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Re: new boredoms stuff?????????????

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  • wingsoftoast
    I ve got a rhythm & sound singles box set (and they really push vinyl over cds) and virtually every disc can only be played if I put a huge ball of blu-tac
    Message 1 of 9 , Feb 18, 2009
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      I've got a rhythm & sound singles box set (and they really push vinyl
      over cds) and virtually every disc can only be played if I put a huge
      ball of blu-tac above the stylus
      --- In theboredoms@yahoogroups.com, alterego100usa <no_reply@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Oh--not sure where you got it, but retailers can be idiots. I had
      an
      > LP once that looked like a hot wire had been dropped on it,
      returned
      > it (retail shop) and the mgr. made me open another sealed copy to
      > prove my assertion, which was indeed true. The second copy he saw
      > opened in front of him had the same damage.--- In
      > theboredoms@yahoogroups.com, alterego100usa <no_reply@> wrote:
      > >
      > > No, I didn't get one, but I wonder if the quality of mastering
      over
      > > the years has generally declined, or if it's just the source of
      > that
      > > record. I imagine production costs are still low--it used to be
      40
      > > cents US to manufacture each LP record, but I haven't checked on
      > > pricing in a long time. No surprise if that cost tripled or
      > > quadrupled since then, but you might contact the manufacturing
      > plant
      > > or record company. Sometimes, relevant info on the mastering is
      > > etched into the runoff groove that could be used for reference.
      > > Otherwise, telling others like this is a very good idea.--- In
      > > theboredoms@yahoogroups.com, scott davis <sjofarthotellet@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > hey did anyone get the voaltz/relerer remix 12"?
      > > > i've had 2 copies now and the quality of the vinyl is total
      shit.
      > > > the first copy i had, the needle just skimmed across, and now i
      > > just bought a new one and it skips all over the place. not ok.
      > > > boredoms are my favorite, but this sucks.
      > > > ????? same story anyone?
      > > > anyone have it on mp3 so i can enjoy it?
      > > > i have stuff to trade
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- On Mon, 2/9/09, alterego100usa <no_reply@yahoogroups.com>
      > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > From: alterego100usa <no_reply@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > Subject: [the boredoms] Re: new boredoms stuff?????????????
      > > > > To: theboredoms@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Date: Monday, February 9, 2009, 11:39 AM
      > > > > Sixty pounds! How can anyone attempt to justify that
      > > > > ridiculous
      > > > > overpricing? I recall trying to get Cornelius and Boredoms
      > > > > import CDs
      > > > > in the US ten years ago, and they were $50 US even then,
      > > > > just crazy.
      > > > > (Of course, bootleg retail prices are just as bad). At that
      > > > > time I
      > > > > saw the band live for $15 (US), which sort of shows the
      > > > > dichotomy of
      > > > > why many think the music industry rips people off. --- In
      > > > > theboredoms@yahoogroups.com, "wingsoftoast"
      > > > > <wingsoftoast@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > wow, you go away for a few months and look what
      > > > > happens. HMV japan
      > > > > has
      > > > > > got the boadrum cd/dvd priced at about 60 uk
      > > > > pounds!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      > > > > > (funnily priced 7777 yen - ha ha) there's also a
      > > > > 12" of something +
      > > > > > super roots 10. I must say, a year ago I'd have
      > > > > plunged straight
      > > > > into
      > > > > > my magical debt card to get this stuff, but looking at
      > > > > all the
      > > > > comments
      > > > > > I'm not so sure if i'm bothered.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I know there's an attraction in collecting stuff
      > > > > that's 'hard to
      > > > > come
      > > > > > by' (even if the internet makes it dead easy, as
      > > > > long as you're
      > > > > > prepared to pay the money),but really - can anyone say
      > > > > that the
      > > > > group
      > > > > > has done anything really different in the last nine
      > > > > years? They've
      > > > > > become something of a leftfield institution recently,
      > > > > so they could
      > > > > > pretty much release the sound of Eye clicking his
      > > > > fingers 777 times
      > > > > and
      > > > > > someone would run out and buy it. I can't help
      > > > > thinking of ageing
      > > > > > hippies such as Hawkwind, eternally touring, eternally
      > > > > doing the
      > > > > same
      > > > > > thing in front of a fervently loyal, unquestioning
      > > > > fan-base...
      > > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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