martedì 31 gennaio 2017

The Rolling Stones - 2002-11-04 - Los Angeles, CA (AUD/FLAC)


(Audience FLAC)

Wiltern Theatre

6 CD Set - Part 3 

Source: Vinyl Gang Products (VGP-324) - Released 2002 

Quality: Excellent Audience Recording. 

Lineage: 
CDR received in a trade -> Flac via TLH -> You 

[All files checked lossless via EAC - ffp & md5 files included - Artwork included (thanks to rs-covers.com)] 

Disc 1
01. Jumping Jack Flash 
02. Live With Me 
03. Neighbours 
04. Hand Of Fate 
05. No Expectations 
06. Beast Of Burden [REMOVED] 
07. Stray Cat Blues 
08. Dance 
09. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love [REMOVED] 
10. That´s How Strong My Love Is 
11. Going To A Go Go 
12. Band Introduction 

Disc 2
01. Thru And Thru 
02. You Don´t Have To Mean It [REMOVED] 
03. Can´t You Hear Me Knocking [REMOVED] 
04. Rock Me Baby [REMOVED] 
05. Bitch [REMOVED] 
06. Honky Tonk Women 
07. Start Me Up 
08. Brown Sugar 
09. Tumbling Dice 

***************************************** 
The following tracks are removed from this torrent as officialy released on "Live Licks" (CD) & "Four Licks" (DVD): 
- Disc 1: Tracks 6 (Beast Of Burden) & 9 (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love) 
- Disc 2: Tracks 2 (You Don´t Have To Mean It), 3 (Can´t You Hear Me Knocking), 4 (Rock Me Baby) & 5 (Bitch) 
***************************************** 

Van Morrison - 2012-07-06 - Rotterdam, NL (AUD/FLAC)


(Audience FLAC)

North Sea Jazz Festival


Edirol R-09 > Adobe Audition 3 > FLAC


Van Morrison: vocals, alto saxophone, harmonica

piano on Haunts Of Ancient Peace

Paul Moore: MD / keyboards / trumpet

Chris White: saxophones / flute
Alistair White: trombone / tuba
Dave Keary: guitar
Paul Moran: bass
Jeff Lardner: drums
Rod Quinn: percussion

Cd1

01. Brown Eyed Girl
02. Only A Dream
03. Days Like This
04. Don'T Start Crying Now > Custard Pie
05. How Can A Poor Boy
06. Fever
07. Real Real Gone > You Send Me
08. Haunts Of Ancient Peace
09. Bye Bye Blackbird
10. A Foggy Day (In London Town)
11. Unchained Melody > Time Is Running Out > September Song > Too Late To Stop Now > Don'T Let Me Breakdown (In Rotterdam)


Cd2
01. Moondance
02. I'M Not Feeling It Anymore
03. All In The Game > You Know What They'Re Writing About > No Safety Net > No Plan B
04. Ballerina
05. Gloria

lunedì 30 gennaio 2017

The Stone Roses - 1983-1989 - Ultimate Rarities (STU/FLAC)

(Studio FLAC)

01. I Wanna Be Adored
02. Heart On The Staves
03. Tell Me
04. This Is The One
05. Boy On The Pedestal
06. All Across The Sands
07. Hardest Thing In The World
08. Sun Still Shines
09. She Bangs The Drums
10. Waterfall
11. Hardest Thing In The World
12. Elephant Stone
13. Sun Still Shines
14. Going Down
15. Sugar Spun Sister
16. Waterfall
17. Shoot You Down
18. She Bangs The Drums
19. Waterfall
20. Made Of Stone
21. This Is The One
22. Elizabeth My Dear
23. (On A Beach In) Normandy
24. When The Wind Blows


1-3: Piccadilly Radio sessions 24/03/85

4: Strawberry Studios, Stockport, 1985, 3am (first ever take)
5-8: Rehersals, Chorlton, Manchester, 18/03/86
9-10: circa '86
11: Demo, Yacht Club studios, Bredbury, Manchester 1986
12-15: Chorlton, Manchester, 12/12/86
16-17: Demos, Manchester Late '87
18-21: Suite-16 Studios, Manchester May '88
22: Battery Studios, London Jan '89
23-24: Demos 1983. Pre-Roses band called The Waterfront who included Squire, Mani & Ian. Kaiser is singing as Ian didn't turn up.

YES - 1974-02-08 - Miami, FL (AUD/FLAC)


(Audience FLAC)

Miami Baseball Stadium 

Jon Anderson  (Vocals) 
Steve Howe  (Guitars) 
Chris Squire  (Bass) 
Rick Wakeman  (Keyboards) 
Alan White  (Drums) 

01 - Firebird Suite 
02 - Siberian Khatru 
03 - And You And I 
04 - Close To The Edge 
05 - The Revealing Science Of God 
06 - The Remembering 
07 - The Ancient 
08 - Ritual 
09 - Roundabout

Canned Heat - 1967-xx-xx - Unknonw Location (SBD/FLAC)


(Soundboard FLAC)

Unknown Club, Unknown Location

Lineage: 
Unknown Gen Cass> Nak ZX7> PDR05> EAC> Cool Edit pro> Flac

Tracks 1-2, 7-11:
Bob "The Bear" Hite: voc, harp
Alan Wilson: g, voc, harp
Henry Vestine: g,
Frank Cook: drums
Larry Taylor: bass 

1st Set
01 - I went to Church this morning(?) (Talking Blues)
02 - Big Road Blues
03 - There's something on your Mind(?) (Talking Blues)
04 - Dust my Broom
04 - This is Hit
05 - She's 19 Years old
06 - Bullfrogg Blues
07 - Blues Shuffle feat. Henry
08 - Instr. Outro

2nd Set
09 - Madman Blues
10 - Terraplane Blues
11 - Rollin' & Tumblin'
12 - Catfish Blues

13 tracks = 60:45 minutes

notes:
This earliest Canned Heat live tape I found yet, was recorded in an unknown club and feature the original Canned Heat w/Frank Cook on Drums! Again the song-list here includes some tracks not available from any other known Canned Heat recording! Those of you who 
downloaded in June my Canned Heat compilation "Tracks" already have nearly half of the tracks here, but these tracks were remastered in a different way from my own tape & here's the complete performance, from a different source!

CANNED HEAT's Club performance here is kind of rough and unpolished, but full of "Heat" and some tracks here are standing clearly in the tradition of the great "Blues Shouters" as Howlin Wolf or Big Joe Turner! The general quality is great, but on some tracks the Bear's vocals are quite oversaturated! I did my best to polish this & also used the better channel (with less dropouts) of this mono sbd recording!

sabato 28 gennaio 2017

Manhattan Transfer - 1993-07-09 - Assisi, IT (DVDfull pro-shot)

(DVDfull pro-shot)

Author: Mike Hunt

Manhattan Transfer
1993.07.09
Piazza S. Francesco
(Umbria Jazz Festival)
Assisi (Perugia), Italy

LINEAGE:
TV > TS6007 (DVB receiver and recorder) > MPG > MPEG VIDEO WIZARD (to cut and demultiplex, no reencode) > DVDlab PRO 2 > YOU

Audio Codec: MPEG-1 Layer 2
Audio Bitrate: 192 kbps
Video System: 4:3, PAL 25.00 fps
Video Bitrate: 3000 kbps
Approx Length: 64 mins
Menu and chapters: No menu but chapters set at the right points

01 - Route 66
02 - Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
03 - Corner Pocket
04 - Airegin
05 - Meet Benny Bailey
06 - Killer Joe
07 - Jeaninne
08 - Java Jive
09 - Duke of Dubuque
10 - Ten Minutes Till The Savages Come
11 - The Quietude
12 - Baby Come Back To Me (The Morse Code of Love)
13 - Boy From New York City
14 - Gloria
15 - Blues I Like To Hear

