July 06, 2012 (Friday)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Springs, NY
Recordist : Tim Burke - [email protected]
Location : official taper section, reserved section 8, row gg, seat 13, centered, ~125' from the stage lip, ~9' high, clamped to the front of house rear rail
Mic Config : 17 cm, 90º (backwards DINa Kwon Bar, horizontal capsule orientation)
Source : Schoeps MK4V > Nbox active cables > Naiant PFA > E.A.A. PSP-2 > Sound Devices 722 (line in, +0.0 decibels)
Recorded Format : 24 bit, 48 kHz
Conversion : compact flash card > Lenovo ThinkPad T500
Editing : Steinberg WaveLab v6.10 (build 340), decibel increase to both channels (resulting in -.50 peaks) via the "change level" command, resample with Crystal ReSampler at ultra quality, dither with MegaBitMax, iZotope Ozone 4, medium noise shaping, normal dither amount
Final Format : 16 bit, 44.1 kHz
Tracking : CD Wave v1.93.3
Compression : FLAC v1.2.1, Trader's Little Helper v2.6.0 (Build 168), level 8, sector boundaries aligned using "fix" setting
All DSP performed by Tim Burke, July 09-10, 2012.
Released into widespread circulation via www.upstatetapers.org on July 10, 2012.
s1t01. Runaway Jim
s1t03. Heavy Things
s1t04. Back on the Train
s1t05. Funky Bitch
s1t06. Tube > Psycho Killer > Tube
s1t07. Hold Your Head Up > Cracklin' Rosie > Hold Your Head Up
s1t09. Bouncing Around the Room
s1t10. Paul and Silas
s1t13. Light Up Or Leave Me Alone
s2t01. Chalk Dust Torture >
s2t02. Carini >
s2t04. Roses are Free >
s2t05. Punch You In the Eye >
s2t06. Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley >
s2t07. Ghost >
s2t08. Suzy Greenberg >
s2t09. Run Like an Antelope
s2t10. encore break
s2t11. Loving Cup
Psycho Killer was last played on August 14, 2009 (127 shows).
Cracklin' Rosie was last played on December 10, 1999 (279 shows).
Hold Your Head Up contains Psycho Killer quotes and "tucking" references.
Run Like an Antelope contains a Crosseyed and Painless tease, Tom Marshall and the Dude of Life (Steve Pollak) on vocals and lyrics changed to "been you to have any spleef."
This is the first night of a three night run at SPAC, which closed the first leg of the summer 2012 tour.
Thanks to Keith Litzenberger for the tickets, Lenny Stubbe for the clamp space and Boris for the ride.
DPA UA0896 windscreens were used to protect the microphones and alleviate wind noise on the recording.
Trey Anastasio - electric guitar, vocals
Jon Fishman - drums, vocals
Mike Gordon - electric bass guitar, vocals
Page McConnell - keyboards, vocals