a version of the title track was actually recorded by The Who) but the personal investment in the material by the composer shines through. The album spawned three singles including the top ten US smash 'Let My Love Open The Door' as well as 'Empty Glass' and 'A Little Is Enough'.

    1. Rough Boys
    2. I Am An Animal
    3. And I Moved
    4. Let My Love Open The Door
    5. Jools And Jim
    6. Keep On Working
    7. Cat's In The Cupboard
    8. A Little Is Enough
    9. Empty Glass
    10. Gonna Get Ya
    Pete Townshend
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  • Who Came First (Half-Speed Master) Who Came First (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Who Came First (Half-Speed Master)

    Limited Edition Heavyweight 180-Gram White Vinyl


    Remastered At Abbey Road With Half-Speed Mastering Process


    This 1972 release was the first release by Pete Townshend outside of The Who. The album is a collection of music dedicated to Meher Baba, Townshend's spiritual master and follows on from the private pressings of 'Happy Birthday' another devotional album which Townshend put together to celebrate the first anniversary of the passing of Baba and its follow up 'I Am'. 'Who Came First' came about because of the bootlegging of these albums and Decca in the States pushing for an official release. In response Townshend decided to release a new album, with Decca promising $1 of every sale going towards Baba projects. The resultant album exposes Townshend's spiritual enlightenment and sees him perform with fellow Baba followers, including Ronnie Lane and Billy Nicholls.


    The album includes Townshend's versions of Who Classics 'Let's See Action' and the sublime opener 'Pure and Easy' as well as cover versions of songs which were Baba favourites. The album closes with the epic 'Parvadigar', a rendition of Meher Baba's Universal Prayer, set to music by PeteTownshend.

    1. Pure and Easy
    2. Evolution
    3. Forever's No Time At All
    4. Let's See Action

    5. Time Is Passing

    6. There's A Heartache Following Me
    7. Sheraton Gibson

    8. Content

    9. Parvardigar
    Pete Townshend
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  • The Iron Man (Half-Speed Master) The Iron Man (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    The Iron Man (Half-Speed Master)

    Limited Edition Heavyweight 180-Gram Silver Vinyl


    Remastered At Abbey Road With Half-Speed Mastering Process


    The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend, originally released in 1989, is an adaptation of Ted Hughes' story The Iron Man, produced and largely composed and performed by Pete Townshend of The Who. It also stars Roger Daltrey, Deborah Conway, John Lee Hooker, and Nina Simone.


    The three then-surviving members of The Who (Daltrey, John Entwistle, and Townshend) performed as a group in two songs, Dig and Fire, although the latter was not penned by Townshend. (The Who would later perform Dig live during their 1989 reunion tour.)


    A Friend is a Friend and I Won't Run Anymore were released as singles; Fire was also issued as a promo-only in the United States.


    A stage version was mounted at the Young Vic theatre in London in 1993. On the strength of this, Warners optioned the story for a movie which, with a very different adaptation of the story, became The Iron Giant; Townshend received an Executive Producer credit.

    1. I Won't Run Anymore
    2. Over The Top
    3. Man Machines

    4. Dig

    5. A Friend Is A Friend
    6. I Eat Heavy Metal

    7. All Shall Be Well

    8. Was There Life

    9. Fast Food

    10. A Fool Says

    11. Fire

    12. New Life / Reprise
    Pete Townshend
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  • New Gold Dream (Half-Speed Master) New Gold Dream (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    New Gold Dream (Half-Speed Master)

    HALF-SPEED MASTER : 2016 reissue of 1982 album, mastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original tapes & pressed on 180-gram audiophile quality vinyl!


    New Gold Dream is the fifth album by the celebrated Caledonian rockers. Released in 1982, it is widely considered to be a turning point for the band, a bridge between their post punk roots and stadium-filling destiny, and gathered enormous critical acclaim as well as impressive sales. Listed in the estimable tome '1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die' New Gold Dream was a discernible move toward a more a commercial sound and it entered the UK chart at number 3, yielding the hit singles Promised You a Miracle and Glittering Prize.


    The latter track and the synth-heavy Someone Somewhere in Summertime in particular represented a shift towards undisguised pop and it's also worth noting that Hunter and Hunted features a solo by Jazz keyboardist Herbie Hancock, a rare distinction for any rock/pop album.


