Finally received just yesterday, I have to say...it was worth the wait. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Guess I got lucky. A double LP, 45 rpm, louder master would probably sound better on vinyl but then people would complain about having to flip it every 12 minutes. You might be using a VPN. Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks is easily one of Eno's best and most accessible ambient albums, and an ideal starting point for anyone new to the genre. Surface noise? I seem to recall The old grey whistle test showed some rough stock footage of the space documentary 'For all mankind', which this album was made to accompany. Will be 'back-in-my-box' in this new version (not that it ever left). Recommended. There is a strong space exploration theme here which channels your imagination in a more focused way than his other albums. I've had 3 copies. You requested a very large number of pages in a very short time, causing problems for our server (this can happen if you hit 'refresh' over and over). It's really disappointing that this masterpiece came out on such a sloppy edition. I was reluctant to buy because of negative reviews regarding pressing quality. Vervollständigen Sie Ihre Brian Eno With Daniel Lanois & Roger Eno-Sammlung. This is probably my worst experience with buying a new vinyl record. I introduced myself with Apollo and Another Green World at the same time, and haven't looked back since. (Required), You can request being unbanned by clicking. This 'The Sound of Vinyl' release has been discounted heavily in HMV UK stores (£12.99); Along with another known warped outside edge release from 2019, Scott Walker's Tilt: I preordered through uDiscover in the US almost a year ago when it was first announced. Yeah, but this album always had surface noise because it's a very quiet ambient, drone album with 25 minutes mashed onto each side. Yeah, 180 gram vinyl is lame and seems to have way more warping issues than regular vinyl. A good cleaning did nothing to alleviate, sadly. you could pigeon-hole him under ambient if you want, but for me this guy comes under uncategorisable. Very happy with this edition. Lesen Sie Rezensionen und Empfehlungen und informieren Sie sich über Tracklisten, beteiligte Personen und Weiteres. Nice packaging and the bonus material is equally as beautiful and transportive as main album. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 1 October 2014. Step 2 (optional): Enter any other comments/feedback here, Step 3: Enter your email address. I love the full colour Apollo landing photos. Mine is flat and plays quite. If so, you'll need to disable it when using this site, as it spams the websites you visit with fake requests. 8.0. by Alfred Soto. Apollo is quiet and rich. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 December 2012. It's really disappointing that this masterpiece came out on such a sloppy edition. Very happy with this edition. Apollo: Atmospheres And Soundtracks (Extended Edition) [VINYL]. This is probably my worst experience with buying a new vinyl record. The issue with ambient music is it suffers from all the things loud rock gets away with in mastering and 'pressing'. It looks like there was no quality control during pressing. honestly i'd prefer a 2x45 version rather than a bonus album but except some right channel crackle on b1 this pressing is flawless and miles' mastering is simply breathtaking. Contributor; Electronic; July 20 2019. Our automated banning policies are not perfect and sometimes too strict, and some IP addresses are banned by accident. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. If you don't think that you've I preordered through uDiscover in the US almost a year ago when it was first announced. These reviews are about the quality (or not) of the recorded sound. For undisclosed and nonspecific “production” reasons, there were delays upon delays upon delays—which were acknowledged through a slew of emails; each one pushing the ship date further and further back. Mankind has some surface noise but otherwise very dynamic. This album needs no introduction, it's one of Eno's masterpieces that will live on for many years to come, it's a shame that it's virtually impossible to get on Vinyl, but the CD format does suit the pristine style of the music, which is less cold and cerebral than many other of Eno's works. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. UMC • 2019. Love it! Mankind has some surface noise but otherwise very dynamic. I've had several copies over 25 years and there's always been light pops and surface noise. Love it! Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. If the music was some loud rock you wouldn't be hearing any of this surface noise. Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks, an Album by Brian Eno with Daniel Lanois & Roger Eno. honestly i'd prefer a 2x45 version rather than a bonus album but except some right channel crackle on b1 this pressing is flawless and miles' mastering is simply breathtaking. Please try again. I was reluctant to buy because of negative reviews regarding pressing quality. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. Worth the price for that track alone. Yeah, but this album always had surface noise because it's a very quiet ambient, drone album with 25 minutes mashed onto each side. You might have the Hola VPN extension installed. Terrible quality. My lossless digital files have now been joined by this masterpiece which has been a staple of my techno sets (for interludes) and more tech orientated house sets. Nothing, apart from the most angelic, heavenly, beautiful music i had ever heard in my eighteen year old ears. Clear and very good sound. Record skips/bobbles about and bad creasing to inside covers because of poor/inexperienced handling by minimum-waged packager. Hype sticker affixed to the front shrink wrap reads: Brian Eno With Daniel Lanois & Roger Eno Apollo: Extended Edition Atmospheres & Soundtracks 2LP Set Includes The Original 'Apollo' LP remastered for the first time + 'For All Mankind', A brand new album of 11 instrumentals