Elton John Vinyl

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Elton John Vinyl

Postby MiniCoupeman » Sun May 13, 2018 7:46 am

Last year one of the upmarket clothes shops sold an Elton John vinyl box for a silly (read expensive) cost. The albums subsequently appeared individually, labelled 'remastered'. Not having a vinyl greatest hits I brought this latest one. (Got two CD packages though).
You know how sometimes your system just doesn't gel or sound right? Might be the mains, a bad day at work, the wrong choice of music? or wine..... Well I played a side of the EJ hits album and it sounded awful so I left it for a few weeks. Yesterday I played two sides and can confidently report that this is the worst remastering I have ever heard. It is even worse, much worse, than the last Pink Floyd remasters. Please explain who employs deaf engineers to destroy good works (and why).
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Re: Elton John Vinyl

Postby SteveC » Sun May 13, 2018 8:50 pm

I bought the re-mastered Moody Blues 'Days Of Future Passed'. It was dull and sounded awful. None of the sparkle of the original. I sent it the back.
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Re: Elton John Vinyl

Postby zippy » Mon May 14, 2018 11:33 am

I bought (from download) 'Yellow Brick Road' in high definition.
Almost unplayable on my system due to excessive upper frequencies.
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Re: Elton John Vinyl

Postby MiniCoupeman » Wed May 16, 2018 4:12 pm

Can we put it in capitals! CAVET EMPOR. BUYER BEWARE.

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Re: Elton John Vinyl

Postby zippy » Wed May 16, 2018 4:25 pm

^-^ We can, but maybe get the spelling right too ;D
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