    Every band or artist with a history has an album that's their holy grail, remarked lead singer Jim Kerr. I suppose New Gold Dream was ours. It was a special time because we were really beginning to break through with that record, both commercially and critically. The people that liked that record connected with it in a special way. There was a depth to it: it created its own mythology. It stood out."
    also worth noting that Hunter and Hunted features a solo by Jazz keyboardist Herbie Hancock, a rare distinction for any rock/pop album.


    The artwork caused quite stir due to its religious imagery, so much so that on the version released in Yugoslavia, the cross was removed. Jim Kerr reflected [During the writing of the album] we often went for walks. Around Perth you find a lot of Celtic crosses, crosses that seem to spring up from the earth. We thought it was a very powerful symbol. They were in the ground which produced the water we drank, so why not?

    1. Someone Somewhere in Summertime
    2. Colours Fly and Catherine Wheel Voice
    3. Promised You a Miracle Drums
    4. Big Sleep
    5. Somebody Up There Likes You
    6. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)
    7. Glittering Prize
    8. Hunter and the Hunted Keyboards
    9. King Is White and in the Crowd
    Simple Minds
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  • White City: A Novel (Half-Speed Master) White City: A Novel (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    White City: A Novel (Half-Speed Master)

    Limited Edition Heavyweight 180-Gram Blue Vinyl


    Remastered At Abbey Road With Half-Speed Mastering Process


    White City: A Novel is a solo concept album by Pete Townshend of The Who, originally released in 1985 on Atco.

    1. Give Blood
    2. Brilliant Blues
    3. Face The Face
    4. Hiding Out
    5. Secondhand Love
    6. Crashing By Design
    7. I Am Secure
    8. White City Fighting
    9. Come To Mama
    Pete Townshend
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  • Exile On Main Street (Half-Speed Master) Exile On Main Street (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Exile On Main Street (Half-Speed Master)

    Ranked 7/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.



    HALF-SPEED MASTER : (2LP) 2016 reissue of 1972 album, mastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original tapes & pressed on 180-gram audiophile quality vinyl! Includes 'Tumbling Dice' & 'Happy'.

    1. Rocks Off

    2. Rip This Joint

    3. Shake Your Hips

    4. Casino Boogie

    5. Tumbling Dice

    6. Sweet Virginia

    7. Torn And Frayed

    8. Sweet Black Angel

    9. Loving Cup

    10. Happy

    11. Turd On The Run

    12. Ventilator Blues

    13. I Just Want To See His Face

    14. Let It Loose

    15. All Down The Line

    16. Stop Breaking Down

    17. Shine A Light

    18. Soul Survivor
    The Rolling Stones
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  • Live At The Apollo Volume II (Half-Speed Master) Live At The Apollo Volume II (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    Live At The Apollo Volume II (Half-Speed Master)

    Abbey Road Half-Speed Master


    Pressed On 180 Gram Vinyl And Housed In A Six-Panel Gatefold Sleeve


    Live At The Apollo, Volume II by James Brown and The Famous Flames was originally released in August 1968. A follow-up to the original 1963 album, Live at The Apollo, it too was recorded in at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City.


    The original album and the 1987 CD release were both edited versions of the show while the 2xCD Deluxe Edition released in 2001 featured a more expanded live set including a 19-minute version of "It's a Man's Man's Man's World.".


    About These Abbey Road Half-Speed Masters:


    These releases will offer a superior vinyl experience with Half-Speed Mastering from Abbey Road. They have been exclusively re-mastered at Half Speed to bring you a new level of depth and clarity.


    This limited edition range, all pressed on 180-gram vinyl, come in deluxe packaging. The initial releases are all iconic deluxe edition titles from great Universal artists - Amy Winehouse, The Who, James Brown, Marvin Gaye and Mike Oldfield.


    The albums were cut from high-resolution digital transfers from the best-known analogue tapes by Abbey Road mastering engineer Miles Showell, one of the foremost practitioners of this artisan process in the world today. Only minimal sympathetic equalization was applied to the transfers to keep everything as pure as possible. Also, as these are vinyl-only releases, Miles did not apply any digital limiting. This is added to almost all digital releases to make them appear to be loud and is responsible for the so-called "loudness war" and in almost every case is anything but natural and pure sounding.

