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Technoir - Various - What Comes Around Goes Around (Vinyl)


  1. After the adhesive is set, you can begin to trim the vinyl. Start by cutting most of the excess material away, leaving about one to two inches of vinyl around the edge. Place the blade of the utility knife at an angle to edge of the board. Trim the remaining excess by slowly moving the knife around the edge.
  2. Jul 29,  · In the time that the dominance of CDs started to erode around the turn of the millennium, we've come to understand the wide range of how mp3s can sound-- how cymbals on a .
  3. Also, LVT is typically thicker than traditional vinyl flooring materials, like sheet vinyl, and it comes in various shapes and sizes, with the plank format being the most popular.
  4. A sleeper label shout out: abc. Based on a handful of jazz reissues and some early mono pressings, I think abc knows how to press good vinyl. The put out jazz box sets, based around instruments. "The Bass" sounds particularly good - I use a few tracks (side B or C I think) to test my set up.
  5. Of all the things I bought on Record Store Day I think the Mogwai/Fuck Buttons 10" white vinyl sounds as good as anything. Granted the Beach House blue 12" doesn't sound great, but at the same time, I've got black vinyl that sounds great, and I've got black vinyl that sounds not so great.
  6. Vinyl is not as accurate a representation of the music as say a CD, because all sorts of noise is added into the system. It does however, through that noise, its physicality, large artwork, greater need for involvement, have a unique experience attached. There is an excitement to hearing the pops and noise of vinyl before the tracks start.
  7. Before weighing vinyl's, ahem, good and bad sides, it helps to know how records are made. In brief, an engineer such as Gonsalves receives mixed recordings from the studio (or even a band's laptop.
  8. Turntable goes to the amp, the amp goes to the computer (I use the tape-out connections), then it comes back from the computer to the amp through the tape-in connections. I do this so that I can easily switch between my digital version and the vinyl and compare them through the same set of speakers.

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