Animal Collective – September 30, 2007 Webster Hall – Lossless Download

October 1, 2007
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The Animal Collective tour in support of their new release Strawberry Jam came to New York tonight for the first of two shows at Webster Hall. This was an off night. The band seemed somewhat out of sync, and the show came to a screeching halt when Avey Tare stopped “Fireworks” in the middle because it was “too bass-y”. Three truncated songs later, no encore, and the show was over in a little over 70 minutes. We hope tomorrow will be better.

The recording offered for download below has superior sound quality. Avey was right about the bass, and as a result I equalized the low-end in post-production. I had an excellent place for recording, and used DPA microphones that can handle the booming bass of this concert without distortion or saturation.

This recording is now available as a direct download in FLAC or MP3 [HERE].

Animal Collective
2007-09-30
Webster Hall
New York, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Recorded from Balcony First Row Center
Directly Behind Soundboard

DPA 4021’s > Marantz PMD-660 (Oade BCM) > 16bit 44.1 .wav >
Soundforge > flac

Recorded and Produced by
nyctaper
2007-09-30

Premiere Download offered at
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nyctaper@nyctaper.com

Setlist:
[total time 1:14:11]
01 #1
02 Bearhug
03 Song for Ariel
04 Peacebone
05 Who Could Win a Rabbit
06 Daily Routine
07 Unsolved Mysteries
08 Dreamer
09 Firewords/Essplode
10 Brother Sport
11 Grace
12 Leaf House

As with all artists featured on this site, if you download this recording, please support Animal Collective and the Paw Tracks website.

9 Responses to Animal Collective – September 30, 2007 Webster Hall – Lossless Download

  1. David
    October 1, 2007 at 9:50 am

    Thanks as always :)

  2. exitmusic
    October 1, 2007 at 2:04 pm

    thanks for this. now that flacs are my friend i am obsessed with your site.

  3. October 2, 2007 at 7:50 am

    Any chance you were able to record the Vampire Weekend set last night?

  4. aux
    October 2, 2007 at 9:21 am

    man, you pull good tape.

  5. October 2, 2007 at 10:52 am

    Thanks.
    I recorded last night, but the post-production is taking a little longer, because I had a bunch of non-stop talkers around me. The sound quality is better than Sunday’s show.

    And sorry, I didn’t tape either opening act on either night because I had personal obligations that didn’t allow me to get to the venue until 930 to 945.

  6. andrew
    November 17, 2009 at 12:56 am

    any chance of a re-up?

    thanks in advance

  7. November 17, 2009 at 1:26 am

    Its here, its always been. Just follow the instructions:
    “Email nyctaper@nyctaper.com with a request for the download location.”

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