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    Philly '89 Now Available

    Here’s a cool way to kick off the new year and decade: with Crimson, White and Indigo, a DVD/3-CD set that captures every second of the Grateful Dead’s superb July 7, 1989 concert at Philadelphia’s John F. Kennedy Stadium. If you loved the popular 2005 DVD/CD release Truckin’ Up to Buffalo, from July 4, 1989, well, this is the very next show: why, it’s practically like being on tour without having to pitch in gas money, eat bad road food, swelter in the heat or score a miracle ticket. Nope, all the work has been done for you—from the crisp multiple-camera shoot (with no video effects, you’ll be happy to hear) produced from the tastefully executed live screen video feed directed by long-time Grateful Dead collaborator and concert video guru Len Dell'Amico, to the crystal clear and powerful audio, mixed from the original 24-track analog tapes in both Dolby Digital stereo and 5.1 surround (for the DVD), and mastered in HDCD (for the CD). But the proof is (always!) in the playing, and this show from the sizzling summer of ’89 tour is sure to please both hard core and casual fans with its energy, diverse song list and passionate playing.

    Two years removed from the craziness that surrounded the “comeback” tour of 1987 and the Dead’s unprecedented flirtation with mainstream success—thanks to “Touch of Grey” and the In the Dark album—the group was still riding the crest of that wave and attracting thousands of new fans with each passing tour. The summer of ’89 began in style for the Dead on the solstice itself with a nationally televised/broadcast concert from Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif. A week and a half later, the GD circus hit the road for seven East Coast stadium shows, followed by a handful in Midwest amphitheaters. The group was in excellent form throughout, offering a great selection of old and recent favorites, and polishing some of the new songs which would make up their album-in-progress at the time, Built to Last. Visually, the Dead’s stage set that summer was perhaps the most spectacular they ever mounted—designed by noted Czech artist Jan Sawka, it consisted of dozens of enormous painted canvas panels covered with various patterns, colors and shapes—some abstract, some concrete; quite an amazing sight in an enormous stadium.

    In what would turn out to be the final rock concert in Philly’s JFK Stadium (the first was The Beatles in August 1966; the aging stadium itself dated back to 1926), the Grateful Dead come out on a brutally hot afternoon (after a fine opening set by Bruce Hornsby & the Range) with rock ’n’ roll on their minds. “Hell in a Bucket” is an appropriate opening choice for a day that is nearly hot as Hades, and then Jerry takes the party to the next level with a truly inspired “Iko Iko.” He’s all smiles, and that’s always a good sign! From there, the first set dips into some blues (“Little Red Rooster”), Hunter-Garcia classics like “Ramble on Rose” and “Loser,” a potent version of Dylan’s “Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again,” a wonderfully exploratory version of “Let It Grow,” and finally, Brent Mydland’s still-newish anthem “Blow Away,” which is one of his finest performances of that rockin’ tune.

    You gotta love a second set that opens with a warm and inviting “Box of Rain”—peppy and nicely sung—and then right on its heels a “Scarlet Begonias” > “Fire on the Mountain” that is as “up” and celebratory as you could hope for: The “Scarlet” breezes along with joyous purpose, and the “Fire” hits all sorts of mighty peaks; at nearly 25 minutes, it’s a spectacular pairing. “Estimated Prophet” is marked by a smoldering intensity and then the jam that follows settles into the majestic Hunter-Garcia ballad “Standing on the Moon,” surely one of their greatest late-era compositions, and played only seven times before this standout version. The DVD depiction of the “Rhythm Devils” percussion duel gives us a fascinating glimpse of the tools and techniques Mickey and Bill used to create their magical alchemy, and then, following “Space,” the band launches into a hair-raising, careening “Other One” (dig how the camera shows us Phil’s rumbling bass intro up close!), Jerry takes us down to the docks of the city for an emotional “Wharf Rat,” and Bob gets back into party-mode for the concluding “Lovelight.” The encore of Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” offers a beautiful grace note for a show that has taken us through so many different spaces and moods.

    The beautifully designed package for Crimson, White and Indigo (the name comes from a line in “Standing on the Moon,” of course) includes loads of great photos by Bob Minkin and an essay from veteran Grateful Dead observer Steve Silberman. All in all it’s a wonderful show from a great year!

