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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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  • December 4, 2020 - 3:48pm
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    I just received my edition…

    I just received my edition of the Northwest Complete Recordings 73 74. Showed up without tracking or any email confirmations . So Glad You Made It. Can't Wait.

  • October 21, 2020 - 5:05pm
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    Daverock

    I have the vinyl too. Grate companions to the CD Box.

  • October 20, 2020 - 3:38am
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    Crow told me-spot on

    I keep going back to this box - superb. Especially the 1974 shows. I went so far as to get 5/19/74 and the Playing in the Band from 5/21/74 on vinyl. There are a few problems with vocals on both, but this matters not a jot. The playing, as you say, from all band members, is absorbing. After 1970 they only needed Bill on drums.

    I also agree with icecrmcnkd - a box of October 1974 with bells and whistles would make a great release.

  • October 19, 2020 - 5:25pm
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    Yes, this Box rocks

    But it’s now time, Dave, for the Complete Winterland October 74 Box - audio, video, and bonus material.
    Bring it on.

  • October 19, 2020 - 4:19pm
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    Late to the party, but ...

    ... just wanted to share how delighted I am with the music in this set, and encourage anyone who’s not taken the plunge to just go ahead and get it already.

    There’s been some chatter in another thread about how long it’s taking to sell out this box, and all I can say is that, as much as I love ’73 and ’74, I didn’t order mine till Rhino put it on sale. Maybe some people are settling for the 3-disc version, which is understandable, given the difference in price and given that they did manage to include some very high highlights (including the 45 minute PITB!) in that set.

    Also causing some hesitation for me was the packaging. Don’t get me wrong: it’s beautiful! The art work is amazing. But speaking as someone who already has problems finding shelf space for my CDs, I wasn’t sure where I’d put this giant box. (In case anybody upstairs is listening: I thought the June 1976 box really hit the sweet spot between packaging that was elaborate enough to make the box feel special but also small enough to not cause problems.)

    Anyway, the music. The MUSIC. For me, this era was flat out the best the band ever sounded, and it’s an incredible joy to hear them in such fine audio. There are a few “surprises,” the kind of vocal drop outs and oddities in the mix that would’ve rated a “caveat” back in the Dick’s days. Mostly, these are very temporary, and in all cases the sound is really really good once everybody settles in. As usual, Jerry’s louder than Bob, but you can hear them both very distinctly, and they constantly (constantly!) are playing their asses off. Phil’s on fire throughout. And BK? He makes a solid case here that the Dead never needed another drummer. Keith comes through nicely, and plays well. I suppose we could say that the vocals were erratic during this period, and I would admit that’s true here. But the singing is mostly good to great, and man oh man, the band sounds fantastic!

    I’ve only listened to each show once so far—given the complaints about missing discs and whatnot, I felt like I should make a point of listening all the way through to make sure nothing was amiss—so I’m not really ready to call out a favorite show, or even favorite tunes. But I will say that the PITBs, the Bird Songs, the Eyes, the China-Riders are all, for me, as good as they get. Their playing was so spontaneous, so open, so powerful, so much soul, so imperfectly perfect.

    Yes, I suppose there are other, equally worthy eras. But man, ’73 and ’74 were beautiful.

  • October 19, 2020 - 11:04am
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    6-22-73

    The hour or so of music from He's Gone through the end of Wharf Rat is one of the top 5 hours of music the dead ever played.

    There, I said it. This box is worth every penny for that hour of music alone.

  • October 14, 2020 - 6:45am
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    Pacific Northwest show disc one song 11 jack straw

    Pacific northwest show disc 1 song 11 Jack straw four minutes and 35 seconds there is a skip defect in the disc. Is there any way getting a replacement cd for the box set I bought.

  • September 26, 2020 - 3:49pm
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    Testing with Lossless Audio…

    Testing with Lossless Audio Checker shows the June 1976 FLAC download in 24/192 format ( https://store.dead.net/music/digital/june-1976-flac-192-24-1.html ) and the Pacific Northwest '73-'74- The Complete Recordings FLAC download in 24/192 ( https://store.dead.net/music/boxed-sets/pacific-northwest-73-74-the-com… ) to be "Upsampled." I have notified Jeffrey Norman and Rhino. I sent Jeffrey the logs of the LAC test results showing 80% of the June 76 files being upsampled. While he was very nice in his response, he had no explanation for the finding. Rhino has not responded to any e-mails. It is important to note that the files on both test “Clean” after downsampling to 24/96, which, likely, means the files, were originally digitized at 24/96 or digitized at 24/192 and downsampled to 24/96 for mastering. Whatever the case Rhino needs to disclose this fact on their web site or change the files for sale to 24/96.

