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Bob Marley & The Wailers

Legend (Half-Speed Master)

island



lp

Released: 20th Nov 2020

£27.99

out of stock


“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

Legend (Half-Speed Master)