Blouse: August 31, 2013 Captured Tracks CT5 – Flac/MP3/Streaming

September 10, 2013

Blouse CT5 McCabe
[photo by Joe McCabe – courtesy of Hey Reverb]

We saw what I believe was Blouse’s first NYC show almost two years ago at 285 Kent. The band had recently signed with Captured Tracks and released their self-titled debut album. That album and show were impressive and we expected that Blouse would continue to produce solid music. This month the band returns with their follow-up album and the early returns are all positive. While the debut was very faithful to a mid-80s synth-Brit-pop sound, the new album Imperium stretched out and displays more of the band’s guitar talents. At the center is Charlie Hilton whose vocals and guitar set the tone for the band’s sound. At the Captured Tracks fest last week, Blouse played a 40-minute set with songs mixed between the two albums. Two years since we last saw them, the band has matured and seems tighter and more confident than their debut show. The Imperium material was solid and consistent and we expect that when the album is released next week it will further propel this excellent band forward.

I recorded this show in the same manner as the Mac Demarco set and the sound quality is superb. Enjoy!

Stream “In A Glass”:

Download the Complete show [MP3] / [FLAC]

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Captured Tracks CT5 Festival
The Well
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Neumann TLM-102s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, mixdown, downsample set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and Tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper

[Total Time 36:15]
01 Arrested
02 Time Travel
03 Eyesite
04 White
05 Videotapes
06 In A Glass
07 1000 Years
08 No Shelter
09 Imperium
10 Into Black

If you email nyctaper for access to this recording, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Blouse, visit their website, visit their artist page at the Captured Tracks website, and purchase the new album Imperium from the Captured Tracks website [HERE].

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One Response to Blouse: August 31, 2013 Captured Tracks CT5 – Flac/MP3/Streaming

  1. dark
    September 12, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    Thank You nyctaper!

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