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    Black MidiCavalcade

    Label:
    Rough Trade – RT0212LPE
    Format:
    Vinyl, LP, Limited Edition, Picture Disc, Stereo
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    Tracklist

    A1John L
    A2Marlene Dietrich
    A3Chondromalacia Patella
    A4Slow
    A5Diamond Stuff
    B1Dethroned
    B2Hogwash and Balderdash
    B3Ascending Forth
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    Notes

    Housed in a PVC sleeve in retail space. Includes a tracklist and album information slip in the PVC sleeve (pictured).

    Pre orders from certain stores included a coloured flexi disc (or CD in the case of Tower Records) of a cover of a song chosen from a poll voted on by fans of the band. The songs are:

    Taylor Swift - Love Story (UK Indies. Green Flexi) (Cavalcade)

    Prince - Nothing Compares 2U (US Indies. Blue Flexi)

    King Crimson - 21st Century Schizoid Man (Rough Trade. White Flexi)

    Talking Heads - Psycho Killer (Tower Records. CD)

    Captain Beefheart - Moonlight On Vermont (Rough Trade Records/International. Red Flexi)

    Barcode and Other Identifiers

    • Barcode: 191402021202
    • Matrix / Runout: (Side A runout & etched): BL31801-01-A1 ST RT0212LP VT
    • Matrix / Runout: (Side B runout & etched): BL31801-01-B1 ST RT0212LP VX

    Other Versions (5 of 13)View All

    Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
    New Submission
    Cavalcade (CD, Album)Rough TradeRT0212CDEurope2021
    New Submission
    Cavalcade (LP, Album, Stereo, 180g)Rough TradeRT0212LPUK2021
    New Submission
    Cavalcade (LP, Album, Limited Edition, Stereo, 140g, Obi Strip)Rough TradeRT0212LPJapan2021
    New Submission
    Cavalcade (Cassette, Album)Rough TradeRT0212MCUK2021
    Cavalcade (LP, Album, 140g, Flexi-disc, 7", 45 RPM, Single Sided, Red, All Media, Limited Edition)Rough Trade, Rough TradeRT0212LP, noneUK, Europe & Japan2021

    Reviews

    joeyms16's profile picture
    joeyms16
    Edited one month ago
    this disc sounds ok, not amazing and there are some nasty pops throughout (update: sounds better after playing it a couple times, less noise and barely any pops, sounds kinda good for a picture disc). at least it looks nice but that’s not the point. also i really wish diamond stuff was on side b instead of side a, it would balance out the length distribution and the last 4 tracks flow together so well. a 26 min side is a bad idea especially on a badly pressed pic disc
    iridescent-frog's profile picture
    iridescent-frog
    Absolutely beautiful picture disc and a surprisingly amazing sound. Really good for a picture disc.
    samuelwelch's profile picture
    samuelwelch
    Looks beautiful, however not recommend if you want to enjoy the music.

    Audible pops throughout and looping occurs.
    Pretty standard that picture discs do this however straight out the sleeve this occurred.
    I know others who purchased this that have said the same.

    Definitely not a copy to listen to, however it is beautiful.
    sdragonite's profile picture
    sdragonite
    Surface noise throughout, especially noticable on John L break parts
    gee.siber's profile picture
    gee.siber
    The artwork on both sides looks gorgeous, also when the record is spinning. black midi won't be everyone's taste and it's not something you can just put on and relax to. It's pretty intense and needs to be played loud and listened to. The pressing is not without a little background noise and crackle, but it doesn't interfere in my opinion. Pretty good for a picture disc. Vinyl is good quality and no warps. Comes with a really cool booklet with graphic art featuring the band and the lyrics.
    davosmall83's profile picture
    davosmall83
    One of the coolest looking picture discs I've ever seen. Had to buy it even though I wasn't fussed on Black Midi. Well Im pleased I did because this album is so good. A lot going on and it's quite chaotic but it somehow works and as a result is an interesting body of work full of twists and turns. Not like anything I've ever heard before. The pressing on this picture disc isn't too bad although it won't win any awards for being the best sounding vinyl in anybody's collection. My copy is off centre slightly and you can hear it on the quiet parts throughout. This doesn't make it unlistenable though. The most annoying thing about this release is the baffling decision to put 5 tracks on side a and 3 tracks on side b when the length of tracks means it would have made more sense to put 4 tracks on each side. Diamond Stuff and Dethroned shouldn't have been separated. The choice of tracks on each side ruins the vinyl for me and I'd rather listen on another format.
    adriandenham's profile picture
    adriandenham
    Edited 4 months ago
    How come these picture discs are limited edition due out 28th May and there are quite a few for sale on discogs. Limited to how many exactly,thousands ? 😆
    dorium_Tres's profile picture
    dorium_Tres
    Sounds pretty good despite being a picture disc. Clear sound, good balance and depth. Had maybe two instances of static from the first track but nothing that really ruined the experience. The art also looks amazing on the disc. Usually with picture discs not even the art looks good, but it’s real clear and vibrant on this disc. Probably not the way to hear the album but it’s a nice disc if you can get ahold of one.