The Grateful Dead Anthem Of The Sun (1971 Remix) 180g LP
The Grateful Dead Anthem Of The Sun (1971 Remix) 180g LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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The Grateful Dead Anthem Of The Sun (1971 Remix) 180g LP

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1971 Remix Remastered For 50th Anniversary On 180g Vinyl LP!
The Live/Studio Sound That Introduced The Sound Of The Grateful Dead Live!
Primal, Psychedelic Dead At Its Earliest & Finest!

Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 288/500!

The Grateful Dead's second studio album, Anthem Of the Sun, was released in 1968 and was their first with drummer Mickey Hart. The album features the selection "Alligator" and the four-part suite "That's It For The Other One". The mix of the album combines multiple studio and live recordings of each song. The result is an experimental amalgam that is neither a studio album nor a live album, but both at the same time (though it is usually classified as a studio album).

In his book 'Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead", drummer Bill Kreutzmann described the production process: "...Jerry [Garcia] and Phil [Lesh] went into the studio with [Dan] Healy and, like mad scientists, they started splicing all the versions together, creating hybrids that contained the studio tracks and various live parts, stitched together from different shows, all in the same song - one rendition would dissolve into another and sometimes they were even stacked on top of each other... It was easily our most experimental record, it was groundbreaking in its time, and it remains a psychedelic listening experience to this day."

Phil Lesh supervised a remixed version of Anthem Of The Sun in 1971. The more well-known remix particularly differs from the original in terms of segues, use of live recordings and stereo imaging. For example, the original mix starts with vocals and organ panned wide, while the remix has them centered; Bob Weir's studio vocal on the first track is doubled with a live recording on the original mix and solo on the remix. "Born Cross-Eyed" ends with a power chord in the key of E on the remix, whereas the original mix has an earlier fade-out.

Although the uninitiated might find the album unnervingly difficult to follow, it obliterated the pretension of the post-Sgt. Pepper's 'concept album' while reinventing the musical parameters of the 12" LP medium.
-AllMusic
It's not easy to pinpoint the mix differences, but the culmination of side one has a sizable feedback ending as opposed to an echoed vocal refrain. Overall, the remixed album (the only one that was available after '71, until a late-'80's CD issue) seems to be EQ'd to emphasize a bit more low end. Luckily, none of the psychedelic chaos was stripped away.
-Aquarium Drunkard

Features

  • 50th Anniversary
  • 180g Vinyl LP
  • 1971 Remix
  • 2018 Remaster

Selections

Side One:

  1. That's It For The Other One: Cryptical Envelopment / Quadlibet For Tenderfeet / The Faster We Go The Rounder We Get
  2. New Potato Caboose
  3. Born Cross-Eyed

Side Two:

  1. Alligator
  2. Caution
Description

1971 Remix Remastered For 50th Anniversary On 180g Vinyl LP!
The Live/Studio Sound That Introduced The Sound Of The Grateful Dead Live!
Primal, Psychedelic Dead At Its Earliest & Finest!

Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 288/500!

The Grateful Dead's second studio album, Anthem Of the Sun, was released in 1968 and was their first with drummer Mickey Hart. The album features the selection "Alligator" and the four-part suite "That's It For The Other One". The mix of the album combines multiple studio and live recordings of each song. The result is an experimental amalgam that is neither a studio album nor a live album, but both at the same time (though it is usually classified as a studio album).

In his book 'Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead", drummer Bill Kreutzmann described the production process: "...Jerry [Garcia] and Phil [Lesh] went into the studio with [Dan] Healy and, like mad scientists, they started splicing all the versions together, creating hybrids that contained the studio tracks and various live parts, stitched together from different shows, all in the same song - one rendition would dissolve into another and sometimes they were even stacked on top of each other... It was easily our most experimental record, it was groundbreaking in its time, and it remains a psychedelic listening experience to this day."

Phil Lesh supervised a remixed version of Anthem Of The Sun in 1971. The more well-known remix particularly differs from the original in terms of segues, use of live recordings and stereo imaging. For example, the original mix starts with vocals and organ panned wide, while the remix has them centered; Bob Weir's studio vocal on the first track is doubled with a live recording on the original mix and solo on the remix. "Born Cross-Eyed" ends with a power chord in the key of E on the remix, whereas the original mix has an earlier fade-out.

Although the uninitiated might find the album unnervingly difficult to follow, it obliterated the pretension of the post-Sgt. Pepper's 'concept album' while reinventing the musical parameters of the 12" LP medium.
-AllMusic
It's not easy to pinpoint the mix differences, but the culmination of side one has a sizable feedback ending as opposed to an echoed vocal refrain. Overall, the remixed album (the only one that was available after '71, until a late-'80's CD issue) seems to be EQ'd to emphasize a bit more low end. Luckily, none of the psychedelic chaos was stripped away.
-Aquarium Drunkard

Features

  • 50th Anniversary
  • 180g Vinyl LP
  • 1971 Remix
  • 2018 Remaster

Selections

Side One:

  1. That's It For The Other One: Cryptical Envelopment / Quadlibet For Tenderfeet / The Faster We Go The Rounder We Get
  2. New Potato Caboose
  3. Born Cross-Eyed

Side Two:

  1. Alligator
  2. Caution
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
3.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
The Grateful Dead
Title
Anthem Of The Sun (1971 Remix)
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
06-17-2020
Release Date
11-12-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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