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Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by angelsighs » Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:00 pm

I love me a good boxset. yeah, yeah I know- it's often all about record companies getting another payday after the bottom has fallen out of the industry. extra track and a tacky badge. but you can't beat oodles of rare stuff from artist you admire, lovingly packaged. thought I would make an ongoing thread for this stuff.

here's some recent releases for starters..

Big Star- Complete Third
http://www.superdeluxeedition.com/news/ ... d-box-set/

I'm a Big Star acolyte by any means (I think much of their stuff is quite cheesy actually) but Third is a superb record (and some might actually consider it an Alex Chilton solo album). this looks pretty fine.

R.E.M.- Out Of Time deluxe
http://www.stereogum.com/1895781/r-e-m- ... ssue/news/

a curates egg of an album if ever there was one, in my opinion. some gorgeous stuff on there, but if I never hear Radio Song or Shiny Happy People it'll be too soon. after some rather half hearted reissues of the IRS albums, they seem to be finally doing it right and putting some serious content on there. Would love similar treatment for Automatic For The People.

Public Image Limited- 'Metal Box' and 'Album' super deluxe editions
http://www.superdeluxeedition.com/news/ ... announced/
Metal Box extras make me drool a bit, but the price tag is a bit rich for my blood..

anyone else enjoy a good boxset?
any artist you think deserve the boxset treatment who haven't had it yet?

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Post by The Dr » Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:16 pm

any artist you think deserve the boxset treatment who haven't had it yet?


funny!

re: boxsets- they come out, i buy them but don't then listen to everything, or maybe once on my way through. as exciting as it is to have all of these obscure tracks/remasters etc i wonder if it is really worth it?
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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by angelsighs » Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:34 pm

Like anything- it depends :)

Was listening to my Jimi Hendrix 'purple box' in the week and it's got so much fantastic stuff on there.

Let's not forget Dylan.. Some of his best stuff is on Biograph or the Bootleg Series!!

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Post by niamhm » Sat Oct 15, 2016 2:28 pm

Finances dictate I wont be purchasing too many box sets, but that apart the Metal Box one is sorta tempting, one of my all-time favourite albums but I`ve already bought it 3 times already, so I don`t think the extras will make me pull the trigger on it again, an itch I can resist scratching,

Way out of my price range but the Rolling Stones Mono box set looks fantastic, if somebody was to buy it for me I can assure them I would treasure and appreciate it :lol:

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Post by mkb » Sun Oct 16, 2016 12:13 pm

Rumours that the long-awaited Purple Rain reissue will see the light of day next year, seems a safe bet that there will be a box set version there.

I'd shell out for a box set reissue of any of Prince's 80s albums - if done properly, the additional content could be incredible (e.g. my wishlist for the Purple Rain reissue would include the album + b-sides + unreleased tracks from that era, along with material from The Time and Apollonia 6 used in the film, along with a blu-ray of the live Purple Rain VHS and other unreleased live material from those couple of years).

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Post by TheWarmth » Sun Oct 16, 2016 2:46 pm

I would totally buy a Purple Rain box. It's gotta be on the way.

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Post by olan » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:13 pm

This is a reckless thread. Poverty threatens for those who read and take advantage of it.

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Post by spzretent » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:53 am

I have picked up two second hand recently.
Dylan Mono CD box
Beatles Mono CD box
Glad I picked up both.
Was going to buy the Verve CD boxes while over in the UK but passed on them. Instead I picked up a Screamadelica 3 CD hardcover book style box w/a live show and all the mixes at Piccadilly.
The way the £ is I am better off ordering them off Amazon UK.
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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by angelsighs » Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:09 pm

no one tempted by the Be Here Now boxset then? :)

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Post by mc » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:48 pm

angelsighs wrote:no one tempted by the Be Here Now boxset then? :)
A joke's a joke, but that's going too far ;)

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Post by The Dr » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:09 pm

angelsighs wrote:no one tempted by the Be Here Now boxset then? :)

want me to send you a download link?
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Post by angelsighs » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:58 pm

