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The best and worst of CD reissues in one package: From the slop-punk of the Reflections to the anti-folk of Ben Watt, we get 22 classic variations on early-’80s art-pop—some remastered so carelessly that no one noticed the tape player changing speeds. Exactly why I won’t give up my turntable quite yet. —Leonard Roberge