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A brilliant repress!,
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This review is from: Selected Ambient Works 85-92 [VINYL] (Vinyl)
I couldn't believe my luck when I saw this on Amazon. The option to Pre-Order a brand new repress of Selected Ambient works 85-92! This is one of Aphex Twin's most acclaimed albums and it is a brilliant vinyl to collect while you have the chance. It is a MUST HAVE for any Aphex Twin fan. The songs feature a range of beautiful analogue/synth sounds that are both relaxing and at times exciting. The high quality standard of the tracks continues throughout, as some people disagree with when talking about Selected Ambient Works Volume 2. My personal favourites on this album include Xtal, Heliosphan and Green Calx. It is brilliant that this has been repressed and makes me ask, will Aphex Twin come out of his shell again soon and release more of his eagerly awaited albums? Some sources suggest he has 6-10 albums ready to release but this cannot be for sure. If you want to get more vinyls of his, be sure to get "Richard D. James" and "...I care because you do". Maybe even give Windowlicker and Come to daddy a try while they are on Amazon at a reasonable price!
If I had to criticise anything about the product I'd say that the packaging material is a LITTLE flimsy. However the original artwork makes up for it :)
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Initial post: 13 Oct 2013 00:07:52 BDT
Always good to see a vinyl review, thank you. One question, please - how is the pressing quality? Thks
In reply to an earlier post on 13 Oct 2013 00:27:30 BDT
Mr. J. Birkett says:
Yeah the pressing quality is probably an 8.5/10, It's of a very good standard. It really depends how critical you are going to be. At heart I'd say its a 10/10 but that's just me!
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