Grateful Dead Live at P.N.E. Coliseum on 1973-06-22
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Beat It On Down The Line
Box Of Rain
The Race Is On
Looks Like Rain
China Cat Sunflower ->
I Know You Rider
Playing In The Band
Here Comes Sunshine
The Promised Land
Brown Eyed Women
Greatest Story Ever Told
Big Railroad Blues
He's Gone ->
Nobody's Fault But Mine Jam ->
Bass Solo ->
The Other One ->
Wharf Rat ->
Johnny B. Goode
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|Beat It On Down The Line|
|Box Of Rain|
|The Race Is On|
|Looks Like Rain|
|China Cat Sunflower ->|
|I Know You Rider|
|Playing In The Band|
|Here Comes Sunshine|
|Brown Eyed Women|
|Greatest Story Ever Told|
|Big Railroad Blues|
|He's Gone ->|
|Nobody's Fault But Mine Jam ->|
|Phil Zone ->|
|The Other One ->|
|The Other One ->|
|Wharf Rat ->|
|Johnny B. Goode|
***35TH ANNIVERSARY MATRIX***
Master Reel -> PCM -> Dat (44.1k)
Dat (Sony R500) -> Sound Devices 744T -> Samplitude Professional v9.12 -> FLAC
(5 Discs Audio / 2 Discs FLAC)
All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller
November 15, 2007
(FOB) Sony ECM Mics->Cassette Master->Reel->Reel->CD (shnid=16889) supplies:
Bertha (0:00 - 1:23)
Big Railroad Blues (0:00 - 0:17)
The Other One (5:44 - 12:54)
Casey Jones (6:07 - end of show)
SBD -> Master Cassette -> Reel -> Cassette -> HD (shnid=85957) supplies:
Bird Song (Numerous patches to fix tracking problems)
The Race Is On (0:00 - 0:23)
I Know You Rider (2:01 - 3:12)
SBD -> Master Reel -> Cassette -> Dat -> CD supplies
Truckin' (7:51 - end of Casey Jones)
-- Each set is seamless
-- Patch SBD (shnid=85957) pitch adjusted to match Master Reel SBD
-- The Encore will fit on end of 1st Set
MC > Reel > Reel > CD > DAT > WAV > SHN
Recorded by Donn Amick, FOB, Sony EMC mics spread out across the
row > TC-126 master cassette > Amick's Reel recorded at 7-1/2ips >
Matt Williams' Reel at 3-3/4ips w/ Dolby(Teac AN-60)
A > D by Matt Williams and Noah Weiner, January - April, 2003
Reel playback on Teac X-1000R(no Dolby) > untracked CDs on Teac
RW-CD22 > CDs playback on Toshiba SD-5700 > Teac AN-180 Dolby
decoder > Fostex D5 DAT (A>D only) > Turtle Beach Montego II
Digital I/O > Sound Forge (wav edits and track IDs) > SHNTOOL
(SBE fix) > MKW (shn)
Thank you to Charlie Miller, for the super revamped SBD transfer;
to Donn Amick, for recording this beautiful, stellar show;
to Noah Weiner and Matt Williams, for the great AUD transfer.
Matrix by Hunter Seamons using Final Cut Pro (SHN & FLAC>AIFF>Final Cut>WAV>FLAC)
June 21, 2008
1) There is occasional static, particularly during the earlier portion of set 1.
2) AUD cuts during songs are as follows:
1. Bertha (Not used for matrixing due to a poor mono sound)
2. Bird Song (8 patches throughout; see note #4)
3. The Race is On (0:01-0:23; see note #4)
4. China Cat Sunflower (entire song)
5. I Know You Rider (2:01 - 3:12; see note #4)
6. Playing in the Band (14:38-15:01)
7. El Paso (entire song)
8. Nobody's Fault But Mine Jam (1:56-2:34)
9. Sugar Magnolia (3:23-4:58)
3) Because the shnid=85957 SBD patches sounded "not so good" with the AUD, and fluctuated in speed from the PCM source, no matrixing was done with the 85957 SBD patches. (Be very patient with the 16 warbly transitions in Bird Song. Such a shame for one of the best Bird Songs ever - surely the best of '73.)
