A Record Collector's Guide


Inclined Plane

Simple Machines SMR-006 7", released 1993 (U.S.)

Contains the Tsunami track "Beauty Pt. II"

Inclined Plane was the last entry in the Simple Machines "Machines" series of 7" compilations (along with Wedge, Wheel, Pulley, Screw, and Lever). Limited to 4,000 copies, all on black vinyl. It contained exclusive tracks from Tsunami, Unrest, Superchunk, and Rodan. The Tsunami song was later re-released on World Tour and Other Destinations.

Version Value ($) Scarcity Price Trending
SMR-006 Black 3-5 1 Stable
Sleeve Paper Foldover

This page was last updated on February 23, 2020.

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Scarcity Score Definition
10 Near impossible: Fewer than 50 copies or publicly sold every few years
8-9 Very rare: 50-199 copies or publicly sold 1-2 times per year
6-7 Rare: 200-499 copies or publicly sold a few times a year
4-5 Medium: 500-999 copies or publicly sold ~10 times a year
1-3 Common: 1000+ copies, readily available, or publicly sold 20+ times a year

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