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Radio-Activity

LP (Item 62510) Capitol, 1975 — Condition: Near Mint-

Spacey sounds from out of the ether – Kraftwerk's wonderful tribute to radio, spun out in the same spare electronics they used to give some love to the computer, too! The album's the first by the group to really work as a unified suite of tracks – building up wonderfully over the course of both sides of the record – with themes that return, and bubble through other themes – creating a sense of careful, conceptual interplay that really blows away most of their 70s contemporaries – at the same time winning them a much bigger audience in the mainstream. Titles include "Radioland", "Airwaves", "News", "The Voice Of Energy", 'Uranium", "News", and "Ohm Sweet Ohm".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(US red label Capitol pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve – which has some waviness. Cover has minimal wear.)

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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