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« May 20, 2021 18:42:25 GMT via mobile »
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I suggest you start a Ron Sexsmith thread should you wish to continue this conversation.

Stay on topic please if not you will face a 24 hour ban. Consider this a warning.

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« May 20, 2021 19:16:32 GMT »
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Wow, I knew one day I'd find someone who likes Ron Sexsmith. He's an artist I always see promotional stuff for but don't think I've ever heard. Plus he looks a bit like Krburg, if krburg had done a bit of crack.


Just google him and cracked up :-X

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« May 20, 2021 19:19:30 GMT via mobile »
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Barny, you are severely testing my patience. You've continued the Sexsmith chat here and are still yet to hum. 48hour ban coming up if the hum hasn't appeared by your deadline.

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« May 20, 2021 19:21:36 GMT »
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yeah barny stop Sexsmithing and get the fucking humming done quick

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« May 21, 2021 6:09:08 GMT »
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« May 21, 2021 10:24:38 GMT »
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Hum In A Bad Place
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« May 23, 2021 7:51:23 GMT »
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The more I listen to this album the more pleasant it becomes.
I will probably buy the double CD + book for the same price as the standard LP at some point.
I almost bought the double cassette tape yesterday. Almost.
I'm sure the cassette version sounds like shit though

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« May 23, 2021 12:14:05 GMT via mobile »
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I liked it quite a lot on first fews listens, and still find it ok, but the more I listen the more it misses the weirdness of some early output. The concept of the record is absolutely begging for it. The middle of the record, when the fair ground closes would be perfect for a left turn to the odd and eerie. An opportunity missed I reckon.

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The more I listen to this album the more pleasant it becomes.
I will probably buy the double CD + book for the same price as the standard LP at some point.
I almost bought the double cassette tape yesterday. Almost.
I'm sure the cassette version sounds like shit though



I'm not sure why there's been a mini cassette revival other than pure nostalgia. It was a fucking awful format. Other than the mix tape opportunities.

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I'm not sure why there's been a mini cassette revival other than pure nostalgia. It was a fucking awful format.


It wasn't, it was just vastly misused.
With a good set-up, a decent quality tape and five minutes of work, you could duplicate CDs or LPs and virtually wouldn't notice the difference.
Yes, commercial cassettes often sound poor because they are industrially recorded using high-speed duplication processes.
But they are cost effective, cheap and safe to ship internationally. They are usually the cheapest format of the three (LP, CD and MC in order of price), and if you buy physical just to have a token/souvenir and then you stream anyway, buying cassettes is a nice diversion that doesn't break the bank.

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« May 23, 2021 20:00:30 GMT »
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The more I listen to this album the more pleasant it becomes.
I will probably buy the double CD + book for the same price as the standard LP at some point.
I almost bought the double cassette tape yesterday. Almost.
I'm sure the cassette version sounds like shit though

I'm not sure why there's been a mini cassette revival other than pure nostalgia. It was a fucking awful format. Other than the mix tape opportunities.



it's cos of bandcamp, bandcamp doesn't take a cut on physical sales, vinyl runs are prohibitive for anyone without money behind them and it's hard to shift CDs. plus as the fella above said they are cheap

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I'm not sure why there's been a mini cassette revival other than pure nostalgia. It was a fucking awful format.
It wasn't, it was just vastly misused.
With a good set-up, a decent quality tape and five minutes of work, you could duplicate CDs or LPs and virtually wouldn't notice the difference.
Yes, commercial cassettes often sound poor because they are industrially recorded using high-speed duplication processes.
But they are cost effective, cheap and safe to ship internationally. They are usually the cheapest format of the three (LP, CD and MC in order of price), and if you buy physical just to have a token/souvenir and then you stream anyway, buying cassettes is a nice diversion that doesn't break the bank.


Ok, let me add to that.

In the format available (commercial cassettes) to the average joe, in terms of sound, it was awful, compared to records or cds.

And back in it's 80s commercial heyday, there wasn't a huge cost difference between tapes and records. But, i suppose it did have convenience on it's side. On the other hand, you could say goodbye to one in five tapes through catching in the player.

They were much easier to nick from Virgin and HMV than records though.

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