Cracker: January 15, 2010 Highline Ballroom – Flac and MP3 Downloads

January 22, 2010

[photo courtesy of twi-ny/mark rifkin]

Last Friday, the co-headlining Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven tour rolled into Highline Ballroom. Camper opened the show with a seventy-five minute set, which was exactly what Cracker was scheduled to play to finish the night and what the set-lengths had been all tour. Whether it was something about NYC or if the band was in a giving mood, but Cracker ended up playing a solid two-hour show. The setlist contained many of the standard numbers, but also a few rare nuggets that included “Big Dipper” and a cover of Dylan’s “The Man in Me”. The show ended with both bands playing a blistering nine-minute version of Pink Floyd’s “Interstellar Overdrive” — a Camper fixture that never sounded this good before.

We recorded this set under the same conditions as the Camper recording, with a mix of the board feed and the Neumann mics. The sound quality is outstanding. Enjoy!

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

Highline Ballroom
New York, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Neumann KM-150s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2x 24bit 48kHz 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 1:57:33]
01 Friends
02 I See The Light
03 Sweet Potato
04 This Is Cracker Soul
05 [whore request story]
06 Eurotrash Girl
07 Lonesome Johnny Blues
08 Wedding Day
09 [Iraq tour story]
10 Yalla Yalla
11 Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now)
12 Merry Christmas Emily
13 Happy Birthday To Me
14 Been Around the World
15 Hey Bret (You Know What Time It Is)
16 Gimme One More Chance
17 The Man in Me (Bob Dylan)
18 Big Dipper
19 Low
20 Seven Days
21 [encore break]
22 I Ride My Bike
23 Interstellar Overdrive (Pink Floyd)*
*Cracker and Camper together (minus Sal)

If you email nyctaper for access to this recording, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Cracker, visit their website, visit their MySpace page, and purchase their official releases directly from the Store at their website [here] or from the 429 Records website [here].

2 Responses to Cracker: January 15, 2010 Highline Ballroom – Flac and MP3 Downloads

  1. Big T
    January 23, 2010 at 12:26 am

    Thanks for posting this beautiful recording. I went to see Cracker in STL, and I’m hoping to get to Ashland to hear the Duo, but it’s always a special treat to hear them w/Kenny.

    Big T
    Nashville TN

  2. March 8, 2017 at 8:26 am

    Many thanks for all you share, much appreciated.

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