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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.
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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 album that bills itself as "acoustic songwriting filtered through the futuristic acid trip that is the current Southern California beat scene" – but a set that's also much more than that as well! True, there's some sweet songs nestled in the mix – vocals and guitar that ... LP, Vinyl record album
Bubbling funky beats and cosmically soaring soundscapes from Karlmarx – New Zealand duo of Isaac Aesili and Mark McNeill – boundless, headnodding grooves! The duo bring together spacey hip hop beats, unpredictable swirls of keyboards, soul Euro electro and more into consistent groove, ... LP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic tribute to the glory days of the Chess/Cadet Records Concept years – that heady late 60s period when Charles Stepney, Ramsey Lewis, Richard Evans, and other Chicago geniuses were really pushing the boundaries of jazz, funk, and soul! Marc Mac's already given the Chess scene ... LP, Vinyl record album
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
A decade since their previous effort, and 14 years since their previous masterpiece, Portishead returns with Third – and, oh, what a mindblowing third act. The first thing you'll realize about Third is that it's not Dummy Part 3 – a welcome and surprising trait – but it does take ... LP, Vinyl record album
Perhaps the farthest reaching set of cosmic hip hop instrumentals from Ras G yet! Stargate Music takes flight from a rawly experimental beginning – static-y beats, chimes, a bit of keys and a manipulated vocal sample – but you know it's set to blast off into the blissfully funky cosmos ... LP, Vinyl record album
A post-millennium gem from Dabyre that holds up incredibly well – and an nice littel selection of dub influenced beats and abstract hip hop instruementals! The vibe here is creative, but doesn't venture too far out of headnodding territory even in the most spacey –with some smooth ... LP, Vinyl record album