14-10-2016

DUTCH VINYL MASTERS

The Milkmaid sorting her record collection; the members of the Night Watch proudly showing their latest vinyl purchases and now it's time for the Potato Eaters sharing a moment together spinning records at the dinner table.

These are a few examples of how Music On Vinyl interacts with world famous Dutch Masterpieces for the recurring theme 'Dutch Vinyl Masters'.
The new recreation of the 'Potato Eaters' by Vincent Van Gogh will be shown from the third of October on in selected Dutch record stores on canvasses, postcards and inserts. 

This 'Dutch Vinyl Masters' promotional campaign, in which a famous Dutch painting is the center of attention, focuses on Music On Vinyl's rapidly growing Dutch catalog.


At the moment this Dutch catalog contains around 100 albums, and it includes releases by legendary artists and bands like Golden Earring, Cuby & The Blizzards, Shocking Blue, but also "newer" artists like Jett Rebel, Eurovision favorites Douwe Bob, Common Linnets a.o.

The next couple of months, the Dutch Vinyl Masters Series will be extended, as several high quality re-issues from Urban Dance Squad, Blues Dimension, Bintangs, Focus, Herman Brood and Gruppo Sportivo will be included in the ever growing Music On Vinyl catalogue.

Brand new albums by by Kensington and Anouk will see the light of day on Music On Vinyl as well.


All albums have limited edition copies on coloured vinyl! 

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Exclusive
THE SHOCKING BLUE – LIVE IN JAPAN

The recording of the album Live In Japan took place in their prime years as they were successfully and regularly touring around the globe. It includes some of their biggest hits; "Hot Sand", "Mighty Joe", "Shocking You" and the megahit "Venus"( the opening and closing song of the album).

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Exclusively  remastered
  • 1500 copies on orange vinyl
  • Recorded In July 1971 at Koseinenkin Hall, Tokyo
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FOCUS - FOCUS 3

The third album by Dutch progressive rock group Focus was originally released in 1972 simply called Focus 3. This reissue of the album is presented in audiophile quality on 180 gram vinyl. The epic composition "Anonymus II" is included in its entirety (over 26 minutes long) on 1 LP side. The U.S. single version of "Hocus Pocus" and an edited version of "Anonymus" are added as bonus tracks.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Includes 2 bonus tracks
  • Limited pressing of 500 numbered copies on yellow vinyl
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URBAN DANCE SQUAD - PERSONA NON GRATA

Persona Non Grata is the critically acclaimed third studio album by Dutch crossover band Urban Dance Squad. Persona Non Grata became more aggressive than the previous two albums, resulting in their most hard rock and heavy metal influenced album. The album was released in the midst of the grunge period.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes insert
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Remastered audio
  • Updated artwork
  • Features the hit single "Demagogue"
  • First pressing of 1.000 numbered copies on transparent vinyl
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BLUES DIMENSION – BLUES DIMENSION

The second and self-titled album Blues Dimension from 1968 was produced by Tony Vos, who was responsible for arranging and producing many Dutch pop acts. Their biggest hit was a fantastic cover of the classic Rare Earth song "Get Ready".

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes "Get Ready", "Wonderland" and "B.D."
  • First pressing of 500 numbered copies on white vinyl
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BINTANGS  - BLUES ON THE CEILING

Blues On The Ceiling was the Bintangs's debut album, originally released in 1969 on the Decca label. The album showcases their raw sound playing tracks and covers from Muddy Waters, W.C. Handy and Willie Dixon.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes "Smokestack Lighting ", "Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy" and "It's All Over Now"
  • First pressing of 500 numbered copies on clear vinyl
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GRUPPO SPORTIVO - BACK TO 78

Back To 78 was released in the height of Gruppo Sportivo's career in 1978 and includes some of their biggest successes like "Hey Girl", "Tokyo" and "I Said No". The album was produced by Robert Jan Stips (Supersister, Golden Earring, The Nits).

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes "Hey Girl", "Tokyo" and "I Said No"
  • First pressing of 500 numbered copies on transparent red vinyl
  • includes Download Coupon containing 7 Exclusive & Remastered Live Tracks.
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HERMAN BROOD & HIS WILD ROMANCE - STREET

Herman Brood may be the only real Dutch equivalent of the Sex, Drugs en Rock & Roll lifestyle. Street is a classic Dutch album! The reissue is pressed on 180 gram audiophile vinyl with gatefold sleeve and remastered audio!

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Remastered audio
  • Limited pressing of 750 numbered copies on turquoise vinyl

14-10-2016