Posts Tagged ‘live music’

Pink Floyd – Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2 (1980)

This footage was filmed to be used on the movie “The Wall”, but it was not included later. I did not know of the existence of a live (filmed) recording like that, I would certainly like to see that on a DVD. The audio here was updated from “Is There Anybody Out There Live CD”.  Long, nice solos.

Confessions Of A Bootlegger

Surely, a fun read:

I rigged up the inside of a basketball that I cut in half, with all the gear laid out inside and taped down, buttons up, and I had a girlfriend who’d strap this on under a puffy blouse and go in pretending to be pregnant! We had wires snaked up the arms to lavalier [clip-on] mikes on her shoulders, or on either side of a hat that I rigged up. She went to the bathroom, turned it on in the stall, walked back out to the front and we were taping! But then she had to stand, not sit, in the center of the stage all night, to get the stereo sound, and everyone kept asking her ‘When are you due?’ and saying ‘You can sit in my chair’ and all that stuff got recorded too. They were babbling into the microphones and ruining my tape.”

From the same site, also check out a comic entitled The Ballad of Frank Zappa as well as this interview with Wild Man Fischer (scroll down).

Warren Zevon Field Recordings — Internet Archive

On April 7, 2005, the Internet Archive website received permission from Jordan Zevon for live Warren Zevon shows to be hosted at the Live Music Archive, allowing the free exchange of unreleased live Warren Zevon material from their website.

Jordan also wrote at warrenzevon.com:

To any and all at archive.org. Please allow our members to trade thier live recordings on your site….

As long as there is no charge for exchanging these files, we support trading unreleased live material.

Sincerely,
Jordan Zevon

Available on these live concerts are many excellent blues covers, covers of other notable California singer-songwriters songs, jazz standards, unreleased original material, as well as unique versions of other well known Warren Zevon songs from his turbulent career.

from Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, 25 January 1988, “Sentimental Hygiene”:

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from The Shadow, Kansas City, MO, 20 November 1990, “Stop Breaking Down” and “One Woman Man”:

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from Raul’s Roadside Attraction, Portland, ME, 30 November 1988, “Travelin’ Riverside Blues” and “Trouble”:

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from The Warehouse, Rochester, NY, 26 November 1988, “Drop Down Mama”:

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from Unknown Venue, Atlanta, Georgia, 15 Jun 1993, “Renegade”:

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At present, there are 74 live Warren Zevon shows in the archive from which to choose, ranging from radio broadcasts, from which rare bootlegs such as ‘The Offender Meets the Pretender’ (with Jackson Browne) first originated, audience tapes, and soundboard tapes. The Live Music Archive currently has 53,712 concert recordings from 3,113 independent artists, as well as more established artists and musical ensembles with permissive rules about recording their concerts such as the Grateful Dead, The Smashing Pumpkins, and Ween.

3 from Rain Dogs (live)

What is it about the music and lyrics of Tom Waits that popular culture has clung to so heartily? Has he touched upon something deep within our common unconscious, like some dimestore novel from which we are all characters?

And we’re all behaving like dogs…

Stanley Zappa: Live Constructions

Stanley Jason Zappa & Nick Skrowaczewski (tenor saxophone & drums), live this evening on WKCR — 9PM Eastern Standard Time. Don’t miss it!
(Hey Stanley, don’t suppose you could sqeeze in It Had To Be You for our birthday girl, could you?)

Bylyder: Frank Zappa

Når Kringkastingsorkestret stiller opp i konsertserien “Bylyder” tar de med seg musikk av blant andre Frank Zappa.

Fredag 11. april kl. 19.30
Lindemansalen, Norges musikkhøgskole (Oslo)

  • Giovanni B. Pergolesi: Musikk brukt av Stravinsky i Pulcinella
  • Igor Stravinskky: Pulcinella, suite
  • Frank Zappa: G-spot Tornado
  • Frank Zappa: Dog Breath Variations
  • Frank Zappa: Revised Music for Low Budget Symphony Orchestra
  • Jon Øivind Ness: Fierce Kentucky Mothers of Doom: konsert for to tromboner og to ensembler

Woven Hand: Your Russia (2006)

The sheer power… I’ve seen them 4-5 times, one of the greatest live experience ever. This one is an audience recording, but full of energy: the band (as always) almost explodes.

If you go for better sound quality, you should check the videos on their unofficial site. Or: go and see them live!

Harvest

So, say your typical big-mouthed Dutch guy yells “play the banjo!”
What do you think Old Neil’s going to do next?

Neil Young, live in Amsterdam, February 18, 2008. Wish I’d been there.