  • May 20, 2020 - 2:04pm
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    Sale

    Check out Rhino for sale through this weekend

  • 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
    (~)};=

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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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I got it too. Is it phishing, and I don't mean the band, or is it a harmless aberration? I would not have opened it if I realized it was appearing in nearly everyone's emails. Should I close my account here and open a new one? Or just change my password? Advice please.
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The China >rider from 5/19/74 is amazing. I've heard it before but guess it never really grabbed me until my drive this morning. So many gifts in this box...
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My box made it safe & sound (and luckily 100% complete & virtually flawless) to the lowlands of Holland. Very impressed with the overall look and feel. It’s just stunning in appearance, and the box just seems to radiate positive ‘vibes’. It will look wonderful in my music room. Unpacking and checking the contents felt ritualistic, and I intend to carefully organise the listening experience in a similar way.
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Does this mean i get reimbursed for the $1,000s of merch. i've bought in the last 5 years?
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I just checked.. the credit card companies do not think I am dead, just dead.net. I seem to have a pulse.. all is good.
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Yep...I got one too. Kind of bizarre as I'm on this site nearly daily. Maybe they flagged me because I haven't "logged-off" in the last five years??....LOL
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Just finished listening to all 6 CD’s in the new Pacific Northwest box set and holy moly I am blown away by how good the music is and how well they played during those years! Fricking blown away! Until now ‘73 was like a secret mistress, called upon when in the mood for something raw and uninhibited, and rarely bragged about due to embarrassment. 1977 was their best year, especially May through December. Not anymore. These discs reveal the Dead as a band playing on all cylinders sans a drummer obviously, but with a keyboardist (and classically trainer pianist) who was somewhat sober and happy tickling those ivory keys behind the ever improving voice of Garcia (and Weir). I think the ‘74 shows are a little more mature yet still preserve the rawness we all search for in our music/lovers.Did I say it was good?
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With this box set clocking in at a little over 20 hours of listening time, I've come to realize that not only do I own an absurd amount of Grateful Dead, but also that it all gets listened to consistently. Whether it's at work, in the car, at the gym, while I'm kicking around the yard, or chilling in an enhanced state on the couch, everything Dead that I own is in near constant rotation. That's not to say I don't listen to any other music. I do. But the Dead fill most of my listening time, more so as I've gotten older. I've played the Pacific Northwest from beginning to end several times now, and I'm loving it more and more. Seems like there's always some new discovery that catches my ear. But that's how it rolls with most of their shows. The magic is in the detail.
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Glad everyone is enjoying the box. I opened mine up for a quality inspection when I got home last night but didn't have time for any listening, so I'm excited to start with the first show tonight with a glass or 4 of some good pinot. Can't believe some have made it all the way through this thing already, but that's great! I agree, the packaging is great and mine appears to be in fine fettle. Any Zorn fans out there? He's releasing an 11 disc box of the third book of Masada called Book of Beriah. It's going to be pretty nuts based on some of the clips I've heard. I had the pleasure of seeing Zorn's Simulcrum in Chicago a few weeks back and it was killer. Medeski is always a treat to hear. If anyone's interested in that there's a 30 minute video someone posted to youtube. Can't wait to get home tonight and start listening to this box. Cheers!
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As long as you didn't click on the link in the email you should be good. I got it too and came here to log in just in case. I did not go through the email link. It has been a few months since I posted so I thought it might be legit till I saw the 5 year thing. I knew it was junk at that point. Anyway, glad to see everyone enjoying the amazing box. I got the 3 disc version and it's awesome so far.
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Gorgeous box, all discs intact and looking good. #14,533 I think. One sealed for my buddy in the foothills. We're gathering tonight for the 4-disc show, over 4 hours! Really happy to have summer '73 shows and we'll drink something Canadian in honor, while loca-vaping. I was thinking when it arrived, man, they're doing a lot of packaging, maybe they should try a stripped down box that's less elaborate... then I thought, well, no, Dave & Co. are seizing opportunities to present the GD archive in a thoughtful, respectful, creative way and this is good. Best artwork yet, equal to the E72 and TTATS efforts. The price remains in the $10/disc range and how better to honor the band's legacy than to really do it up. I called for Summer '73 and I got it. Plus, six big shows. We're going to take a few months to absorb these shows, as we took 2 1/2 years to enjoy all the shows in the E72 box. Ladies & Gentlemen: enjoy!
