Diamond Rings: July 18, 2010 Monster Island – Flac and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Sample

July 19, 2010

[photo courtesy of Ryan Muir]

For Diamond Rings, its only a matter of time. The deadly combination of talent, charisma, catchy songs, and friends in the right places virtually guarantees that by the next time he plays NYC, John O will be riding the buzz wave. Last night at Monster Island, a smallish but enthusiastic crowd saw Diamond Rings brief opening set that included several new songs from his anticipated full-length (September release) and three songs from a series of 12″ releases on One Big Silence Records. The quirky dance number “Show Me Your Stuff” does not in fact show the world all that Diamond Rings has to deliver. John O plays some mean guitar and the track streaming below (“All Yr Songs”) is a better indication of his talents.

We recorded this set with the Neumann microphones attached to the pole set feet from the stage and mixed the room mics with a soundboard feed. The sound quality is excellent. Enjoy!

Stream “All Yr Songs”:

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Direct download of complete show in MP3 files (HERE)

Download the Complete show in FLAC [HERE].

Diamond Rings
Monster Island Basement
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Neumann KM-150s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2x 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 33:30]
01 Play By Heart
02 [new song – All I Know?]
03 [banter]
04 Wait & See
05 [banter]
06 [new song]
07 [banter]
08 You and Me
09 [banter]
10 Show Me Your Stuff
11 [banter]
12 All Yr Songs

If you email nyctaper for access to this recording, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Diamond Rings, visit the website, visit the MySpace page, and purchase his debut EP from the One Big Silence website [HERE].

2 Responses to Diamond Rings: July 18, 2010 Monster Island – Flac and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Sample

  1. Rob
    July 21, 2010 at 5:21 pm

    Hello, Thanks for the upload! these songs are so wonderful, I can’t wait until he puts out an album.

  2. Matt
    July 24, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    love this band

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