Sunday, July 16, 2017

FLAC: Pink Floyd live in Uniondale 1988 - 2CD - August 19 - 2 source mix

Pink Floyd
Nassau Coliseum
Uniondale, NY
1988 08 19

Source 1
Taper:    JBraveman
Source:   AKG 414 > Sony F1 > SL2000 (PCM)  > Sony 60es DAT (0) > Microtrack 24/96 Wav > 16/44.1
Location: Row 15

Source 2
Taper:    Kevin Hall
Source:   Sony WMD6-C recorder > 2 Beyer M-69 mikes > metal Maxell cassettes > Sony K707ES cassette deck -> M-Audio Firewire Audiophile 2496 > CDWAV 24-bit/96-KHz wav files > Goldwave (normalizing and crossfades) > CD Wave (track breaks) (Carl Morstadt)
Location: Opposite end of the arena, DFC, Front Row. This was directly behind the soundboard area, which took up a large area of the floor section. There is a conspicuous lack of crowd noise during this recording .... there wasn't anyone on the floor under my mikes, and the crowd around us was pretty quiet.

Band:
David Gilmour - vocals, guitars
Nick Mason - drums, percussion
Richard Wright - keyboards, vocals
Jon Carin - keyboards
Scott Page - saxophones
Guy Pratt - bass
Tim Renwick - guitars
Gary Wallis - drums, percussion
Rachel Fury - backing vocals
Durga McBroom - backing vocals
Margaret Taylor - backing vocals

Set 1
01 Shine On You Crazy Diamond Pts 1-5  11:44
02 Signs Of Life  4:15
03 Learning To Fly  5:58
04 Yet Another Movie  6:26
05 Round Andnd Around  0:51
06 A New Machine Pt 1  1:32
07 A Terminal Frost  6:17
08 A New Machine Pt 2  0:36
09 Sorrow  11:05
10 The Dogs Of War  8:52
11 On The Turning Away  10:04

Set 2
12 One Of These Days  7:40
13 Time  5:38
14 On The Run  3:35
15 The Great Gig In The Sky  5:02
16 Wish You Were Here  5:16
17 Welcome To The Machine  8:09
18 Us And Them  7:24
19 Money  11:10
20 Another Brick In The Wall Pt 2  5:21
21 Announcement And Applause  1:55
22 Comfortably Numb  9:57
23 One Slip  6:12
24 Run Like Hell  9:21
Total Time 154:20 (2:34:20)
Set 1: 67:40, Set 2: 86:40

Remaster
1. Correct significant phase error of source 1
2. Re-balance frequencies / EQ, each source
3. Sync sources
4. Mix sources to create stereo field
5. Centre sound field
6. Patch 10 separate gaps or damaged sections between the two sources to make the recording complete
7. Remove many clicks, pops and claps
8. Verify pitch and speed
9. Re-track

Notes:
Very few audience whistles were present in both sources suggesting that the two tapers were quite a distance apart.
Sound effects bounce between the channels during Learning To Fly.
Two different clock chimes heard at the beginning of Time, one in each channel.
Some On The Run sound effects travel from one channel to the other.
Interesting improv during instrumental section of Welcome To The Machine.
Bass solo during Money.
Bass lead during One Slip.
2CD Burn option: CD 1: Tracks 1-12, CD 2: Tracks 13-24

Taper 1 Notes:
Excellent sounding upfront recording despite a fair number of flaws. At the beginning of each set the microphones were being positioned during the first minute of each song. There was some static, channel dropouts and microphone bumps during this that I tried to fix. Money had a 1 sec dropout that was removed. A few other smaller dropouts were removed as well. Overall a very good sounding recording. I lost my previous transfer (from 2004) in a HD crash. I did the transfer from my friend's pcm as well in 1995.

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