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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by Dr. Medulla » 01 Nov 2016, 8:52pm

101Walterton wrote:
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101Walterton wrote:I think they were just displayed as they are now?
I remember there weren't many CD's on display as there was no back catalogue so to start with you only had top 20 albums. That's my excuse for buying some shit CD's!!!
Unless UK retailers used different racks or immediately converted to special cd racks, I suspect your memory is faulty. The second half of the 80s was an awkward period for media type in that albums and cd's were both being stocked side by side.

They had special CD racks but like I said they only stocked top 20 at best so wasn't like a big display. I was living in central London at the time so can only vouch for the major retailers don't know what the independants did. But there was definately no long boxes.


and if Heston or Marky pop and say there was I have my coat half on already.
Okay, that could make sense that there was a partial commitment to new racks early on.
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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by Kory » 01 Nov 2016, 11:02pm

I prefer CDs by a wide margin. The clarity is a bigger benefit to me than warmth. Aside from that, I don't care for pops and crackles in the music unless the artist put it there themselves. I know people say that if you take care of your records, you don't get that as much, but it's so rare that one finds records in that condition.
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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by Wolter » 02 Nov 2016, 9:14am

Kory wrote:I prefer CDs by a wide margin. The clarity is a bigger benefit to me than warmth. Aside from that, I don't care for pops and crackles in the music unless the artist put it there themselves. I know people say that if you take care of your records, you don't get that as much, but it's so rare that one finds records in that condition.
I honestly think 95% of the "analog is warmer" argument comes from the early day of incredibly shitty CD mastering. Just like most of the anti-digital music screeds are based on the shittiest, lossiest compressed files from 2001.
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 02 Nov 2016, 9:38am

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Kory wrote:I prefer CDs by a wide margin. The clarity is a bigger benefit to me than warmth. Aside from that, I don't care for pops and crackles in the music unless the artist put it there themselves. I know people say that if you take care of your records, you don't get that as much, but it's so rare that one finds records in that condition.
I honestly think 95% of the "analog is warmer" argument comes from the early day of incredibly shitty CD mastering. Just like most of the anti-digital music screeds are based on the shittiest, lossiest compressed files from 2001.
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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by Marky Dread » 02 Nov 2016, 10:54am

101Walterton wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
101Walterton wrote:I think they were just displayed as they are now?
I remember there weren't many CD's on display as there was no back catalogue so to start with you only had top 20 albums. That's my excuse for buying some shit CD's!!!
Unless UK retailers used different racks or immediately converted to special cd racks, I suspect your memory is faulty. The second half of the 80s was an awkward period for media type in that albums and cd's were both being stocked side by side.

They had special CD racks but like I said they only stocked top 20 at best so wasn't like a big display. I was living in central London at the time so can only vouch for the major retailers don't know what the independants did. But there was definately no long boxes.


and if Heston or Marky pop and say there was I have my coat half on already.
Think you better get your Weasel and Stoat mate. I remember buying my first CD's in Tower Records, Piccadilly, London and they were in long boxes. My first CD purchase was "No. 10 Upping St." those long boxes were so wasteful.
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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by 101Walterton » 02 Nov 2016, 2:20pm

Marky Dread wrote:
101Walterton wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
101Walterton wrote:I think they were just displayed as they are now?
I remember there weren't many CD's on display as there was no back catalogue so to start with you only had top 20 albums. That's my excuse for buying some shit CD's!!!
Unless UK retailers used different racks or immediately converted to special cd racks, I suspect your memory is faulty. The second half of the 80s was an awkward period for media type in that albums and cd's were both being stocked side by side.

They had special CD racks but like I said they only stocked top 20 at best so wasn't like a big display. I was living in central London at the time so can only vouch for the major retailers don't know what the independants did. But there was definately no long boxes.


and if Heston or Marky pop and say there was I have my coat half on already.
Think you better get your Weasel and Stoat mate. I remember buying my first CD's in Tower Records, Piccadilly, London and they were in long boxes. My first CD purchase was "No. 10 Upping St." those long boxes were so wasteful.
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Post by tepista » 02 Nov 2016, 5:07pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
101Walterton wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
101Walterton wrote:I think they were just displayed as they are now?
I remember there weren't many CD's on display as there was no back catalogue so to start with you only had top 20 albums. That's my excuse for buying some shit CD's!!!
Unless UK retailers used different racks or immediately converted to special cd racks, I suspect your memory is faulty. The second half of the 80s was an awkward period for media type in that albums and cd's were both being stocked side by side.

They had special CD racks but like I said they only stocked top 20 at best so wasn't like a big display. I was living in central London at the time so can only vouch for the major retailers don't know what the independants did. But there was definately no long boxes.


and if Heston or Marky pop and say there was I have my coat half on already.
Okay, that could make sense that there was a partial commitment to new racks early on.
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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by Marky Dread » 02 Nov 2016, 5:13pm

101Walterton wrote:
Marky Dread wrote:
101Walterton wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
101Walterton wrote:I think they were just displayed as they are now?
I remember there weren't many CD's on display as there was no back catalogue so to start with you only had top 20 albums. That's my excuse for buying some shit CD's!!!
Unless UK retailers used different racks or immediately converted to special cd racks, I suspect your memory is faulty. The second half of the 80s was an awkward period for media type in that albums and cd's were both being stocked side by side.

They had special CD racks but like I said they only stocked top 20 at best so wasn't like a big display. I was living in central London at the time so can only vouch for the major retailers don't know what the independants did. But there was definately no long boxes.


and if Heston or Marky pop and say there was I have my coat half on already.
Think you better get your Weasel and Stoat mate. I remember buying my first CD's in Tower Records, Piccadilly, London and they were in long boxes. My first CD purchase was "No. 10 Upping St." those long boxes were so wasteful.
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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by Inder » 08 Feb 2017, 9:00pm

Holy shit, IMCT is 15 years old.

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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by Dr. Medulla » 08 Feb 2017, 9:07pm

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08 Feb 2017, 9:00pm
Holy shit, IMCT is 15 years old.
We're still jailbait.
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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by 101Walterton » 08 Feb 2017, 9:34pm

Inder wrote:
08 Feb 2017, 9:00pm
Holy shit, IMCT is 15 years old.
Is that when it changed from Satch's?

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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by Heston » 08 Feb 2017, 10:05pm

101Walterton wrote:
08 Feb 2017, 9:34pm
Inder wrote:
08 Feb 2017, 9:00pm
Holy shit, IMCT is 15 years old.
Is that when it changed from Satch's?
No, it was still Satch's when I joined 13 years ago.
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 08 Feb 2017, 10:10pm

101Walterton wrote:
08 Feb 2017, 9:34pm
Inder wrote:
08 Feb 2017, 9:00pm
Holy shit, IMCT is 15 years old.
Is that when it changed from Satch's?
You don't remember the Hissyfit Rebellion when the name was changed? Good times, amusing times.
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Re: The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by 101Walterton » 08 Feb 2017, 11:56pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
08 Feb 2017, 10:10pm
101Walterton wrote:
08 Feb 2017, 9:34pm
Inder wrote:
08 Feb 2017, 9:00pm
Holy shit, IMCT is 15 years old.
Is that when it changed from Satch's?
You don't remember the Hissyfit Rebellion when the name was changed? Good times, amusing times.
I remember it just don't have a Scooby when it was???

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