The Dr wrote:

want me to send you a download link?
wouldn't mind actually.. I've actually got a soft spot for Be Here Now.. admittedly mainly driven by nostalgia, but I honestly think it doesn't deserve the bad rep it gets :D

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Post by niamhm » Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:47 pm

wouldn't mind actually.. I've actually got a soft spot for Be Here Now.. admittedly mainly driven by nostalgia, but I honestly think it doesn't deserve the bad rep it gets :D[/quote]

You might enjoy this robust and pretty in-depth review of Be Here Now then Paul, http://thequietus.com/articles/21162-oa ... nniversary

TBH I wouldn`t mind actually having that boxset, more than an that REM - Out Of Time one anyway :wink:

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Post by SpaceLine » Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:48 am

I too have a soft spot for be here now. Nothing wrong with a little coke and studio excess. Great guitars on that record.

I am going to get the Dylan box set that has all the 1966 tour recordings. That electric set he was doing then surpasses his entire catalog with the exception of Desire and Blood on the Tracks. On Australia part of the tour he does positively 4th st and it is so damn good on my bootleg, can't wait to hear it straight off the Nagra. Just like Tom Thumbs Blues on that tour a top 5 all time song for me by any artist.

Still waiting for the pure phase box mr pierce. It had better include the live performance of slide song from Glastonbury 94. I will happily spend a ridiculous amount for this. I'll sell a kidney.

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Post by TheWarmth » Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:28 pm

I'd love to hear the Mustique demos from the Be Here Now box.

A Purple Rain reissue was just announced, along with another best of, which will be followed by an album of unreleased material. Not a box set, but we were talking about Purple Rain earlier:

http://pitchfork.com/news/69180-prince- ... announced/

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Post by mkb » Fri Oct 21, 2016 4:06 pm

TheWarmth wrote:A Purple Rain reissue was just announced, along with another best of, which will be followed by an album of unreleased material. Not a box set, but we were talking about Purple Rain earlier:

http://pitchfork.com/news/69180-prince- ... announced/

Looking forward to the bonus disc for Purple Rain (although I'm still holding out hope for a more comprehensive box - surely the record label will put one out?)

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Post by angelsighs » Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:40 pm

The Band's The Last Waltz is being reissued in some lush boxsets.. very little actual new content though gonna stick with my 4CD version methinks..

http://www.rhino.com/thelastwaltz40

I got a good deal last week on 'Alpha Mike Foxtrot' by Wilco 4CDs of rarities from their first 20 yrs. I know they've gone off the boil on the recent albums, but this stuff covers their great years..

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Post by Aquarian-Time » Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:58 pm

Sucker for a box set me

Recent ish include Neil Young (blue note cafe), Fleetwood Mac (Tusk) Harmonia, Cluster, Eels, Ryan Adams at Webster Hall and the Heartbreaker reissue. Mogwai ( all of them) and the one that landed yesterday...... pink floyd early years.

if she knew what this cost I would be seeking alternative living arrangements !

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Post by rameses » Sun Nov 13, 2016 8:45 pm

Aquarian-Time wrote:) and the one that landed yesterday...... pink floyd early years.

if she knew what this cost I would be seeking alternative living arrangements !

I'm still trying to summon up the courage to even mention getting a copy of this. The immersion box sets took some explaining.
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Post by Spencer » Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:13 pm

rameses wrote:(quote="Aquarian-Time") and the one that landed yesterday...... pink floyd early years.

if she knew what this cost I would be seeking alternative living arrangements !

I'm still trying to summon up the courage to even mention getting a copy of this. The immersion box sets took some explaining.[/quote]

yeh , I got the 2 disc sampler and praise the lord, found the big box being shared on the internet yesterday.