    --Blair Jackson

    TRACKLIST

    CD 1
    1. Hell In A Bucket
    2. Iko Iko
    3. Little Red Rooster
    4. Ramble On Rose
    5. Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
    6. Loser
    7. Let It Grow
    8. Blow Away

    CD 2
    1. Box Of Rain
    2. Scarlet Begonias
    3. Fire On The Mountain
    4. Estimated Prophet
    5. Standing On The Moon
    6. Rhythm Devils

    CD 3
    1. Space
    2. The Other One
    3. Wharf Rat
    4. Turn On Your Lovelight
    5. Knockin' On Heaven's Door

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    Offthebusalongtime
    13 years 4 months ago
    7/7/89
    I had the privilege of being at this show and the July 4th show in Buffalo. Those shows were rocking. Phila was so hot during the day and I just cooked. The energy of the Box into Scarlet is sick. My favorite scarlet and sotm of all time.
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    lovecraft
    13 years 7 months ago
    Not as bad as I thought
    I've been listening to the tracks available at the "listening party" (ROR, LIG, & FOTM). Not nearly as bad as I expected it to be, based on all the reviews. True, the drums could have a lot more presence, but they're not entirely inaudible (as some people seemed to be suggesting). Some creative EQing and it sounded fine. 1989 was "my year;" I saw virtually every show they played that year, and loved every minute of it. So many peak moments that year. It's nice to have official releases of some of them, like the three summer shows that are available (when is DFH going to come out on DVD??!?!), the "Bobby's Birthday" show, and now this and the Warlocks box set. If this were a CD-only release, I might not bother, as the SQ really isn't that great. But to have the DVD makes it worth it. As for sound quality, though, the Warlocks set seems pretty fantastic. Only heard the Listening Party cuts so far, but the mix is superb. That's a must-have. Many thanks to the powers that be for making these shows available.
  • marye
    13 years 7 months ago
    heh
    gone now...
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Here’s a cool way to kick off the new year and decade: with Crimson, White and Indigo, a DVD/3-CD set that captures every second of the Grateful Dead’s superb July 7, 1989 concert at Philadelphia’s John F. Kennedy Stadium. If you loved the popular 2005 DVD/CD release Truckin’ Up to Buffalo, from July 4, 1989, well, this is the very next show: why, it’s practically like being on tour without having to pitch in gas money, eat bad road food, swelter in the heat or score a miracle ticket. Nope, all the work has been done for you—from the crisp multiple-camera shoot (with no video effects, you’ll be happy to hear) produced from the tastefully executed live screen video feed directed by long-time Grateful Dead collaborator and concert video guru Len Dell'Amico, to the crystal clear and powerful audio, mixed from the original 24-track analog tapes in both Dolby Digital stereo and 5.1 surround (for the DVD), and mastered in HDCD (for the CD). But the proof is (always!) in the playing, and this show from the sizzling summer of ’89 tour is sure to please both hard core and casual fans with its energy, diverse song list and passionate playing.

Two years removed from the craziness that surrounded the “comeback” tour of 1987 and the Dead’s unprecedented flirtation with mainstream success—thanks to “Touch of Grey” and the In the Dark album—the group was still riding the crest of that wave and attracting thousands of new fans with each passing tour. The summer of ’89 began in style for the Dead on the solstice itself with a nationally televised/broadcast concert from Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif. A week and a half later, the GD circus hit the road for seven East Coast stadium shows, followed by a handful in Midwest amphitheaters. The group was in excellent form throughout, offering a great selection of old and recent favorites, and polishing some of the new songs which would make up their album-in-progress at the time, Built to Last. Visually, the Dead’s stage set that summer was perhaps the most spectacular they ever mounted—designed by noted Czech artist Jan Sawka, it consisted of dozens of enormous painted canvas panels covered with various patterns, colors and shapes—some abstract, some concrete; quite an amazing sight in an enormous stadium.

In what would turn out to be the final rock concert in Philly’s JFK Stadium (the first was The Beatles in August 1966; the aging stadium itself dated back to 1926), the Grateful Dead come out on a brutally hot afternoon (after a fine opening set by Bruce Hornsby & the Range) with rock ’n’ roll on their minds. “Hell in a Bucket” is an appropriate opening choice for a day that is nearly hot as Hades, and then Jerry takes the party to the next level with a truly inspired “Iko Iko.” He’s all smiles, and that’s always a good sign! From there, the first set dips into some blues (“Little Red Rooster”), Hunter-Garcia classics like “Ramble on Rose” and “Loser,” a potent version of Dylan’s “Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again,” a wonderfully exploratory version of “Let It Grow,” and finally, Brent Mydland’s still-newish anthem “Blow Away,” which is one of his finest performances of that rockin’ tune.

