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John Oswald's Grayfolded pressed to vinyl

Important Records has produced the first vinyl pressing of John Oswald’s 1994 plunderphonics album Grayfolded, a record which uses over 100 performances of the Grateful Dead jam track “Dark Star”, recorded between 1968 and 1993, and reconstructs them all into one single extended piece. Important’s version comes as a 3LP set, with sleevenotes by Rob Bowman and interviews with members of the Dead, plus time maps of the when’s and where’s of Grayfolded’s sources.