Doug Paisley: September 24, 2011 Mercury Lounge – Flac and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Song

October 9, 2011

[photo courtesy of Jon Behm]

When an artist who I respect asks me to do something, I usually comply. On a night when I barely arrived in time to record their set at Mercury Lounge (here), Megafaun’s Phil Cook informed me that I should definitely record Doug Paisley’s set. I quickly finished setting up the rig and immediately hit record to capture Doug’s set — and I’m quite happy that I did. While singer-songwriters with sweet voices and narrrative lyrics are all too common, Doug Paisley is clearly a special case — his natural manner and authenticity immediately strikes the listener and draws them in. At Mercury last week, Doug had the tough task of opening the set, on a Saturday night, at a late show. But the crowd quickly responded and for the next 30 thirty minutes were strikingly attentive. Doug’s set consisted of numbers from this two albums on No Quarter Records, including 2010’s Constant Companion. We have chosen to stream “What About Us?”, from his self-titled debut, and a song that also appeared on Mojo Magazine’s “New Harvest” compilation.

I recorded this set in the same manner as the Megafaun capture. The volume on stage and in the PA was quite low, so the boosting of levels in post introduced a slight hum into the recording. Otherwise the sound quality is superb. Enjoy!

Stream “What About Us”:

Direct download of complete show in MP3 files (HERE)

Download the Complete show in FLAC [HERE].

Note: All of the material on this site is offered with artist permission, free to fans, at our expense. The only thing we ask is that you download the material directly from this site, rather than re-posting the direct links or the files on other sites without our permission. Please respect our request.

Doug Paisley
Mercury Lounge
New York, NY USA

Four-Track 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 1.98 (tracking) > Flac Frontend (level 7, align sector boundaries) > flac

Recorded and Produced by nyctaper

[Total Time 29:58]
01 What I Saw
02 No One But You
03 In The Morning
04 Broken in Two
05 I Stand Alone
06 Sugartown
07 City Lights
08 At The End of the Day
09 What About Us

If you email nyctaper for access to this recording, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Doug Paisley, visit his website, and purchase his official releases from No Quarter Records [HERE].

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9 Responses to Doug Paisley: September 24, 2011 Mercury Lounge – Flac and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Song

  1. james
    October 9, 2011 at 11:28 pm

    Thank you very much !!
    This guy as you well know is an amazing songwriter and musician that deserves a much bigger audience. A humble gentleman indeed !!

    Cheers, James

  2. james
    October 10, 2011 at 12:27 am

    I love you guys but your mp3 download is quite f’d up!!

    Look forward to the fix… thank you !

  3. October 10, 2011 at 11:15 am

    The mp3 download is fine. I just spent the time to download it, unzipped it, and now I’m playing it fine.

  4. james
    October 10, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    Sorry my bad … working just fine – and what a terrific recording indeed. Thank you very much all your time and efforts !!

  5. Tomas
    July 4, 2012 at 3:36 am

    Could you please email me the location of the flac download? Many thanks!

  6. Matt
    November 30, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    Wow, blown away to find such a great quality live recording of Mr. Paisley. This has an excellent intimate quality to it, nearly as good as being there. Thanks for your effort.

  7. June 12, 2014 at 11:09 am

    whats the password for this zip archive?

  8. acidjack
    June 12, 2014 at 2:32 pm

    There is no password. Just click it to open it.

  9. June 12, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    Some unzipping programs seem to ask for passwords on some of our files. This file is not password protected, so use a different unzip program to open it.

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