Bob Marley & The Wailers Exodus Half-Speed Mastered LP
Bob Marley & The Wailers Exodus Half-Speed Mastered LP
Genre: Reggae
Label: Island
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Bob Marley & The Wailers Exodus Half-Speed Mastered LP

Bob Marley & The Wailers

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SKU:
ISLLP08216
UPC:
602435082165

Vinyl LP Half-Speed Mastered at Abbey Road Studios!

Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 71/500!

Recorded in London following an attempt on his life, Exodus (1977) shows Bob Marley mellowing a bit. Despite some powerful political tracks, Marley adopts a less fiery, more reflective approach than his previous outings.

Abbey Road's world-renowned engineers have been cutting grooves into discs since the studios first opened their doors in 1931. These records were pressed from master cuts using a precision technique known as half-speed mastering. The procedure requires the source master and the cutting lathe to run at half speed on a specially adapted Neumann VMS-80 lathe. This rare and specialised technique transforms difficult to cut highend frequencies into relatively easy to cut mid-range frequencies. The result is a cut with excellent high frequency response and very solid and stable stereo images. In short, half-speed mastering produces a master of the highest quality that enables the pressing plant to produce a superlative record. - Miles Showell, Mastering Engineer, Abbey Road Studios

To celebrate what would have been Bob Marley's 75th birthday last year, Island Records reissued the albums that the reggae legend released with the British label from 1973 to his death in 1983, with the addition of Legend, the greatest hits compilation that is one of the best selling albums of all time. And these fresh pressings were cut using half-speed mastering techniques, which help beef up the sound of these already spectacular recordings. As Marley's fanbase has only grown and deepened over the years, all 12 albums sold out online quickly. But if you have an abiding interest in his work and want to hear it with clarity and intensity, you'd do well to hit your local shop or online resellers to find these. The sound of Marley and his crack backing band, which included Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer in its earliest incarnation, is bulbous and thick on these reissues. The basswork of Aston 'Family Man' Barrett is given room to rumble, and the balance of elements, particularly the interplay between Marley and backing vocalists the I-Threes, is well-preserved. With the centenary of Marley's birth right around the corner, this won't be the last time Island finds a way to repackage and resell his work. But I'm skeptical that those future reissues will sound as good as these.
-Robert Ham, Paste Magazine

Features

  • Vinyl LP
  • Half-speed mastered at Abbey Road
  • Bob Marley 75th Anniversary obi strip
  • Made in Germany

Selections

Side A:

  1. Natural Mystic
  2. So Much Things To Say
  3. Guiltiness
  4. The Heathen
  5. Exodus

Side B:

  1. Jamming
  2. Waiting In Vain
  3. Turn Your Lights Down Low
  4. Three Little Birds
  5. One Love / People Get Ready
Description

Vinyl LP Half-Speed Mastered at Abbey Road Studios!

Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 71/500!

Recorded in London following an attempt on his life, Exodus (1977) shows Bob Marley mellowing a bit. Despite some powerful political tracks, Marley adopts a less fiery, more reflective approach than his previous outings.

Abbey Road's world-renowned engineers have been cutting grooves into discs since the studios first opened their doors in 1931. These records were pressed from master cuts using a precision technique known as half-speed mastering. The procedure requires the source master and the cutting lathe to run at half speed on a specially adapted Neumann VMS-80 lathe. This rare and specialised technique transforms difficult to cut highend frequencies into relatively easy to cut mid-range frequencies. The result is a cut with excellent high frequency response and very solid and stable stereo images. In short, half-speed mastering produces a master of the highest quality that enables the pressing plant to produce a superlative record. - Miles Showell, Mastering Engineer, Abbey Road Studios

To celebrate what would have been Bob Marley's 75th birthday last year, Island Records reissued the albums that the reggae legend released with the British label from 1973 to his death in 1983, with the addition of Legend, the greatest hits compilation that is one of the best selling albums of all time. And these fresh pressings were cut using half-speed mastering techniques, which help beef up the sound of these already spectacular recordings. As Marley's fanbase has only grown and deepened over the years, all 12 albums sold out online quickly. But if you have an abiding interest in his work and want to hear it with clarity and intensity, you'd do well to hit your local shop or online resellers to find these. The sound of Marley and his crack backing band, which included Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer in its earliest incarnation, is bulbous and thick on these reissues. The basswork of Aston 'Family Man' Barrett is given room to rumble, and the balance of elements, particularly the interplay between Marley and backing vocalists the I-Threes, is well-preserved. With the centenary of Marley's birth right around the corner, this won't be the last time Island finds a way to repackage and resell his work. But I'm skeptical that those future reissues will sound as good as these.
-Robert Ham, Paste Magazine

Features

  • Vinyl LP
  • Half-speed mastered at Abbey Road
  • Bob Marley 75th Anniversary obi strip
  • Made in Germany

Selections

Side A:

  1. Natural Mystic
  2. So Much Things To Say
  3. Guiltiness
  4. The Heathen
  5. Exodus

Side B:

  1. Jamming
  2. Waiting In Vain
  3. Turn Your Lights Down Low
  4. Three Little Birds
  5. One Love / People Get Ready
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Reggae
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Title
Exodus
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
1
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
10-15-2020
Release Date
11-19-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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