You gotta love a second set that opens with a warm and inviting “Box of Rain”—peppy and nicely sung—and then right on its heels a “Scarlet Begonias” > “Fire on the Mountain” that is as “up” and celebratory as you could hope for: The “Scarlet” breezes along with joyous purpose, and the “Fire” hits all sorts of mighty peaks; at nearly 25 minutes, it’s a spectacular pairing. “Estimated Prophet” is marked by a smoldering intensity and then the jam that follows settles into the majestic Hunter-Garcia ballad “Standing on the Moon,” surely one of their greatest late-era compositions, and played only seven times before this standout version. The DVD depiction of the “Rhythm Devils” percussion duel gives us a fascinating glimpse of the tools and techniques Mickey and Bill used to create their magical alchemy, and then, following “Space,” the band launches into a hair-raising, careening “Other One” (dig how the camera shows us Phil’s rumbling bass intro up close!), Jerry takes us down to the docks of the city for an emotional “Wharf Rat,” and Bob gets back into party-mode for the concluding “Lovelight.” The encore of Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” offers a beautiful grace note for a show that has taken us through so many different spaces and moods.

The beautifully designed package for Crimson, White and Indigo (the name comes from a line in “Standing on the Moon,” of course) includes loads of great photos by Bob Minkin and an essay from veteran Grateful Dead observer Steve Silberman. All in all it’s a wonderful show from a great year!

--Blair Jackson

TRACKLIST

CD 1
1. Hell In A Bucket
2. Iko Iko
3. Little Red Rooster
4. Ramble On Rose
5. Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
6. Loser
7. Let It Grow
8. Blow Away

CD 2
1. Box Of Rain
2. Scarlet Begonias
3. Fire On The Mountain
4. Estimated Prophet
5. Standing On The Moon
6. Rhythm Devils

CD 3
1. Space
2. The Other One
3. Wharf Rat
4. Turn On Your Lovelight
5. Knockin' On Heaven's Door

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Here’s a cool way to kick off the new year and decade: with Crimson, White & Indigo, a DVD/3-CD set that captures every second of the Grateful Dead’s superb July 7, 1989 concert at Philadelphia’s John F. Kennedy Stadium. If you loved the popular 2005 DVD/CD release Truckin’ Up to Buffalo, from July 4, 1989, well, this is the very next show: why, it’s practically like being on tour without having to pitch in gas money, eat bad road food, swelter in the heat or score a miracle ticket. Nope, all the work has been done for you—from the crisp multiple-camera shoot (with no video effects, you’ll be happy to hear) produced from the tastefully executed live screen video feed directed by long-time Grateful Dead collaborator and concert video guru Len Dell'Amico, to the crystal clear and powerful audio, mixed from the original 24-track analog tapes in both Dolby Digital stereo and 5.1 surround (for the DVD), and mastered in HDCD (for the CD). But the proof is (always!) in the playing, and this show from the sizzling summer of ’89 tour is sure to please both hard core and casual fans with its energy, diverse song list and passionate playing.

