The Grateful Dead Aoxomoxoa 180g LP
The Grateful Dead Aoxomoxoa 180g LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: WB Rhino
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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The Grateful Dead Aoxomoxoa 180g LP

The Grateful Dead

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SKU:
WBLP97817
UPC:
081227978174
TAS Rated 4/5 Music, 4/5 Sonics in the January 2011 Issue of The Absolute Sound!

180g LP Mastered From Original Analog Masters by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios and Pressed at RTI!

Rolling Stone 2015 Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Jam Bands: The Grateful Dead Rated 1st!

Aoxomoxoa was released in 1969 and features one of Rick Griffin's finest Grateful Dead album covers, having originated as a poster for the Dead at the Avalon Ballroom in January 1969. Apparently, the band liked the poster so much they asked Griffin to rework it for the cover of their third album, which was their first with Tom Constanten as an official band-member. Constanten was instrumental in creating unique sounds from the keyboards utilizing such common items as combs, Dutch dimes, and a gyroscope to alter the sound of the keyboard.

Between 1967 and 1970, the Grateful Dead recorded five studio albums for Warner Bros. Those records formed the psychedelic canon on which the band’s live legend was built. The five albums were pressed on premium 180g vinyl at RTI and packaged as a Deluxe 5LP Box Set. This 180g LP is the same as the pressing that was included in that set.

Reviews of the 5LP Box Set:
"... Each LP's cover has been meticulously reproduced, the 180-gram vinyl pressed at RTI from freshly-cut lacquers mastered from the original analog tapes by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Studios..." - Wayne Garcia, The Absolute Sound, January 2011

"...when it comes to focus, overall clarity, balance, dynamic punch, and bottom-end weight, which are hallmarks of [these] Rhino's reissues. As to Phil Lesh's marvelous and important bass playing - the clarity of line, and his round, almost creamy tone - is one of the great joys of this new set. These new LPs knock the others, including the CD box, right off my shelf." - Wayne Garcia, The Absolute Sound, January 2011

To ensure the highest degree of quality, this album was pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI using lacquers cut from the original analog masters by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering. The album features detailed replica of the original album packaging.

"Aoxomoxoa is the work of the magical band. Can you hear this music and not see them before your eyes? The music is so much the reality of their physical and spiritual bodies that seeing them is the wonder of seeing music... Elemental and celebratory, they don't need to fool you because they aren't fooling themselves. No other music sustains a life style so delicate and loving and lifelike." - Rolling Stone, 1969

Features:
• Premium 180g vinyl pressing
• Original replica packaging featuring heavy board tip-on jacket
• Pressed at RTI
• Lacquers cut from original analog masters
• Mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering

Musicians:
Phil Lesh, bass, vocals
Bob Weir, guitar, vocals
Jerry Garcia, guitar, vocals
Mickey Hart, percussion
Bill Kreutzmann, percussion
Tom Constanten, keyboards
Ron McKernan, pig pen

Selections:
Side I:

1. St. Stephen
2. Dupree's Diamond Blues
3. Rosemary
4. Doin' That Rag
5. Mountains of the Moon
Side II:
1. China Cat Sunflower
2. What's Become of the Baby
3. Cosmic Charlie
Description
TAS Rated 4/5 Music, 4/5 Sonics in the January 2011 Issue of The Absolute Sound!

180g LP Mastered From Original Analog Masters by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios and Pressed at RTI!

Rolling Stone 2015 Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Jam Bands: The Grateful Dead Rated 1st!

Aoxomoxoa was released in 1969 and features one of Rick Griffin's finest Grateful Dead album covers, having originated as a poster for the Dead at the Avalon Ballroom in January 1969. Apparently, the band liked the poster so much they asked Griffin to rework it for the cover of their third album, which was their first with Tom Constanten as an official band-member. Constanten was instrumental in creating unique sounds from the keyboards utilizing such common items as combs, Dutch dimes, and a gyroscope to alter the sound of the keyboard.

Between 1967 and 1970, the Grateful Dead recorded five studio albums for Warner Bros. Those records formed the psychedelic canon on which the band’s live legend was built. The five albums were pressed on premium 180g vinyl at RTI and packaged as a Deluxe 5LP Box Set. This 180g LP is the same as the pressing that was included in that set.

Reviews of the 5LP Box Set:
"... Each LP's cover has been meticulously reproduced, the 180-gram vinyl pressed at RTI from freshly-cut lacquers mastered from the original analog tapes by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Studios..." - Wayne Garcia, The Absolute Sound, January 2011

"...when it comes to focus, overall clarity, balance, dynamic punch, and bottom-end weight, which are hallmarks of [these] Rhino's reissues. As to Phil Lesh's marvelous and important bass playing - the clarity of line, and his round, almost creamy tone - is one of the great joys of this new set. These new LPs knock the others, including the CD box, right off my shelf." - Wayne Garcia, The Absolute Sound, January 2011

To ensure the highest degree of quality, this album was pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI using lacquers cut from the original analog masters by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering. The album features detailed replica of the original album packaging.

"Aoxomoxoa is the work of the magical band. Can you hear this music and not see them before your eyes? The music is so much the reality of their physical and spiritual bodies that seeing them is the wonder of seeing music... Elemental and celebratory, they don't need to fool you because they aren't fooling themselves. No other music sustains a life style so delicate and loving and lifelike." - Rolling Stone, 1969

Features:
• Premium 180g vinyl pressing
• Original replica packaging featuring heavy board tip-on jacket
• Pressed at RTI
• Lacquers cut from original analog masters
• Mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering

Musicians:
Phil Lesh, bass, vocals
Bob Weir, guitar, vocals
Jerry Garcia, guitar, vocals
Mickey Hart, percussion
Bill Kreutzmann, percussion
Tom Constanten, keyboards
Ron McKernan, pig pen

Selections:
Side I:

1. St. Stephen
2. Dupree's Diamond Blues
3. Rosemary
4. Doin' That Rag
5. Mountains of the Moon
Side II:
1. China Cat Sunflower
2. What's Become of the Baby
3. Cosmic Charlie
ISBN
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
The Grateful Dead
Title
Aoxomoxoa
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
Release Date
09-01-2011
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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