16 - Ray's Rockhouse

Mark Knopfler - 2013-10-23 - Long beach, CA (DVDfull aud-shot)

(DVDfull aud-shot)

PAL DVD

ALL VIDEOS DOWNLOADED FROM YOUTUBE

01: What it is
02: Corned beef city
03: Privateering
04: Father & Son
05: Hill farmer's blues
06: Kingdom og gold
07: I used to could
08: Romeo & Juliet
09: Gator blood
10: Haul away
11: Postcards from Paraguay
12: Marbletown
13: Telegraph road
14: So far away
15. Our Shangri-La
16: Going home

giovedì 26 gennaio 2017

Hawkwind - 1977-03-11 - Amsterdam, NL (AUD/FLAC)


(Audience FLAC)

Paradiso

Lineage: 
1st gen tape? transferred to CDR > xACT > Flac 

Dave Brock - guitar, vocals 
Robert Calvert - lead vocals 
Simon King - drums 
Simon House - keyboards, violin 
Adrian Shaw - bass, vocals 

01 electronic intro 
02 reefer madness 
03 hassan i sahba 
04 the forge of vulcan 
05 brainstorm 
06 wind of change 
08 spirit of the age 
09 sonic attack 
10 damnation alley 
11 fable of a failed race 
12 uncle sam’s on mars 
13 iron dream 
14 waiting for my man 
15 paranoia 

Notes: 
One of the better sounding Hawkwind audience recordings. Been quite a while since this was here (I last seeded it back in 2008) so perhaps time for another spin. 

Alice in Chains - 1992-11-29 - Toronto, ON (SBD/FLAC)




(Soundboard FLAC)

The Phoenix

Source:
Soundboard > Silver CD > CDR(1) > EAC > FLAC


01. Dam That River
02. We Die Young
03. Them Bones
04. Would?
05. Love, Hate, Love
06. Junkhead
07. God Smack
08. Bleed The Freak
09. Put You Down
10. Sickman
11. It Ain't Like That
12. Hate To Feel
13. Angry Chair
14. Man In The Box

Bruce Springsteen - 1980-10-24 - Seattle, WA (AUD/FLAC) That Old '80 Sound by REQUEST



(Audience FLAC)

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
That Old ‘80 Sound
Seattle Center Coliseum
Seattle, WA
October 24, 1980
RS Master via JEMS
16/44.1 Edition
(24/96 Edition release pending)

Recording Gear: Nakamichi 700 microphones > Bass Box EQ > Sony TCD-D5

2013-14 JEMS Transfer: RS master cassettes > Nakamichi CR-7A azimuth-adjusted transfer > Sound Devices USBPre 2 > Audacity 2.0 (24/96) capture > extensive iZotope RX3 clean up > iZotope Ozone 5 via Peak 6 > iZotope RX MBIT+ resample 16/44.1 > Peak Pro XT (volume smoothing / edit / index) > xACT 2.21 > FLAC

Project Start Date: October 2013
Project End Date: October 2014
Approximate Project Hours: 35
Years Spent Chasing Down Master Tape: 20+
River Tour Show No. 13

Seamless transfer, suggested CD breaks...

101 Badlands
102 Out in the Street
103 Tenth Avenue Freeze-out
104 Darkness On The Edge Of Town
105 Factory
106 Independence Day
107 Jackson Cage
108 Two Hearts
109 The Promised Land (cut)
110 Racing In The Street
111 The River
112 Prove It All Night
113 Thunder Road
201 Cadillac Ranch (Bruce's microphone and part of the PA are out)
202 Fire
203 Sherry Darling
204 Here She Comes > I Wanna Marry You
205 The Ties That Bind
206 Wreck On The Highway
207 Point Blank
208 Crush On You
209 Ramrod
210 You Can Look But You Better Not Touch
211 Stolen Car
212 Drive All Night
301 Rosalita
302 Jungleland
303 Born to Run
304 Detroit Medley > I Hear A Train (joined in progress, distortion at the start)
305 Raise Your Hand (joined in progress)

We never thought it would happen, but after twenty years of trying, JEMS was finally able to track down the master tapes to my first Springsteen show, Seattle Center Coliseum, October 24, 1980. Right at the top a HUGE thank you goes out to RS, the original taper of the show, who generously provided his masters to JEMS, as well to MS, who facilitated access to RS and his tapes. MS has graciously lent JEMS many of his outstanding master recordings by various artists over the last two years, available on DIME under the title MS Archive Series.

Seattle '80 is a personal holy grail for several reasons. As noted above, it was my first Springsteen show at the tender age of 14. That night also saw distribution of the first ever issue of Backstreets, so happy 34th anniversary to Backstreets as well. The magazine had a big influence on me as a collector and it was in the classifieds of Backstreets that JEMS first appeared in public, so to speak, as we took out ads back in the day before the internet hoping to trade copies of "our masters for your masters."

The funny thing is, we never had a master of Seattle '80. JEMS taped the three Seattle Springsteen shows that preceded this one (in 1975 and 1978) and every Seattle show that followed, up to present day. Yet despite three of us attending, we didn't record the show.

Why?

The answer is, because a friend of a friend with better gear was going to record it for all of us. RS was friends with MS and with Pat Lee, taper of the excellent Portland '80 made with Stan of JEMS the following night. RS was an experienced taper and Deadhead (he recorded hundreds of shows in and around Seattle, Boston and Southern California) who not only had arguably the best commercially available gear at the time (Nakamichi 700 microphones and a Sony D5M cassette recorder), but he and MS had recently begun to customize and upgrade their taping gear.

Around this time, RS and others in the Dead taping community started experimenting with what they called a Bass Box EQ. Utilizing special circuitry, the Bass Box EQ was designed to capture much more of the low end than the Nak 700s could grab on their own. Given the gear he was packing, leading up to the show it was decided by the folks who could have taped--Pat Lee, Stan and MS--that RS was the right man to make the recording for all interested parties.

And shortly after the show, RS did indeed make copies from his masters for the aforementioned crew, and the Seattle show has circulated pretty much ever since. The trouble is, every copy of the show I ever tracked down was hissy and very bass heavy, which explains why Seattle '80 has never been considered a quality recording.

Even when Pat Lee loaned me his first generation reels of the show, dubbed from RS's masters, the show still didn't sound as good as I thought it should have. Again, heavy hiss and bass made the recording challenging to navigate, though you could hear a fine recording lurking under the fog. It seemed the only way to properly upgrade Seattle ‘80 was to get back to the original master recordings.

A couple of years ago, Pat and I exchanged emails about trying to track down RS's masters, and he suggested that MS might still be in touch with RS (remember, this is 30+ years after the concert). Turned out he was. Sometime in 2012, MS made contact with RS, who confirmed that he still had the tapes and was open to lending them, but they were in a different state than the one he he lives in today.

I waited close to a year for RS to return to that part of the country, and, to his credit, when he did he pulled out the tapes and sent them to MS who in turn sent them to me. After 20 plus years of seeking and over a year of tracking, the Seattle '80 masters were finally in JEMS’ hands.

With great anticipation I placed tape one in the Nakamichi CR-7A to hear what the original Seattle ‘80 sounded like. RS marked the tapes as recorded WITH Dolby on, and it immediately struck me that perhaps that first transfer had been made with Dolby off, thereby boosting the hiss on the copies. Azimuth adjustment also seemed to help fine tune the high end. While the quiet songs were recorded a bit low and therefore had some hiss, the fresh Dolby-on transfer seemed to reduce a material issue with the recording.

