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Geffen Records re-issuing Jaws and E.T. LP programs on vinyl and digital retailers on February 3


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http://modern-vinyl.com/2015/01/02/john-williams-scores-being-reissued-onto-wax/

The scores for Jaws and E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, both collaborations between John Williams and Steven Spielberg, are being reissued onto vinyl. Theres no pressing information currently available, but both are listed as single LP sets.

The reissues are being released on February 3rd.

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Step 1, buy vinyl Step 2, record to MP3 in real time Step 3, put on iPod and never touch vinyl again I love collecting vinyl.

Ah, I getcha now. Yea, I am looking forward to hearing the vinyl for sure, though I won't be purchasing a copy myself. Hopefully one of our hero labels will release a remastered LP on CD along with

Sounds great to me... Good thing I'm about to get a new high end turntable

Ah, I getcha now. Yea, I am looking forward to hearing the vinyl for sure, though I won't be purchasing a copy myself. Hopefully one of our hero labels will release a remastered LP on CD along with the original film tracks (from the first generation master this time)


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The most important thing is the true tint of the ocean on the Jaws poster


Why do you think I have a copy of the LP hanging in my living room! ;)

Ahhh...thew 70's.

That was my plan before doing that "Williams homage" cratfwork I posted a few months ago. It's a LP frame

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I wonder if it's nostalgia, Drax. The people who buy vinyl are generally very young and they look like hipsters. It's an expensive craze too. I won't be a part of it.

Alex

Those damn hipsters! :stick:

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I wonder if it's nostalgia, Drax. The people who buy vinyl are generally very young and they look like hipsters. It's an expensive craze too. I won't be a part of it.

Alex

I love my LPs but I've mainly collected cheapies for $2 to $5 each. These new prints are about $40 to $50 each. No way.

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I'll never buy such re-relase vinyl.

That's a swindle.

That's a marketing thing I'll never get into.

Making vinyl records is an Art, and I think that it's an Art which is not any more mastered.

I love LPs, I know them very well... all their limitations too. I collect and love to restore them when they are the only source... But mercy... we are in 2015... We can't go back!

Please release a remastered CD version of the original E.T. album :-)

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Ok I'll try to understand.

You take the original analog Master tape, you record it on a computer.

Then you remaster it, clean it and digitally correct all the audio drop-outs.

Then you put it on a LP, without mastering it properly for a vinyl, then young people buy it and think it's "the original" sound? ;-)

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Is this the future of John Williams releases? Digital-only expanded albums (Jurassic Park), digital releases sourced from vinyl (Towering Inferno) and vinyl reissues for hipsters and nostalgia junkies?

TTI wasn't sourced from a vinyl record, it was a remaster of the original studio album master. Vinyl just happened to be the commercial medium at the time.

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Is this the future of John Williams releases? Digital-only expanded albums (Jurassic Park), digital releases sourced from vinyl (Towering Inferno) and vinyl reissues for hipsters and nostalgia junkies?

TTI wasn't sourced from a vinyl record, it was a remaster of the original studio album master. Vinyl just happened to be the commercial medium at the time.

I think someone analyzed it and found it was just a new transfer of the Vinyl.

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Is this the future of John Williams releases? Digital-only expanded albums (Jurassic Park), digital releases sourced from vinyl (Towering Inferno) and vinyl reissues for hipsters and nostalgia junkies?

TTI wasn't sourced from a vinyl record, it was a remaster of the original studio album master. Vinyl just happened to be the commercial medium at the time.

I think someone analyzed it and found it was just a new transfer of the Vinyl.

Oh, interesting, I didn't know that! Link?

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Is this the future of John Williams releases? Digital-only expanded albums (Jurassic Park), digital releases sourced from vinyl (Towering Inferno) and vinyl reissues for hipsters and nostalgia junkies?

TTI wasn't sourced from a vinyl record, it was a remaster of the original studio album master. Vinyl just happened to be the commercial medium at the time.

I think someone analyzed it and found it was just a new transfer of the Vinyl.

Oh, interesting, I didn't know that! Link?

I recall reading it somewhere as well, not sure where, but just by listening to it, I feel tempted to agree.

My Superman vinyl collects dust somewhere. Is it worth anything?

It depends... is it in mint or near mint condition? If so, I'm sure someone will be willing to pay for it. Hell, I know I did!

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Well at least it shows there's still interest in physical media, so whatever that craze is about it's good overall


Is this the future of John Williams releases? Digital-only expanded albums (Jurassic Park), digital releases sourced from vinyl (Towering Inferno) and vinyl reissues for hipsters and nostalgia junkies?

TTI wasn't sourced from a vinyl record, it was a remaster of the original studio album master. Vinyl just happened to be the commercial medium at the time.
I think someone analyzed it and found it was just a new transfer of the Vinyl.

Oh, interesting, I didn't know that! Link?

Well, I can hear distortion, pops and crackles in one track so it doesn't sound like a re-master to me

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