Here are a couple, both charge list or near list and both will send you a nice catalog full of eye
Beware the "racks and racks" of audiophoolery but I've found both quick and reliable with shipping
and returns/exchanges. Any returns I've had to make have been QC problems, mainly the fault of
Classic Records. None of it has been the fault of the retailers but they handled customer care
exactly as promised.
One of my fave used LP stores, the Bop Shop in Rochester NY, has some new LPs for sale, generally at
or near list price.
As for reissue labels, I haven't had one bad experience with Analogue Productions. Their stuff is
consistently great. The Classic Records mastering is usually first rate but as I've said, their
manufacturing is not always (but I have always gotten un-gouged or scuffed copies in exchange, so
apparently their manufacturer is capable of excellent work). Speakers Corner has an interesting and
growing catalog. I was thrilled to see this record back out, from a new player in the UK,
my original LP was unplayable, a garage sale purchase.
Reviews have been good for Warner Music's recent LPs, but I must say that I have a hard time with
the main reviewers of LPs these days, as they seem caught up in audiophoolery and myths.
My usual caveat -- there's no reason an LP should sound better than a CD except for bad or
primative/early CD mastering. Almost every LP I've bought new in the last 5 years was not out on CD
(either out of print or never issued) or was done horribly on CD.
-- Tom Fine
-- Tom Fine
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Breneman" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2007 3:32 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] They're still making vinyl
> --- Roger and Allison Kulp <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I know I am probably the only one here,who actively collects
>> select "contemporary" (post-1990) rock artists,and buys vinyl
>> exclusively.Vinyl never went away...
> So, where do you go to buy new LPs? Do you have to order
> them through the mail, or are there places you can go
> to browse through them like in days of yore?
> David Breneman [log in to unmask]
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