But in the immortal words of Meghan Trainor, Seattle '80 is all about that bass. Man, does this tape have it, like no Springsteen audience tape I have ever heard before. Springsteen's full-time move to sports arenas that year likely required a whole new approach to sound reinforcement, and one could easily argue that the prominence of Garry Tallent's bass in the mix was no accident: Why not have a big, solid foundation, and let the rest of the band flow over that? Great for in-arena, but problematic for the recording! In spots, it the bass on this recording is overwhelming.

And it's likely that copies made 34 years ago were unsatisfactory for this reason as well: In dubbing, the recording levels would have been set so the big bass swells did not distort, leaving quiet songs at lower levels than they should be. Turn the volume up to hear something like "Wreck on the Highway" and you were turning up the hiss.

Happily, 2014 offers amazing tools to mold audio like this in ways that would have been difficult in the analog realm. RS's masters were captured at 24/96 and working with iZotope Ozone, after considerable trial and error, I was able to shape and rein-in that bass, while still leaving Seattle '80 with low-end oomph most audience tapes never offer.

RS was surrounded by a boisterous audience, but using iZotope RX, many of those hoots, hollers, wolf whistles and the like were tamed. He was positioned in the upper deck, very close to the PA, so much so that when he moves off axis from the PA on occasion, the soundstage shifts dramatically, something you might notice more in the second set. Audience chatter remains in some places and there is more clapping along than one might like. On the whole, however, neither of these proves particularly detrimental.

You will also hear several seconds of distortion at the start of the show before the levels get set properly and it takes two or three songs for both the in-house mix and the microphone position to lock in. The second set also starts bizarrely, as Bruce’s lead vocal mic goes out for the entirety of “Cadillac Ranch,” and some part of the PA is down for a portion of the song as well.

With all those caveats noted, the mastered Seattle '80 is a special recording indeed. Is it the best all-around audience recording from the River tour? We leave that to you to decide. However, I can guarantee you will hear things on this recording you have never heard before. There is almost HD clarity and instrument separation for long stretches on these tapes, allowing the listener to tune in and fixate on individual elements like the synthesizer on "Drive All Night”; the chiming 12-string guitar on "I Wanna Marry You”; and the sound not just of Max's snare drum, but quite distinctly of his stick hitting it. Pick a song and a band member, and you should be able to follow their discrete part closely. For fans of Roy Bittan, this tape is a special treat: his playing is especially well-represented in the mix.

My own personal memory of the show is pretty fuzzy and I don't recall the PA being exceptionally clear (though I did remember the PA and mic failure in “Cadillac Ranch”), but from where RS was sitting, the sound quality of the PA is outstanding. The result is a major You-Are-There kind of recording. Samples provided.

And if you are a fan of The River, boy are you in luck. The second set especially offers a River tour de force, with all the heavy hitters brilliantly represented in a ten-in-a-row onslaught: "Wreck on the Highway," "Point Blank," "Stolen Car" and "Drive All Night." The rockers are potent, too: "The Ties That Bind," "You Can Look," "Ramrod," even "Crush on You."

The first set adds sublime readings of "Independence Day" and "Racing in the Street"; the extra-solo, River-tour version of "Tenth Avenue Freeze-out"; a propulsive "Jackson Cage"; a gut-wrenching "The River" (dedicated to the Lost Highway Band, with whom Springsteen had sat in the night before at the Old Timers Cafe in Seattle's Pioneer Square) and an unusually positioned "Prove It All Night."

All told, 16 of The River's 20 tracks feature here, omitting only "I'm a Rocker, "Fade Away," "The Price You Pay" and, curiously in hindsight, "Hungry Heart." In short, a classic River show from early in the tour when the material is still being road-tested and the set taking shape, making it all the more fascinating and fresh.

I want to personally thank RS for letting JEMS release his tapes. Seattle ‘80 was a passion project from the start and despite many hours spent mastering, the results, I hope, speak for themselves. Thanks again to MS for playing intermediary, vouching for me and continuing to be a major friend of the firm. Pat Lee also deserves a shout out for helping me figure out how to reach RS.

JEMS’ own Stan was there too, and while he didn't tape, he took a number of terrific black-and-white photos, three of which grace the custom-made cover art. We also threw in two contact sheets with shots from the show courtesy of JEMS’s buddy Exit Club. And even a photo of the mysterious Bass Box that gave this recording its title: That Old ‘80 Sound.

Stan’s images provided great fodder for Ivan, who got the jump on designing the cover art, appropriately adorned in the colors of the Seattle Supersonics, the NBA team that occupied the Coliseum (now Key Arena) at the time. They were my other passion. Thanks to you too, Ivan, and to slipkid68 who helped fine tune my indulgent notes. Last but not least, mjk5510 who once again comes in to push this over the finish line as I limp into the last mile out of gas.

One more note on Stan: It was in line for tickets to this show on a Sunday morning in 1980 that I was first introduced to him. Stan had a major health setback of late so please aim all good wishes his way.

On the 34th anniversary of the show, finally, please enjoy Seattle, October 24, 1980.

Wayne Darlington for JEMS

AC/DC - 2016-02-11 - Fargo, ND (AUD/FLAC)

(Audience FLAC)

Date: February 11, 2016 
Location: Fargodome, Fargo, ND, USA 
Bootleg Title: Fargo Ain't a Bad Place to Be - Big Nate Recording 
Complete: COMPLETE 
File Type History: Zoom H2 (Rear Internal Mics) > WAV > Audacity (amplify and bass & trebel boost, splitting) > FLAC 
Quality: VERY GOOD 
Length: 122 mins 
Number of Songs: 20 
Number of Discs: 2 
BadBoyBoogie.de: 

01) Intro 
02) Rock or Bust 
03) Shoot to Thrill 
04) Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be 
05) Back in Black 
06) Got Some Rock and Roll Thunder 
07) Dirty Deeds Done Dirty Cheap 
08) Thunderstruck 
09) High Voltage 
10) Rock and Roll Train 
11) Hells Bells 
12) Given the Dog a Bone 
13) Sin City 
14) You Shook Me All Night Long 
15) Shot Down in Flames 
16) Have a Drink on Me 
17) TNT 
18) Whole Lotta Rosie 
19) Let There Be Rock 
20) Highway to Hell 
21) For Those About to Rock 

Notes: 
Recorded from stage right, about half way up the side in the stands. 
Brian says 'Fargo, it's good to see you again' after Rock or Bust. 
Brian says 'That's rock and roll, Fargo style' during Shoot to Thrill. 
Brian says 'Come on Fargo' during High Voltage. 
Brian says 'Fargo thighs' during You Shook Me All Night Long. 
Brian starts singing the first verse on Have a Drink on Me early, then repeats it to get back on track. 
Brian says Fargo after Let There Be Rock. 
Brian says 'We salute you Fargo. We salute you United States of America' during For Those About to Rock. 

martedì 24 gennaio 2017

Electric Light Orchestra - 1976-02-08 - Seattle, WA (AUD/FLAC) by REQUEST


(Audience FLAC)

Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) 
Seattle Center Arena 
Seattle, WA 
February 8, 1976 
JEMS Full-Track Tandberg Mono Master 

Recording Gear: Sony ECM-22P Microphone > Tandberg Model 11 Portable Reel to Reel 

JEMS 2016 Transfer: Master reel > Tandberg Model 11 > Sound Devices USBPre 2 capture (24/96) > iZotope RX and Ozone > MBIT+ convert to 16/44.1 > Peak Pro XT (volume smoothing / edit / index) > xACT 2.35 > FLAC 

