Jack White Buries 12 Curiosities in His Latest ULTRA LP ‘Lazaretto’


By usfndns / / Always pushing the envelope for what’s possible with vinyl, Jack White and his Third Man Records have really packed a punch in his latest upcoming release. Instead of a single innovation, they’ve jammed 12 bizarre things waiting to be discovered within the 11-track album. Pre-order it here. :: 180 gram vinyl :: 2 vinyl-only hidden tracks hidden beneath the center labels :: 1 hidden track plays at 78 RPM, one plays at 45 RPM, making this a 3-speed record :: Side A plays from the outside in :: Dual-groove technology: plays an electric or acoustic intro for “Just One Drink” depending on where needle is dropped. The grooves meet for the body of the song. :: Matte finish on Side B, giving the appearance of an un-played 78 RPM record :: Both sides end with locked grooves :: Vinyl pressed in seldom-used flat-edged format :: Dead wax area on Side A contains a hand-etched hologram by Tristan Duke of Infinity Light Science, the first of its kind on a vinyl record :: Zero compression used during mastering of this LP :: Different running order from the CD/digital version :: LP utilizes some mixes different from those used on CD and digital version