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We realize that there are many different interpretations of the standard grades used
for pre-owned vinyl record albums & CD, so we thought we'd offer you the ones that we are working with,
so you have an idea what we mean when we give the grade for a non-new item on our pages.
Used Vinyl Grades
Below are stated conditions for a used vinyl records at Dusty Groove. Grading for
the cover should be assumed to be near (within a "+" or "-")
the grading for the vinyl.
If there is significant divergence from the condition of the vinyl, or specific flaws,
these will be noted in the comments section of the item. However, please be aware that
since the emphasis of this site is towards the music listener, our main concern is with
the vinyl of any used item we sell. Additionally, please note that all of our records
are graded visually; considering the volume of used vinyl we handle, it is impossible
for us to listen to each record. If we spot any significant flaws, we make every attempt
to listen through them and note how they play.
The following grading conditions apply to the vinyl component of an album or single:
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.
An all star hip hop project on Stones Throw – music by the core Quakers trio of Invada Records partners Katalyst & 7Stu7, plus a cat billed as Fuzzface (actually Geoff Barrow of Portishead) – featuring a sick lineup of guests including Guilty Simpson, Jonwayne, Aloe Blacc, Buff1, ... LP, Vinyl record album
15 tracks, with beats by Diamond D, Buckwild, The Beatminerz, Showbiz and others, and appearances by Roc Raider, Grand Puba, DV Alias Christ, among others. With "The Lump, Lump", "Wild Cowboys", "Hang 'Em High", "Do It Again", "Stages & Lights" ... LP, Vinyl record album
Whodini's third LP, and probably their last good one. A little less of the electro production but still some nice cuts including the big beat production on "Funky Beat", the goofy "I'm A Ho" and the mellow hit "One Love". LP, Vinyl record album
The first full-length Beatnuts album – pressed on 2LP for the first time ever! Street Level is designed to succeed on, well, street level – but it's actually pretty damn diverse in retrospect! One of those more-is-more 90s albums with lots of tracks and some stellar production. ... LP, Vinyl record album
Tracks include "Live On Stage", "Worst Comes To Worst", "Clockwork", "Trade Money", "Heavy Rotation" featuring Tha Liks, "Self Defense", "Phil Da Agony Interlude", "Proper Propaganda", "Dilated Junkies" ... LP, Vinyl record album
Appearances by Biggie, Eminem, Nelly, Faith Evans, Busta rhymes, MOP, Jadakiss, CNN and a bunch of others on this 20 track "mixtape" LP, with "Come Over", "The Wickedest", "Words Are Weapons", "Thug Anthem 2000", "What Son What" and "U ... LP, Vinyl record album
The leftfield, loopy charm of the first UMC's LP is subverted for Unleashed – in which the crew takes a turn towards hardcore – a move similar to one made label mates Main Source around that point in time. The beats are a bit more walloping, too – and at least on a few of the ... LP, Vinyl record album
3rd LP by the man who put Chicago on the map as a hip hop center. 2 LPs deep, and with a lot of guest appearances by folks like De La Soul, Q-Tip, Chantay Savage, Erykah Badu, and Cee-Lo. No I.D. produced most of this, and a few tracks were done by Doug Infinite. Includes "1 '2 Many", ... LP, Vinyl record album