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  • November 16, 2017 - 1:36pm
    JinTenn
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    Spotify is under some heat for other "weird" things employees are doing, like uploading their own music as a bunch of different artists nobody has heard of to flesh out the product. They don't exist, at all, except in Spotify. Or using computer generated music to do the same so they don't even have to make the songs. This was in the early days when they were still growing but the truth of it is coming out. I don't guess it hurts anything but it's deceptive.
  • October 26, 2017 - 8:38am
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    I forgot to mention in my original post: What makes it even weirder is that the replaced versions are usually always from shows that are not on Spotify, shows that have not been professionally mastered. On a few occasions they were versions that I instantly recognized from shows that I have downloaded from Archive.org. The tracks are often similar in length but not always. My theory is that a Spotify employee that has access to their file system (must be someone high up) is switching them. But this idea becomes tricky because of the timeliness of the switches. The songs often go back to normal within a day. This person would have to be doing this all the time, unless they somehow have it automatically programmed. There is ONE track that has been switched for a while and IS switched for me RIGHT NOW if anyone wants to check: The album '30 trips around the sun', Shakedown Street from Cornell 5/16/81 is playing as Shakedown Street from 12/31/81, a version I know well. The labels still say Cornell 5/16/81. This is starting to drive me crazy, as the switches often happen at very timely times..... I have searched the internet and found no posts or articles about such phenomena so I finally decided to make some posts on dead.net. Whatever this plot is I commend you because it is working.. Thanks, Josh
  • October 26, 2017 - 5:40am
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    Hey! I do listen to Spotify also, on the computer all day at work. I have not noticed it myself. But, I will keep a listen and report back if I also see songs swap. Might be that I'm zoning on work and just not picking it up. That is certainly odd behavior. I could see a theory of it being "close enough" but computers don't do close enough unless explicitly programmed to do so. Anyways, not much help for you, but if I do see it, I'll be sure to hop back on and at least give you some support! Peace, -Dave
  • October 25, 2017 - 7:24pm
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    Who else listens on Spotify? My friend and I have been noticing something very strange over the past couple of months. From time to time, a random track or two off of a certain show will be replaced by a track of the same song from a completely different show and usually era. The quality will be much less, the track is unmixed, or suddenly Brent joins the band in 1977. The switched track usually goes away within a day and goes back to normal. On one occasion the same track switched to two different versions in the same day. I've noticed that the switch usually only takes place on the computer app. On my phone I was able to pull up the original at the same time. The switch only happened on my phone one time. Has anyone else noticed this? It is becoming more and more frequent. I am enjoying listening to the replacement versions knowing that some sneaky Spotify employee must have chosen them.
  • October 2, 2017 - 9:16am
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    song TITle of the DAY
    "Pisshead At The Gates Of Dawn"
  • August 16, 2017 - 2:53am
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    Song title Of the Day
    "Hey Dad, What Do Poets Eat For Tea? Pork And Opium, Son, Pork And Opium"
  • March 6, 2017 - 12:14am
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    soNg title Of the DAY
    "Never Mind The Punk, It's Bollocks"
  • February 23, 2017 - 7:05am
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    SONg tItLe of the DAy
    "Scrambled Egg Rebellion In The Smegma Department"
  • February 9, 2017 - 12:00am
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    song tItle of the daY
    I Cannot Feel You As The Dogs Are Laughing And I Am Blind
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    traces of 9 to 5
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cool videos! I was about to ask which year the Estimated was from, then I noticed you marked it 77, thankx! I also really dug the Jack Straw. I got a thing that I can plug the 'puter directly into the home theater system and CRANK the fucking volume up so loud my teeth rattle... peace. "The highway is for gamblers, you'd better use your sense. Take what you have gathered from coincidence"
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> > A recently widowed lady, was sitting on a beach towel on Sanibel > > Island, Florida . She looked up and noticed that a man her age had > > walked up, placed his blanket on the sand nearby and began! reading > > a book. > > Smiling, she attempted to strike up a conversation with him. "Hello, > > , how are you?" > > "Fine, thank you," he responded, and turned back to his book. > > "I love the beach. Do you come here often?" she asked. > > "First time since my wife passed away last year," he replied, and > > again turned back to his book. > > "Do you live around here?" she asked. > > "Yes, I live over in Plantation Bay he answered, and then resumed > > reading. > > Trying to find a topic of common interest, Sarah persisted. "Do you > > like pussycats?" > > With that, the man threw his book down, jumped off his blanket onto > > hers, tore off both their swimsuits and gave her the most passionate > > ride of her life! > > As the cloud of sand began to settle, Sarah gasped and asked the man, > > "How did you know that was what I really wanted?" > > The man replied, "How did you know my name was Katz?"