4) Seemingly, the AUD opens up more for Mexicali Blues onward - more field range? - wherein the matrix becomes optimal, yet it seems to get even more optimal as the show progresses. (Dead shows can have that tendency.)
5) There is a noticeable shift in tone in the Nobody's Fault But Mine Jam (0:31), and a brief warble, when the SBD track shifts to the second major SBD source used. I fade out the AUD for a moment to regain momentum.
6) I preferred leaving some extended SBD segments between songs (without AUD available) in for timing and/or break purposes.
7) There is some belief, as indicated in several reviews below, that the AUD is a matrix. I do not believe so, but maybe this just happens to be a double matrix source!
8) These were pretty cutty sources for a matrix, but it's 1973, so...At least you can compare the sources some in your four hours of listening pleasure.
9) There's a "Long live the Grateful Dead!" cheer in the SBD right before the matrix kicks in for Black Peter.
- 2008-06-28 16:45:13
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- Vancouver, BC, Canada
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- Transferred by
- Hunter Seamons
- P.N.E. Coliseum
Subject: Great Show
This is a great show all around, with excellent performances of nearly every track.
After going through all 4 hours, you'll be surprised to realize that they didn't play Dark Star. There's a lot of Dark Star in here – most notably in Bird Song, but also in a number of the later jams.
This is a great show – quite underrated.
Subject: Amazing Recording, Amazing Show, Flood of Memories
Suddenly I must top because the third verse starts, Jerry's plaintive vocals, "All I know..." The music, subdued and slightly forlorn brilliantly captures the sentiment of the words. And then I realize that I've always known that this band, with its 6 players is actually one organic entity. They each go in the same direction, work like a well-oiled machine.
I have been to many Grateful Dead concerts growing up on Long Island, the media capitol of the world, the place through which all art and culture must pass through to be validated. I'm not being arrogant, and prideful of my state, just stating the facts.
My adolescence was filled with concerts and music, prog rock, classical, all absorbed, analyzed, broken down, criticized and praised. Looking back now years later and having processed all of the music that has been in my life, nothing today moves me like the music of the Grateful Dead. Flood of memory returns, most of them thankfully good ones, of High Times and peace, not yet aware of what the future held: Cold Rain and Snow, the truth of New Speedway Boogie, and darkness of Black Peter, the unreal fantasy of Sugar Magnolia, the intensity of Help on the Way, the truth within Terrapin Station.
I realize now that the meaning of all of what I've experienced is contained within this one incredible band's musical and lyrical output. I refer back now years later, new to this incredible archive of wonder concert music, amazed at the incredible sound quality of this matrix recording (I don;t know what a matrix recording is nor do I care to know). I appreciate the word that Mr Seamons put into this, it allows me to respond emotionally to China Cat Sunflower, and the rest.
I know that I have been blessed to have discovered the Grateful Dead at a young age, and can come back now and feel that I am a part of this incredible thing, and not apart from it.
Thanks to everyone here for making this amazing archive possible!
Subject: A Top Show From A Top Year
Subject: so beautiful
Subject: Slammin' Show -- Killer Matrix
Subject: too much to say
Subject: top bird song ever top PITB also 50 stars for 50 reasonseamons!
Subject: Look, for awhile....
at a nine minute China Cat. If you needed convincing of Weir's ability to play lead, check in around 4:40. Garcia sits, while Weir carries the tune. The sound is beautifully separated. At 5:20 Weir rattles off the descending, three chord transitional lick (12th fret C-G-D), and turns it back to Garcia at six minutes. A minute later we enter what a friend called "the feeling groovy licks," which is based on the UJB chords. A nice, dreamy, heartfelt surprise before moving into Rider.
thanx u thanku thanku to all those who refresh our souls with heaven on Ears.
i luv all from 66 to 90s, just gu gu on this remaster.
