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Pip Blom - Welcome Break

Pip Blom - Welcome Break

Format: LP

UPC: 5400863050764

Release Date: 04/08/22

Condition: N

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Pip Blom's 2019 debut album, Boat, was a fresh-faced, yet gloriously fearless game-changer. Welcome Break is the self-assured older sibling who, with an additional year or two behind themselves, isn't afraid to speak out, take lead and instigate a liberated revolution-come-bliss-out. Three weeks were spent recording the album, which was enigneered by Al Harle and self-produced entirely by the band. Getting out of their hometown and into an environment which removed all notions of "normality" or personal space, was an atmospheric godsend in terms of motivation. After spending so long in mandatory isolation, Pip Blom were encouraged to readjust and buckle down as a unit again. Actively seeking out moments of creative-authenticity, be it via a slightly-out-of-tune guitar or proudly-fuzzed vocals, Pip Blom take full-circle with this eleven-track release that resonates with about as much decisive allure as it's precursor, but this time with a bit more contemporary chaos to boot. 

  • 1 You Don't Want This
  • 2 12
  • 3 It Should Have Been Fun
  • 4 Keep It Together
  • 5 Different Tune
  • 6 I Know I'm Not Easy to Like
  • 7 Faces
  • 8 I Love the City
  • 9 Easy
  • 10 Holiday
  • 11 Trouble in Paradise

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GRADING

Yellow Racket assigns condition based on the Goldmine Standard for grading records.
New (N) (Not typically included in the Goldmine Standard)
New records are purchased directly from the label, distributor, or registered wholesaler. Records are still sealed. Jackets may have slight shelf wear, but media has never been played.
Mint (M)
Still sealed. Never played. No observable flaws.  Items have been purchased secondhand.
Near Mint (NM)
A Near Mint (NM) record will play perfectly, with no imperfections during playback. The record should show no obvious signs of wear.
The cover (and any additional packaging) has no creases, folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable defects.
Very Good Plus (VG+)
A Very Good Plus (VG+) record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
Defects should be more of a cosmetic nature, not affecting the actual playback as a whole. Record surfaces may show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches.
The disc and LP cover may have slight signs of wear, and may be gently marred by spindle marks, paper scuffs, wrinkled corners, etc.
Very Good (VG)
Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG disc. Surface noise will be evident, but will not overpower the music. Disc may have light scratches (deep enough to feel with a fingernail) that will affect the sound.
Labels, jackets, and inserts will have visible cosmetic flaws such as wrinkles, cut-outs, slight splitting, etc. However, it will usually have less than a dozen minor flaws.
Good (G)
A record in Good condition can be played through without skipping. But it will have significant surface noise, scratches, and visible groove wear. A cover or sleeve will have seam splits, especially at the bottom or on the spine. Tape, writing, ring wear, or other defects will be present.
While the record will be playable without skipping, noticeable surface noise and "ticks" will almost certainly accompany the playback. 
Poor (P), Fair (F)
The record may be cracked, badly warped, or won't play through without skipping or repeating. The picture sleeve may be water damaged, split, or heavily marred by wear and writing.
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