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"The highway is for gamblers, you'd better use your sense. Take what you have gathered from coincidence" having trouble posting....
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Hey, so a shout out here to Oroboros who sent me some discs! Oh but wait, there's more! He sent a copy of an Egypt program from the show at zee Pyramids as well. Incredible! Haven't gotten through all of it yet music wise, but I am currently enjoying 7-5-78 which so far has the best Estimated Prophet I've ever heard. Just blows me away completely and the Eyes that follow has some weird tempo shifting going on but it is still nice. This show has been such a treat that I looked it up on the archive: 07-05-1978 At the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, NB A reviewer there said that the pitch was off...the tempo does seem up a bit from the CD's I have but I'm having a hard time telling if it makes that much difference. Beyond worth a listen and thanks Tim! | I'm just a, well...porpoise. |
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got politics?(one of my hobbies is digging thru the spoon-fed corporate news...) --KILL YOUR TELEVISION-- 1) the iran fix has been planned 6 years ago... headline: The escalation of war rhetoric against Iran from the Bush White House and the neocons is just the latest installment of a long-term plan for another preemptive war. http://www.alternet.org/story/47921 2) while at the same time, halliburton has been selling to iran, including nuclear technolgy (halliburton is based in the cayman islands... this loophole thereby allowing them a way around the sanctions)... headline: Halliburton Charged with Selling Nuclear Technologies to Iran http://www.projectcensored.org/censored_2007/index.htm
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Well, my wife and I just returned from our summer vacation this past weekend. Bonnaroo was a lot of fun. After Bonnaroo, we drove and camped though the Great Smokies and later through the Shenandoah Skyline Drive.Nice leisurely way to get back home! After the craziness of Bonnaroo, it was nice to hike in the mountains and relax by the campfire. My wife and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary last Monday with a campefire dinner and a late night bottle of wine around the fire, in the Great Smokies. A very good time. Last night we caught Dylan at Hershey. Not a bad way to wrap up our summer vacation if I may say so. Anyway, here's my recap of 'Roo: Thursday night's Tea Leaf Green show was killer, though I wish they would have played longer. String Cheese on Friday night melted my brain a bit. What a great band. It's a shame they're riding off into the sunset though...Railroad Earth is absolutely incredible! The singer/guitarist had this big ass smile on his face through the entire show; so did I! John Butler was great as was Michael Franti and Spearhead. At one point Franti jumped into the crowd and rocked out with us. Crazy. The 3 hr Govt Mule show on Saturday was definitely a highlight. Bob jamming with Warren on Sugaree was great. Ben Harper was awsome (John Paul Jones joined him for a ten minute jam of Dazed and Confused, which was cool because I missed the superjam as I was at the Cheese show). Richard Thompson was a suprise. He has a rockin' band. I love Vincent Black Lightning, and I was really impressed with his newer songs, in particular, "dad's Trying to Kill Me" a song written for the soldiers in Iraq. ("Dad" in this case, works on various levels). There were so many good shows man. Rodrigo and Gabriella are musicians I can't recommend higher. They absolutely floored me However, I was a little non-plussed by the Ratdog show on Sunday afternoon. I felt like Bob was holding back a bit. They did get into some nice groves and explore some interesting ideas during Throwing Stones, The Other One, and Franklin's Tower, but overall something seemed off. (Hell in a Bucket was awful). Well, I'm planning on seeing them later this summer with the Allman's so hopefully I'll enjoy that show more. It is nice to be back home though. Yo Soy Boricua!