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Just finished listening to Black Peter as I work my way through this amazing show and had to stop and comment on Black Peter. I’ve heard this song from dozens of shows but this one was so remarkable It was like hearing it for the first time. Just such a delicate approach. The surprises just keep coming. I’m so glad we own this piece of Dead history.
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If you're ever in Tofino BC I recommend checking out Roy Henry Vickers gallery. Lots of amazing art.
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Having listened to the three '73 shows (and every other official '73 release), I just want to say, "THANK YOU!" The performances are among the best from their arguably best year, but the sound quality is so good that it's hard for me to believe. Every instrument is clear; Weir's guitar playing receives its due; and the soundstage--the word audio nerds use to describe the feeling that each instrument and vocal is in a specific place--is just about perfect. I don't know how the team achieved this from 45-year-old two-track tapes, but it's rare to find such quality in concert recordings made with dozens of tracks today. Every person involved, from Rex Jackson and Kidd Candelario and every roadie who stacked a speaker, through the digital wizards who touched the tapes and digital files, deserves credit. The problems heard in the first few songs of each concert (and Weir's vocals on the first disc of the Seattle show) were part of the original shows, I'm sure. Now I'm salivating with anticipation for '74.
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...I got it too; I thought maybe it was for another account I had opened a while ago and had forgotten about, but it gives me solace to know I'm not going crazy cause it was a weird one to get considering I'm on here pretty frequently. Box is fun so far. Peeled back that Dark Star with Gus West's help last night. Man, that pre-drums segment with Phil playing that mad jazzy baseline sure is fun. They touch on that motif throughout '73 during Dark Star, but it is very nicely fleshed out here. It gets a little out there before the ripping Eyes - a transition I hate....said no one EVER! Happy Friday in Deadland peeps. Sixtus
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Not sure if it's me, but there seems to be some issues with the mix on many of the songs. Especially with the first few songs on each disc. For instance the "Promised Land" opener in Vancouver '74 is all Keith and Billy, and everyone else is barely audible then Everyone cuts out except Billy and it gets REALLY choppy. The "Bertha" on Vancouver '73 is all over the place, first just guitar, with only a slight whisper of Jerry singing, then toward the middle it's all Billy's bass drum and high-hat. I've noticed a lot of fading in and out throughout many of he shows that I listened to, vocals there one minute, gone the next, can't hear guitars to ALL guitars and nothing else The one steady is Billy, he's loud on almost everything. A few times his high-hats came out of no where so loud I jumped and took my headphones off thinking there was someone in my house. Is it issues with the source tapes, mix, discs or just me?
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No, many '73 shows see the mix dialed in during the opening songs. Same thing with 5/26/73 Kezar. they usually get it tight by the 2nd or 3rd song. Not sure why this occurs so much in '73 in particular, but it does. I guess they just didn't have time for soundcheck at some of these shows.
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Thanks. I asked a buddy and he said his is the same way. That Promised Land opener on Vancouver '74 is just a mess.
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did u respond to it?I did just now, hope it wasn't a scam/hacker ... the site was down yesterday for a while. they said they hadn't heard from me in 5 yrs and were going to purge me, I though it was an old acct I forgot about. crud! I clicked the link and redid my password, then redid it again out of fear of a hack. better redo it again, damn.
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I got the email too. And I am on here logging in quite frequently.... Anyway, I listened to the sampler 3 CD set via streaming. I just know I have to go for this box set. Hope they are still in stock come November
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Swinging good and slow with my sweet honey to Black Peter Vancouver ‘73, just the way it ought to be.
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I understand that at the time these tapes were made, there was a separate mixing console for the tape. It was mixed on the fly with headphones real time and recorded to 2-track such that the mix could not be changed further. I think the issues we hear on these tapes are because the mix for the tape was being adjusted during the first few songs. Taping was not the priority so it received attention after the house was dialed in and all other 40 foot cockroaches were ironed out. I don't think the audience at these shows were hearing what we hear on the tapes in terms of mix and balance of instruments.
