Back To Mono

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this box sounds fine to my ears, but was wondering if the more recent philles box set was an improvement? at this point, the back to mono thing is 20 years old? older?

tylerw, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 02:21 (2 years ago) Permalink

i copied this set from a friend in college and it just sat around my house for years before I actually gave it my time. wow, did it blow my mind! every song is like a universe unto itself.

Poliopolice, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 02:41 (2 years ago) Permalink

There's no space for bass in the mix. Too full of universe.

EZ Snappin, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 02:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

back to mono released in 1991 i think. funny: the price of this thing dropped to like $5 new when spector was up on murder charges. when he went to jail, it was out of print and worth a bundle. now i guess it's been superseded by other collections. would probably buy a _complete_ philles set but i guess i have most of that stuff on boots. honestly a lot of the b-sides are forgettable instruments. the more i think about this guy he's kind of a one-trick pony but what a great trick.

flesh, the devil, and a wolf (wolf) (amateurist), Wednesday, 2 May 2012 03:18 (2 years ago) Permalink

they are expensive on amazon, but if you read the descriptions, they are almost all mint condition, shrink-wrapped in original case

Poliopolice, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 03:52 (2 years ago) Permalink


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