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I mimic Joe and say "Happy Anniversary" as well. This also explains where you've been. Its a good thing you wrote such a thorough explanation, otherwise you would have had some explaining to do mister! | I'm just a, well...porpoise. |
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Yeah, we had a great time at Bonnaroo as well. I took my wife and three "kids". I missed SCI 'cause I went to Super Jam and had my mind and face melted off. I really wanted to be in two places at once, on several occasions this year, more than other years (it's always an issue at Bonnaroo). Also missed most of Gov' Mule 'cause I was at The Flaming Lips show which was incredible! Was able to catch the very end of their jamming ass show but was exhausted from a day of standing in the hot sun seeing Ziggy and Ben Harper, up close with little or no support from my camp because they were resting up for The Lips and DJ Shadow. My wife brought in some water and frozen lemonade after Ziggy, which got me through Ben Harper's show. Did catch some of The Police but we got great "seats" for The Flaming Lips which exceeded our every expectations for a show, both musically and otherwise.Happy Anniversary to you and your wife. Ironically, we are celebrating our 25th all summer long with Bonnaroo being the big kickoff. See what good music can do! See what love will make you do???? Glad to see you're still with us, Leadbelly. The Dude Abides!
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We passed the festival site on Thurs nite (14th) on our way to Florida. It appeared the police were turning all east bound cars (with obvious concert goers in them) away from the exits and making them continue east bound on the highway. I couldn't believe how many squad cars with flashing lights there were for what seemed miles past the actual site. How many towns over was it?
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Thanks CC Joe, Skenisahen, and GRTUD. Yeah GRTUD, every year we have these little mini "crises" over whom to see at bonnaroo. We decided on SCI over super jam because this is SCI's last tour. They even busted out a little Keller Williams Incident for a Stayin' Alive>Best Feeling jam. You can download the SCI show from their website. We decided on the Mule show over the Flaming Lips because we'd heard rumors over the various guests Warren had planned. I know the Lips had like a flying saucer, but John Paul Jones on keyboards for a twelve minute "No Quarter" was epic. Happy anniversary to you GRTUD. Wow 25 years; that's great. Any tips for me on staying together for that long? I have already learned to defer on most issues to the wife; sure, I can quote Hannah Arendt, and have written dissertations on Aristotle and Hume, but she knows about finances and investing (basically a bunch of stuff I don't understand; if it were up to me we'd have all our money under the mattress :) ). I get main say on things like what films to see, what concerts to attend, and the best way to perform minor home repairs. I also kill bugs. I am in charge of killing bugs. It is a good life, and I am not forced to talk to the accountant. Yo Soy Boricua!
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do what works for you, in our house: I am the boss, but she is the decision maker. ( -: works for us. peace.
