Lee Ranaldo and the Dust: April 24, 2014 Union Pool – FLAC/MP3/Streaming

June 9, 2014

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[photos by hiandlo]

We like to think we have a special relationship to Lee Ranaldo’s solo career here at NYCTaper. We recorded the first few of his local solo shows back in 2011, and have been there for many more NYC-area gigs moving forward. We have captured live versions of pretty much all of his two excellent solo albums, some really neat covers, and an occasional look back at his Sonic Youth material. But through it all, the quality has been consistent — Lee is a pro with a fertile musical imagination, a penchant for picking superb collaborators, and unique guitar skills. At this Union Pool show a few weeks back, we were fortunate to catch all of this and more. Lee worked through most of the latest album Last Night on Earth (Matador Records) of which we streaming show-stopper “Ambulancer”, and from his eclectic bag of covers, Lee played a faithful cover of proto post-punk legends Wire, this one from their debut album Pink Flag. “Mannequin” is streaming below.

This set was recorded in our usual manner in this venue, this time with the AKG’s attached to the balcony rail and mixed with an excellent board feed. The sound quality is superb. Enjoy!

Stream “Ambulancer”

Stream “Mannequin” (Wire cover):

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Lee Ranaldo
Union Pool
Brooklyn, NY, US

Recordist : hi and lo
Source : Soundboard + AKG CK61 (DIN) > Naiant Active > Naiant PFA > E.A.A. PSP-2 >> Sound Devices 744T @ 24 bit / 48 kHz
Edit : WaveLab V6 (mixdown/eq/gain/fades/dither/resampling)
Encoding : FLAC v1.2.1 Level 8 with TLH v2.6.0


01. Key/Hole
02. Lecce, Leaving
03. Everybody’s Been Burned [David Crosby]
04. Last Night on Earth
05. Angles
06. Home Chds
07. The Rising Tide
08. Late Descent #2
09. Stranded
10. Ambulancer
11. Xtina as I Knew Her
12. (Encore Call)
13. Mannequin [Wire]
14. Blackt Out

Running Time: 1:30:48

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One Response to Lee Ranaldo and the Dust: April 24, 2014 Union Pool – FLAC/MP3/Streaming

  1. June 10, 2014 at 1:38 pm


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