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Survival (Half Speed Master) LP
Survival (Half Speed Master) LP

Survival (Half Speed Master) LP

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Bob Marley & The Wailers


"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."


Mastering Engineer, Abbey Road Studios


A1. So Much Trouble In The World
A2. Zimbabwe
A3. Top Rankin’
A4. Babylon System
A5. Survival

B1. Africa Unite
B2. One Drop
B3. Ride Natty Ride
B4. Ambush In The Night
B5. Wake Up And Live