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It arrived yesterday and I watched most of it twice already. The band is rocking! Blow Away is so soulful. Jerry seems particularly happy on this night. It sure brings back some wonderful memories. Thanks for putting this out.
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Speaking as one of the many who have been petitioning for the re-release of "Rare Cuts and Oddities", it's gratifying to see it back on the roster, orders being accepted and all. Now, how about all those missing DVDs? They do know we like DVDs, don't they?
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that's great news about Rare Cuts!
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I'm really loving this set, got it from Amazon a few days ago... but what's up with The Other One?? Why were the midi effects that the crowd heard removed from the release??
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I cannot overemphasize how awesome and amazing this DVD is for one reason in particular: The Dolby Surround remastering. The playback quality on a high-end home theater system with good surround sound will absolutely blow you away! There's a lot of great Dead videos out there, thankfully, but it is the surround mix that makes this one among the best of the best. I have never gotten so excited over a performance of Blow Away (speaking of being blown away!) I live for new Dead videos, which for me, brings me closer to the actual experience than just the music. To be able to see the expressions on their faces (not to mention the sweat!), the telling glances between and amonst the boys, watching their fingers work their guitar strings or drum kits just raises the excitement level and the sense of "being there". Oh, I just love it! Bottom line on Crimson, White and Indigo: BUY IT IMMEDIATELY!
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First of all before any comments I need to say this release is fantastic. The quality of the 5.1 surround mix is truly amazing, Watched this on a high def TV with a great sound system and it was like being there.... Actually in terms of sound and sight better than being there. I had forgotten why I stopped going to most shows from 89 onwards... The crowds were massive and the venues were lets say less than intimate. I was used to places like the SF Civic and Augusta Civic and easily getting tix from mail order... In 1989 and beyond getting rejected by mail order and the dead playing huge places set me back in terms of hitting shows. Also to make matters worse for being at the show the band is set back about 20ft from the crowd on the stage so it must have been tough viewing live. On the DVD you see the crowd shots rarely and the shots of the band are so close you can see Jerry's sweat rolling off his face onto his guitar. Really excellent camera work and direction. If there was one comment on the mix it would be that they could have added a bit of the audience sound clapping/screaming/etc) in the rear speakers to give it a more "you are there feeling". Anyway this is killer in terms of video & sound quality... so onto the show... My own personal opinion is that while Iko was good the show did not get cooking until Loser. Loser/Let it Grow/Blow Away were all smokin' hot with a capital "S". The second set really followed through and turned the smoke into fire... literally... with an amazing segue of songs scarlet/fire/estimated/standing on the moon. Second set close was also hot. Really great stuff and a "Must Buy" rating on this one for anyone who is still on the fence... Would love to see some early 80's come out on video with the surround mix...
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Thank you Steve Silberman. I can really relate to the last two paragraphs. "Yes, this is it. This is what I am."
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email said it was sent out on April 17th.... still haven't received my order. I should have ordered from Amazon.
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Got the discs and it is quite nice to be forced to get the cds too -no complaints as I have the music for the car too and I mean really the DVD's alone used to cost that much. However one thought for the folks at Rhino - while i understand the reason for the packaging and realise that it is a big waste and bad for the environment to have those big DVD plastic covers - unfortunately since I have the rest of them -along of course with my Rhinovision Neil Young complete DVD collection - Dylan etc - I was looking forward to slotting this one in on top of the bookcase with Downhill from here/Truckin Buffalo VFTV's etc - I do have lots of Franklin/Sesame street videos kicking about with no covers I could upcycle their cases - maybe you could provide the artwork formatted for a standard DVD case cover? so I could just print it off and make the case myself. As for the DVD its great obviously - now we have three official DVD releases from summer 89 with only one song repeat - Deal - showing the wealth of material in the repertoire. I would like it if maybe 'so far' with 'backstage pass' could be released on DVD soon - I would imagine you could tack on some bonus material with 'so far' that is already in the can. Peace now too!
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Can we have a few weeks, if not longer, to enjoy this one before we have a new release? Chill out...
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So when is the next release? Anything prior to 1980 is my preferred buying timeframe. How about a box set from 1974! Yeaaaah!
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Just got mine yesterday and am enjoying the sounds on my commute in the car. I liked the cd/dvd set immediately for this reason-- I could place the cds in the car for my listening enjoyment and enjoy the dvd while at home (which will happen this weekend). So far, so good, though I am only through Rooster. Sound is fantastic, so I cannot wait to hear it through my home speakers.
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I'm loving this one. I have to agree with Fred. How about an 83-85 release? This era needs some love. What about the Greek run in 84?
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Wow, What a great show!! I must say that all the negative energy is really burnt here. When you order it is kind of like the George Foreman Grill Set it and Forget it!!! Make the order and then magically, in the mail is a new show. You guys rock!!!