01 Fire On High 
02 Poker 
03 Nightrider 
04 Ocean Breakup / King Of The Universe 
05 Bluebird Is Dead 
06 Oh No Not Susan 
07 New World Rising / Ocean Breakup Reprise 
08 Cello Song 
09 Showdown 
10 Eldorado 
11 Can't Get It Out Of My Head 
12 Poor Boy (The Greenwood) 
13 Illusions In G Minor 
14 Eldorado 
15 Violin Solo 
16 Strange Magic 
17 10538 Overture 
18 Do Ya 
19 Evil Woman 
20 Let's Spend The Night Together / Piano Concerto No. 1 / The End 
21 Ma-Ma-Ma Belle 
22 Roll Over Beethoven 

Known Faults: 
None 

With Jared’s passing in October 2016, the complete JEMS Archive was moved south from his home up north. That move, sad impetus aside, presented an opportunity, however daunting, to go through and organize the collection. With the help of some amazing friends and experts (among them Slowburn, SS, RD and slipkid68), JEMS tapes are now accessible in ways they have never been before. SG was also on hand to help and fill in our taping history as he always does. 

When the task was done and loaded into the truck, one box in particular captured my attention: master reels recorded by SG on his Tandberg portable reel to reel. We’ve posted some 20 or more of these on DIME over the years, but this box contained master reels that had never been digitized before and, in some instances, had never been traded or circulated. 

If you don’t know about the Tandberg, it was a remarkable piece of gear in its day, not only capable of recording at 3-¾ and 7-½ IPS, but in full-track mono. I won’t do the math, but compared to a cassette, the surface area of tape capturing the music is orders of magnitude higher, which is why so many of SG’s Tandberg masters from the likes of David Bowie, Elton John, Led Zeppelin and Bruce Springsteen are considered by some as audience-recording classics. The Tandberg required 10(!) D-cel batteries to operate, is roughly the size of a compact typewriter and weighs more than ten pounds. Imagine sneaking that into a show and your respect for what SG accomplished only grows. 

This is the third in a series of Tandberg master reels digitized for the first time. Happily, the original Tandberg deck is still fully functioning, so these transfers offer full-track mono playback on the original tape recorder to maximize quality. 

We follow up Boston (http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=581370) and Lou Reed (http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=582027) with ELO performing a full set in support of their fifth studio album, Face The Music, riding high on singles like "Evil Woman" and "Strange Magic," both of which are performed with gusto this night. The set also includes a spirited cover of the Rolling Stones' "Let's Spend the Night Together" (never released by ELO on record), right into the last verse of The Beatles' "The End." Quite lovely. 

Little Feat opened the show and that recording is available on Archive.org. One of the ELO/Jeff Lynne sites suggests ELO's set was recorded by Seattle station KISW and broadcast several months later. Given that no recording of that broadcast has ever surfaced and JEMS recorded nearly every local broadcast on Seatttle radio at that time, we doubt that claim, but would love to be proven wrong and have this recording superseded. 

Once again, SG managed to set up his microphone well away from any close-up audience (you really notice the quiet between songs), giving the recording fine balance, especially for an (albeit small) arena show. The master tape was a bit noisier than other Tandberg masters and required a lot of de-clicking and hum removal. The result isn't perfect, but again for a 1976 audience recording, I find it pretty impressive. Samples provided. If the file size seems small, remember it is a mono file, half the size of stereo version of the same thing. 

Our hat goes off again to SG for his remarkable work in the ‘70s, ‘80s and beyond for capturing these shows in the first place, and to Jared, may his legacy live on as he rests in peace. Thanks as well to mjk5510, for his unflinching support of JEMS’ efforts and indispensable post production work. 

BK for JEMS

Bruce Springsteen - Follow That Dream (VAR/FLAC)

(Various FLAC)

In the late eighties, in Italy magazine "Follow That Dream", dedicated entirely to Bruce was edited. The magazine lasted 22 issues now legendary, especially the last 12, which were accompanied by a "bootleg ep".

cd 1:
1974-1978 Good rockin’ tonight
Label: Great Dane Records
Total Time: 16:59

1 Good Rockin’ Tonight (3:19)
2 Heartbreak Hotel (2:21)
3 Hang Up My Rock ‘N’ Roll Shoes (4:03)
4 Sha La La (3:25)
5 You Never Can Tell (3:51)

Tracks 1-3 Civic Center, Saginaw, MI 09/03/78 Audience
Track 4 Uptown Theater, Milwaukee, WI 10/02/75 Soundboard
Track 5 WMMS-FM radio broadcast, The Agora Club, Cleveland, OH 06/03/74

**********

cd 2:
1981-08-24 Point Blank – L.A
Label: Great Dane Records
Source: Soundboard
Total Time: 19:45
Date: August 24, 1981
Location: Los Angeles Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California

1 Point Blank (8:08 )
2 Johnny Bye-Bye (4:53)
3 Jersey Girl (6:43) w/ Tom Waits

**********

cd 3:
1990-11-17 Greetings from L.A. california
Label: Great Dane Records
Total Time: 22:36
November 17, 1990
Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California

1 Darkness On The Edge Of Town (3:46)
2 Tougher Than The Rest (3:52)
3 Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (3:45)
4 Thunder Road (5:55)
5 Across The Borderline (5:18) w/ Bonnie Raitt & Jackson Browne

**********

cd 4:
1988-06-18 S.O.S. Racisme!
Label: Great Dane Records
TV Broadcast
Total Time: 17:50
June 18, 1988
Anti-Racism Festival, Chateau De Vincennes, Paris, France
Acoustic performance w/ Clarence Clemons

1 The Promised Land (5:54) 
2 My Hometown (5:30)
3 Blowin’ In The Wind (3:06)
4 Bad Moon Rising (3:20)

**********

cd 5:
1982-06-12 Rally for disarmement – Central park
Label: Great Dane Records
Source: Soundboard
Total Time: 16:45
Date: June 12, 1982
Location: Central Park, New York City, New York

1 The Pretender (6:19)
2 The Promised Land (4:39)
3 Running On Empty (5:44)

“Rally For Disarmament” Benefit Concert
Track 1 w/ Gary “US” Bonds
Track 2-3 w/ Bruce Springsteen

**********

cd 6:
1973-01-10 WBCN studios – Boston fm broadcast
Label: Great Dane Records
Source: Radio Broadcast
Total Time: 28:44
Date: January 10, 1973
Location: WBCN-FM Radio Studio, Boston, Massachusetts

1 Satin Doll (2:18 )
2 Bishop Danced (5:16)
3 Circus Song (5:21)
4 Song To Orphans (9:57)
5 Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street? (5:52)

**********

cd 7:
1992-05-09 Saturday night live – New York
Label: Great Dane Records
Source: TV Broadcast
Total Time: 13:22
Date: May 9, 1992
Location: NBC Studios, New York City, New York

1 Lucky Town (4:48 )
2 57 Channels (And Nothin’ On) (3:02)
3 Living Proof (5:29)

**********

cd 8:
1990-11-17 more greetins from LA the acoustic unreleased
Label: Great Dane Records
Total Time: 26:32
Date: November 17, 1990
Location: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California

1 Red Headed Woman (4:37)
2 57 Channels (And Nothin’ On) (6:09)
3 The Wish (5:13)
4 Soul Driver (2:18 )
5 When The Lights Go Out (3:51)
6 Real World (4:24)

**********

cd 9:
1978-09-19 Capitol soundcheck
Label: Great Dane Records
Total Time: 10:54
Date: September 20, 1978
Location: Capitol Theater, Passaic, New Jersey

