Circle of Buzzards: February 26, 2009 Glasslands – Flac and MP3 Downloads

February 28, 2009

[from JakeRock – click to access video downloads]

Its exciting to watch the development of a new band — particularly one where the members are experienced and talented performers with whom we are quite familiar. At Glasslands on Thursday, Circle of Buzzards performed their fourth-ever gig and the short six-song set packed a lot of punch and promise. Jason Loewenstein’s fuzz bass is complimented perfectly by the aggressive percussion work of Bob D’Amico. While the songs are still in various stages of creation, there is a consistent and cohesive element to the duo’s sound and we will continue to follow this band.

Glasslands received a complete overhaul since our last visit. The upstairs is now more open, and the natural wood railing improves the overall look of the venue. We recorded from in the balcony with the microphones attached to the rail. The soundboard has also been upgraded and there are installed feed cables to the upstairs video area — which the sound tech set us up to utilize. This is quite an excellent recording, if a bit heavy on the vocals from the line feed. Enjoy!

Read NYCTaper interview with Jason Loewenstein [HERE}.
View a photo of the setlist of this show [HERE].

Direct download of MP3 files (HERE)

Download the Complete show in FLAC [HERE].

Circle of Buzzards
Glasslands Gallery
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard/Audience Matrix

Microphones at Front of Balcony
15 Feet from Main PA Stacks

Soundboard + DPA 4021s > Edirol UA-5 (Oade Digimod) > digital coaxial > M-Audio Microtrack 24/96 > 24bit 48kHz wav > Soundforge 8.0 (level adjustments, downsample 16/44) > CD Wave > Flac Frontend (level 7, align sector boundaries) > flac

Recorded and Produced by nyctaper

[total time 23:15]
01 [mystery cover song]
02 Never Again
03 Untitled (2009-01-01)
04 Long Time
05 Dead
06 Untitled (2009-01-08)

If you email nyctaper for access to this recording, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Circle of Buzzards, visit their MySpace page, visit Jason’s webite, visit Bob’s MySpace page. While Circle of Buzzards does not have an official release yet, please purchase other releases from this duo at JakeRock [HERE].

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