[Nagnagnag] Johnny YesNo (Redux) [Mute] (4 x CD plus DVD)

Jon Whitney turbid at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 12:41:21 PST 2011


here's hoping they do a drinking gasoline/gasoline in your eye CD/DVD
and redeem themselves

that was MUCH better

Johnny Yesno was dull, probably not one of the Cab's biggest sellers
on LP, and I don't think 30 years makes much of a difference

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Nicolas Doye <nic at worldofnic.org> wrote:
> My take.
>
> Some of the remixes are really good, some just don't work.
>
> The original film is interesting but ... I waited over 25 years to see this.
> Meaningless but mercifully short. A bit of a let down.
>
> The new version I couldn't be bothered to watch and just started fast
> forwarding. Pointless and poorly made. What were they thinking?
>
> On 18 Nov 2011 09:58, "Jerker Sundlöf" <jerker.sundlof at eins.se> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> Received the Redux set the other day from Mute. Interesting stuff I must
> say. The new film version I mean. I'm very into the original score, so I
> didn't expect any improvements exactly regarding the "remixed" soundtrack.
> And so far it has lived up to my modest expectations. Although it's good,
> it's not Cabs nor Kirk top class. The music doesn't surprise one bit, maybe
> because this work has been laying around for some years (?) before it
> actually got released. I wouldn't say that Kirk surprises me with every
> release, because it's always pretty fantastic and in that sense you know
> you're in for a treat every time something new comes out. But there is
> always some parts and bits in the music that totally knocks me out. Not this
> time though, not so far.
>
> Don't know if anyone ordered this directly from Mute, but ther packaging for
> shipment is crap as always. I received my copy with all teeth of the hubs
> holding the discs snapped. Discs just rattling around. Booklet scuffed.
> Looks like something you pick up in Tapes and Records Exchange that is a
> decade old... Thanks Mute, for finally making this gem available, but please
> follow it through with quality in design and distribution.
> /J
>
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 1:45 AM, Edward Arthur <ed.arthur at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> www.theidealcopy.com...
>
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