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funny you mention finances, it was just the other day my old lady said something like: 'why don't we just put all of that cash in a safety deposit box?' (- :
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fillmore: The police (not The Police) had everyone go to the south/west bound side of I-24, which is the side the festival is on. We were diverted back to mile marker 127 (exits share the mile marker ID) which was about 14 - 16 miles from the venue. We made it in and were set up in about 3 hours compared to the approx. same situation in 2003 which took over 10 hours. Compare that to the experience at a "nearby" venue called Nissan Pavilion which takes over 4 hours to get into (normally an 1.5 hour drive) and several more, at least, to get out and I'd give the Tennessee locals fairly high grades for dealing with the situation @ Bonnaroo. Leadbelly: The conflicts @ Bonnaroo can really be difficult, for sure. This year I was more prepared to make the difficult decisions because I had already seen Keller Williams Incident @ Vegoose in October and the overwhelming vote in our camp was for Super Jam so I was in good company either way the Super Jam show went, which it went AMAZING!!! I have to say Super Jam was the best show I've seen in decades, in that genre of blues/psychedelic/skull fucking music!!! But I also knew it was probably my last chance to see SCI before Bill Nershi leaves the band. I really wished I could be in two places at once, for sure. Having seen Super Jam on Friday night, I was less worried about missing anyone that JPJ appeared with, EXCEPT Bob Weir, which my Outer World surveillance team informed me did not happen. I did catch an encore of "Dazed and Confused", with JPJ during Ben Harper's show, which was the best 10 mins. of his stand alone show. Clearly (and understandably) Ben was drained by the previous night's performance and subsequent practice sessions required for such a once in a lifetime show, as Super Jam. As far as The Lips - vs - Gov' Mule that was a bit tougher. I've seen Warren at least a half dozen times with Phil Lesh and once with The Allman Brothers Band @ Bonnaroo 2003 but I missed The Lips epic show that year @ Bonnaroo. The entire next day I had to hear from my son and nephew (both whom I told to go see these guys) what a great show they had seen (and I had missed). I did get a chance to redeem myself in 2005 when I saw an excellent Lips show @ All Good Festival but the weather sucked and I still wasn't satisfied. This year's show surpassed my every expectation! We blew off The Police's good but not great set to get up close for a show my whole family could feel coming, for daze! We were about 20 feet in front of the sound board directly center of the stage. Wayne and Co. historically set up their own equipment (which is way cool) and during some banter with fans they indicated they may start the show early. About 11 pm Wayne came out and said that they couldn't start early, in respect to other bands playing and what not (which was tongue in cheek BS) but they would do a "sound check" which led into a full fledged, sonic assault in the form of "War Pigs" complete with lasers, smoke and most importantly great music. It was the best cover of that song I've ever heard and it was apparent they were very tight! Then they went about their business as if nothing happened while 20,000 avid fans were ecstatic! The show they put on, which started shortly before midnight and lasted until about 3 am was incredible. They now have a full time drummer and their sound has gotten back to where it was several years ago when they were a 4 member band. The entire time this was going on, I knew I was missing another great show and another appearance by JPJ and Bob Weir. I did catch the end of Gov' Mule's show and an excellent "That's What Love Will Make You Do" which was way cool. And in typical Bonnaroo fashion for me, I was too drained to catch the DJ Shadow show which may have been the best of the weekend, according to my crack team of Other Worldly Experiences Surveillance and Reporting (they take over after 3 am due to Union issues). That in mind, I begin training for Bonnaroo 2008 next month. As far as what it takes to get 25 years of marital bliss under your belts, I can say it has been a bit of good luck in combination with hard work that has made our formula work. During a tough time for us, my step father gave us both these words of wisdom that have helped: Don't think of a relationship as a 50% - 50% scenario but rather 100% - 100%, that way you're always covered. If you end up with anything left over, you can always put it under your mattress. And if you follow that idea, you'll have a lot of good stuff going on top of the mattress as well, which also helps a whole bunch :) The Dude Abides!
