domenica 25 novembre 2018

R.E.M. - 1981-11-07 Charlotte, NC (AUD/FLAC)

(Audience FLAC)

1981-11-07 _ Charlotte, North Carolina _ Viceroy Park _ (M1-AUD) 

Set One ::: 
01. ...Just A Touch 
02. Burning Down 
03. Shaking Through 
04. (Don't Go Back To) Rockville 
05. There She Goes Again 
06. Permanent Vacation 
07. Pretty Persuasion 
08. That Beat 
09. Mystery To Me 
10. Carnival Of Sorts 

Set Two ::: 
11. Ages Of You 
12. I Can't Control Myself 
13. Ha (We Get Paid For It) 
14. Laughing 
15. Romance 
16. Sitting Still 
17. Wolves, Lower 
18. Gardening at Night 
19. 9-9 
20. Windout 
21. 1,000,000 
22. Radio Free Europe 

Total Time ::: 1:11:25 

::: EXCELLENT quality stereo AUD, crisp & right up front. Check samples for evasion or elation evaluation. 
::: Warts: VERY few. Repaired dullspots & dropouts but surely missed a few. #1 starts ~5 seconds late. #13 has cut/splice in middle (tapeflip?). #16 had 1/2 second glitch about 30 secs in (now spliced). 
::: Smokin' show! Add some bass & turn this sucker UP! One o' the finest quality early REM shows around. 
::: Only been in somewhat limited circulation & this should upgrade what is around. 
::: NOT the same as the Charlotte 1982-01-23 Viceroy Park show. 

Recording Information ::: Nakamichi 550 portable stereo cassette recorder with Electro-Voice PL77A microphones set up in an XY axis -> master stereo audience Maxell XLIIS-90(?) cassette, Dolby off* -> 1st generation Maxell MX-90 cassette, Dolby B on (circa 1990 transfer made on the original deck). (*slight chance Dolby B was used. If so, it was DEFINITELY used on playback as well). 

Playback 2015-08-14 ::: 1st generation Maxell MX-90 cassette on Nakamichi 680ZX cassette deck, Dolby B on, azimuth adjusted for individual tape, heads cleaned & demagnetized -> Sony Linear PCM Recorder PCM-M10 (LPCM 44.10kHz/16bit WAV files) -> computer -> Audacity [normalisation to remove DC offset, channel/phase alignment, fades, manual one-at-a-time glitch, bump, pop, click, dropout & dullspot repairs, volume adjustments, -0.8% averaged pitch (speed) fix with single pass after frequency analysis & with pitchpipe verification, NO equalisation] -> CD Wave (track splits) -> flacs (Trader's Little Helper) -> yr ears. First uploaded week of 2016-07-23. 

Line-up ::: John Michael Stipe – lead vocals // Peter Lawrence Buck – electric guitar // Michael Edward Mills – electric bass, backing vocals // William Thomas Berry – drums, percussion, backing vocals. 

Nothing here ever commercially released to my knowledge. If I'm wrong, please advise & I'll take the offending trax offline. 

DimeTravel 299 ::: MANY, many thanks to the original taper & trader, DIMER tomcannon! Also, thanks to DIMER gv0000 - the info man. ::: Corrections welcome ::: I've had this & the 1982 Viceroy show from the taper for some decades, but at his request I never traded them, since there was quite reasonable concern about bootlegs appearing back in the day. With his good wishes, they are now being passed out into the world, DIME first. I'd already bailed on the Queen City by the time this great sh*t went down. The taper must have had the sweet spot for this one. Much less AUD motion interference than his '82 recording - stellar sound. A rippin' good listen - have fun! Listen, enjoy, show appreciation, share, give, spread peace. Yrs truly, Knees

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