Yo La Tengo November 16, 2007 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Lossless Download

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Yo La Tengo appeared Friday night at the Music Hall for the final night of their “Freewheeling Tour”. The band fielded questions, requests and general banter from the audience, and responded with humor and some interesting song selections and performed a primarily acoustic concert. The highlights included Georgia’s beautiful cover of Dylan’s 4th Time Around, and the humorously persistent audience member’s request for Blue Line Swinger–which was eventually granted (Ira: “Is that Fred Armisen?”).

The recording of this concert was a difficult affair. This was my first event at the Music Hall, and I gravitated towards the balcony for a better view and more direct line to the PA speakers. Unfortunately, the acoustic nature of the concert, drastic variations in volume, and the inattentive nature of the balcony crowd created certain impediments to a clear recording. At times, this recording can be outstanding, at other times, the stage volume is too low and the ambient noise too great. Overall, its a nice listen of an interesting concert, and the apparently the only circulated recording of this mini-tour. Enjoy!

Download the MP3 files [HERE] | Download the FLAC files [HERE]

Yo La Tengo
2007-11-16
Music Hall of Williamsburg
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Recorded from Balcony Railing Left
15 Feet from Left PA Speaker

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

Recorded and Produced by
nyctaper
2007-11-17

Setlist:
[Total Time 1:56:04]
01 Introduction
02 The Weakest Part
03 Moby Octopad
04 [questions and banter]
05 Sometimes I Don’t Get You
06 Deeper Into Movies
07 [questions and banter]
08 I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party
09 Tom Courtenay
10 [questions and banter]
11 Magnet
12 The Summer
13 [questions and banter]
14 4th Time Around
15 [questions and banter]
16 Looney Tunes
17 [questions and banter]
18 Black Flowers
19 [questions and banter]
20 Dreaming
21 [questions and banter]
22 Blue Line Swinger
23 [questions and banter]
24 Hanky Panky Nohow
25 [questions and banter]
26 Somebody’s Baby
27 Griselda
28 The Story of Yo La Tango
29 You Can Have it All
30 [encore break]
31 Stockholm Syndrome
32 Big Day Coming
33 Flowers of the Forest

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6 Responses to Yo La Tengo November 16, 2007 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Lossless Download

  1. neil d
    November 18, 2007 at 2:57 pm

    You’re too modest – this sounds great to me, inattentive balcony crowd or no. And there’s nothing like getting to download a recording just 24 hours after getting home from the show itself. Thanks!

  2. November 19, 2007 at 10:01 am

    I am wrong about this being the only recorded Freewheeling show. Bradley’s Almanac recorded the Boston show:
    http://www.bradleysalmanac.com/2007/11/mp3s-freewheeling-yo-la-tengo-live-in.htm

  3. November 19, 2007 at 10:23 am
  4. December 4, 2007 at 10:43 am

    Thank you so much! I’ve waited til the first day of Hanukkah to listen to that great – show. The sound is really good, actually, you can be proud. I’m looking forward to the Maxwell’s Hanukkah gig (Dec. 6)right here. And can never get enough of the Fiery Furnaces. Kudos to you from Paris, France…

  5. LD
    September 4, 2016 at 7:14 am

    Thank You so much – un mil gracias – for making this available for download so long after the event. I’m so excited to give this a listen. Your efforts (and time spent posting all this) are greatly appreciated.

  6. DL
    December 14, 2016 at 12:17 am

    Thanks for all the work you’ve put into this. There’s no way to thank you enough.

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