Purchase this in store with us on RECORD STORE DAY Saturday 13th April 2019, if we have any copies left these will GO LIVE/FOR SALE one week later at 00:01 20/04/19
Please note remaining Stocks are very Limited so place your order ASAP, if you place multiple orders please email and if we can we will combined the shipping charge. Also remember due to the nature of so many people trying to place orders at the same time we cannot guarantee the stock is yours until an Order Completed/Shipped email has been sent .
If there are any issues we will email as quickly as we can so please use an email address that you check regularly. All orders will be dispatched as quickly as possible, but overseas orders obviously take longer to be delivered.
We hope you manage to find the Record Store Day release you were looking for on here.
Captain Beefheart – TROUT MASK REPLICA
Trout Mask Replica is a touchstone in the history of recorded music. The mix of dada absurdist blues and previously unexplored experimental avenues has long been praised as one of the greatest albums of all time. As so eloquently put by John Peel, “If there has been anything in the history of popular music which could be described as a work of art in a way that people who are involved in other areas of art would understand, then Trout Mask Replica is probably that work.” In full partnership with the Zappa Family Trust and to celebrate the relaunch of the seminal Bizarre label imprint, Third Man Records is proud to announce Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band’s Trout Mask Replica. Out of print on vinyl for nearly ten years, this remaster was helmed by industry legend Bob Ludwig and cut by the estimable Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering. Utilizing crystalline-quality safety masters kept in the Zappa family vault for decades by the trustworthy Joe Travers, the audio here is positively glorious. Every last skronk breathes full life into the room. Every twisted guitar figure uncurls onto paths previously unpaved. Every last bark and howl shines resolute through the vast emptiness of your mind. Previous countless Trout Mask Replica repressings used scans of scans of scans of the cover image, but the original Cal Schenkel cover photo has been tracked down and reproduced here at its clearest — its resolution from the original release in 1969. If you’ve only ever seen a jpg online or fuzzy, smeared-looking CD issues from the 90’s, be prepared to be wowed by the fully engaging spectrum this iconic image casts. This 2xLP is pressed on heavyweight 180-gram black vinyl for that full-on frenetic feeling