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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.
One of the crowning moments of house music from the 80s – and arguably the greatest thing that Todd Terry ever did! The record's got some incredible washes of sound – coming together in a barrage of beats and keyboards that propelled Terry from out of the underground, into the cars of ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
A sweet little jazz house groove, cut by Pal Joey right around the time of "Hot Music" with a similar downtown crossover club vibe, fusing the best of the acid jazz scene with a NY house style! 12-inch, Vinyl record
A seminal bit of Chicago House goes mainstream! JM Silk featured tight work by Steve Silk Hurley – producing, arranging, and mixing. Steve takes Isaac Hayes' "I Can't Turn Around", flips it on its end, and pulls it apart into a skeleton of beats, keyboards, basslines, and vocals ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
On "Swing It", Da Bush Babees sound a whole lot like an east coast version of the Pharcyde, with a little dancehall influence. Nice uptempo production and the 'jazziness' remix features heavier beats and sparer breaks. 12-inch, Vinyl record
Kind of an oddball rap single from the early days of Sleeping Bag. The rhymes are fine, nothing to write home about, but not insulting to our ears, but the track is a nice almost electro sort of groove, with some heavy synths. Plus the long vocal mix and the instrumental versions were both mixed ... 12-inch, Vinyl record