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All Keyed Up EP (180 gram 45 rpm pressing – with bonus tracks)

LP (Item 131974) Air/Time Capsule (UK), 1989 — Condition: Near Mint-
A late 80s electro gem from Ben Tankard – a real multi-instrumentalist here, making best use of the digital technology of the time to serve up a smooth blend of jazzy fusion, funk, and soul! Ben plays most of the instruments here – midi keyboards, wind controllers, guitar synth, drum programs, and more – but uses them all with the warmth of a fusion record from a decade before, which is quite a feat – as much of the instrumentation could be a bit cold in the wrong hands. A few numbers have strong keyboard solos out front – ala Rodney Franklin or Bobby Lyle at the time – and titles include "All Keyed Up", "Melodic Heaven", and "Eden Celebration" – plus "All Keyed Up (Time Capsule seaside mix)".  © 1996-2023, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(With obi and insert.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



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