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    Pacific Northwest ’73-’74: The Complete Recordings Boxed Set

    WHAT'S INSIDE:
    6 Complete Shows On 19 Discs
    • 6/22/73 P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, B.C.
    • 6/24/73 Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR
    • 6/26/73 Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA
    • 5/17/74 P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, B.C.
    • 5/19/74 Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR
    • 5/21/74 Hec Edmundson Pavilion, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Mastered in HDCD from the original master tapes by Jeffrey Norman at Mockingbird Mastering
    Masters transferred and restored by Plangent Processes
    Original Art by First Nations Artist Roy Henry Vickers
    Photos by Richie Pechner
    Individually Numbered, Limited Edition of 15,000

    Includes an immediate digital download of "Eyes Of The World (P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, Canada 5/17/74)"

    "We were in the Pacific Northwest...between somewhere in Washington and some other where in Oregon. The road took us to the lip on a ridge, from where we could see around us for many miles in all directions … It was breathtaking to behold, but as we watched, we had a firm realization that we were witnessing something even more beautiful than our eyes could ever take in … Life causes life. Heaven and Earth dance in this way endlessly, and their child is the forest. And so there we were, epiphanously watching that grandest and most glorious dance of life—of which we are just a tiny part—awed by a magnificence without beginning, without end..."

    Bob Weir, “Sell Headwaters—Everyone Wins,” San Francisco Chronicle

    The Pacific Northwest offers up a rich feast of land, sky, and water. It is ripe with influences, abundant with symbols, deep and spirited. It should, therefore, come as no surprise that the Grateful Dead played some of their most inspired shows on these fertile grounds. It does, however, sometimes take a breath for the elements to re-align years later. It seems for us, they finally have and we are able to present not just a glimpse of the band's extraordinary exploratory tour through the region, but a two-tour bounty as the PACIFIC NORTHWEST ’73-’74: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS.

    For PACIFIC NORTHWEST ’73-’74: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS, we've paired two short runs made up of six previously unreleased shows - P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, B.C. (6/22/73); Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR (6/24/73); Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA (6/26/73); P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, Canada (5/17/74); Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR (5/19/74); and Hec Edmundson Pavilion, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (5/21/74). Each show has been mastered in HDCD from the original master tapes by Jeffrey Norman at Mockingbird Mastering. The transfers from the masters were transferred and restored by Plangent Processes, further ensuring that this is the best, most authentic that these shows have ever sounded.

    PACIFIC NORTHWEST ’73-’74: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS comes in an ornate box created by Canada’s preeminent First Nations artist Roy Henry Vickers (more on this tremendous artist soon). To complement the music, the set also includes a 64-page book with an in-depth essay by Grateful Dead scholar Nicholas G. Meriwether and photos by Richie Pechner.

    Due September 7th, this release is limited to 15,000 individually numbered copies and available exclusively from dead.net. You'll want to grab a copy while you can and sit back, relax, and enjoy all the exclusive content we'll be rolling out over the next few weeks.

    Looking for something a little more byte-sized? The collection will also be available for HD digital download in FLAC and ALAC, exclusively at dead.net, on release day. You can pre-order it now too.

    Get it while you can.

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  • February 29, 2020 - 9:38pm
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    Way cool box at my door

    Arrived today. Wow!
    The sound is amazing, ..and that box
    (~)};=

  • February 22, 2020 - 5:01pm
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    I Sympathize With Everyone Having Problems With The Dead Store

    I have had two Dave’s Picks go everywhere but to my address........which for some reason didn’t include my apartment # ............therefore no delivery..........One arrived months later.......and a second one #32 is in transit supposedly and maybe arriving shortly. I had to file with the Better Business Bureau over this foolishness. Which seemed to get a quicker response from The Dead Store......To which I say good luck to all whom have problems with The Dead Store Customer Service.......I have been through the phone calls .....the emails........and calling Warner’s main office to no avail.......it is a sad situation.........

  • February 17, 2020 - 7:56am
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    Yeah, this PM system is a…

    Yeah, this PM system is a little weird. I was able to message Marye and got the missing disc. Have really been enjoying these shows. Good luck resolving your issues!