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by angelsighs » Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:35 pm

drool- 4 CD reissue of Durutti Column's 'Domo Arigato' live album. apparently the original mix was rather hurried so they've remixed it from the ground up

https://www.piccadillyrecords.com/count ... pid=114188

and there's a big Sgt Peppers set on the way to celebrate the 50th anniversary. 2 disc version has a CD of outtakes, then there's a 6 CD version with more outtakes, remix, and documentary

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Post by olan » Sat Apr 08, 2017 3:28 pm

angelsighs wrote:drool- 4 CD reissue of Durutti Column's 'Domo Arigato' live album. apparently the original mix was rather hurried so they've remixed it from the ground up

https://www.piccadillyrecords.com/count ... pid=114188
Apparently if you order the CD and LP directly from James Nice, there are bonuses to be had, not that I would know, or have had anything at all to do with this re-release :wink:

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by angelsighs » Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:25 am

olan wrote:
angelsighs wrote:drool- 4 CD reissue of Durutti Column's 'Domo Arigato' live album. apparently the original mix was rather hurried so they've remixed it from the ground up

https://www.piccadillyrecords.com/count ... pid=114188
Apparently if you order the CD and LP directly from James Nice, there are bonuses to be had, not that I would know, or have had anything at all to do with this re-release :wink:
hmm interesting Olan... thanks for the tip.. yes I am sure you have had nothing to do with this release.. wink wink nudge nudge ;)

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Post by olan » Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:53 am

angelsighs wrote:
olan wrote:
angelsighs wrote:drool- 4 CD reissue of Durutti Column's 'Domo Arigato' live album. apparently the original mix was rather hurried so they've remixed it from the ground up

https://www.piccadillyrecords.com/count ... pid=114188
Apparently if you order the CD and LP directly from James Nice, there are bonuses to be had, not that I would know, or have had anything at all to do with this re-release :wink:
hmm interesting Olan... thanks for the tip.. yes I am sure you have had nothing to do with this release.. wink wink nudge nudge ;)
Seriously, I honestly had nothing to do with this. :D

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Post by davedecay » Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:09 pm

I was set up at a record fair on Sunday. Fortunately, I made enough to purchase this box set from another dealer.

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Post by TheWarmth » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:10 pm

I noticed that the Pink Floyd early years box is now available in individual "period" installments. I still can't really muster the nerve to spend money on CDs, though.

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Post by angelsighs » Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:37 pm

if there's any folk rockers in the house, there's a nice Fairport Convention boxset coming out covering the first 10 years (i.e. their prime) with lots of unreleased tracks

https://www.spincds.com/come-all-ye-the ... cd-box-set

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Post by mkb » Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:12 pm

So it wasn't a boxset in the end, but the Purple Rain reissue is fantastic. The remaster sounds incredible (and was badly needed for that album), the vault disc sounds like a lost album from between 1999 and Purple Rain, the single and b-side edits disc is good to have (even though I already had most of it), and while the dvd isn't the best quality picture, the performance on it is still stunning.

I really hope there are similar projects in the works for all of the Warner Bros era albums at least.

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by angelsighs » Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:10 am

from what I've heard regarding the magnitude of Prince's archives, what they should do is some sort of subscription series and gradually release the whole shebang. you could pay a subscription fee and get a new release each month. or maybe just a huge Pink Floyd-style boxset.

what will probably happen instead is that they release it in dribs and drabs, on extended versions of the albums, or dribble it out on 'new' albums on a yearly basis like they've done with Jimi Hendrix.

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Post by stegraham » Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:45 pm

A liked Prince for about 2 years in the mid-80s, especially Purple Rain and Around the world in a day. I've still got the 12" of Let's Go Crazy and think the extended version of this track is great. Looking at the tracklist for the Purple Rain deluxe release it doesn't list this particualr version of Let's Go Crazy. I can't believe they wouldn't have included it. For those who have bought it, is it not on? Or is the "special dance mix" on CD3 it?

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Post by cantona » Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:48 pm

stegraham wrote:A liked Prince for about 2 years in the mid-80s, especially Purple Rain and Around the world in a day. I've still got the 12" of Let's Go Crazy and think the extended version of this track is great. Looking at the tracklist for the Purple Rain deluxe release it doesn't list this particualr version of Let's Go Crazy. I can't believe they wouldn't have included it. For those who have bought it, is it not on? Or is the "special dance mix" on CD3 it?

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It is Let's Go Crazy (7" Single Edit) and Let's Go Crazy (Special Dance Mix) on CD 3.