1 Wedding Bells (5:31)
2 The Ties That Bind (4:30)
3 Good Rockin’ Tonight (0:51)

**********

cd 10:
1989-06-09 Stone Pony – Asbury Park
Label: Great Dane Records
Total Time: 26:35
Date: June 9, 1989
Location: The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, New Jersey

1 Lean On Me (4:14)
2 Glory Days (5:45)
3 Not Fade Away (9:17)
4 In The Midnight Hour (7:16)

Nils Lofgren w/ Bruce Springsteen & Max Weinberg

**********

cd 11:
1993-5-25_1994-3-1 Tribute to Curtis Mayfield
Label: Great Dane Records
Total Time: 17:16

1 ‘Curtis Mayfield Tribute Medley’ (10:31)
2 It’s All Right (6:45)

Track 1 “The 1994 Grammy Awards”, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, NY 03/01/94 w/ various artists including Bruce
Track 2 Stadio Flaminnio, Rome, Italy 05/25/93

**********

cd 12:
1973-07-31 My father’s Place Roslyn, NY
Label: Great Dane Records
Source: Radio Broadcast
Total Time: 55:18
Date: July 31, 1973
Location: My Father’s Place, Roslyn, New York

1 4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) (8:17)
2 New York City Serenade (9:02)
3 Spirit In The Night (6:13)
4 Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street? (5:31)
5 It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City (3:50)
6 You Mean So Much To Me (7:32)
7 Thundercrack (14:50)

lunedì 23 gennaio 2017

Elvis Costello - 1986-11-23 - London, UK (pre-FM/FLAC)


(pre-FM FLAC)

Royalty Theatre

source: BBC transcription discs
bootleg: "This Is Tomorrow" (1992, Big Music, Italy)

lineage:
original silver cds > EAC > wav > Audacity (reorder, retracking) > TLH > flac 6 (SB align) > Foobar2000 (flac tags).

Disc 1 (68:26)

01. Accidents Will Happen (2:52)
02. The Beat (3:29)
03. Tokyo Storm Warning (6:16)
04. Watching the Detectives (5:01)
05. Battered Old Bird (7:53)
06. Honey, Are You Straight or Are You Blind? (2:08)
07. Temptation (2:32)
08. New Lace Sleeves (5:07)
09. Blue Chair (3:21)
10. Jack of All Parades (6:09)
11. Uncomplicated (9:03)
12. Lipstick Vogue (4:03)
13. Beyond Belief (3:15)
14. Clubland (7:11) 

 
Disc 2 (47:04)
15. I Want You (7:02)
16. I Hope You're Happy Now (3:37)
17. Home Is Anywhere You Hang Your Head (7:23)
18. Lovable (2:43)
19. Leave My Kitten Alone (3:34)
20. Oliver's Army (3:02)
21. (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding? (3:28)
22. I Can't Stand Up for Falling Down (3:03)
23. Pump It Up (6:08)
24. Poor Napoleon (6:59)


Duration: 1:55:30

Restored the original running order, minor retracking throughout, and fixed one or two pops in about half the tracks. A few seconds of fuzzy sound near the beginning of "Beyond Belief" (present on the silver) was left as is.

Bob Dylan with Tom Petty - 1986-08-03 - Los Angeles, CA (SBD/FLAC)

(Soundboard FLAC)

THE FORUM

15 Ballad Of A Thin Man
Even The Losers (Petty)
Spike (Petty)
Tonight Might Be My Night (Petty)
Bye Bye Johnny (C Berry)
16 Rainy Day Women Nos. 12 & 35
17 Gotta Serve Somebody
18 Seeing The Real You At Last
19 Across The Borderline (Cooder/Hiatt/Dickinson)
20 I And I
21 Like A Rolling Stone
22 In The Garden
*
23 Blowin' In The Wind
24 Uranium Rock (Warren Smith)
25 Knockin' On Heaven's Door

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar) with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. 
Tom Petty (guitar), Mike Campbell (guitar), Benmont Tench (keyboards), Howie Epstein (bass), Stan Lynch (drums) and with The Queens Of Rhythm: Carolyn Dennis, Queen Esther Marrow, Madelyn Quebec, Louise Bethune (backing vocal 

13, 18-25 Dave Stewart (guitar). 16 Howie Epstein (slide guitar), Tom Petty (bass). 
21-26 Al Kooper (keyboards). 25 Annie Lenox (vocal). 

LB-00695 xref-01329

Bob Dylan - 1999-07-30 - Wantagh, NY (SBD/AUD/MTX/FLAC)


(SBD/AUD Matrix FLAC)

Jones Beach Ampitheatre 

SBD/AUD Matrix by OctopusRider (Bob Dylan set only) 

SBD: "Something Is Happening On Mr. Jones' Beach" (Rattlesnake) LB-5099 

AUD: Sony D3 Walkman > Sony CDRs > FLAC (A Doinker Tape) LB-5100 

Disc One 44:12 
1 Babe, It Ain't No Lie 03:49 
2 Mr. Tambourine Man 07:53 
3 Desolation Row 08:55 
4 Girl From The North Country 05:40 
5 Tangled Up In Blue 08:53 
6 All Along The Watchtower 03:44 
7 Shelter From The Storm 05:16 

Disc Two 41:45
1 Maggie's Farm 06:06 
2 Not Dark Yet 06:23 
3 introductions 00:51 
4 Highway 61 Revisited 06:32 
5 Like A Rolling Stone 07:51 
6 It Ain't Me Babe 10:06 
7 Not Fade Away 05:32 

The soundboard was captured via FM reception on a "hard of hearing" device. It was released as "Something Is Happening On Mr. Jones' Beach" (Rattlesnake RS029/030/031). The sound is very clear but there is lots of weird sounding quick fades especially when the vocals are strong. This sounds like it is from heavy FM compression. The mix is very dry and there is no venue ambience present. 

The Doinker audience recording was captured stage center, about 30 rows back. It was recorded on a Sony D3 Walkman and was ported to two Sony cdr's before being converted to FLAC(6) using Nero. 

Babe It Ain't No Lie is missing from the SBD source. The first 50 seconds of Highway 61 Revisited are missing from the AUD source. There are too many cuts and dropouts in both sources to list them all. Everything now fades in and out real smooth. 

The combination of these two sources makes for a very nice listen. I have always found the SBD to be unlistenable given all its strange audible blemishes. However, the Doinker tape brings out the clarity of the SBD recording. When the heavy compression reduces the db of the SBD the AUD is always right there to make up for the SBD drop. The AUD is very warm and adds so much dimension to the Matrix it is almost silly to try to write about it. 

Matrix: both sources > WAV > Cakewalk Home Studio 2004 > WAV > FLAC(8) 

Traders Little Helper was used to decode original lossless FLAC files to WAV and to convert back to FLAC. Cakewalk was used to align, speed-correct, join, separate and fade all tracks. No EQ was used on this matrix. Shelter From The Storm and Maggie's Farm can be joined together seamlessly for longer media. 

SBD/AUD Matrix and Artwork by OctopusRider February 2009. 

