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LP (Item 861725) Leaving, 2015 — Condition: Used
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A stunner from drummer and all around atmospheric beats master Deantoni Parks – who has worked as a drummer for a very impressive list of stars (none of whom we'll name here, because Deantoni gets all the props from us) – but left to his own creative devices, he's crafted one of best beathead instrumental efforts from the Stones Throw/Leaving Records universe in years! First and foremost, the man is an incredible drummer. His drums are performed and produced live – without overdubs or loops – but armed with a sampler, he curates and assembles the battery of propellant beats in infinitely expressive ways. Fellow creative spirit Carlos Nino has a hand in the sequence of excerpted beats here – and the record is a real knockout! Titles include "Black Axioms", "Our Shadows", "Down", "Graphite", "Ashes", "Methodist", "Pebble", ""Bombay", "Orbit Maximus" and more.  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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.



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