Vinyl: 2 x 12" / 2 x 10" 4 track EP

Discussion in 'Drum & Bass' started by craft, Dec 17, 2014.

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Will there ever be double vinyl EPs again?

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  1. Yes

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  2. Don't be silly

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  1. craft

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    Will it ever happen again?
     
  2. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Check the June Miller - Up & Down EP thread.

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    nope, never ever again, i heard
     
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    Re: Vinyl: 2 x 12" / 2 x 10" 4 track EP

    Good to see. Is it Ltd?

    Just the preserve of Ram though - too expensive for anyone else?

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    That is what I heard as well. That a law has been passed by the high council of dnb.
     
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    I thought the days of buying an EP for one decent tune were long past until that DLR & Mako double pack came out, but in fairness I've bought a few solid 2 x 12"s this year. Subtle Audio Volume 3 being one of them, a few Invisible bits, those Exit Mosaic things were this year too weren't they? Or was that 2013?
     
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    Subtle Audio is a good shout. Hope its working for them.

    Mosaic was 8 tracks / 2 x 12" 33rpms wasn't it?
     
  8. Dannyboy93

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    first page of redeye and there is 3 releases 2 x 12", June Millers - Ups and Downs, Mefjus - Emulation and Hybris - emergence, granted there is not as many as there used to be but labels are still doing it and always will until vinyl is not being pressed anymore
     
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    Re: Vinyl: 2 x 12" / 2 x 10" 4 track EP

    It's all about cost isn't it?

    I remember the Dope Dragon combustion EP all those years ago being sold at retail for £5.00. I bet cost isn't far off that these days!!

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    This one doesn't count as it was moulded on the thighs of a virgin and each individual groove contains traces of cocaine, mdma and pure gold, hence the retail rate of £25,000 for a double vinyl....
     
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    Re: Vinyl: 2 x 12" / 2 x 10" 4 track EP

    Yes, it's clearly more a more popular format than ever before. I stand corrected.

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    Defo, cost & liability from the label's point of view I guess. I was interested to see box sets re-emerge at the same time as a lot of labels were moving to 4 track single vinyl eps though - much higher cost/risk
     
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    don't think it's more popular than when I started collecting vinyl's around 3 years ago, from what I remember there was loads more then than there is now
     
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    Re: Vinyl: 2 x 12" / 2 x 10" 4 track EP

    Yeah, there defo was, I was attempting sarcasm :towelie:
     
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    Re: Vinyl: 2 x 12" / 2 x 10" 4 track EP

    I was thinking that but hard to tell over the internet mate, just thougt I'd throw that out there to double check haha
     
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    you realise there are 10 tunes a side on that Hybris pressing, right?
     
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    Shit didn't see that man my bad, thought there was only 4 clips on RedEye but looks like I'm mistaken
     
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    I wish there was only 4 tracks on it :(
     
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    Presence was a 2 x 12" 4 track EP, but the truth is the market is dictating the move away from these. It may not seem like it if you read this forum a lot but people are generally preferring to buy EP's with more music for less money. We endeavour to keep ours at 2 a side to maintain the optimum volume levels but it's obvious it doesn't matter to a lot of people. It almost seems like a majority of people are now buying vinyl versions of records to put on their shelves….
     
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    Bloody trendies these days!!
     
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    I'm one of those guys haha. I see a vinyl release as way more than just a slab of plastic with some tunes on it. The artwork plays a huge part for me. Most of my sleeves are framed up in my bedroom.