    LP 1
    1. Introduction to the James Brown Show (MC Frankie Crocker)

    2. Think (Duet with Marva Whitney)

    3. I Wanna Be Around

    4. James Brown (Thanks)

    5. That's Life

    6. Kansas City

    7. Sweet Soul Music (Bobby Byrd)

    8. It's A Man's Man's World


    LP 2
    1. Caravan (The James Brown Band feat. the J.B. Dancers)

    2. Introduction to 'Star Time' (MC Frankie Crocker and Sad Sam)
    3. Money Won't Change You/Out of Sight

    4. Bring It Up

    5. Try Me

    6. Let Yourself Go

    7. There Was A Time

    8. I Feel All Right


    LP 3
    1. Cold Sweat

    2. Prisoner of Love

    3. My Girl (instrumental interlude)

    4. Maybe The Last Time

    5. I Got You (I Feel Good)

    6. Please, Please, Please

    7. Bring It Up (Finale)

    James Brown
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  • All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes (Half-Speed Master) All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes (Half-Speed Master) Quick View

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    All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes (Half-Speed Master)

    Limited Edition Heavyweight 180-Gram Gold Vinyl


    Remastered At Abbey Road With Half-Speed Mastering Process


    Released in 1982 Townshend's next solo release garnered a four-star review in Rolling Stone "Townshend's arrangements surge and subside as gracefully as anything in rock; they're neither static nor jolting. Although the tunes and chord changes won't surprise most Who listeners, they sink in fast, from 'Stop Hurting People' ('The Song Is Over' rocks out) to 'Slit Skirts' ('Slip Kid' grows up). Townshend adds a few rhythms to his portfolio - reggae in 'Exquisitely Bored', triplets in 'Communication' and a ruffles-and-flourishes march in 'Uniforms'".


    The album contains the singles 'Face Dances pt 2' and 'Uniforms (Corps D'Espirit)' and a companion promotional video featuring seven of the tracks was made for the fledgling MTV Network.

    1. Stop Hurting People
    2. The Sea Refuses No River
    3. Prelude
    4. Face Dances Part Two
    5. Exquisitely Bored
    6. Communication
    7.Stardom In Acton
    8. Uniforms (Corp d'esprit)
    9. North Country Girl
    10. Somebody Saved Me
    11. Slit Skirts
    Pete Townshend
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    Pink

    Half-Speed Mastered For Audiophile-quality Reproduction.



    Double LP Packaged In A Stunning Heavyweight Spot-Color Jacket.




    "Ironically, this patchwork of 12-inch singles is Kieran Hebden's most delectable album-as-album." - The Boston Phoenix



    "Pink is a triumph and the new high-water mark for one of this generation's finest producers." - XLR8R



    Four Tet's brilliant 2012 collection finally available on vinyl.

    1. Locked
    2. Lion
    3. Jupiters
    4. Ocoras
    5. 128 Harps
    6. Pyramid
    7. Peace For Earth
    8. Pinnacles
    Four Tet
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    Excitable Boy

    The Jackson Browne/Waddy Wachtel produced album Excitable Boy broke Warren Zevon's career wide open in 1978. Empowered by decadence and excess not to mention a gang of collaborators that included Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, J.D. Souther, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie, Zevon turned out unforgettable classics like Werewolves Of London, Johnny Strikes Up the Band and Lawyers, Guns And Money among others. This 180g audiophile vinyl reissue features half-speed mastering from the original Asylum vault tapes by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Ron McMaster at Capitol Mastering. Includes original graphics, lyrics and poly sleeve.
    1. Johnny Strikes up the Band
    2. Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner
    3. Excitable Boy
    4. Werewolves of London
    5. Accidentally Like a Martyr
    6. Night Time in the Switching Yard
    7. Veracruz
    8. Tenderness on the Block
    9. Lawyers, Guns and Money
    Warren Zevon
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    The Captain And Me

