PUP: February 21, 2014 Cameo Gallery – Flac/MP3/Streaming

February 27, 2014

(still from this video)

The Toronto punk scene is one of the current hotbeds for music, and PUP is the latest band to emerge internationally. PUP won the CBC Best New Artist award in 2013, and the band recently signed to legendary US indie Side One Dummy Records. The band returned from a tour of Britain where they headlined at the NME Awards, and began another tour with a headlining show at Cameo Gallery on Friday night. As we reported back in October, this is not a band to miss. The band’s energy was at max throughout the set, as they rifled through a set of material from their album, one old request, and two punk covers. The band’s cover of Jay Reatard’s “My Shadow” made a bit of a splash on the web this month and the live version was as powerful as expected, but it was the surprise encore of the Dead Kennedys’ “Too Drunk To Fuck” that impressed with its humor and faithfulness to the original. We’re streaming that below. PUP’s current tour starts out West, crosses the US and lands in SXSW before coming East. PUP will play the Mercury Lounge on March 25. The album will be released on April 8.

We recorded this set with the Sennheiser cards mounted high in front of the board and mixed with a fine matrix feed. The sound quality is superb. Enjoy!

Stream “Too Drunk Too Fuck” (Dead Kennedys Cover):

Stream “Lionheart”:

Download the Complete Show [MP3] / [FLAC]

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Cameo Gallery
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording

Soundboard + Sennheiser MKH-8040s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 24bit 48kHz wav file > Soundforge (level adjustments, EQ, mixdown, set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and Tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper

[Total Time 45:15]
01 Guilt Trip
02 Back Against the Wall
03 [banter – comely]
04 Dark Days
05 [banter – Canada]
06 Lionheart
07 Mabu
08 DVP
09 [banter – cover]
10 My Shadow [Jay Reatard]
11 Yukon
12 Mule
13 [banter – request]
14 Cul-de-Sac
15 Reservoir
16 [encore break]
17 Too Drunk To Fuck [Dead Kennedys]

If you download this recording from NYCTaper, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT PUP, visit their website, and pre-order their self-titled debut album from Side One Dummy Records [HERE].

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