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Frank Cordell's Khartoum soundtrack: available in a luxury vinyl package - The Audiophile Man
Title: Khartoum Label: Stylotone Sometimes, before you even get to the music, a vinyl package makes you pause and take a pace backwards. Khartoum, the Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack did just that to me. Arriving in a gatefold sleeve the two LPs arrive, in what the label Stylotone playfully call ‘Sandstorm’-coloured’ 180gm vinyl plus a vinyl replica CD and download options for both WAV and MP3. It’s a fine edition and reeks of quality. This is the first time that this music, produced for the last film of the 60s to be shot in Ultra Panavision 70, before director Quentin Tarantino revived the format with the recent film, The Hateful Eight. This edition of Khartoum was mastered and cut at Abbey Road by the man who was part of The Beatles’ mastering team, engineer Sean Magee. The set also includes a 30” x 40” (762mm x 1016mm) quad film poster. The poster has been specially printed using original 1960s production processes – matching not only the poster weight of the time but also the correct machine folds (since film posters would be machine folded and inserted into large brown envelopes before arriving in the post at cinemas). You also get a certificate of authenticity personally signed by …