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Post by BzaInSpace » Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:45 am

stegraham wrote:I've still got the 12" of Let's Go Crazy and think the extended version of this track is great.
Or is the "special dance mix" on CD3 it?

Ste
Yes - same track.

Personally, I'm pretty thrilled with this set. Despite the comments elsewhere online from super-hardcore Prince fans, I think the "2015 Paisley Park Remaster" sounds excellent. 'Take Me With U' sounds like I've always imagined it does, when it didn't really, if that makes any sense.

My early, heady experiences with this album was via a fairly scratched vinyl rip to ageing cassette, so for some time that was the version for me.

Anyway, the associated b-sides in one place is great - both versions of 'Erotic City' make the 3rd disc essential by themselves IMO.

The Vault tracks are interesting to incredible - the full length 'Computer Blue' and 'We Can Fuck' are definite, ecstatic highlights. The former is completely psychedelic and almost totally unhinged - I think the original album lost something in featuring the edit.

As I generally avoid most of the super-deluxe editions of these reissues due to budgetary concerns, can I say how refreshing it is to get a 3CD & DVD set like this for under £20? The extensive sleevenotes from The Revolution and Prince's engineer are fascinating. I'd say this is the right way to do this stuff, no need for plush boxes with stickers and t-shirts and the like really.

Now I can only hope for a similarly comprehensive reissue program for the rest of his vast catalogue...
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Post by angelsighs » Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:57 pm

Pentangle boxset of their classic era on the way

Now the dilemma of whether I buy or stick with the versions I've got (apparently all the bonus tracks are here but also some extra ones)

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Post by Aquarian-Time » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:24 am

Got the Kraftwerk blu ray 3d box. Wow a visual feast with my (proper, not crappy gig giveaways) 3d specs on. The wee man and myself watched Autobahn album straight through last night and its a stunning audio visual treat. makes up for the side view and shit glasses at the gig (as good as the gig was) in Manchester.
I waited a bit and got it with amazon prime, so 115 quid all in, so a 25 quid saving on what they were knocking out for. A tad expensive either way, but if you are bang into them then probably worth it.

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Post by angelsighs » Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:43 am

some other box sets that have caught my eye:

The Complete Chris Bell. I most if not all of this has been released in other places, but now it's all together. surely now the last word on Chris Bell

http://omnivorerecordings.com/music/the ... hris-bell/

Tim Buckley- seem to be fair amount of Tim Buckley stuff coming out soon including new live recordings but also this boxset which includes all the albums apart from the final two 'funk' ones. It does however include the very hard to get Starsailor and a CD of 'Works in Progress'

http://www.superdeluxeedition.com/news/ ... d-box-set/

Wilco- expanded editions of the first two albums

http://www.superdeluxeedition.com/news/ ... -reissues/

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Post by plastic37 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:48 pm

The Who 30Years of Maximum r n b is a fine example. For me that is like a template of how to make something really worthwhile. I can't think of any others worth mentioning, but then I only have a few.
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Post by angelsighs » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:24 pm

expanded reissues of the first 3 Wire albums (a pretty fine run) out soon - CDs and vinyl. apparently there was a 7" boxset out on Record Store Day too

https://thevinylfactory.com/news/three- ... yl-series/

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Post by angelsighs » Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:38 pm

50th anniversary White Album box

http://www.superdeluxeedition.com/news/ ... e-edition/

50th anniversary Electric Ladyland box

http://www.superdeluxeedition.com/news/ ... e-edition/

we are now hitting the 50th anniversary of many albums from the classic late 60s era. this could get expensive.

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Post by olan » Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:43 pm

The Joe Strummer 001 Box Set just arrived here. It is wonderful. Gone far too young :cry:

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Post by spzretent » Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:31 pm

I just picked up The Pretty Things- Bouquets From A Cloudy Sky CD box. There had been a used copy in one of the local record shops. They knocked it down to $100 as they have had it over 1 year.
It is pretty complete. Nice HC book, every CD w/bonus tracks, loads of other stuff too.
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Post by angelsighs » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:43 pm

olan wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:43 pm
The Joe Strummer 001 Box Set just arrived here. It is wonderful. Gone far too young :cry:
glad to hear you are enjoying this Olan, i'm tempted myself. it gathers a lot of random soundtrack songs and things like that in one place.
it seems that all versions only have 2CDs worth of music, it's just the extra stuff you get with it that varies?

