I stopped buying MoFi reissues once I heard how much better Better Records Hot Stampers sound. They're expensive but worth it. Unlike MoFi's which, well let's just say you don't ever want to compare them.
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After the Marvin Gaye - One Step, I cancelled all my pre-orders. The sales rep asked why? I told him that the One Steps had taken a loss in sound quality and that some of my pre-orders were over a year in waiting. He shrugged my comments off. So be it.
I know, no one here will care either, after 3 years participating on A'gon, This will probably be my final post. I doubt that my posts help anyone here. Use your Ears.
Finally, there are just too many wannabes on this forum. Guys like jafant, uber, papa and others just make the nonsense intolerable. At least GK gives a laugh once in awhile.
Best to All on this Journey
I can't imagine paying more than $100 for vinyl that isn't an original pressing. Keep in mind that 95% of the vinyl I buy is 50/60s jazz and mainly mono pressings on BlueNote, Prestige, etc. To me these are pieces of history and carry consistently wonderful sonics in good condition. They will also hold value and have a ready market.
I have all of them, except Abraxas. In terms of sound quality, the only 2 that left me wanting were Marvin Gaye and Simon and Garfunkel. I think the other albums sound fantastic. The new vinyl formulation, Super Vinyl, the record is semi transparent when brought up to the light. It is clearly superior to the previous vinyl formulation and as good as any vintage vinyl formulation I have heard. The silent grooves are dead quiet and the music arrives from blackness. The Super Vinyl only started with the Marvin Gaye release.
So Marvin Gaye, Stevie Ray Vaughn and the second Bill Evans release are on Super vinyl. The Stevie Ray Vaughan, Texas Flood, is fantastic.