JACK RUBY HI-POWER VS. GEMINI DISCOTHEQUE ? (TAD'S LP)
Condition Sleeve: NM (ripped off cell myself to inspect record!)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Condition Vinyl: MINT (unplayed shop-stock!)
Super-heavy dub business, a 1980 release... The title is absolutely misleading, it?s not a live sound session, there?s no Nicodemus and no Welton Irie on board here... The album is credited to Tubby?s (?Mixed At King Tubby?s Studio By King Tubby Himself?) and, coincidentally, Errol ?Flabba? Holt is listed not as bassie, but as the drummer... The mixing is nothing but BRUTAL, the drums & bass drop like there?s no tomorrow!!! The whole thing sounds like a Scientist session (quite similar to other Tad?s releases of the time, ?Allied Dub Session? for instance). Super tuff choice of riddims (some Bunny Lee/Aggrovators, some Radics) and a sound that is extremely LOUD and custom made to be played on... well ruling sounds like Ruby?s and Gemmi?s set, right? Original US press and probably not re-released until judgement day!
Chat ?bout grading...
SEALED = like a virgin!
NM = like new or near new.
EX = still a very nice record with all or nearly all of its original gloss but may have a few more light surface marks, hairlines, needle tracks which should not effect play.
VG+ = a nice, but used record that may have a series of light scuffs or very light scratches. It probably plays with a few pops and a slight crackle at times, but has no serious problems.
VG = a well-used record that still should sound OK when played, but may have moderate surface noise, ticks, pops, etc.
VG- = a very well-worn record that plays through without skipping, but will do until a better copy comes your way.
G+, FAIR, etc, etc... Triads nah really stoop THAT low!
All records hit the road well-protected in sturdy cardboard mailers with filler pads!