    This multi-platinum smash LP yielded the Doobie Brothers four major hit singles and has since become one of the most popular albums of all time in classic rock. Featuring Long Train Runnin', China Grove and other favorites, The Captain and Me has truly stood the test of time. Impeccably half-speed mastered using the original Warner vault tapes at Friday Music Studios by the award winning Joe Reagoso (Doobie Brothers, Yes, Boz Scaggs), and Capitol Records in Hollywood with Ron McMaster, this will be one of the most desired audiophile releases this new year! Packaged with the original gatefold cover, original art elements, protective poly record sleeve, and poly bag for the album cover.
    1. Natural Thing
    2. Long Train Runnin'
    3. China Grove
    4. Dark Eyed Cajun Woman
    5. Clear As The Driven Snow
    6. Without You
    7. South City Midnight Lady
    8. Evil Woman
    9. Busted Down Around O' Connelly Corners
    10. Ukiah
    11. The Captain And Me
    The Doobie Brothers
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    Foreigner (On Sale)

    Blockbuster 1977 Debut Packed With Anthemic Classic Rock Hits and Heroic Guitar Riffs



    Feels Like the First Time: You've Never Heard Foreigner Sound So Immediate, Detailed, Warm, and Dynamic in Analog



    System-Testing Sonics: Half-Speed Mastered from the Original Master Tapes



    Blissful feelings arise at the mere mention of 70s arena rock. It gives listeners the permission to have fun, sing along to aircraft-hangar-size choruses, play air guitar solos, forget about any troubles, recall the experience of a first kiss, and quite simply, rock out. Few albums better instill these pleasures than Foreigners 1977 self-titled debut album, a five-times platinum blockbuster chock full of salacious riffs, soaring vocals, edgy beats, and lyrics that practically demand to be shouted. And while the record has always boasted clean, immediate production, never before has it exploded with the dynamic intensity and rich transparency now made possible on Mobile Fidelitys dynamic 180g LP. This is what rock n roll dreams are made of.



    Spearheaded by guitar hero Mick Jones, fresh off success with Spooky Tooth, Foreigner rallied around a talented collective pulled from the U.S. and U.K. Joining up with former King Crimson instrumentalist Ian McDonald and drummer Dennis Elliott, as well as keyboardist Al Greenwood and bassist Ed Gagliardi, Jones completed the puzzle with the addition of extraordinary singer Lou Gramm, whose vocal timbre and limitless pipes remain one of the most instantly identifiable combinations in music. Before long, two eternal radio classicsFeels Like the First Time and Cold As Ice, composed on a miniature piano and inspired by Hollywood star Joan Crawfordwere in the bag. Eight more tunes, each as solid as those that came before, followed, and Foreigner quickly became an overnight rock sensation.



    In contrast to much of the eras angrier fare and crudely produced music, Foreigner stood out by way of its clean, muscular, professional production. Still, Mobile Fidelity believed that underneath the surfaces, an even fresher, bigger-sounding record loomed. Half-speed mastered from the original master tapes, MoFis 180g LP presents the sextets roof-raising anthems and scintillating blend of guitars, synths, and Gramms soulful vocals across a wider, deeper soundstage than ever before imagined. Instrumental separation, tonal balance, and imaging are absolutely superb. Better still, the songs come across with an assertive liveliness that adds to their enjoyment, structure, and melodic character. The accessory flutes, saxophones, and synthesizer solos have never sounded so enmeshed within the overall sonic fabric.



    Get ready to hear your new favorite 70s rock album and push the limits of your systems dynamics.


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    1. Feels Like the First Time
    2. Cold as Ice
    3. Starrider
    4. Headknocker
    5. The Damage Is Done
    6. Long, Long Way from Home
    7. Woman Oh Woman
    8. At War with the World
    9. Fool for You Anyway
    10. I Need You
    Foreigner
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    Music From Big Pink (On Sale)

    Ranked 34/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Take a Load Off with the Very Best-Sounding Analog Big Pink Ever Pressed


    Half-Speed Mastered from the Original Master Tapes and Pressed at RTI


    Includes The Weight, I Shall Be Released, This Wheel's On Fire


    Youve likely heard the story. Now hear the results of one of the most famous sessions in history with a clarity and warmth never thought possible.


    In late 1965 and early 1966, Bob Dylan shattered the boundaries between folk and rock music on a controversial tour that found the generation spokesman plugging in and shocking purist audiences that reviled in horror at the sight of their hero playing electric with a bunch of ragtag Canadian mates. Then known as the Hawks, the Band was that backing group, serving Dylan not only on the road but, playing with him after his motorcycle accident, on his seminal Basement Tapes collection.


