Bob Marley and The Wailers: Catch A Fire: Limited Edition Half-Speed Master

Catch A Fire: Limited Edition Half-Speed Master

Bob Marley and The Wailers

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  • Release Date 20 November 2020
  • In Stock
Product code
3508145-UK
Format
Vinyl LP
Label
UMC-Island
“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 specialised 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.”

MILES SHOWELL

Mastering Engineer, Abbey Road Studios
Tracks
Side 1:
1 Concrete Jungle (Side A)  
2 Slave Driver (Side A)  
3 400 Years (Side A)  
4 Stop That Train (Side A)  
5 Baby We’ve Got A Date (Rock It Baby) (Side A)  
Tracks
Side 2:
1 Stir It Up (Side B)  
2 Kinky Reggae (Side B)  
3 No More Trouble (Side B)  
4 Midnight Ravers (Side B)