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What's the most you've paid for a record and what was it?
a couple of months ago. Wouldn't pay any more than that. I'm not a big record collector.
saw a docco about it, then bought it.
The LP is scratched to hell and unlistenable.
cool story huh?
1st press with the misaligned apple
Paid £80 both for the first Eighties Matchbox record and Stoner Witch by Melvins. Worth it. Other than that I've paid between £30-50 here and there for other records I really wanted.
I have everything they've ever released on every format, except that. On the odd occasion it pops up on ebay it easily goes for £150+.
I just wish they would bloody reissue Royal Society on vinyl!
didn't know the Sultan of Brunei was a fan
But I've had some pretty good sales including buying a first press of Are You Experienced for £1 and selling it for £75.
A remember a few months ago I saw the first UK pressing of the first Led Zeppelin album selling for nearly £1500 on eBay. Now that was mental!
'bout time too. C'mon music board
£19 on the new Shellac album is the most I've spent I think, and only cos it came with a CD (CD on its own was like £14 or something as well).
Not really worth it. It looks nice, but I haven't opened it.
I don't have many records though
for a vinyl LP. Struggling to think of any record that I've paid more than £11:99 for (Pink Floyd - The Wall, double LP). Truth is you CAN find albums cheap if you search about. Top whack is for numpties, that said records selling for LOADS is always very interesting.
I Prophecy Disaster . It sounds terrible.
Think if paid most for some of the Mogwai deluxe editions (bonus 12"! signed whatever! exclusive to the box!), would guess £65-70 was the most expensive one.
Second hand: Sigur Ros - Takk for about £40-45 (which is a good price considering what they ask on discogs nowadays.
Mostly regret not buying Gavin Bryars - the sinking of the titanic since it was £25 or so; I did not find a cheaper and better copy after that.
When something good comes from US or Japan (Boris stuff mainly, or some limited US editions of stuff I really want)
I've probably paid more for stuff in the past but I've got less reckless rather than more, even though I probably buy more records now than ever.
I just paid $59, which is £37, preordering the new Sleater Kinney deluxe version record. Postage from the US to here is such a fucking bitch.
why not just wait till it comes out here and get it for £15 in Fopp or whatever
Because the deluxe version is limited edition, and I can't be sure that Fopp for example would be ordering this edition.
ok fair play
£200 for Get Behind Me Satan, 12". only a few produced. think its gone up in value now, not that i'll sell it. i like it. altho it is my least favourite TWS LP. cool story bro, i know.
Then it'll be worth like twenty quid.
Jack White knows how to squeeze money out of vinyl reissues.
this was supposed to be a reply to the person who spent £200 on their least favourite White Stripes album
altho my wife put it rather differently at the time.
similar reaction from us to my housemate when he spent £30 on a 'self defense handbook for christian families' when we were students because he thought the front cover was hysterical.
But then I've never bought any vinyl, so there you go.
Did spend £35ish on the Parson Sound triple lp when it came out but no regrets there oh no. Greatest music evs
doin' it right
bit pop at the start but then into the classic DURNUR NURNURNURNURNURNUR DURNUR NURNURNURNURNURNUR
a few years back. Sold it for £150
Sold a My Chemical Romance single for £70 once too. I bought it for 99p in Virgin in Bristol cos I liked the artwork.
Paid quite a lot for Sigur Ros stuff, for example the vinyl box set of their last album. Think that cost me 80 notes
would pay 150 for a smashing pumpkins record?
i know a moron who paid about 300 in total for mellon collie and the siamese dream/gish reissues etc however amazon send him a cd and vinyl verison of the mellon collie so he made bare dolla back
and flogged it for £230. It made my trip to NYC a lot nicer.
part of me hoped I would find some gold, I used to buy stuff I vaguely heard of in my lunchbreak on a Friday. Now they are all gash and worth fuck all.
Afternoon drinking sessions ftw.
for an original Propellor by Guided by Voices. I regret nothing.
even that is pushing it, probably around the £18 mark for Mclusky Do Dallas. I think I justified it by getting it in a batch around payday with some other stuff, so in total I got a bundle of stuff for around £50.
I personally like getting bargains more than paying over the odds. I got Mogwai Young Team for around a tenner for example. I would rather sit and wait and go without.. Even if the chances of finding it in a dusty pile in a second hand record shop is next to nil.
It's gone up, but unlikely to sell. One of my all time favourites.
I got Spiral Scratch for £1.99 and have got loads of other gems for about 50p at markets and stuff.
Loads of mint Guns N Roses 7"s from their first album era, even with "from the upcoming album Appetite for Destruction" on them. Some came with lame things like free patches or stickers. I think they were about £1-2 each from a record shop that was closing down. God knows where they were from, there were several copies of some of them so could have been unsold from around the time and just at the back of a store cupboard somewhere. I bought an armful and sold quite a few on Ebay for a good £20 each.
and sold it for £18 earlier this year. expressed as a percentage this equals a profit of 3600%
and the first This Mortal Coil album for 50 pence each a couple of years ago from a charity shop in Hackney.
a few months ago.
For some of that record store day malarkey.
Most likely Twilight Sad Fourteen Autumns backed with their demos, can't recall the exact price but it was somewhere between 20 and 30 as far as I recall.
box sets - william basinki - disintegration loops - about £110
I just received the new Bedhead boxset - I think that was £80 with postage.
Origamibiro & Greg Haines collections both about £65.
I spent £33 quid on a humble bee lathe cut 8'' a couple of months ago.
I spent way too much to get Olafur Arnalds - Found Songs on vinyl [£50] (because it was basically the only thing I didn't have by him and I'd been trying to get it for over 6 months and there seemed to be none available anyway) I was happy to end my continual search but I've seen it going cheap several times since. You live and learn.
About £35 for Spanish Dance Troupe by Gorki's, that's the most for an LP but I buy stuff more for DJing.
Think paid about £50 for Tropical Discotheque EP.
SUCH. A. TUNE.
partly because its buying direct from the collective though and it goes towards funding his recovery. probably wouldn't have bought it for that from a store.
outside of that around £20 on a few. Bisch Bosh might've been 25?
clear vinyl I think. John Garcia's band after Kyuss. That is worth a few bob I believe.
The same night as Man U's famous comeback against the Germans.
For a boxed set of the Stone Roses singles, back when the first one was out of print. Of course they re-issued it on its own immediately afterwards.
comes in a nice big box with "original" handwritten lyrics and a big poster with the artwork so it was worth it I guess
on the Vinyl version of that Slint Reissue.
for the coloured vinyl Sleater-Kinney boxset recently released. It is really lovely and it's all 7 albums so doesn't work out that much per LP.
Been toying the last couple of years with trying to get the first two Modest Mouse albums on vinyl but every time they have come up for sale anywhere they are around £150 - £200. Glad I didn't as they are being reissued this week and next so can pick them up for £20.
I got this yesterday and it's a really great package overall. When they announced it I resisted preordering, but as soon as it got released and I saw pics on social media I couldn't resist any longer. Really glad I got it. They coloured vinyl looks beautful and more importantly sounds wonderful.
picking up the One Beat & The Woods ones individually, can't wait.
Tempted by the Lonesome Crowded West LP too, gave my CD copy away which had a bit of sentimentality attached to it so wouldn't mind a replacement.
for Ryan Adams' Live After Deaf box set. For 15 LP's a pretty fair price.