    Recorded in 1968 and ranked #34 on Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list, The Bands Music From Big Pink stems from the same localea pink farmhouse in upstate Woodstock, New Yorkas the Basement Tapes and is just as rustic, timeless, and mysterious as Dylans celebrated work. A debut for the ages, the album features two songs co-written with DylanThis Wheels on Fire, Tears of Rageas well as whats universally recognized as the definitive version of Dylans I Shall Be Released. More famously, it also includes The Weight, a standard covered by everyone from the Grateful Dead to Weezer to Aretha Franklin. But the power of this set doesnt lie in one song but the entire album.


    A groundbreaking statement, Music From Big Pink lays bare the magnetism of the American South, Appalachian traditions, and country-rock innovations. That guitarist Robbie Robertson, pianist Garth Hudson, bassist Rick Danko, drummer/vocalist Levon Helm, and organist Richard Manuel are all household names only adds to the proof of this must-have records everlasting appeal. This is the majesty of what Greil Marcus called the old, weird America.


    Half-speed mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's analog version practically gives you a spot on the floor at Big Pink as the sessions went down. Curl up, close your eyes, and listen as the music's sublimely organic sounds appear with full-range dynamics, life-size imaging, and tremendous soundstaging. This is one of the reasons why you have a turntable. Prepare for your system, and your ears, to glow.


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    1. Tears Of Rage
    2. To Kingdom Come
    3. In A Station
    4. Caledonia Mission
    5. The Weight
    6. We Can Talk
    7. Long Black Veil
    8. Chest Fever
    9. Lonesome Suzie
    10. This Wheel's On Fire
    11. I Shall Be Released
    The Band
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    The Cars (Awaiting Repress) (On Sale)

    Ranked 282/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Let the Good Times Roll: Half-Speed Mastered LP Sounds Amazing!


    The Cars Classic 1978 Debut a Veritable Greatest Hits Album: Nearly Every Song a Radio Staple


    My Best Friend's Girl, Just What I Needed, You're All I've Got Tonight Among the Tunes on the Hit Parade


    One of the most successful and enjoyable debuts in history, The Cars self-titled album doubles as a greatest-hits collection. Thats because not one song here is unrecognized or unknown. A huge reason why the Boston quintet became Americas most popular new-wave band, The Cars launched eight tracks still regularly heard on radio stations everywhere. Consider the hit list: Youre All Ive Got Tonight. Good Times Roll. Just What I Needed. Moving in Stereo. My Best Friends Girl. Dont Cha Stop. If youre a fan of pop music, this album is mandatory. Just call it the best new-wave rock album ever made.


    Led by Ric Ocasek and Benjamin Orr, the Cars managed to unite then-disparate styles: bubblegum pop melodies, angular art rock, progressive arrangements, and terse minimalism. Orrs low, understated singing and Ocaseks cool, detached vocals lend shades of doubt and double meaning to the lyrics, which are further counterbalanced by orchestral keyboard flourishes and electronic beats. The brilliant arrangements also benefit from a laidback cool and understated irony that remain uncommon in the over-the-top world of mainstream music. Obsessed with incorporating the latest technologies and sounds into its palette, the band spiced its tunes with delightfully quirky accentscountry-tinged guitar fills, echoing Syndrums, reggae splashes, hard-rock tones, robotic pulses.


    The results are the sounds of a creative landmark. At once accessible and eccentric, edgy and catchy, The Cars explodes with emotion, energy, and hooks. Its impossible not to get caught up humming and singing along to every song, an appeal that comes courtesy of Roy Thomas Bakers stellar production. The legendary producer, best known for his work with Queen, ensured that the record seamlessly packed a smooth midrange, spacious imaging, and call-and-answer choruses in one tight package. Bakers trademark touches with harmony vocals abound.


    And now, The Cars sounds better than it has in any previous incarnation. Half-speed mastered from the original analog tapes, Mobile Fidelitys numbered limited-edition LP allows the musics oscillating rhythms, futuristic keyboard passages, panned stereo images, and rippling textures to be experienced like never before. The songs take on a surreal quality, the Cars manipulating the vibrant music at will to mesmerize the listeners senses and hold them at bay. Mobile Fidelitys unparalleled pressing epitomizes the sensation of moving in stereo!


