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Switched On remasters and Not Music unavailable on Amazon Music (US)

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:15:06 GMT

So I was at the Brooklyn Steel show last Saturday and I saw the Switched On remaster available for purchase. Bought a shirt instead, figuring the remaster would be up on Amazon Music soon enough (all the other remasters are there). But this is not there yet. Any reason why? Also, they have never had Not Music available and I can't figure out why that is.

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:31:30 GMT

I'm not sure 100% but I don't believe there is a remaster release of NOT MUSIC.

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 17:21:33 GMT

Not Music isn't on Spotify either, nor is First of the Microbe Hunters. Refried and AT were missing, but became available again when the remasters were released - strange that they are missing from Aamazon

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 18:22:17 GMT

Petur I agree there is no remaster of NOT MUSIC yet. Amazon doesn't have any version of that album at all. I don't think they have microbe either, but they have other EPs. I would think they'd have at least all r full album releases.

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 21:33:28 GMT

You can find NOT MUSIC as a blue vinyl release on discogs.I just bought a copy a few months ago.My copy was warped though.

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 15:33:29 GMT

yeah, Not Music is not hard to come by. got the limited clear vinyl when it was originally released

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 19:49:41 GMT

I appreciate the suggestions from the vinyl collectors, but that's not me anymore. I have no room for vinyl in my NYC apartment, limited edition or otherwise (sigh). Looks like I'm going to have to dig the CD out of storage and rip it. But I figure Stereolab would want its whole catalogue on the streaming services. Maybe it shows up if and when Not Music gets a remastering. I do need the remastered Switched Ons a lot more.

jeff w
Sat, 05 Oct 2019 20:15:47 GMT

I’m sure Not Music was available digitally from Drag City until quite recently. But looks like they agreed to stop selling any Stereolab stuff around same time as the groop got the rights back to all of the Elektra releases.

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 20:35:07 GMT

Hmm..I saw that NOT MUSIC was being sold at the show I just assumed it was the Drag City issue.Wish I would have gave it a look.