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... regular DVD box (like the ones used in the From the Vault series) and market it separately? Is there something wrong with the people who run Rhino? They must know that some of us only want the DVD. Think price-point, Rhino marketing geniuses...
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I'm a 50's something and own every DVD they've released. Love the fact that they filmed so many great shows. But what's with the missing lyrics? At the asking price, it can't be about the money. I'll pass on the next one if this is a pattern. dave
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I'm a 50's something and own every DVD they've released. Love the fact that they filmed so many great shows. But what's with the missing lyrics? At the asking price, it can't be about the money. I'll pass on the next one if this is a pattern. dave
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I figured out you can just take the CD/DVD slip case and with a bit of cutting use it for the graphics for a regular DVD case for those that prefer a big case - it works nicely - .... Don't knock Rhino - hard to think of a better music company that has released so much incredible music- easy to see why the GD thinks their musical legacy is in good hands. Peace now too!
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I see they've placed an Order Status button on the upper right of the Home page... maybe they are listening.
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Are you kidding... subtitiles for lyrics??? Its not grateful dead kareoke ya know... There is a recent invention called the internet and this obscure site called dead.net which lists lyrics for all the songs... you can print out and sing along to your heart's content. give us all a break and stop complaining about insignificant things like this and using a standard DVD case. We should all be pushing for more environmentally friendly packaging like they are using and not reverting to to old days.. enough plastic in the land fills already. As someone mentioned before recycle an old one.
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So we're now into the second week since the release date - still no DVD in the mail box. Should I start to worry? I know the order's in arrears The DVD player has not been fed in years It's even worse than it appears but it's all right. I will get by.
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I've made it half way throught the first set, listening in my car this morning, and musically, this set is AWESOME, lots of fiery energy. The mix/ mastering on the other hand is a little disappointing - too much reverb, and the drums are very low in the mix. When the music started, the mix reminded me of an AUD source. While the vocals are clear & present, there's not much separation between the other instruments, and there's a lot boost in the mid-range & high end frequencies. The bass guitar doesn't become audible until a little over 3 minutes into the first track (technical difficulty from the show?). While I am biased towards loud drums, the kick drums are not even present, and the snares are thin sounding. I'm wondering if the mix was concentrated on the 5.1 and they didn't bother to check it on a car stereo system or crappy mono speaker (standard practice for engineers who give a damn). It would be nice to see a page in the liner notes from the mix/ master engineer that describes limitations of the source, experiments, solutions, and intentions. We miss you Dick Latvala!
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good to hear you found this dancing bear, but I cannot see it anywhere in the store here. Any clues appreciated.
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I saw this listed (the music section of the store here) the day it was mentioned on this forum. Now I do not see it. Very strange, but I can back up dancing bear on this one. It was here, if only briefly.
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Just got it - right before I gotta run off to work! I wonder if I can call in Dead...
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Seems to me that the sound isn't right during Rhythm Devils. Sounds didn't match what I saw on the screen. Anyone else notice that or was I too "influenced" last night?
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was indeed there a couple days ago, along with Without A Net and various other stuff we've been asking for. If it's disappeared again I'll find out what's what'
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I finally got this. Thought for a minute there I was going to have to come on here and blast Amazon! :-) "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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Here is an interesting observation for your consideration and testing, and I would appreciate your feedback. I am finding that the HDCD (high definition compatible disc) stereo mix on the three audio cd’s sounds better than the so-called surround sound 5.1 on the DVD disc. This is the first time, I think, that we have had both formats to compare side by side with the same material. What do you think? This question pertains only to those of you with substantial systems that have HDCD compatible players, big speakers and high-wattage multichannel amplifiers that can approach concert sound levels. I do not want any bozos chiming in who listen on ipods, car systems and the like. I am particularly interested in your impression of surround sound emulators such as Dolby Pro Logic, PLII and Neo: 6. These are pretty good at providing some concert ambience from the stereo mix in addition to the enhanced bass and greater definition across the frequency spectrum that HDCD provides. What do you guys think? Take your time to study this; I am offering my initial impressions and have more listening to do myself. Take a look at my fan photos to see some detail on my home system (which has been upgraded since those pics were taken four years ago, especially in the video screen department).
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I could have so much fun watching a video. Damn that was awesome, can't believe the quality. Boy oh boy I'm missing Jerry and Brent though! Thanks so much for this! "Here's my half a dollar if you dare .. double twist when you hit the air. Look at Julie down below .. the levee doing the dopaso"
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Ok, that's not news. I've just gotten used to his current old-man grizzly look, so seeing the Kid again is a little unsettling at first (and he was what, about 42 at the time?)...contrast with Jerry and Brent who look just like what I remember...