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Post by davedecay » Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:26 pm

The other day I picked up The Scientists "A Place Called Bad" CD box. It was too cheap to pass up, and I needed to just dive into the band.

So far, I'm digging them. Early stuff makes me think of The Heartbreakers or NY Dolls.

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Post by mc » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:41 am

R.E.M. At The BBC is out on 19th October - an 8CD+1DVD set of everything they recorded for said British state broadcaster.

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Post by mojo filters » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:25 pm

I always wonder why the BBC themselves never seem interested in capitalising on the massive historic treasure trove of live music in their archive?

I guess it may simply be they are not contractually able to monetise most of that content, but whilst 8 CDs of REM would be wasted on me (I love Automatic For The People plus selected songs from just before and after) it's frustrating we have to rely on bands taking advantage of all this material, often far too many years later.

A good example is Belle & Sebastian, who have done many live and studio BBC sessions over the years - including some great live content for BBC Scotland recently. But whilst I enjoyed their BBC Sessions release, the second CD of an old live gig was really disappointing - it displayed all the worst traits of their notoriously sloppy early gigs.

In a way I think we Spiritualized fans got really lucky with the official Complete Works adjuncts to the album canon. I doubt that would have happened without the success of LAGWAFIS.

I guess the official live RAH album also benefited in that respect, but whilst it captured the live gigs of the era far better than any gig I actually attended at that time - the Jools Holland-esque plinky-plonky pub piano playing of Thighpaulsandra in the upper register, just ruins every track it so perversely intrudes into!
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Post by stegraham » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:47 am

I see SFA have a box set of BBC stuff out:

https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/su ... at-the-bbc

Anyone got/interested in this?

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Post by beaker73 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:32 pm

I preordered the SFA BBC set this morning. Was too late for the super deluxe version with the extra live album. But that one was limited to 150 or something copies.
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Post by angelsighs » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:58 pm

I could be tempted by the REM boxset as I am a big fan.. but still think it may be bit expensive for me!

CD box set of the Cocteau Twins Fontana Years:

https://www.normanrecords.com/records/1 ... tana-years

the box sets that I really regret not getting are the Velvet Underground ones. I have tried to find affordable ones (particularly of the debut) but to no avail. I guess I am so used to CDs actually decreasing in value as years go by- but this often doesn't apply to boxsets

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by Dreamweapon » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:31 pm

angelsighs wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:58 pm

the box sets that I really regret not getting are the Velvet Underground ones. I have tried to find affordable ones (particularly of the debut) but to no avail. I guess I am so used to CDs actually decreasing in value as years go by- but this often doesn't apply to boxsets
The Velvet Underground & Nico CD 1:
https://www53.zippyshare.com/v/9mW1PjBL/file.html

The Velvet Underground & Nico CD 2:
https://www94.zippyshare.com/v/9UhxQKsJ/file.html

The Velvet Underground & Nico CD 3:
https://www40.zippyshare.com/v/nKDJ0xhB/file.html

The Velvet Underground & Nico CD 4:
https://www99.zippyshare.com/v/oqNpZ5tP/file.html

The Velvet Underground & Nico CD 5:
https://www76.zippyshare.com/v/72vpCt3I/file.html

The Velvet Underground & Nico CD 6:
https://www32.zippyshare.com/v/pb710LUj/file.html

I have got some more, but would rather check with mods first that it's OK to post more.....

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by BzaInSpace » Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:56 am

It's only as it falls under commercially released stuff that has copyright etc... I'm fine with it, but Lou Reed's estate might not be.

Maybe even rename the download links in google unfriendly terms (ie 01, 02 etc)?



As for the VU, Angelsighs I hear ya. I would like all those plush box sets also, although the 2CD set of WL/WH is a beautiful thing on it's own. And has the best ever John Cale assisted take of 'Beginning to See the Light'.