Special thanks to Doinker for supplying both sources. 

sabato 21 gennaio 2017

Guns N' Roses - 2016-11-11 - Sao Paulo, BR (AUD/FLAC) by REQUEST



(Audience FLAC)

GUNS N' ROSES
Title: YET ANOTHER NOVEMBER RAIN (16-bit)
Tour: Not In This Lifetime (2016/2017)
Date: November 11, 2016
Venue: Allianz Parque
City: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Lineage: Zoom H1 Handy Recorder -> Audacity (split, conversion to 16-bit, 44.1 kHz) -> FLAC level 6 -> You
Taper: marciov79

W. Axl Rose (vocals, piano)
Slash (guitar)
Duff McKagan (bass guitar)
Dizzy Reed (keyboards, piano)
Melissa Reese (keyboards)
Frank Ferrer (drums)
Richard Fortus (guitar)

Disc 1:
01 - Intro 2:51
02 - It's So Easy 3:14
03 - Mr. Brownstone 4:16
04 - Chinese Democracy 3:54
05 - Welcome to the Jungle 5:53
06 - Double Talkin' Jive 5:53
07 - Better 6:13
08 - Estranged 8:54
09 - Live and Let Die 3:33
10 - Rocket Queen 10:23
11 - You Could Be Mine 6:01
12 - You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory / Attitude 2:46
13 - This I Love 5:47
14 - Civil War 7:53

Disc 2:
01 - Coma 9:37
02 - Band introductions 0:40
03 - Slash's guitar solo (including 'Speak Softly Love', The Godfather love theme) 6:55
04 - Sweet Child o' Mine 6:00
05 - Wish You Were Here (instrumental) 4:19
06 - Layla (finale) 3:17
07 - November Rain 9:49
08 - Knockin' on Heaven's Door 10:15
09 - Nightrain 6:31
10 - Babe I'm Gonna Leave You (intro) 1:38
11 - Don't Cry 4:11
12 - The Seeker 3:43
13 - Paradise City 7:02

martedì 17 gennaio 2017

Frank Zappa - Scherade Part 2 1988 LP (VAR/FLAC) by REQUEST



(Various FLAC)

covers
http://www.killuglyradio.com/boot/gilboot/

infos
http://lukpac.org/~handmade/patio/bootlegs/concert_boots1981-1988.html#scherade2

Lineage:
Vinyl > ION USB Turntable > Audacity > WAV > Flac

Length: 23:43 + 19:54 + 20:27 + 22:02
Sound quality: "OK to fine"
Label: "Barking Pumpkin" Records LP 20789-7

1. Stink-Foot
2. Sharleena
3. Marqueson's Chicken
4. Who Needs the Peace Corps?

5. Cruisin' for Burgers
6. Montana
7. Jesus Thinks You're a Jerk

8. The Torture Never Stops [including "Lonesome Cowboy Burt"] (Cologne 14.04.1988)
9. Alien Orifice

10. Ring of Fire
11. Peaches en Regalia
12. The Texas Medley [Lennon/McCartney/Zappa]: Norweigian Jim ["Norweigian Wood"] / Louisiana Hooker with Herpes ["Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"] / Texas Motel ["Strawberry Fields Forever"]
13. Strictly Genteel

Track 2 is live in Stuttgart 24-May-1988.
Track 3 is live in Fürth 26-May-1988.
Track 6 is live in Bremen 24-Apr-1988.
Track 8 is live in Cologne 14-Apr-1988.
Track 11 is live in Mannheim 25-May-1988.
Track 12 is live in Berlin 12-Apr-1988.
Track 13 is live in Dortmund 05-May-1988.
All other tracks (1, 4-5, 7 & 9-10) are unknown 1988 live.
Released in 1989 on black vinyl with white labels.

lunedì 16 gennaio 2017

Beach Boys - 1964-08-01 - Sacramento, CA (SBD/FLAC)

(Soundboard FLAC)

The Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California
The Beach Boys Live In Sacramento, 1964

Lineage:
Sea Of Tunes-Silvers>FLAC

Disk 1:
First Show and Rehearsal C 9701
(All tracks are stereo).

01. Introduction 0:31
02. Little Honda 2:11
03. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow 2:06
04. The Little Old Lady From Pasadena 3:04
05. Hushabye 3:26
06. Hawaii 2:40
07. Let's Go Trippin' 2:11
08. The Wanderer 2:25
09. Surfer Girl 2:25
10. Monster Mash 3:37
11. Graduation Day 2:05
12. Be True To Your School 3:28
13. Surfin' U.S.A. 2:06
14. Don't Back Down 2:09
15. Don't Worry Baby 2:50
16. Wendy 2:36
17. I Get Around 2:12
18. Fun, Fun, Fun 2:12
19. Louie Louie 3:03
20. Little Honda 3:11
21. Surfin' U.S.A. 2:28
22. Wendy 1:44
23. Wendy 2:30
24. Wendy 3:17
25. Don't Worry Baby 1:23
26. Little Honda 1:50
27. Little Honda 2:01
28. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow 2:35
29. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow 2:39
30. The Little Old Lady From Pasadena / Don't Back Down 1:32

Disk 2:
The Beach Boys Live In Sacramento, 1964
Second Show and Vocal Overdubs C 9702
(All tracks are stereo).

01. Introduction 1:17
02. Little Honda 2:01
03. Fun, Fun, Fun 2:13
04. The Little Old Lady From Pasadena 3:04
05. Hushabye 2:55
06. Hawaii 2:56
07. Let's Go Trippin' 2:21
08. The Wanderer 2:27
09. Wendy 2:24
10. Monster Mash 3:35
11. Surfer Girl 3:18
12. Be True To Your School 2:49
13. Graduation Day 2:55
14. Surfin' U.S.A. 3:18
15. Don't Back Down 1:59
16. Don't Worry Baby 3:20
17. I Get Around 2:26
18. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow 1:56
19. Fun, Fun, Fun (vocal rehearsals) 2:00
20. I Get Around (vocal overdub) 2:00
21. The Little Old Lady From Pasadena (vocal overdub) 2:55
22. The Little Old Lady From Pasadena (vocal overdub) 2:57
23. Fun, Fun, Fun (vocal overdub) 1:56
24. Hawaii (vocal overdub) 0:58
25. Johnny B Goode (vocal overdub) 1:10
26. Johnny B Goode (vocal overdub) 1:41
27. Honda "55" (vocal rehearsal) 1:19
28. Honda "55" (vocal rehearsal) 0:24

Bruce Springsteen - 2005-08-07 - Milwaukee, WI (AUD/FLAC)




(Audience FLAC)

Straight Into Our Hearts

Bradley Center

Original Godfather Silver Discs

Disc 1
01. Shut Out The Light**
02. Reason To Believe
03. Devils & Dust
04. My Father´s House
05. Long Time Comin´
06. Frankie*
07. Back In Your Arms***
08. Ain´t Got You
09. State Trooper
10. Nebraska
11. Reno
12. All That Heaven Will Allow***
13. Point Blank***
14. Racing In The Street*
15. The Rising

Disc 2
01. Darkness On The Edge Of Town
02. Jesus Was An Only Son*
03. Leah
04. The Hitter
05. Matamoras Banks
06. Open All Night
07. Growin´ Up
08. Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street
09. The Promised Land
10. Dream Baby Dream**

Bonus Tracks
11. I Wish I Were Blind*** (Portland, OR, USA, Rosergarden Theatre Of The Clouds, Aug 10, 2005)
12. Be True*** (Seattle, WA, USA, Key Arena, Aug 11, 2005)
13. Two For The Road*** (Seattle, WA, USA, Key Arena, Aug 11, 2005)
14. Because The Night*** (Vancouver, Canada, Pointa Theatre At GM Place, Aug 13, 2005)

* = piano
** = pump organ
*** = electric piano

domenica 15 gennaio 2017

Barbra Streisand - 1962 - Los Angeles, CA (STU/FLAC)

(Studio FLAC)

