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« Reply #3260 on: June 19, 2017, 03:16:25 AM »
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« Reply #3261 on: June 22, 2017, 10:43:28 PM »
I’ve made quite a haul over the past week:








Almost all of them personal favourites of mine.  ???
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« Reply #3262 on: June 23, 2017, 07:42:42 AM »
Almost all of them personal favourites of mine.  ???

I must admit that I do not know the music of David Sylvian although I know of him. Where would be a good place to start? I will check out YouTube also.
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« Reply #3264 on: July 01, 2017, 11:31:39 AM »
I must admit that I do not know the music of David Sylvian although I know of him. Where would be a good place to start? I will check out YouTube also.
Yes, I do recommend him. He's one of the few 'pop' musicians I saw live in concert, too. Three times, in Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Utrecht, in the 1980s and 1990s.
Best places to start IMHO, are his first and third solo album: Brilliant Trees and Secrets of the Beehive. For example these two very nostalgic and one more 'pop' songs:
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/CBupS5PMMsc" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/CBupS5PMMsc</a> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/Xbgvr_LqHQQ&amp;list=PLHSuNumf89bSAkrw2dM-chLocPApwXT8o" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/Xbgvr_LqHQQ&amp;list=PLHSuNumf89bSAkrw2dM-chLocPApwXT8o</a> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/AEHIgFdNmf8" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/AEHIgFdNmf8</a>

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« Reply #3265 on: July 01, 2017, 11:55:25 PM »
Yes, I do recommend him. He's one of the few 'pop' musicians I saw live in concert, too. Three times, in Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Utrecht, in the 1980s and 1990s.
Best places to start IMHO, are his first and third solo album: Brilliant Trees and Secrets of the Beehive. For example these two very nostalgic and one more 'pop' songs:
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/CBupS5PMMsc" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/CBupS5PMMsc</a> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/Xbgvr_LqHQQ&amp;list=PLHSuNumf89bSAkrw2dM-chLocPApwXT8o" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/Xbgvr_LqHQQ&amp;list=PLHSuNumf89bSAkrw2dM-chLocPApwXT8o</a> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/AEHIgFdNmf8" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/AEHIgFdNmf8</a>

Thank you for that  8)
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Re: Today's Purchases (Non-classical)
« Reply #3266 on: July 07, 2017, 01:24:48 AM »
Sersophane, the latest from Gosta Berlings Saga.


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« Reply #3267 on: July 16, 2017, 07:03:48 AM »



Pre-ordered.
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« Reply #3268 on: July 17, 2017, 05:50:24 PM »
Latest purchases:



Fleet Foxes latest album.



Father John Misty's new one.

Theres a few new/upcoming releases I have my eye on - will be adding them to my collection over the next few weeks.
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Re: Today's Purchases (Non-classical)
« Reply #3269 on: July 18, 2017, 07:27:35 PM »
Latest purchases:



One of my favorite U2 albums but I just own an MP3 of it ATM - now I will have a copy on CD.
Edit: Ordered a couple more items:



Arcade Fire's new one - I ordered the "Night Version" of this album (not the "Day Version" as pictured). Both versions seem to have exactly the same songs though (as far as I am aware).



An EP I don't own already.
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Re: Today's Purchases (Non-classical)
« Reply #3270 on: July 21, 2017, 08:18:39 AM »
Latest purchases:



The Church - Pangaea EP



Peter Gabriel - OVO Soundtrack

Another couple of "upgrade" purchases from previously owned MP3 to CD versions - Think that's all I'll be getting for a while now.

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« Reply #3271 on: July 23, 2017, 07:29:50 AM »
Cheers Nik. Quite true and I am really looking forward to revisiting this music  8)

I for one hope you post every vinyl purchase you make.  And any reasoning behind your purchases will be most welcomed reading.
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« Reply #3272 on: July 24, 2017, 11:49:02 PM »
I for one hope you post every vinyl purchase you make.  And any reasoning behind your purchases will be most welcomed reading.

That is interesting: I thought that us vinyl junkies were a dying breed in this digital world  :)
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« Reply #3273 on: July 25, 2017, 04:15:41 AM »
That is interesting: I thought that us vinyl junkies were a dying breed in this digital world  :)

Naw.  I do not believe in our lifetime we will be numero uno, but we will continue to thrive finding sonic treasures that just need a bit of dusting off.  There will be others coming after us that will continue our analogue quest as well.  (One of my 14 year old God Daughters we were visiting has suddenly taken an interest in it.) Some will stay, many will only stick around for about five minutes.  I expect the popularity to come in waves.  Plenty of articles about vinyl revival, and the new pressings are popping up like dandelions if you have twenty or thirty bucks for a record you cannot live without. Surfs definitely up for those of us that like buying the vintage classical platters.  Some very nice vintage pressings still in the wild and seem abundant and still cheap, especially in used record stores and at thrift shops.  Our biggest concern is, "Do I have the room?"

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« Reply #3274 on: July 25, 2017, 05:35:30 AM »
Naw.  I do not believe in our lifetime we will be numero uno, but we will continue to thrive finding sonic treasures that just need a bit of dusting off.  There will be others coming after us that will continue our analogue quest as well.  (One of my 14 year old God Daughters we were visiting has suddenly taken an interest in it.) Some will stay, many will only stick around for about five minutes.  I expect the popularity to come in waves.  Plenty of articles about vinyl revival, and the new pressings are popping up like dandelions if you have twenty or thirty bucks for a record you cannot live without. Surfs definitely up for those of us that like buying the vintage classical platters.  Some very nice vintage pressings still in the wild and seem abundant and still cheap, especially in used record stores and at thrift shops.  Our biggest concern is, "Do I have the room?"

Yes indeed, and the hunt continues unabated irrespective of the storage issue  8)
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« Reply #3275 on: July 25, 2017, 03:17:32 PM »
Yes indeed, and the hunt continues unabated irrespective of the storage issue  8)

That's the spirit!
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« Reply #3276 on: July 25, 2017, 06:16:19 PM »
Latest purchases:





I "own" all of U2's studio albums already but all of the above I just have as MP's ATM - I'm in the process of "upgrading" some parts of my collection from lossy to lossless versions and making detailed scans of the Artwork which means buying a CD copy..
Quite a big haul I guess but I was feeling a bit pleased with myself as I picked up the lot (with postage) for about $30 AUS :).

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« Reply #3277 on: July 26, 2017, 06:22:10 AM »
More nostalgia in my dotage...




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« Reply #3278 on: July 27, 2017, 06:21:13 PM »
More nostalgia in my dotage...






Very nice! - has it been long since you last listened to these albums?.

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« Reply #3279 on: July 27, 2017, 06:40:19 PM »
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