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Awesome stuff for bass players (Vinyl contents)

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Alvaro Martín Gómez A., Mar 7, 2013.


  1. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    Hi everybody. Thank you in advance for reading.

    At first I thought of posting this at the vinyl spinners club thread, but then I thought this could be of general interest. I've just received my copy of Jaco Pastorius' debut LP released on two 45 RPM 12" 180-gram records. Right now I'm listening to it and it's simply awesome. For those of you fellow bassists who love listening to music on vinyl, this album is a must. Here are some pictures:

    JacoLP01_zpsd171a575.jpg JacoLP12_zps076bfa7f.jpg

    JacoLP02_zps11ed81c2.jpg JacoLP03_zpscd2d50a6.jpg

    JacoLP04_zpseccb26c7.jpg JacoLP07_zpsf373f5a5.jpg

    JacoLP05_zps296169de.jpg JacoLP06_zps784175ca.jpg

    JacoLP08_zps0315528f.jpg JacoLP09_zpsc1403ff8.jpg

    JacoLP10_zpsfb96fd1f.jpg JacoLP11_zpsf541c5ce.jpg

    The only "bad" thing about it is having to flip records more often than normal, but it's a terrific listening experience anyway. A highly recommended release.
     
  2. Standalone

    Standalone

    Jan 17, 2005
    New Haven
    Nice. Never listened to any nice 45 12" records like that.
     
  3. White Beard

    White Beard

    Feb 12, 2013
    It looks to be in pretty good shape, and I as well have never listened to a 12" 45. I'm guessing the idea is higher sound quality because more of the surface area of the groove is being utilized in the same amount of time as a 33 1/3. Kind of like over cranking an old time camera to get slowmo.
     
  4. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    Just in case, this is a brand-new record. And I don't get tired of spinning it! :cool: :)
     
  5. Standalone

    Standalone

    Jan 17, 2005
    New Haven
    I have a brand new needle this month, and am enjoying some of my finest stuff. Don't like to play it when the needle's getting up there in hours.
     
  6. excellent! how much was it?
     
  7. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    More than one audiophile (who tend to be very annoying people in many cases) would throw stones at you for talking about a "needle" instead of a "stylus". ;)
     
  8. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    US$49.49 plus shipping to my country. From Elusive Disc.
     
  9. halfjackson

    halfjackson

    Feb 19, 2010
    Boston, MA
    Schweet! They make frames for 12" vinyl; I think that I got mine at Target. The inside sleeve of the Word of Mouth album with Jaco playing/composing at the piano is up on the wall in my music room, though I no longer get a chance to listen to any of my vinyl. Oh well...

    Enjoyyy!
     
  10. Spatial

    Spatial

    Oct 30, 2012
    DAMN!!! Nice!!!:)
     
  11. Awsome
     

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