RCA demo Recording

1962 03-xx
Source : original Acetate , audible clicks and pops


01. Studio Talk : We’re rolling
02. A Sleepin' Bee
03. Studio Talk
04. Have I Stayed Too Long at the Fair
05. Studio Talk
06. When the Sun Comes Out
07. Studio Talk
08. A Taste of Honey
09. Studio Talk
10. At the Codfish Ball (Take 1) ( Barbra never recorded this song again for any album )
11. Studio Talk
12. At the Codfish Ball (Take 2)
13. Studio Talk
14. Lover, Come Back to Me (Take 1) – faster pace
15. Studio Talk
16. Lover, Come Back to Me (Take 2) - slower pace
17. Studio Talk
18. Bewitched , Bothered and Bewildered
19. Studio Talk
20. I Had Myself a True Love
21. Soon It's Gonna Rain

TT: 31:23

Tapers Notes:

In March 1962, Streisand auditioned for RCA Records by recording nine songs, pressed on a 12-inch acetate record. Marty Gold, called “one of RCA's yeoman house arrangers,” accompanied Barbra on piano.
The demo includes Barbra's version of a song Shirley Temple sang in a film called Captain January. Written by S. Mitchell and L. Pollack, “At the Codfish Ball” has never been recorded by Barbra —although she did confess that in preparation for 2003's The Movie Album, she was considering recording a medley of Shirley Temple songs!

Bruce Springsteen - The Ties That Bind (STU/FLAC)

(Studio FLAC)

Unreleased 1979 Studio Album

Audio type: 16 bit/44.1 kHz (CD Audio)

01. The Ties That Bind
02. Cindy
03. Hungry Heart
04. Stolen Car
05. To Be True
06. The River
07. You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)
08. The Price You Pay
09. I Wanna Marry You
10. Loose Ends

Notes:
Unlike most upgrades, this 2011 edition of The Ties That Bind utilizes the same source tapes: a pair of 15 IPS, half-track reels that turned up at a Pasadena swap meet in the early '90s. The initial transfer of those reels--from which, to be clear, ALL known copies and releases emanate--was done on a rented open-reel tape deck to DAT at 16 bit/48 kHz. There was no playback azimuth correction. No demagnetization of the heads (at least they were cleaned between tape sides). No correcting for balanced/unbalanced connections. In short, it was the best transfer that could be made given the time and circumstances (c'mon, we were kids then) and it sounded damn good, all things considered, because they were, after all, master tapes.

However, we always knew it could sound even better. And given historic nature of the material and the source, The Ties That Bind deserved an upgraded transfer. In late 2010, that finally happened. There was baking involved, as the tapes had degraded in the two decades since the initial transfer was made. This time, the reel-to-reel tape deck was best of breed, what the pros use, in a proper studio, calibrated and adjusted in every way for optimal playback and capture at 24/96 using the best possible sound card, cabling, etc. The nature of how this transfer was made compels me to be silent on the equipment details, but suffice it to say that no one among us to could make a transfer this good.

But The Ties That Bind already sounded great, so how much better could an upgrade be? Well, we think it is materially upgraded, everything you ever loved about the original TTTB only better. The stereo separation is improved, the highs higher and the lows lower. Quoting my own original notes, "the only sonic flaw is on the introduction to Stolen Car. Because of the extremely quiet nature of the piano passage that begins the song, some hiss is evident on the CD that would have been masked on an LP…so the hiss has been left intact."

For all intents and purposes that hiss is now gone/dramatically reduced, not through computer noise reduction but proper playback. The 24/96 capture and superior playback deck simply extracted more out of the tape than the DAT and rental unit did the first time around. And, we're making both the CD-quality and 24/96 high resolution files available to you. Consider this the audiophile edition of The Ties That Bind.

For mastering, we enlisted Erno, the man behind the EV2 releases and collaborator on prior JEMS upgrades, to apply a very light touch in the spirit of the original EQ notes on the tape boxes. We stayed away from heavy compression and anything that would modernize the sound. Our goal was to make it sound as good as it could and should have in 1980. And it still sounds better than the official CD of The River.

What's remarkable in 2011 is that most tracks on this "temporary assembly" of the album remain unreleased. "Cindy" is the one major River outtake that Bruce is still sitting on. The alternate verse in "The Price You Pay" remains lost. The rockabilly "You Better Not Touch" has never seen the light of day, nor the double-tracked vocal take of "To Be True." "Stolen Car" is a different take to the one on Tracks and even "The Ties That Bind," "The River" and "I Wanna Marry You" are each alternate takes or mixes from the released versions. "Hungry Heart" and now "Loose Ends" are the most like their official selves, but still distinct.

With this release, one of the most important unreleased recordings in the Springsteen bootleg canon finally gets remastered. Shame that we are getting to it before he gets to The River, isn't it?

Pink Floyd - 1969-12-06 - Port Talbot, Wales (AUD/FLAC)



(Audience FLAC)

Mega-rare restored LP "Port Talbot, Wales 1969"

Lineage: 
LP ->Audacity ->Sound Forge 11 ->click and crackle removal ->FLAC via TLH, level 6, sectors aligned and verified, FLAC integrity checked

01 - Interstellar Overdrive
02 - Green Is The Colour
03 - Careful With That Axe, Eugene
04 - A Saucerful Of Secrets

Setlist (Runtime 36m52s)

This is a very pretty package, as you can tell from the photos. It's very well done. Now, the question is, is this any different or better than what's already out here? Please tell me, thanks. Also thanks to the Discogs site for the photos.

sabato 14 gennaio 2017

Siouxsie and the Banshees - 1977-1978 - Before the Scream (VAR/FLAC)

(Various FLAC)

Lineage:
unknown gen from vinyl boot>M audio sound card>wav>flac

Vortex Club, London, July 11, 1977
01. Scrapheap
02. Psychic
03. 20th Century Boy
04. Carcass
05. Love in a Void
06. The Lord's Prayer
07. Captain Scarlet
08. Make Up to Break Up
09. Helter Skelter
Track Studios Rehearsals, March 12, 1977
01. Captain Scarlet
02. Psychic
03. Scrapheap
04. Bad Shape
EMI Demos, Riverside Studios, June 12, 1977
01. Make Up to Break Up
02. Carcass
03. Love in a Void
Polydor Demos, May 1978
01. Make Up To Break Up
02. Carcass
03. Helter Skelter
04. Hong Kong Garden

venerdì 13 gennaio 2017

The Rolling Stones - 1976-06-11 - Barcelona, ES (AUD/FLAC)



(Audience FLAC)

Title: Barcelona Y'Ole
Manufacturer: Vinyl Gang VGP 138
Format: 2 CD
MATRIX:(CD1) 603979 VGP-138-1 (CD2) 603980 VGP-138-2
Released: 1997
Origin: Japan.

Very Good Audience recording.