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wadeocu, I suspect you are correct on all counts. Call me crazy, but I enjoy hearing them dial in the mixes.. it never bothered me. I enjoy hearing them crank someone up, dial them back.. hearing just one or two people for a few moments, then dialing another person in. It's interesting and dare I say fun. It gives me some reference for separating out the individuals later on in the show and focus on their sound and contributions. I guess I don't plan on playing any of these intro songs for a critical audience. Things don't have to be practically perfect all time.. at least to me. I just finished ripping and re-doing the metadata for all these shows.. what a chore, I bet I am not the only one that is OCD that all is done correctly. As for the discs, no scratches, no scuffs, no skips, PITB is the right length.. the box is beautiful. So far so good. I got to thinking about this before HendrixFreak made his post earlier today. I really don't place a lot of emphasis on the swag and box, etc. It mostly just sits on the shelf.. but it's cool and I do enjoy it, especially the liner notes and such. That being said.. I am glad they took the extra effort to make this special. H.F. is right.. the music deserves a little pomp and circumstance. They only get once chance to make a statement and this is a little piece of history. As for Roy Henry Vickers, Tofino (it's a really cool place) has been on my list for some time.. I plan to go there sometime over the next few years and thanks to the suggestion of someone else further on this thread I will definitely stop by and check out his studio/work/gallery. There was discussion on the numbers left.. etc. and I was fairly confident this would be selling into Christmas and into next year. It is selling faster than I thought. I'm not surprised this really is a special release. If you're on the fence.. hopefully you will find a way and find some scratch to get one. I hope in six months time there aren't too many people kicking themselves in the ass because they waited and it sold out. There is still some time.. but this ranks up there. Anyway.. it really doesn't take much to make me happy, this is a good release. Really happy the folks across the pond and around the world are getting theirs essentially the same time as us. Oh, and Sixtus.. it's quite possible, even probably you are going crazy just like the rest of us. Happy Friday all, great box.
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THE EMAIL CAME TO ME ON MY ACTIVE ACCT THAT I USE ALL THE TIME.
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Everything seems right when everything comes together after a few minutes... always enjoyed that... makes you happy they didn't open 6/22/73 with Bird Song or 6/24/73 with Dark Star.. Some of the Promised Lands just get sacrificed so everything else is brilliant as can be!! have a good weekend bob t
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The Grateful Dead was never a set it and forget kind of band and I am so thankful for that. The fine tuning of the mix always seemed to grow on you and draw you in as the sound and band gets better and better.
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I’m not sure what I’ll do with the 1/10 scale coffee table it came in but I agree with the sentiment that the music deserves the “treasure chest” presentation. The songs so far (just got through the 45 min PITB...). The one that jumped out at my was the 5/19/74 “Wharf Rat”, psychedelic chicken pickin’ at the end. Wow. Jerry will be with us...always... I also concur that “Bertha”, etc. seem to be used to tune the spaceship properly before they really blast off!
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I’m not sure what I’ll do with the 1/10 scale coffee table it came in but I agree with the sentiment that the music deserves the “treasure chest” presentation. The songs so far (just got through the 45 min PITB...). The one that jumped out at my was the 5/19/74 “Wharf Rat”, psychedelic chicken pickin’ at the end. Wow. Jerry will be with us...always... I also concur that “Bertha”, etc. seem to be used to tune the spaceship properly before they really blast off!
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I've not been to the northwest, but I'd have to assume there's nothing like what I'm looking at elsewhere in the country. The lines and color scheme of black, light blue and blood-red seem to be unique to the area. I'm well-familiar with 6/22 and have heard others from the box, but the sound alone of this is going to be an experience like no other.Como siempre, mil gracias.
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I get that a lot of people love/hate these ornate boxes, and I'd like weigh in on the significance of packaging. When I buy these box sets, it is for the music. I don't dislike the packaging (okay, maybe GSTL, or anything else that does violence to my discs), but I don't particularly like it. But whenever I open up the shipping package and pull out the box within, my partner always screams, "OH WOW! IT'S SO COOL AND BEAUTIFUL - CAN I HAVE IT?!" So she takes it and adores it and puts other things in it - photos or earrings or whatever. She's by no means a Head, though she digs the music. But she's slowly coming over to the Dead side, and the pretty packaging helps that little bit extra.