  • January 23, 2020 - 9:09am
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    PNW Box

    (I think) I have successfully sent a PM to MARYE kind of hard to tell, pretty strange PM system on this forum - thanks for the suggestion. We'll see what happens.

  • January 11, 2020 - 4:21pm
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    Aardvark

    Here’s the statement that was emailed several weeks ago.

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    Cause when things go wrong, wrong with you, it hurts me too
    It's been quite a year and we know how patient you have been, how patient you still are. It has always been, and will always be, our mission to provide the best service to you, the fans. As you are more than likely aware, a complex warehouse move resulted in a significant backlog of orders and while that warehouse is working as quickly as they can to deliver, we've turned 100% of our focus and dedication toward a new facility which promises to restore peace to the Dead.net community in the next few months. Trust us, this steam locomotive is rolling down the track!
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    You can try sending a PM to Marye now,.

  • January 10, 2020 - 1:48pm
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    PNW Customer Service

    May the force be with you, brother, sorry about your missing disks. I have a couple of defective ones and 2 months later, no word of a replacement.
    Theres an interesting article on the web about a company by the name of Direct Shot that most of the major labels have put in charge of all physical media distribution. About the same time this happened, Dead.net customer service went straight in the toilet and has not emerged - “warehouse consolidation” indeed. What is disappointing is that nobody at Dead.net has made a direct statement (at least that I have seen) that they are aware of the problem thats been allowed to drag on. The loyal Dead fanbase deserves a straight answer about the problem and when our outstanding issues will be rectified.
    Jerry would be very unhappy about how we’ve been treated.

  • January 10, 2020 - 11:50am
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    Waited over 2 months to get…

    Waited over 2 months to get this and when I went to go listen I was missing disc #15. Have tried emailing costumer service and haven’t received any response. Please help! Would really like that disc.

  • December 22, 2019 - 8:36am
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    Ever going to ship?

    Ordered this 12/2 for a Christmas present. Has not shipped yet! Keep getting useless auto replies. Very frustrating. Highly disappointed in the customer service and the experience

  • December 10, 2019 - 8:03am
    Larryl49
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    Disc 14

    No vocals on "El Paso" some how they must of had Bob's mic off or way down May 17, 1974 – P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia Disc 14

  • July 12, 2019 - 5:56am
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    6/24/73 is so smoking to me …

    6/24/73 is so smoking to me , this dark star into eyes is AMAZING! I’m surprised the dark star didn’t make the cut for the compilation but it’s still an amazing selection from these 6 shows to create the 3 cd compilation. Some incredible mind bending jams inside this treasure chest!;)

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Pacific Northwest ’73-’74: The Complete Recordings Boxed Set

WHAT'S INSIDE:
6 Complete Shows On 19 Discs
• 6/22/73 P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, B.C.
• 6/24/73 Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR
• 6/26/73 Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA
• 5/17/74 P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, B.C.
• 5/19/74 Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR
• 5/21/74 Hec Edmundson Pavilion, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Mastered in HDCD from the original master tapes by Jeffrey Norman at Mockingbird Mastering
Masters transferred and restored by Plangent Processes
Original Art by First Nations Artist Roy Henry Vickers
Photos by Richie Pechner
Individually Numbered, Limited Edition of 15,000

Includes an immediate digital download of "Eyes Of The World (P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, Canada 5/17/74)"

"We were in the Pacific Northwest...between somewhere in Washington and some other where in Oregon. The road took us to the lip on a ridge, from where we could see around us for many miles in all directions … It was breathtaking to behold, but as we watched, we had a firm realization that we were witnessing something even more beautiful than our eyes could ever take in … Life causes life. Heaven and Earth dance in this way endlessly, and their child is the forest. And so there we were, epiphanously watching that grandest and most glorious dance of life—of which we are just a tiny part—awed by a magnificence without beginning, without end..."

Bob Weir, “Sell Headwaters—Everyone Wins,” San Francisco Chronicle

The Pacific Northwest offers up a rich feast of land, sky, and water. It is ripe with influences, abundant with symbols, deep and spirited. It should, therefore, come as no surprise that the Grateful Dead played some of their most inspired shows on these fertile grounds. It does, however, sometimes take a breath for the elements to re-align years later. It seems for us, they finally have and we are able to present not just a glimpse of the band's extraordinary exploratory tour through the region, but a two-tour bounty as the PACIFIC NORTHWEST ’73-’74: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS.

