Mountain Goats: December 1, 2009 Webster Hall – Flac and MP3 Downloads

December 3, 2009

[photos taken for nyctaper by Kate Ehle – many more here]

Last November, the Mountain Goats at Webster Hall was a tour-ending night and one of the best shows we saw all year. On Tuesday at a packed Webster, the Mountain Goats returned with a new album, a new band member (guitarist Perry Wright), but the same intensity. On tour in support of The Life Of The World To Come, the band performed nine of the twelve tracks from that album. But as with all Mountain Goats shows, there were rare tracks performed — this night’s treats included “Going to Bristol”, “Hast Thou Considered the Tetrapod?” and “Going to Port Washington”.

Our recording of this set would not have been possible without the work of Mountain Goats’ sound engineer Brandon. We set up inside the soundboard area with the R-44 and captured an excellent balanced feed from the board and also a recording with the Neumann microphones. The distance from the stage (200 feet) created a delay (4 milliseconds) between the two recordings which was remedied in post-production. The result is a recording of tremendous pro-quality sound. Enjoy!

This Recording is now available for Download in FLAC and MP3 at [HERE].

The Mountain Goats
Webster Hall
New York, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Neumann KM-150s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2 x 16bit 44.1kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, mixdown, set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > Flac Frontend (level 7, align sector boundaries) > flac

Recorded and Produced by nyctaper

[Total Time 1:38:56]
01 [introduction]
02 1 Samuel 15:23
03 Old College Try
04 Psalms 40:2
05 Love Love Love
06 [banter]
07 Romans 10:9
08 [banter]
09 Genesis 3:23
10 Deuteronomy 2:10
11 [banter]
12 Enoch 18:14
13 Genesis 30:3
14 Going to Port Washington
15 Song for Dana Plato
16 From TG&Y
17 Going to Bristol
18 Hebrews 11:14
19 Song for Dennis Brown
20 Hast Thou Considered the Tetrapod?
21 Quito
22 See America Right
23 Against Pollution
24 [encore break]
25 Ezekiel 7 and the Permanent Efficacy of Grace
26 This Year
27 No Children
28 [second encore break]
29 Going to Georgia

If you email nyctaper for access to this recording, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT The Mountain Goats, visit their website, visit their MySpace page, and purchase Mountain Goats official releases from their website.

3 Responses to Mountain Goats: December 1, 2009 Webster Hall – Flac and MP3 Downloads

  1. December 3, 2009 at 10:11 pm

    you are truly rad, dude. thanks a ton for this.

  2. Jon
    December 4, 2009 at 12:11 am

    will you be putting up the second night? I thought i saw you guys there recording…

  3. December 4, 2009 at 4:07 pm


    Man, this is a really great show and a really great sound! Thank you so much!!!

    Cheers from Germany

    Doc S.

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