I've found most of the colored vinyl is atrociously noisy, but others
that aren't. Not surprisingly, the ones that sound better have a
better quality-control feel as a whole.
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 1:19 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Are the colored vinyls more noisy than black like the picture disks used to
> be back in the 80s?
> A neato RSD promo for a band would be that they go down to United Pressing
> in Nashville and hand-mix buckets of colored pellets, which then get made
> into biscuits. If you had a 4-person band, maybe the drummer mixes black and
> silver with a few red flecks, the guitar player mixes green, yellow and
> orange, the bass player goes with red white and blue and the female singer
> goes for pink, indigo and day-glo orange. The could also come up with four
> versions of the cover, and press 500 copies of each. Bands may contact me
> for licensing information! ;)
> -- Tom Fine
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jim Sam" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 3:40 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] The Color of Vinyl in 2012
>> A thought occurred to me that I'd like to get others' take on. With
>> the exception of the band Shellac, I can't think of a new releases
>> since sometime in the mid '00s that's been pressed on black vinyl. I
>> definitely have all the primary colors, a lot of secondary colors, and
>> a few clear/translucent ones for good measure. Meanwhile, I can tick
>> off scads of new vinyl since then that've been black, but they were
>> all reissues, not new releases.
>> That said, all my vinyl tends to be of
>> indie/alternative/underground/whatever rock bands. They're obviously
>> doing it for the collecting aspect.
>> Anyone else seen something similar?