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dmxi

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I posted this on another thread but i believe these deserve their own thread.on offer are two unused remasters for the 2007 re-release,which as a collector i find intruiging.i found the guy via searching for "best sounding cds" & came across a forum where they discussed best sounding jd releases.its the steve hoffman forum which is the guy that did the unused remasters.check out this ebay sale:
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https://www.ebay.de/itm/JOY-DIVISION-2007-Closer-Vinyl-180-Gram-LP-Test-Pressing-UNRELEASED-Hoffman-Gray/382756152462?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649
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https://www.ebay.de/itm/JOY-DIVISION-2007-Unknown-Pleasures-RTI-Test-Pressing-LP-UNRELEASED-Hoffman-Gray/382756152873?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649

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...if anyone here wins the bid,please give us a review.
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Interesting - cheers for posting - so different remasters that didnt see the light of day ?

Anyone know why ? Was it the band or the label that pulled them being released ?

Any major positives or negative about these Steve Hoffman re-masters ?
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https://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/joy-division-2015-rhino-anniversary-vinyl-reissues.436183/page-9

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My guess is,that the label gave out multiple orders of cuts & then chose which to use.weird is,this for the US label edition only,don't know how the economics work specificaly but.....hey?
Am i wrong....but wasn't the talk on the forum about how a batch of the used pressings are off center?

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just missed out buying,my top bid $171, maybe good if off center 
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The 2007 US used ones were off center,which in conclusion doesn't mean these are.
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As a Hoffman remaster - these are like to be the best sounding versions of all time (depending on what tapes he had to work with).

Hoffman did do "Love Will Tear Us Apart" for a Razor & Tie compilation CD that was released. Sounds excellent.

Cannot imagine that the Hoffman versions weren't up to scratch soundwise.

Maybe he was too expensive - or perhaps they just preferred a louder more compressed sound.

 
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Here is a second chance(?):
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JOY-DIVISION-2007-Unknown-Pleasures-RTI-Test-Pressing-LP-UNRELEASED-Hoffman-Gray/382797499845?hash=item5920824dc5:g:fO8AAOSwjARcbKdb:rk:1😋f:1&frcectupt=true
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JOY-DIVISION-2007-Unknown-Pleasures-RTI-Test-Pressing-LP-UNRELEASED-Hoffman-Gray/382797499845?hash=item5920824dc5:g:fO8AAOSwjARcbKdb:rk:1😋f:1&frcectupt=true

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http://https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JOY-DIVISION-2007-Closer-RTI-Test-Pressing-LP-UNRELEASED-Hoffman-Gray/352605457220?hash=item5218ec4b44:g:3zoAAOSwCV5cd0GQ:rk:33😋f:0
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