For PACIFIC NORTHWEST ’73-’74: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS, we've paired two short runs made up of six previously unreleased shows - P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, B.C. (6/22/73); Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR (6/24/73); Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA (6/26/73); P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, Canada (5/17/74); Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR (5/19/74); and Hec Edmundson Pavilion, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (5/21/74). Each show has been mastered in HDCD from the original master tapes by Jeffrey Norman at Mockingbird Mastering. The transfers from the masters were transferred and restored by Plangent Processes, further ensuring that this is the best, most authentic that these shows have ever sounded.

PACIFIC NORTHWEST ’73-’74: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS comes in an ornate box created by Canada’s preeminent First Nations artist Roy Henry Vickers (more on this tremendous artist soon). To complement the music, the set also includes a 64-page book with an in-depth essay by Grateful Dead scholar Nicholas G. Meriwether and photos by Richie Pechner.

Due September 7th, this release is limited to 15,000 individually numbered copies and available exclusively from dead.net. You'll want to grab a copy while you can and sit back, relax, and enjoy all the exclusive content we'll be rolling out over the next few weeks.

Looking for something a little more byte-sized? The collection will also be available for HD digital download in FLAC and ALAC, exclusively at dead.net, on release day. You can pre-order it now too.

Get it while you can.

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Yessssss....got my order in first with no troubles, finally the pre-order Gods have smiled on me! Luckily without having to go through PayPal, I've also managed to secure myself some time saving up after the charges drop-off. And I scored a ticket for the Dead and Co. show in Hartford tomorrow, what a fantastic lunch break!
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Well that was an easy buy and no issues ordering can't wait to get this one 5/19/74 is a long time favorite
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Saw your comment on the other thread and ordered!!
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Very excited to see these getting the treatment. Wondering why the crucial 72' Seattle and Portland shows are not in this. Those 3 years(72', 73', 74') tell such a story and are the most coveted recordings in general. I am however very grateful...
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As much trouble as this has been the last few years--great work deadnet on this one going through smoothly
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Well now this sorta came up out of the clear blue sky. Very nice. Sixtus
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Yes, great job on this dead.net. Very excited for this release (19 CD's!!!!) Thank you Dave and team. Makes up for Dead and Co. not stopping near me this summer.
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Love the art work for this box, to bad the above image was not the computer wall paper to download on check out.
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I had a feeling that I ought to check dead.net - and I ordered without hassle or second-guessing. Although the shipping to Canada made me cringe... (almost $70 CAD for shipping)...
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absolutely amazing THANK YOU, PTB. :)))
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Love love love this. We got our Summer '73 box! Summer dead always makes me smile, and 2 summers worth is a real treat. And the option of multi year boxes opens up the possibility of a multi year MSG, or Boston, Berkeley, Alpine, Shoreline,(enter any city here) boxes. Dizzying.... the possibilities.
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I'm always excited when a new release will be a great improvement over what I have. This looks like it will be that. I ordered both cd and vinyl. (don't tell the wife) On the ordering front,,, maybe it was so easy because it seemed to be on the downlow. I didn't (or at least haven't gotten one yet) an email announcement. Maybe they thought less splash would help "fans" get theirs before "ebayers". So, in the next 3 months, a new 45, Aoxomoxoa, DaP 27 and a box set! Wow, that large sucking sound is coming from your wallet!
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Wish I was a headlight.. on a North(west) bound train. Well, the next best thing, Providing the shipping gnomes treat me well, I will be transported there come September. Whoo Hoo. This looks to be a spectacular box. I decide to have some desert and scored the t-shirt too. The sun gonna shine in my back door someday (in September). ah yes, that sucking sound from the wallet. It hurts, but it should heal by September. Peace all.. Thanks Dave.
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Ordered. Now the waiting is the hardest part. Love this era of the Dead.
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Very cool! Ordered without hassle too! This is epic - thank you Dave and dead.net!
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I feel like Hawkeye in MASH when he ordered from "Adams Ribs". The food got to Korea and a supply sergeant asked about the coleslaw and chided Hawk for going thru all the hassle to get ribs and NOT ordering the slaw. I didn't order the shirt! Back to the order page. Suck, suck, suck, suck, suck,,,, my credit card is bleeding from the spanking I'm giving it!
