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Bob Marley And The Wailers - Uprising: Half Speed Master Vinyl LP - direct audio

Bob Marley And The Wailers - Uprising: Half Speed Master Vinyl LP

Island Records

  • $ 3898


Bob Marley And The Wailers Uprising: Half Speed Master Vinyl LP

Mastered at Half-Speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios in London

In November 2020, twelve Bob Marley albums will be available on premium half-speed mastered vinyl. This specialist artisan process results in a more detailed representation of the original sound source cuts, with a far superior high-frequency (treble) response, and richer and fuller low to middle frequencies. All tracks were mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios in London.

Abbey Road's world-renowned engineers have been cutting grooves into discs since the studios first opened their doors in 1931. This record was pressed from a master cut using a precision technique known as half-speed mastering. The procedure requires the source master and the cutting lathe to run at half speed on a specially adapted Neumann VMS-80 lathe. This rare and specialized technique transforms difficult to cut highend frequencies into relatively easy to cut mid-range frequencies. The result is a cut with excellent high frequency response and very solid and stable stereo images. In short, half-speed mastering produces a master of the highest quality that enables the pressing plant to produce a superlative record.

The fist-pumping Survival was followed the next year by Uprising, which kicked off the '80s in similar fashion. Featuring the impassioned classics “Redemption Song” and "Could You Be Loved," Uprising would be the final Bob Marley And The Wailers studio album issued during Marley's lifetime. Marley’s support for the struggles of Africans brought attention to their plight and he became an honored guest on that continent, including performing in 1980 at the celebration of Zimbabwe’s Independence Day.

Bob Marley And The Wailers Uprising Track Listing:

1. Redemption Song
2. Could You Be Loved
3. Coming In From The Cold
4. Real Situation
5. Bad Card
6. We And Dem
7. Work
8. Zion Train
9. Pimper's Paradise
10. Forever Loving Jah


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