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Found an allegedly mint copy of the vinyl on Discogs. Should have it in a few days.

Sweet!
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Discography & Releases / Re: "Lemon (Momo's Reprise)" vs. "Lemon (Momo's Beats)"?
« Last post by Brad on June 16, 2017, 12:27:17 PM »
Found an allegedly mint copy of the vinyl on Discogs. Should have it in a few days.
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Discography & Releases / Re: "Lemon (Momo's Reprise)" vs. "Lemon (Momo's Beats)"?
« Last post by Brad on June 14, 2017, 04:51:32 PM »
There was also an Island internal promo cassette.

https://www.discogs.com/U2-Lemon-David-Morales-Remixes/release/10168733
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The cassette in question is the S.I.N.Mix cassette that Aaron wrote about earlier this week:
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Discography & Releases / Re: "Lemon (Momo's Reprise)" vs. "Lemon (Momo's Beats)"?
« Last post by Brad on June 14, 2017, 01:51:54 AM »
I ran across this thread because I've been upgrading all of my U2 singles in my iTunes library to lossless and I remembered this error in The Complete U2.

I was able to rip the DASH audio from that YouTube stream, which is 128 kbps. I still hear a ton of compression artifact, so I assume that it was encoded from a lossy source to begin with. A decent vinyl rip should sound much better, so I guess I will have to track down a vinyl promo.

There was also a promo cassette with all of the David Morales mixes, but it doesn't appear that those pop up too often for sale. Vinyl is a better source anyway, IMHO.
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Discography & Releases / Re: 05/26/2017: Mastered for iTunes releases
« Last post by God, Part II on June 12, 2017, 08:42:05 PM »
So irritating that when I'd finally read enough online to confirm that these are new mixes with overt sonic differences compared to their CD counterparts, the $5.99 sale ended. As much as an uber fan as I consider myself to be, no way can I bring myself to rebuy their entire catalog at $10 a title. Ugh.
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Discography & Releases / Re: 05/26/2017: Mastered for iTunes releases
« Last post by morgan1098 on June 12, 2017, 04:35:07 PM »
Interesting that the MfiT versions of Pop, ATYCLB, and R&H had the Edge's involvement. Those were rumored to be the next releases in the CD reissue series a few years ago, although that plan was obviously abandoned. I'm guessing Edge's involvement dates back to that period.

They were rumoured to be, but weren't next on the list at all from what i was told...  The remastering group had no intention on doing any albums post "Zooropa" at the time that they were dismantled.  The next project they were planning on working on was a new release from the archives, collecting non-album related audio.  I spoke in detail to them about what the plans were, and would love to reveal more, so I'm going to have to go back and ask if i can talk about what they told me.  The feeling at the time was that the remaining albums had all been done digitally and didn't need the tweaking that other work did.

People always trot this image out as evidence of... something. I guess you could argue that the AB set was the next in this series, but that was more of an "anniversary set" and, more significantly and controversially, was NOT remastered.   :(

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Discography & Releases / Re: 05/26/2017: Mastered for iTunes releases
« Last post by Aaron on June 12, 2017, 01:20:33 PM »
Interesting that the MfiT versions of Pop, ATYCLB, and R&H had the Edge's involvement. Those were rumored to be the next releases in the CD reissue series a few years ago, although that plan was obviously abandoned. I'm guessing Edge's involvement dates back to that period.

They were rumoured to be, but weren't next on the list at all from what i was told...  The remastering group had no intention on doing any albums post "Zooropa" at the time that they were dismantled.  The next project they were planning on working on was a new release from the archives, collecting non-album related audio.  I spoke in detail to them about what the plans were, and would love to reveal more, so I'm going to have to go back and ask if i can talk about what they told me.  The feeling at the time was that the remaining albums had all been done digitally and didn't need the tweaking that other work did.
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Discography & Releases / Re: Album Artwork in iTunes
« Last post by Aaron on June 12, 2017, 01:16:15 PM »
I can see all the images he's been posting just fine :)
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Discography & Releases / Re: The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Re-re-release
« Last post by morgan1098 on June 08, 2017, 02:25:30 PM »
The Eno mix definitely should have gone on the remixes disc. It's a 2017 creation and makes no sense with the archival material. The Lillywhite makes sense where it is as it's really an early mix, almost a demo, rather than a reinterpretation. I have no idea why they took off the Streets single version... that one should be there.

As for "why"? Good question. I'm convinced there is some sort of legal/business reason why they tweak these things the way they do. Put it in the same category as moving "Mysterious Ways" out of the running order and making it a bonus track on U2: Go Home, or making the "acoustic sessions" a single track on SOI deluxe. I'm guessing these decisions go down to fine print and $$$ somewhere, because they make no sense from a purely aesthetic or marketing perspective.
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