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is a damn fine fantastic release. Too many highlights to list, but one little moment that sticks out is Jerry's cheshire grin at the "I know a little something you won't ever know.." line in Loser. And Jerry & Brent's interaction throughout. BIG thanks and great job to all involved!
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I agree with Mergz that the show sounds like an audience tape. The high end is very thin and midrangey, and the drums are boomy like a bad audience tape. If the master tapes were beyond sonic correction, then why put this put. Truckin up to Buffalo sounded fantastic and I was hoping for the same. Not to be. I haven't watched the DVD and perhaps that's great. However, I was actually amazed at how bad the audio was on the CD. I'm only through the first couple songs and maybe it gets better but I doubt it. You can always tell a poor masterting job but the sound of the audience before the music starts or between songs. This gives you an indication of what kind of filters this was put through. What an absolute shame. This is the last time I will purchase a new Dead release. Though I could not caution all, I still might warn a few. Don't spend your money to raise no flag atop no ship of fools.
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Anybody know what that spinning thing is behind Phil and what purpose it serves?
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I believe Phil uses a Leslie setup. Wikipedia has a good write-up on it. Most Hammond Organs use them to create a doppler effect. I have seen Gregg Allman many times and he has one also I believe. Maybe Pigpen had one also. I seem to remember seeing one. Someone checking this out. In regards to Mergz and Might Slim on sound quality. Maybe the large venue in Philly didn't create a perfect recording but it sounds pretty good from my perspective. In regards to the Mom and Pop record stores someone was questioning. The one here in Connecticut that I shop at is not owned by a national chain and had this release on the day it was released for $34.00 plus approximately $2.00 sales tax which is less than the $40 plus and $5 shipping charge Dead,Net charges and the two week wait to get it. Seeing he runs the store himself and has a family to support after he buys it wholesale from Rhino for about 21.00 he deserves the $13 to keep the store running.
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Thanks for the great info new england...
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My only issue with the sound is that it seems Brent is lowered after the first set. His vocals just dropped down- watching the video he seemed a little worse for ware, but I don't think they would have lowered him in the mix intentially, would they? I think Bob gives a nasty look during a flub on the other one (I think, I need to watch the video more), or another second set song. I'm wondering if Brent was having some playing issues at that time and that was wearing on the others- not sure, but from what I hear its mostly great stuff. Other than that everything is great! Box of Rain is a highlight for me and Bob's theatrics during Mobile had me cracking up LOL! I have been comparing Philly to Truckin and they really have such different vibes, I love that. Truckin has more stamina, especially towards the end, but I think the Jams on the Philly really give it a more spacey vibe. I must admit I am really starting to appreciate more post '83 dead. Thanks for the release! Can we please get a box of anything from '83 to '86? I went to see the captain, strangest I could find...
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I'm a bozo, I proudly admit. This stuff is too funny. If I had a "substantial system" with "big speakers and high-wattage multichannel amplifiers that can approach concert sound levels" would I still be a bozo? In order to revoke my bozo status maybe I should get a "surround sound emulator." Is that for real? Sorry, this amuses me to no end.
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DRO, you would still be a bozo if you had a substantial system. There is no revoking of the bozo status. We're all bozos in one way or another as the Dead taught us long ago. I've been a bozo for as long as I can remember and often wear a bozo button on my lapel. Glad you see the humor in it.
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I'm sure it's part of Brent's setup, there's one each side of the stage. You can actually see it kick in - pick up speed - during Brent's solo in Rooster.
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Dancingbear... If you check out the Wikipedia article on the Leslie Speaker you will see that Phil is one a few Bassist's that uses a Leslie.speaker. According to the article other bassists are Jone Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin and Chris Squire of Yes. It also said Jerry garcia used one for vocals on "Rosemary" and "That's It for the Other One" I don't believe they would put the Hammond Organ's speakers on the opposite side of the stage. Oh by the way Phil does a great job on Box of Rain and they transition well into Scarlet Begonias. Same can be said about "The Other One"
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This is a must have release. The sound is perfect. The show is perfect. Tell a friend.
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I can't remember if its from Grateful Dead Gear or one of the biographies but I remember it being said that the whole band was super stoked when Brent introduced the Leslie speaker to the stage. So much so that Phil wanted one by him so he could hear it more clearly. The speaker is for Brent's organ.
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Ayayiyiyi!Been watching/listening to the DVD for the past week or so, and only just today decided to slip the CDs in. Dismay! My disc 1 doesn't work (no, I didn't accidentally put the DVD in the CD player) - all others are good but disc 1 does not read at all. Anyone else having this problem? My order #: A372222JBDBEA8J322
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I'll see what I can find out.
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Thanks Marye. Hate to trouble you with it but I appreciate it.
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I finally had the time to sit down and watch the show. I have a integrated amp w/stereo speakers hooked to TV. I cranked it up and had a great time. All I can say is THANK YOU THANK YOU for releasing this show. I probably didn't need reminding what a great artist Jerry was but boy was he great that day! ( I didn't mean to slight the rest of them but I was really struck by Jerry's control of that show in his own very understated way). His interaction with Brent was obvious also-I think there was also more than one "wink" regarding Bob's bobisms. Great show-great memories-I went to the Foxboro show that summer.