Deer Tick: December 5, 2012 Brooklyn Bowl – Flac/MP3/Streaming

December 12, 2012
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[photo by acidjack]

Since we’ve been following Deer Tick almost from the beginning — from John McCauley as a solo performer, to the days as a trio, and even as a cover band, all the way up to their sold out shows at big venues, it seemed natural that we’d be there for what amounts to a month-long career retrospective at Brooklyn Bowl. Deer Tick will essentially be playing their entire catalog each Wednesday in December. Last week, the band played their second album Born on Flag Day and their EP More Fuel For the Fire straight through. While some of these songs haven’t been played in years, some in different arrangements, and some not at all, Deer Tick seemed quite comfortable with the material. Sure, there were a couple of false starts, but overall this show was just about as tight as they get and certainly as intense as a regular set. And just in case we’d thought they’d forsaken the first album, Deer Tick played six songs from War Elephant as an encore set.

Tonight’s show at Brooklyn Bowl will feature a complete performance of The Black Dirt Sessions and Holy Shit It’s Christmas EP.

I recorded this set with the hypercardioid Neumanns upfront and pointed at the stacks to avoid ambient noise and mixed it with a superb stereo feed from FOH Melanie. The sound quality is excellent. Enjoy!

Stream “Straight Into a Storm”:

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Deer Tick
2012-12-05
Brooklyn Bowl
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Neumann KM-150s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2 x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, mixdown, set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper 2012-12-07

Setlist:
[Total Time 1:16:09]
01 Easy
02 Little White Lies
03 Smith Hill
04 Song About A Man
05 Houston TX
06 Straight Into a Storm
07 [banter – Liz]
08 Friday XIII
09 The Ghost
10 Hell On Earth
11 Stung
12 La La La
13 Dance of Love
14 Axe Is Forever
15 Goodnight Irene
16 [encore break]
17 Standing at the Threshold
18 Art Isn’t Real
19 These Old Shoes
20 Spend the Night
21 What Kind of Fool Am I?
22 Ashamed

If you download this recording from NYCTaper, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Deer Tick, visit their website, and purchase their official releases including Born On Flag Day from the Partisan Records Store [HERE].

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