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Sainsburys Record Label

Discussion in 'music' started by Gerard124, Nov 2, 2017.

  1. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

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    Sainsburys launch own record label starting with Bob Stanley curated 20-track compilations called Coming into Los Angeles and Hi Fidelity. The first, labelled “a taste of the west coast”, includes tracks from The Monkees, The Mamas and the Papas, Arlo Guthrie and Fleetwood Mac. Hi Fidelity resurrects more crates in the attic classics including Roxy Music’s Avalon, Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells, 10CC’s I’m Not In Love and the immortal Van der Graaf Generator’s Theme 1.

    The record covers are pretty cool, I picture bearded hipsters picking these up under cover of darkness along with this months edition of Shindig!
     
  2. Anh

    Anh Naim ghetto blaster

    Sainsbury's cut corners with food, so I wouldnt be surprised they did the same with recorded music.

    Are these yet another loudness wars 'hot-rodded' 16 bit remasters that are converted to vinyl?

    If so, that is the worst of both worlds.
     
  3. abbydog

    abbydog pfm Member

    Suggest staying away from vinyl until this craze subsides - good quality LPs well priced will return if consumers force a correction. In the interim, there are tens of thousands of cheap CDs to rip...

    Leave crappy record store day amid tins of sausage and beans to those that deserve it. I honestly wish some days I had ditched vinyl in the 80s.
     
  4. Graham H

    Graham H pfm Member

    One headline read:

    “Sex ‘n Drugs ‘n Sausage Rolls” - made me smile anyhow.
     
  5. RickyC6

    RickyC6 Infuriate the frog-men

    Bob Stanley knows his pop music.
     
  6. Still

    Still absolute unit

    Hopefully M&S will respond to Sainsbury's challenge "This isn't any old vinyl ..."
     
  7. davem

    davem pfm Member

    Or maybe an M&S 'Listen in for Two' offer where you get two albums for the price of one.
     
  8. underzone

    underzone pfm Member

    That would deffo make my mother-in-law buy it...

    :)
     

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