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I Musik & Ljudteknik nummer 4 2012 recenserar musikredaktör Thomas Roth en serie nya utgåvor med Frank Zappa kallad Frank Zappa 2012 Remasters. Här nedan följer en förteckning över de olika Zappa-utgåvorna genom åren.


1. Freak Out! (1966) – Official Release # 1 – 1987 Digital Master
2. Absolutely Free (1967) – Official Release # 2 – 1967 Analog Master, remastered by Doug Sax
3. Lumpy Gravy (1967) – Official Release # 3 – 1993 Digital Master
4. We’re Only In It For The Money (1968) – Official Release # 4 – 1993 Digital Master of FZ Remix
5. Cruising with Ruben & the Jets (1968) – Official Release # 5 – 1987 Digital Master
6. Uncle Meat (1969) – Official Release # 6 – 1993 Digital Master of FZ Remix
7. Hot Rats (1969) – Official Release # 8 – FZ-edited Analog Master, remastered by Bernie Grundman
8. Burnt Weeny Sandwich (1970) – Official Release # 9 – 1969 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig
9. Weasels Ripped My Flesh (1970) – Official Release # 10 – 1970 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig
10. Chunga’s Revenge (1970) – Official Release # 11 – 1970 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig
11. Fillmore East – June 1971 (1971) – Official Release # 12 – 1971 Analog Master, remastered by Doug Sax
12. Just Another Band From LA (1972) – Official Release # 14 – 1972 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig

Wave Two

1. Waka/Jawaka (1972) – Official Release # 15 – 1972 Analog Master, remastered by Doug Sax
2. The Grand Wazoo (1972) – Official Release # 16 – 1972 Analog Master, remastered by Doug Sax
3. Over-Nite Sensation (1973) – Official Release # 17 – 1973 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig
4. Apostrophe (‘) (1974) – Official Release # 18 – 1974 Analog Master, remastered by Doug Sax
5. Roxy & Elsewhere (1974) – Official Release # 19 – 1992 Digital Master
6. One Size Fits All (1975) – Official Release # 20 – 1975 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig
7. Bongo Fury (1975) – Official Release # 21 – 1975 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig
8. Zoot Allures (1976) – Official Release # 22 – 1976 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig
9. Zappa in New York (1978) – Official Release # 23 – 1993 Digital Master
10. Studio Tan (1978) – Official Release # 24 – 1977 Analog Master, remastered by Doug Sax
11. Sleep Dirt (1979) – Official Release # 25 – 1977 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig
12. Sheik Yerbouti (1979) – Official Release # 26 – 1978 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig

Wave Three

1. Orchestral Favorites (1979) – Official Release # 27 – 1991 Digital Master
2. Joe’s Garage Acts 1, 2 & 3 (1979) – Official Releases # 28 & 29 – 1979 Analog Master, remastered by Doug Sax
3. Tinsel Town Rebellion (1981) – Official Release # 30 – 1981 Analog Master, remastered by Doug Sax
4. Shut Up ‘N’ Play Yer Guitar (1981) – Official Releases # 31, 32 & 33 – 1981 Analog Master, remastered by Bob Ludwig
5. You Are What You Is (1981) – Official Release # 34 – 1981 Analog Master, remastered by Doug Sax
6. Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch (1982) – Official Release # 35 – 1993 Digital Master
7. The Man From Utopia (1983) – Official Release # 36 – Digital Master, remixed 1992 by Spencer Chrislu
8. Baby Snakes (1983) – Official Release # 37 – 1993 Digital Master
9. London Symphony Orchestra, Vols. I & II (1983/1987) – Official Releases # 38 & 48 – 1993 Digital Master
10. Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger (1984)– Official Release # 39 – 1993 Digital Master
11. Them Or Us (1984) – Official Release # 40 – 1984 Digital Master, remastered by Doug Sax
12. THING-FISH (1984) – Official Release # 41 – 1993 Digital Master

Wave Four

1. Francesco Zappa (1984) – Official Release # 42 – 1993 Digital Master
2. Frank Zappa Meets The Mothers Of Prevention (1985) – Official Release # 44 – 1994 Digital Master
3. Does Humor Belong In Music? (1986) – Official Release # 45 – 1994 Digital Master
4. Jazz From Hell (1986) – Official Release # 47 – 1994 Digital Master
5. Guitar (1988) – Official Release # 50 – 1994 Digital Master
6. You Can’t Do That On Stage Anymore, Vol. 1 (1988) – Official Release # 51 – 1993 Digital Master
7. You Can’t Do That On Stage Anymore, The Helsinki Tapes, Vol. 2 (1988) – Official Release # 52 – 1993 Digital Master
8. Broadway The Hard Way (1988) – Official Release # 53 – 1994 Digital Master
9. The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life (1991) – Official Release # 55 – 1990 Digital Master
10. Make A Jazz Noise Here (1991) – Official Release # 57 – 1991 Digital Master
11. Understanding America (2012) – All-New Release