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    1. Good Times Roll
    2. My Best Friend's Girl
    3. Just What I Needed
    4. I'm in Touch With Your World

    5. Don't Cha Stop
    6. You're All I've Got Tonight
    7. Bye Bye Love
    8. Moving in Stereo

    9. All Mixed Up
    The Cars
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
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    Shake It Up (On Sale)

    Sonically Spectacular LP Half-Speed Mastered from the Original Tapes!


    1981 Album a Return to Pop and a New-Wave Landmark


    A return to form after the departure that was 1980s muddled Panorama, the Cars Shake It Up bursts forth with a rich assembly of synthesizers, drum machines, electronic blips, and catchy melodies that make it an early 80s pop staple. Known the world over, the famous title track proves the bands arrangement skills were in perfect shape and set the stage for a record overflowing with memorable hooks and complementary rock riffs.


    Shake It Up also plays witness to primary songwriter/vocalist Ric Ocaseks increased cynicism and biting wit. While the Cars never took a rosy-eyed view of romance, the songs here impart a newfound sense of sympathy, regret, limbo, and reservation. The beauty of the Carsand all ten tunes hereis that the music suggests something else entirely. Such subliminal emotions and dynamic contrasts act as a magnet, and the band plays as if its in on the secret.


    They've always cultivated a dark side--girls make boys want to end it all even after the boys have grown up. They've always basked in the shadow of Roxy Music, too. But they've never been so stylishly nightmarish--except for the title cut, even the fast ones don't aim for fun. Robert Christgau, The Consumer Guide


    Apart from the party vibe of the title cut, the Cars aim for deeper targets and smarter undertones. Shake It Up is defined by an urban edginess and modern feel that comes alive on tunes such as Cruiser and circular Im Not the One, a pop gem laded with stacked vocals and keyboard lines that double as a horn section. The bands arrangements have never been betteror more involved. Absent the cheesiness that would mar the groups late-period work, the songs ride on the strength of keyboard-heavy lines and layered harmonies. You will not be disappointed.


    Half-speed mastered from the original analog tapes, Mobile Fidelitys numbered limited-edition LP focuses on the myriad pitch changes that control the musical directions. Recorded at the bands Synchro Sound studios by famed Queen producer Roy Thomas Baker, the album takes advantage of electronic textures and varying timbres in immersing the listener in accessible albeit abstract washes of sound. MoFis engineers made sure to capture every note and nuance; this marks the first time that Shake It Up has been remastered in any way, let alone from the original tapes.


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    1. Since You're Gone
    2. Shake It Up
    3. I'm Not the One
    4. Victim of Love
    5. Cruiser
    6. A Dream Away
    7. This Could Be Love
    8. Think it Over
    9. Maybe Baby
    The Cars
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    The Song Remains the Same

    The Song Remains the Same is the soundtrack live album of the concert film of the same name by the English rock band Led Zeppelin.


    The recording of the album and the film took place during three nights of concerts at New York's Madison Square Garden, during the band's 1973 North American tour. All songs were recorded by Eddie Kramer using the Wally Heider Mobile Studio truck, and later mixed at Electric Lady Studios in New York and Trident Studios in London.


    The album was released on 28 September 1976, by Swan Song Records. The sleeve design depicted a dilapidated movie house located on Old Street film studios in London, which was used by the group for rehearsals prior to their 1973 tour.


    In a review published in Mojo magazine in December 2007 James McNair gave the album four out of five stars, as did David Cavanagh in Uncut magazine, who wrote:
    The sound is vastly improved, as is the playing of the musicians (due to digital re-editing of the three MSG concerts, presumably). Not so much remastered as reconstructed, the 15 tracks (six previously unreleased) showboat, strut and snarl.


    Features:

    4-180 Gram Vinyl LP Box Set

    Remastered with band members' oversight

    Half-Speed Mastered by Stan Ricker

    Pressed at RTI

    LP 1


    1. Rock And Roll
    2. Celebration Day
    3. Black Dog (including Bring It On Home)*
    4. Over The Hills And Far Away*
    5. Misty Mountain Hop*
    6. Since Ive Been Loving You*
    7. The Ocean *


    LP 2


    1. The Song Remains The Same
    2. The Rain Song
    3. No Quarter


    LP 3


    1. Dazed And Confused (Part 1)
    2. Dazed And Confused (Part 2)
    3. Moby Dick


    LP 4


    1. Stairway To Heaven
    2. Heartbreaker*
    3. Whole Lotta Love

    Led Zeppelin
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