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"The highway is for gamblers, you'd better use your sense. Take what you have gathered from coincidence"
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like all my other posts, i am limited to saying 'thank you!' to you who put up the videos etc-- there's no way i would have found any of this stuff on my own- i have never been to youtube, and the only reason i learned to download songs is for my weekly dip in the taper's section well. so, my pattern of gratitude continues- lucky me-- thanks, guys- very much- caroline
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being limited to saying thank you is a pretty good place to be, me thinks. I'm glad you liked the vids. de nada. anyways, when you have way too much free time on your hands, go to youtube.com do a search for just about anything you are interested in... you will be pleasantly (and sometimes unpleasantly) surprised at what is there. I searched for Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, etc etc. like google, the search techniques include putting things in " " or using a +Garcia or somestuff like that, but since people are putting new stuff up all the time, you really never know what you will find. one cool feature, if you find a VDO you like, you can look at all the VDOs by that user. example, the same guy who put up the vid of jerry ordering hotdogs put up a few more dead related stuff... sharing was always what this community was all about. peace. "What's the point of calling shots, this cue ain't straight in line Cue balls made of styrofoam and no-one's got the time"
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hey ccjoe, what are these pieces from??? really great stuff. funny. nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile
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the one with Al Franken was from some simulcast concert on cable or something... but I just searched on youtube.com and got those... every now and again I do a new search, and since folks are always putting up new shit, there have been some pretty cool things. the one with Brent and Billy order some hot dogs on the street here in NYC during Spring 88 tour. Billy likes just mustard while Brent takes 'everything'. Mickey Brent and Billy order some hot dogs on the street here in NYC during Spring 88 tour. Billy likes just mustard while Brent takes 'everything'. Mickey then comes down from Mars to offer greetings... Backstage at one of the venues, Bob makes his foray into dentistry with his trusted assistant Billy. These are both Justin Kreutzmann's footage. peace.
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Terrapin Flyer, Chicago's liaison to the spirit of the GD, will be performing two special shows on the day of birth and the day of passing of Jerry Garcia at the Kinetic Playground. The August 1st show will feature Wavy Dave from Cornmeal and Chicago jazz legend Pat Mallinger and the August 9th show will feature former Dark Star Orchestra bassist Michael Hazdra. Hope you can make it and if not help spread the good word!!! Dead to the Core www.myspace.com/bongwizard
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hey everyone. just wanted to say I am having a great time with this site. I have met some really really cool people and feel like I am part of the family again. It is awesome and great and it makes me sad that i drifted away. with that said, I am really really really really enjoying the fan photos. I am especially digging the parking lot photos, crowd scenes, and pictures of people and their friends. i am trying to put some of mine up. I know alot of us couldnt be bothered to lug a camera around a show ( it was hard enough keeping track of shoes and car keys), so it is great to see photos I wish I had taken. I am trying to add some of my photos up. Sadly, I would say over 150 shows, i have about twenty photos from shows. wish i had more. im going to put up a photo soon in tribute to my datsun 510, covered with dead stickers, who willingly took me on all those road trips. i am rambling now, trying to look busy at work....
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HippieChuck-special thanx to yamadog and david515 for sending me shows,you guyz are the best.now i am looking for any allman bro's or jerryband,i am trying to expand my collection.thanx to the aforementioned(i think thats how ya' spell it) i have some kewl stuff to trade in return.jesushippiecc@yahoo.com "sometimes the songs that we sing are just songs of our own"
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Hey, anyone got some good suggestions for albums? I got some iTunes gift cards and dont know what to get.Peace
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how about this album?? image hosted by ImageVenue.com ( -; yuk yuk yuk...
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you never cease to make me laugh my ass off..yuk yuk charo.i can see we are back on that subject.just a little more ...ha ha look at that hat its kinda like 'Steavie Ray ' with boobs..hee hee
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Stevie Ray with boobs? take that back! take that back, right now. ok, the 'kid' asked a serious question, so here is the serious answer: if you want studio stuff: Get: American Beauty Workinman's Dead Terrapin Station Shakedown Street for live stuff, first there is a TON of free shit here: archive.org or get any of the dick's picks. I am partial to the 'Brent' era; but that is another discussion. up to you. peace.
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Thanks ccj I got american beauty and working mans dead. great albums, but i still gotta stick by shakedown street as my fave. couldnt find terrapin station though. Maybe get it from my aunt. Been away on sabbatical in maine. computers also been broken for about a month, but im getting a new one for my birthday i think. I would prefer a car, of course, but my parents are terrified of the idea of me driving. ;-)peace also, to anyone goiung up to maine who will be passing anywhere near freeport, checkout a store called cool as a moose. great store with some hilarious stuff as well as some cool people who hang out there. check it out.
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I was up in Maine for vacation over the summer and went to the one in bar harbor...it's a pretty cool place.