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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby drterror666 » Fri May 09, 2014 19:45

Maybe if we shout very LOUD that we want a proper vinyl release. How about this:

1) 180g triple vinyl - five sides of music with one side laser etched with Cardiacs logo, man and house;
2) Each piece of vinyl in a separate colour;
3) The whole package in a custom sleeve with sleeve protector.

Well, I love vinyl and I can dream...
Hello little doggy,
My, you are a nice dog,
What did you just say then?
You could do some tricks! Oh, good, then will you show me?
My word that's a good one!
Would you like a cigarette?
No you can't, they're bad for you!

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby shayne » Sat May 10, 2014 04:52

Vinyl can be damn expensive to press, so its always a bit riskier than CD, which is a little bit risky on a budget, and even more still than iTunes , which isnt really that risky at all, all in terms of sunk cost if the product don't sell.

My band looked into vinyl after we had a LOT of people ask us about it, but we just couldn't make the sums add up in a safe way. Which is a shame, because theres just something about vinyl, especially when you've got a nice analogue recording chain from tape to mastering to vinyl. The physics of it being "better" are just nonsense, but theres something about the sound that just sounds good.

And I will be buying the shit out of sing to god on vinyl if it happens. Mark my words.

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby drterror666 » Sat May 10, 2014 15:21

The sound on vinyl is warmer whereas the sound on CD is technologically superior, but much starker. Electronic music gains a lot from being on CD, but most rock sounds better on vinyl.
Hello little doggy,
My, you are a nice dog,
What did you just say then?
You could do some tricks! Oh, good, then will you show me?
My word that's a good one!
Would you like a cigarette?
No you can't, they're bad for you!

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Postby psparky27 » Sat May 10, 2014 19:00

I Might even get it ....and i dont have a record player !

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby Sterbus » Sat May 10, 2014 19:53

psparky27 wrote:I Might even get it ....and i dont have a record player !


Same here... :D

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby ryan » Mon May 12, 2014 13:51

test pressings exist btw, so it's too late to campaign for anything in particular!

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby drterror666 » Mon May 12, 2014 14:04

It can be pressed on 180g coloured vinyl, though.
Hello little doggy,
My, you are a nice dog,
What did you just say then?
You could do some tricks! Oh, good, then will you show me?
My word that's a good one!
Would you like a cigarette?
No you can't, they're bad for you!

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby ryan » Mon May 12, 2014 16:26

Yup, though I suspect these things are decided.

Would prefer black though tbh, personally and that.

It's been mastered specially for vinyl, apparently it sounds very very good.

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby Batesy » Mon May 12, 2014 16:50

ryan wrote:Yup, though I suspect these things are decided.

Would prefer black though tbh, personally and that.

It's been mastered specially for vinyl, apparently it sounds very very good.


How do you know these things, are you 'connected'? Do we need to sit up straight and watch our Ps & Qs? :D

I agree - good ole black vinyl is all you need. I always found there was a weird hiss to my coloured vinyl/picture discs.

We bought one of these recently - I love it. Really enjoying going through all my old vinyl.

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby ryan » Mon May 12, 2014 18:46

i am not, though you should do all those things anyway obviously.

https://twitter.com/Hhaitch/status/455055682031874048

mike's talked about the remaster and stuff on twitter.

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby drterror666 » Mon May 12, 2014 19:46

ryan wrote:I agree - good ole black vinyl is all you need. I always found there was a weird hiss to my coloured vinyl/picture discs.


Picture discs are notoriously crap. Coloured vinyl hiss is a new one to me because it's still vinyl. Anyway, you'd get great sound on whatever vinyl if pressed on to true 180g.
Hello little doggy,
My, you are a nice dog,
What did you just say then?
You could do some tricks! Oh, good, then will you show me?
My word that's a good one!
Would you like a cigarette?
No you can't, they're bad for you!

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby Batesy » Tue May 13, 2014 10:59

ryan wrote: i am not, though you should do all those things anyway obviously.


:D

Cheers for the link - I'm following him now.

drterror666 wrote:Picture discs are notoriously crap. Coloured vinyl hiss is a new one to me because it's still vinyl. Anyway, you'd get great sound on whatever vinyl if pressed on to true 180g.


Ah, yes, that's what it is. I was a sucker for picture discs in the 80s/early 90s - I have some really nice ones but yes, they sounds terrible.

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Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Postby drterror666 » Tue May 13, 2014 12:44

The best thing for picture discs is to nail them to your wall!!!
Hello little doggy,
My, you are a nice dog,
What did you just say then?
You could do some tricks! Oh, good, then will you show me?
My word that's a good one!
Would you like a cigarette?
No you can't, they're bad for you!

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Postby psparky27 » Tue May 13, 2014 18:36

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Postby psparky27 » Wed May 14, 2014 01:31

montoid wrote:Mugs, t-shirts. How about a nice scarf that says "Wind and Rains is Cold" on it? :)


I would so by that and get it for people for xmas who didnt know. Spread the word without people suspecting how audatious !