GOASTT (The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger): June 8, 2014 Mountain Jam (Hunter, NY) – FLAC/MP3/Streaming

June 12, 2014
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[Promo photo from the band’s Facebook page]

“This is the most people we’ve ever played to. That’s fuckin’ awesome” – Sean Ono Lennon

We had nothing but good things to say about The GOASTT’s performance at SXSW this year, and I’m pleased to report that their Mountain Jam debut was even more well-received. If Sean Ono Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl, together with their crack band, didn’t gain some new followers out of the thousands teeming the Hunter Mountain Ski Area on this gorgeous Sunday afternoon, it wasn’t for lack of trying.

The band tore through a set focused primarily on their 2014 release, Midnight Sun, a blast of modern, Beatlesque pop that has taken the band’s sound further in the rock direction than it has ever been. These are perfect songs for this kind of afternoon, with swirling chords and dreamy choruses, all suffused with the sweetness of Ono Lennon’s voice and Kemp Muhl’s harmonies behind them. The set followed the SXSW set fairly closely, kicking off with three of the album’s strongest and hardest-hitting tracks, “Too Deep”, “Xanadu” and “Animals” before hitting a nice mid-set jam of the album’s title track into “Jardin du Luxembourg” from the Le Carotte Bleu EP. By the time The GOASTT closed things out with Syd Barrett’s “Long Gone”, the mountain was full, the sun was high, and hardly anybody wasn’t on their feet. My suspicion is that The GOASTT have many more large audiences in their future.

I recorded this set with MBHO microphones and a high-end EAA PSP-2 preamp on loan from hi and lo. The sound quality is outstanding. Enjoy!

Stream the entire set:

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The GOASTT (The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger)
2014-06-08
Mountain Jam X (West Stage)
Hunter, NY USA

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Recorded and produced by acidjack

MBHO KA200N/MBP603>EAA PSP-2>Sony PCM-M10>24bit/44.1kHz WAV>Izotope Ozone 5 (EQ, effects)>Adobe Audition CS 5.5 (adjust levels, fades)>Audacity 2.0.3 (track, amplify, balance, dither)>FLAC ( level 8 )

Tracks
01 Too Deep
02 Xanadu
03 Animals
04 Midnight Sun>
05 Jardin du Luxembourg
06 Golden Earring
07 Devil You Know
08 Moth to A Flame
09 Long Gone [Syd Barrett]

Personnel:
Sean Ono Lennon – guitar/vocals
Charlotte Kemp Muhl – bass/vocals
Jared Samuel – keyboards
Tim Kuhl – drums
Robbie Mangano – guitar

If you enjoyed this recording, PLEASE SUPPORT The GOASTT, visit their website, and order Midnight Sun from InsoundAmazonChimera Music or iTunes

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One Response to GOASTT (The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger): June 8, 2014 Mountain Jam (Hunter, NY) – FLAC/MP3/Streaming

  1. sumodie
    June 12, 2014 at 7:35 pm

    You’re killing it with all these recent music drops! Many thanks for sharing such a wealth of great music.

    The GOASTT will open for Beck at the 6/24 MassMOCA show so I’m curious to give this a spin.

    P.S. Sweden’s Goat hits Webster Hall next week, 6/18. Loved your recording of their last NYC appearance.

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