North Highlands: October 22, 2011 Cameo Gallery (CMJ) – Flac and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Song

November 9, 2011
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[photo from North Highlands Facebook page]

North Highlands are one of Brooklyn’s most promising new indie-folk bands. Their 2010 Sugar Lips EP gave us a taste of their talent, as Brenda Malvini’s sweet vocals and keys are accompanied by a full band of accomplished musicians. In October, the band released their first full length album. Wild One is the full realization of those talents, as eleven-song album features infectious and expertly crafted melodies. At the Cameo Gallery on Saturday of CMJ week, North Highlands played in the middle of the bill but brought out a fine crowd for their 4 pm set time. The band’s short set featured five Wild One songs, and one apparent new song. We are streaming “Bruce” which features an irresistible hook that is spiced up with a nod to Springsteen’s “Dancing In The Dark”. North Highlands have two upcoming gigs, on November 17 at Shea Stadium and December 15 at Glasslands (PopGun Presents Holiday Party!).

I recorded this set in the same manner as the previous posts from this show. The vocal microphone was problematic for the first two songs so that the lead vocal levels are low, but ultimately reach the appropriate volume. With that caveat, enjoy!

Stream “Bruce”:

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Direct download of complete show in MP3 files (HERE)

Download the Complete show in FLAC [HERE].

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North Highlands
2011-10-22
Cameo Gallery
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + DPA 4021s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2 x 24bit 48kHz wav file > Soundforge (level adjustments, set fades, downsample) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and Tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper
2011-11-07

Setlist:
[Total Time 25:27]
01 Steady Steady
02 Salty
03 Lion Heart
04 [new song]
05 Bruce
06 Roundhouse

If you enjoyed this recording from NYCTaper, PLEASE SUPPORT North Highlands, visit their Facebook Page, and purchase their new album Wild One from their Bandcamp page [HERE].

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