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  • Birth of The Cool Reissue Gets A Thumbs Down!

    Yes I have run into these record label people who simply don’t care and will foist any piece of slop on the public. Thankfully they don’t last because people do care about quality.
    First off, UMe touts this reissue as "...newly remastered from the original 1949 analog tapes for the first time since 1957." That's nonsense: Bernie Grundman cut this from the original analog tapes for Classic Records back in the 2000s. And I believe the RVG CD did as well (correct me if I'm wrong). Facts matter.
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    Just read that. Saved me buying the new version. The difference between the files posted is significant!

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      Anyone want to buy one? From me.....
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      • Rob
        Rob commented
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        that's what discogs is for, plenty of buyers over there don't read AP unless they google for reviews...

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      I haven't seen Mikey this worked up over a record review in a while. Im glad id didn't bite on this one.
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