I got lucky enough to find The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground 'super deluxe edition' on amazon a few years back for something ridiculous like £20 on a post winter sale. It is a thing of beauty, and suitably luxurious.
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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by Dreamweapon » Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:56 pm

OK - many apologies.

I'm still happy if either of you want to PM me and at least send you stuff that way.

Certainly don't want to fall out with anyone on the messageboard.

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Post by BzaInSpace » Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:06 pm

No apologies required...

Good on you for helping keep this place alive!
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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by stegraham » Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:41 am

Just ordered the new PWEI boxset:

https://www.cherryred.co.uk/product/pwe ... xe-boxset/

Never knew about the "lost" 1996 album, so looking forward to hearing that.

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by angelsighs » Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:05 pm

BzaInSpace wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:56 am

As for the VU, Angelsighs I hear ya. I would like all those plush box sets also, although the 2CD set of WL/WH is a beautiful thing on it's own. And has the best ever John Cale assisted take of 'Beginning to See the Light'.
yep, I really should have jumped on them when they came out. money can be tight, however now of course I realise they only go UP in cost!
you're right, the White Light White Heat 2CD is the only one where you actually get the cream of what's in the bigger set- I've got that one!

big thanks for sharing Dreamweapon, I will PM you

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by Aquarian-Time » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:51 pm

Have just ordered the REM at the BBC one 8cd/dvd. Looks great. Couldn't resist
Have been digging a bit deeper into the Pink Floyd early Years box from 18 months or so ago, some real gems on there. My interest piqued after a fantastic nick mason's SOS gig in Manchester recently, could not recommend this show enough for anyone with even a passing interest in early PF stuff

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by spacemanrich » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:17 pm

Got to take a look into the REM boxset. Didn't know that Cocteau Twins were on the Fontana label, they were known on the 4AD label.

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by sunray » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:15 pm

angelsighs wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:58 pm
the box sets that I really regret not getting are the Velvet Underground ones. I have tried to find affordable ones (particularly of the debut) but to no avail. I guess I am so used to CDs actually decreasing in value as years go by- but this often doesn't apply to boxsets
I'm the same. I really thought i'd pick them up cheaply a few years later so passed on their release. Mind you I did download all of them.
Gutted I never picked up the CD/DVD box of JAMC's 'Stoned & Dethroned'. I got the other five sets with my own cash and as presents but didn't grab S&D. Okay I already had everything on it but they were nice sets and kept the collection intact! It now goes for stupid money :roll:
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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by angelsighs » Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:15 pm

sunray wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:15 pm

Gutted I never picked up the CD/DVD box of JAMC's 'Stoned & Dethroned'. I got the other five sets with my own cash and as presents but didn't grab S&D. Okay I already had everything on it but they were nice sets and kept the collection intact! It now goes for stupid money :roll:
that must niggle you.. that gap on your shelf must stick out like a sore thumb to you!

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by davedecay » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:01 pm

angelsighs wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:58 pm
the box sets that I really regret not getting are the Velvet Underground ones. I have tried to find affordable ones (particularly of the debut) but to no avail. I guess I am so used to CDs actually decreasing in value as years go by- but this often doesn't apply to boxsets
I have these if you want private links:
https://www.discogs.com/The-Velvet-Unde ... se/1470972
https://www.discogs.com/The-Velvet-Unde ... se/1482907

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Re: Rolling Boxset Thread

Post by angelsighs » Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:20 am

davedecay wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:01 pm
angelsighs wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:58 pm
the box sets that I really regret not getting are the Velvet Underground ones. I have tried to find affordable ones (particularly of the debut) but to no avail. I guess I am so used to CDs actually decreasing in value as years go by- but this often doesn't apply to boxsets
I have these if you want private links:
https://www.discogs.com/The-Velvet-Unde ... se/1470972
https://www.discogs.com/The-Velvet-Unde ... se/1482907
wouldn't say no! never heard the Quine tapes, and I don't even know what that first release is but it looks interesting!

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