4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Not for audiophiles,
This review is from: Couldn't Stand The Weather [VINYL] (Vinyl)
Wonderful album of course.
However, this edition is targeted at audiophiles with the recording going back to the original masters and all that stuff. But, it doesn't work. The main difference in the sound is that the bass goes a little deeper but not a lot else. It doesn't improve much on the original at all.
The main issue here is the pressing. Shocking approach to product quality. Sundazed, if you're going to aim your products at the high end of the market, then quit getting them pressed at facilities that don't have adequate quality control. The album has pops, clicks and has that awful pre-echo (picking up the sound of the next groove), most noticable on 'Tin Pan Alley'. Furthermore the inner is a regular cheap paper sleeve.
If you want to know what an audiophile package looks like, then choose the new Jimi Hendrix LP, the Tom Waits 'Orphans' box and the early Genesis vinyl box. All have incredibly good packaging, anti-staic inners and awesome quality pressings.
Sundazed, if you're going to offer this type of item , then do it right or not at all.