Lineage: my CD silvers (mint condition)--> EAC (wave) --> flac (5) --> You

Artwork included

DISC 1
1. Intro./ Honky Tonk Women
2. If You Can’t Rock Me/Get Off Of My Cloud
3. Hand Of Fate
4. Hey Negrita
5. Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
6. Fool To Cry
7. Hot Stuff
8. Starfucker
9. Angie
10. You Gotta Move
11. You Can’t Always Get What You Want

DISC 2
12. Introductions
13. Happy
14. Tumbling Dice
15. Nothing From Nothing
16. Outa Space
17. Midnight Rambler
18. It’s Only Rock’n Roll
19. Brown Sugar
20. Jumpin’ Jack Flash
21. Street Fighting Man

Source:
Complete show from Plaza de Toros Monumental, Barcelona, June 11th, 1976. Very good audience quality. As stated in several biographies, show took place very soon after Richard's son death Tara, 6 June 1976

Genesis - 1975-04-10 - Groningen, NL (SBD/FLAC)


(soundboard FLAC)

Martinihal-Centrum

CD1:
01 - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway 5:10
02 - Fly On A Windshield 4:51
03 - Broadway Melody Of 1974 0:36
04 - Cuckoo Cocoon 2:24
05 - In The Cage 8:13
06 - The Grand Parade Of Lifeless Packaging 3:22
07 - Introduction 1:04
08 - Back In N.Y.C. 6:15
09 - Hairless Heart 2:40
10 - Counting Out Time 4:03
11 - The Carpet Crawlers 5:55
12 - The Chamber Of 32 Doors 6:05

CD2:
01 - Introduction 3:39
02 - Lilywhite Lilith 3:00
03 - The Waiting Room 9:23
04 - Anyway 3:33
05 - Here Comes The Supernatural Anaesthetist 4:32
06 - The Lamia 7:20
07 - Silent Sorrow In Empty Boats 3:27
08 - The Colony Of Slippermen (Arrival - A Visit To The Doktor - Raven) 8:57
09 - Ravine 1:59
10 - The Light Dies Down On Broadway 3:37
11 - Riding The Scree 4:18
12 - In The Rapids 2:35
13 - It 4:48

Notes:
Transferred from the original master soundboard tape (open-air-microphone recording).CEDAR Cambridge restoration, mastering and cover design by tom 2008. The master tape was played back on a STUDER A721 three head dual capstan professional machine (120 µs - ’normal’ setting, tape head azimuth manually aligned), directly connected to a Prism Sound 24 bit A/D converter which fed the digital output to be recorded by the Cedar Cambridge 5 in 24 bit 44.1 KHz onto hard drive. This remaster used the same 24 bit source that was used for GASP 17. Two snippets from other shows were used to fill the missing intro of the title track and the tape-flip-gap between Lamia and Waiting Room.

martedì 10 gennaio 2017

Eric Clapton - 1974-07-12 - Boston, MA (SBD/FLAC) Clapton Is Mad Dog by REQUEST



(Soundboard FLAC)

Clapton Is Mad Dog
Boston Garden
Boston MA
July 12, 1974
Plus Bonus from
Congress Centrum, Hamburg
November 26, 1974
Akashic Records 17 1,2

Lineage:
Soundboard>?>silver>cdr>EAC>Flac frontend 6

My rating (scale 1-6) SBD 6

Eric Clapton guitar, vocals
Jamie Oldaker drums
Dick Sims keyboards
Carl Radle bass
George Terry guitar
Yvonne Elliman backing vocals

Disc 1:
01. Opening
02. Smile
03. Let It Grow
04. Can't Find My Way Home
05. Willie And The Hand Jive
06. Get Ready
07. Band Introductions
08. Layla
09. Presence Of The Lord

Disc 2:
01. Steady Rollin' Man
02. Mainline Florida
03. Blues Power
04. Have You Ever Loved A Woman
05. Badge
06. Mainline Florida**
07. Let It Rain**
** Centrum Nov. 26, 1974

My Comments:
IMHO, the Mad Dog trilogy is an all time best collection to have. Mad Dog 2 and 3 will be posted right after this.

Eric Clapton - 1974-07-07 - Jersey City, NJ (SBD/FLAC) Clapton Is Mad Dog Two by REQUEST



(Soundboard FLAC)

Eric Clapton - Clapton Is Mad Dog Two 
Roosevelt Stadium 
Jersey City, NJ 
July 7, 1974 
Bonus from 
Congress Centrum, Hamburg 
November 26, 1974 
Akashic AKA 27-1 & 2 

Lineage: 
Soundboard>?>silver>cdr>EAC>Flac frontend 6 

My rating (scale 1-6) SB 5+ / 6 

Eric Clapton guitar, vocals 
George Terry guitar 
Carl Radle bass 
Dick Sims keyboards 
Jamie Oldaker drums 
Yvonne Elliman backing vocals 
* Freddie King guitar, vocals 
** Marcy Levy backing vocals 

Disc 1: 
1. Smile 
2. Let It Grow 
3. Let It Rain 
4. Band Introductions 
5. Key To The Highway 
6. Willie And The Hand Jive 
7. Get Ready 
8. Presence Of The Lord 
9. Badge 

Disc 2: 
1. Tell The Truth 
2. Have You Ever Loved A Woman* 
3. Little Queenie 

Bonus Tracks 204-207 
Centrum, Hamburg, Germany 
November 26, 1974 
4. Willie And The Hand Jive** 
5. Get Ready** 
6. Singin' The Blues** 
7. Layla** 

My Comments: 
A great show, and the bonus tracks are also wonderful. Listening to Freddie King on HYELAW...exceptional. IMHO, the Mad Dog trilogy is an all time best collection to have. 

Eric Clapton - 1974-07-10 - Providence, RI (SBD/FLAC) Clapton Is Mad Dog Three by REQUEST



(Soundboard FLAC)

Eric Clapton - Clapton Is Mad Dog Three
Civic Center
Providence, RI
July 10, 1974
Akashic AKA 29 -1& 2

Lineage:
Soundboard>?>Silvers>EAC>Flac frontend 6

My rating (scale 1-6) SBD 5+

Eric Clapton guitar, vocals
George Terry guitar
Carl Radle bass
Dick Sims keyboards
Jamie Oldaker drums
Yvonne Elliman vocals

Disc 1:
1. Intro by Legs Larry Smith
2. Smile
3. Blues Shuffle (You Don't Have To Hurt Nobody)
4. Have You Ever Loved A Woman
5. Blues Power
6. Key To The Highway
7. Presence Of The Lord

Disc 2:
1. Bright Lights, Big City
2. Willie And The Hand Jive
3. Get Ready
4. Little Wing
5. Layla
6. Little Queenie

My comments: IMHO, the Mad Dog trilogy is an all time best collection to have. This completes it. Small glitch in track 107. Clapton Is Mad Dog July 12, 1974

lunedì 9 gennaio 2017

Gary Moore - 1987-05-10 - Madrid, ES (FM/FLAC)


(FM broadcast FLAC)

Venue: Auditorio de la Casada Campo, Madrid, Spain 
Taper: Unknown 
Transfer: CD-R from trade > EAC > FLAC Level 8 > You 
Sound Quality: A 

Gary Moore: Lead Guitar / Vocals 
Neil Carter: Keyboards / Guitar / Vocals 
Bob Daisley: Bass Guitar 
Eric Singer: Drums 

Disc One 
01 - Radio Announcer's Intro / Johnny Boy 
02 - Over The Hills And Far Away 
03 - Thunder Rising 
04 - Shapes Of Things 
05 - Murder In The Skies 
06 - Wild Frontier 
07 - Military Man 
08 - So Far Away / Empty Rooms 
09 - Acoustic Guitar Solo 
10 - Victims Of The Future 
11 - All Messed Up 

Disc Two 
01 - Out In The Fields 
02 - Rockin' Every Night 
03 - Wishing Well 
04 - Encore Break 
05 - The Loner 

Bonus Track 
06 - Take A Little Time (Demo Version 1986) 

Notes:
Gary Moore's shows go down very well here, no wonder why is that. Over the weekend you liked the return of Madrid '85 show, so I believe you will be happy to find he checked back there again two years later with the great "Wild Frontier" promoting ensemble. Plus he was transmitted by the radio. These radio captures from 1987 would really serve immensely well for what could become a truly historic live album, hard to match by anybody. Although - listening to this - I wish I could edit out the Spanish restless talker over the songs... Pre-fm of this would be a splendid find. Nevertheless, it's back to your reach - and it's Gary - as you'd expect - totally splendid. Enjoy the sorely missed hero!