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$53.99 for shipping to Europe. It may be an oversize item, but for that sort of shipping price I would expect it to be delivered by private jet, not standard shipping. However, this is a not-to-be-missed item for sure.
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I hope the ordering is going to continue being smooth for everyone.....
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sweet, indeed!
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I just got the joke in the 3-CD "Believe it if you need it" condensed version: Box (set) of rain(y northwest)
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"available exclusively from dead.net." We know that's BS. These will be on ebay for $1000 or more.
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Is this the box set that was TBA at MUATM or is there another announcement coming?
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Wow this looks like an amazing set! Can't wait. And yes very smooth checkout this time! Also good to see this being released as a download as well as the box (which I'm sure will be very well done).
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Just ordered the big box set as well as the 6LP show. Can't wait!
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The order went through quick and smooth even with using PayPal. Good job, dead.net! I’m going to need to carve out a serious chunk of time to get through 19 CDs.
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WOW! Great News! Yes -- one just can not get enough of these live releases. I can not wait to have it my hands.
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check. Now I can leisurely listen to Dave's announcement.
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:))) :))) :))) The OMNIPOTENT Grateful Dead
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Now that would be something! Imagine conflating two box sets together just to confuse the hell out of us. That would be treat, showing up at MUATM and getting a reveal of not this box but ANOTHER release! Shipping says oversize item, I've got this one to be the best packaging presentation yet, going for another box set packaging Grammy I presume, eh Dead?
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My hands were just a blur on the keyboard when I realised this was available, so it didn't really register how much the shipping was. Its a lot..but its worth it! I'm wondering now whether to buy the vinyl for 19th May 1974, seeings as how it can be ordered on Amazon.
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Come on in take off your skin and rattle around in your bones.
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Did they pick the most boring show of the bunch to press to wax?!
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The box must be Spring 1990 sized. Although I think that was still cheaper in shipping. Oh well, what's not to like with 6 amazing pre-hiatus shows. Now, complete a terrific year with a 60's DaP and a 90's DaP, I say!
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Ordered HAPPY HAPPY Tuesdday DEADLAND
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This one is going to be a real treat. Honestly, I was going to be excited about any new box. Thank you Dave & Co!
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So... I'd been patiently waiting for the box set announcement, and this DID NOT DISAPPOINT! These shows are all really good. The Vancouver show from 6/22/73 (my 3rd Birthday, I might add) is absolutely top-notch. To me, it's in the same conversation w/ Veneta, Cornell, Englishtown, Bickershaw and acoustic/electric shows at the Fillmore East. I cannot wait for this gem to show up on my porch! Peace, brothers and sisters. 10 days until Alpine Valley!
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Awesome do we get a discount?
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Now that we know the release of the box and many of us have ordered, let’s start taking about a what the next Pick Dave will give us. I am thinking 09/26/91. Time for a Bruce and Vince show.
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Finally the beautiful PNW gets some belated official retail Plangent/Full Norman love. So freaking stoked!
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Looks like an awesome box & it was easy to pull the trigger since I won a couple of hundred bucks on Justify in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Great horse & great timing for a great box set. Honestly, I would have bought the box anyway, but having that extra cash made it much easier
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Ordered and no problems. Did someone buy a new computer to process the orders because the previous tactic of giving the mouse some more cheese wasn't working. Now lets find out what i ordered!
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73-74 is my sweet spot. Feel like xmas came early!
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That first listen was a righteous choice! That jam is on fire - so stoked for this release. These are some big shows.Thanks dead.net for sorting out your pre-order gremlins.
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Thank you Dave, and all the rest that worked on this selection! I am truly grateful... cant wait for September! iGrateful
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Looks pretty freakin' cool! 26 minute Truckin' from 6/22/73...damn!...is that a typo?
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....not only for the music, but also because of all the cool people out there that comment that i haven't heard from in a while.....edit. Dave took notes!! LMAO
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Ordering process just seemed waaaaaay too easy. Christ I hope I didn't do something wrong...LOL
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