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If the box is too cumbersome, nothing stops one from pulling the shows out, putting the box in storage (or letting yr sig other have it) and putting the digipacks on the shelf alongside yr Dick's & Dave's Picks. /just saying
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The email is real, though I think someone in IT messed up. Check in a few weeks to see if 'deleted' and just redo yourself.
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Beautiful box. Impressive protective packing, too. One disk has slight scratches, I'll play later. Thank you all.
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So here’s a new one....I got to ripping Disc 11 from the Vancouver 74 show, and was salivating waiting to hear the first Loose Lucy of the box set (love that chick), when my download quit right as i was ripping Loose Lucy (wouldn’t ya know it) Spit the disc right out....so naturally I did an inspection of the disc and it looks perfect, so I popped it back in to try again, and same thing! Damn it...went to the car and all songs playing perfectly....WTF. Tried ripping again and same thing. Went to next disc and ripped fine. Ripped the Portland 74 show...no problems. Has anyone else had this problem? Also if someone would not mind transferring last 5 songs of disc 11 while I work this out, I sure would appreciate it. I don’t have a CD player other than car...rip everything and listen digitally. Other than that one issue....these shows are perfect. Listened to Portland 74 today...can’t say enough about it and I think my favorite so far. WRS>Wharf Rat is just perfect!!! Have a Grate weekend Dead People! KCJ
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I enjoyed the first two shows from '73 but I'm really enjoying 6/26/73 Seattle. edit:Something special happening here.
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Got mine 2 days ago and been listening to random songs. Very pleased but started to listen to the first show all the way through and disc 2 has a bad skip in Brown Eyed Women. Don’t see any damage. Tried multiple players and cleaning with no change. Another disc had greasy finger prints that washed off. Will have to see as I go if there are any more issues. Hopefully I can get a replacent disc 2. Overall beautiful box set from my favorite period
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As I said yesterday I really enjoy the first song mixing. I find it fun to hear the process of the music being mixed as it happened. I feel it allows the listener to separate each instrument and vocal and as things fall into place you have a better perspective of the whole.
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....is indeed special. And to change the subject just for a minute. I love to laugh, and this made me laugh so hard I almost threw up. And no, rap is not my cup 'o tea, but this parody is pure gold.... https://youtu.be/p2aU9zoH1lA ....popsicles.
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Disc 03 should go like this: He's Gone> Truckin'> The Other One> Me And Bobby McGee> The Other One> "Feedback"> Sugar Magnolia Johnny B. Goode
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Really enjoying this release... top to bottom with no bottom, this is such an epic period! Im Tip toeing thru this 1st show... replaying the run from He's Gone to JBGoode because it warrants a 2nd listen straight thru(!) plus, once I move on, who knows when Ill be back... but 4 cd's and 30 tracks is a great start!So free and easy in this show as Phil mentions early in this show... no rush.. the paint brush is still wet as they paint this masterpiece. Cant wait to hear the 6/24 show tomorrow. So, for the discs, I ripped immediately all 19 discs. Sometimes, a cd player skip does not necessarily mean a "rip" skip, at least in my experience. In fact, the only 2 malfunctions if you want to call it that, was when I ripped each disc, I noticed that the cover art was the 6/22/73 show for all 19 discs... unless that was a settings issue of mine, but also each disc had the default title of the show as the full name of the release. I had to customize in my library anyway so that didnt really matter. What did matter was that I had to search for Cover Art and glad I did!... I found really cool pieces from the Artist when I searched PNW Cover Art, I picked different art that was representative from that Disc cover art but there was so much to choose from... but that was a positive diversion anyway :-) Hope you all enjoy as well... Thanks Dave and all that had a hand in getting this together, Peace iG
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....is the best song the Dead ever penned.
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.... little do redditors realize, tuning is a song upon itself. One guy there gets IT. phil_head is that treesinthemirror acolyte.edit. I assumed Phil_head was someone else. And so it goes. My second Money, Money just kicked in. This tune is about greed. Eve stole Adams rib. Next thing you got is women's lib. Touchy subject. I actually like that song. Oops.
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