Subject: feeling the love
Subject: Bird Star
This is one of the best shows ever. 4.74 stars which is upgraded to 5 to offset the 1 rating.
Subject: this was it
Subject: Bird Song!
Subject: I love the dead
Subject: Vancouver '73
Subject: Ahhhh - it's all coming back now ...
I was standing chest-up against the stage, right in front of Phil (he was stage-right) ... a coupla gals shared their dosed OJ and by Bird Song, the race was truly on .... Phil leaned over at one point and suggested we turn around and watch the audience - you could see the waves of music flowing around the smallish PNE arena ... at the second break, the three of us crawled under the stage for a bit of a lie-down (ah those were the days!) but we had to come out once the long jam got rolling, since Phil's bass was threatening to explode our chests.
The music that whole evening was tasteful, expansive and clear. There was one section in the middle of the jam that was truly ethereal and, of course Vancouver being a port town, they rode down into Wharf Rat. My favourite show to be at as well as listen to now. The matrix recording sounds eerily like it did where we were right in front of the stage. Wow! Not many things can make me weep, but this sure gets me going - thanks !
Subject: Best Source, Primal Show
Hunter Seamons does matrix recordings like nobody else. Thanks!!!
Subject: Sakanaband said it well...
This is "the show" for me. The exploratory nature of this entire evening has brought tears to my eyes on many occasions.
I listened to parts of this show while walking around Golden Gate Park a couple of weeks ago. It turned out to be a very good walk.
Subject: Best of the Best of the Best
Every song just sparkles with energy, fluidity and effortless invention. Other folks mention a few songs that are "the classic version" of these songs including Bird Song, Here Comes Sunshine, Black Peter, and China/Rider. The jam vehicles are fantastic; that perfect balance between other-wordly spacey but still mostly driving and thriving. The six-plus minutes of pure space is as deep as anything they ever played. Check out the Playin' and Truckin'> Other One sequences for confirmation of blazing meltdowns.
You know that when even a "throw-away" like 'The Race Is On' with its cool piano solo by Keith is practically oozing with creativity that you are in for a real ride. This is all brought to life by the phenomenally superb Hunter Seamons mix that produces real dimensionality to the sound reproduction without sacrificing one iota in sound clarity. Full dynamic range achieved by our excellent friend, Charlie Miller. Additionally, this is all miraculously helped out with a by turns enthusiastic, stunned and respectable crowd that keeps the recording pristine. Nice goin' Vancouver! Other readers please contact me if I can borrow your time machine.
One last note: Weir's guitar solo in China Cat Sunflower is the only truly great solo I've ever thought he played in person or on tape. Another mark of the very special status of this show that would easily be considered one of the best ever if it were more widely available. Richie, I'm envious, brother.
Subject: i want a divorce
Kudos to Cliff Hucker for his brilliant film.
Subject: What a Film !
You two underneath me ...
Subject: Great Show!
Subject: (highest rating)
a monster 73 show here, just look at the set list to get an idea of what your in for, you get everything its great from start to finish, love these super long shows
Subject: The BEST China>Rider out of the Wall of Sound
What surprises me is no review ever points our the AMAZING Chinacat Subflower>I Know You Rider.
The band absolutely rips this one up. Bobby's first lead solo in the jam it tabl;eture perfect, and when Jerry's strat comes ripping through, one really gets to fully appreciate the non-verbal communication amongts these musician's. The dynamics are outstanding!! What is funny is how Jerry keeps taking another meassure of lead verse while Phil is dropping bombs attempting to que the band into the Rider jame. My favorite of ALL TIME!!!
Subject: Hunter does it again...
The early 70's soundboards can tend to be a bit flat. The addition of AUD recording resonance helps craft the sound into a perfect listening experience. You can hear what the Wall of Sound was really putting out!
This show is a classic, and now we can hear it in rich, beautiful sound. THANKS HUNTER!