Quilt: May 16, 2014 Bowery Ballroom – Flac/MP3/Streaming

June 5, 2014

[photos by Sachyn Mital]

We have already posted our recording of Woods set from this show, so now we’re fortunate to be able to feature the recording of the outstanding set from Quilt at Bowery Ballroom last month. Quilt first came onto our radar a couple of years back when acidjack saw them at Glasslands, and then last year when I caught the band’s set at Baby’s All Right. But neither of those two shows quite prepared us for the quality of the performance on this great Bowery night. Quilt’s new album Held in Splendor (Mexican Summer) was produced by Jarvis from Woods and released in January. The album represents a step-up in terms of the band’s maturity, songwriting and harmonies. In the live setting, Quilt also continues to grow. The Bowery set featured everything from sweet numbers like “Tie Up The Tides” (streaming below) to ferocious jamming vehicles like an extended “Mary Mountain” or the ten-minute version of “Milo” that anchored the set. At this point, things continue to look up for Quilt as their tour with Woods was an unqualified success — but having played 85 shows thus far this year, the band is taking a short well-earned break. We look forward to their impending return.

I recorded this set with the Sennheisers mounted in our standard balcony rail location and mixed with a fine board feed from Bowery legend Kenny. We are very pleased to report that the sound quality is superb. Enjoy!

Stream “Tie Up The Tides”:

Download the Complete Show [MP3] / [FLAC]

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Bowery Ballroom
New York, NY

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard [engineer Kenny] + Sennheiser MKH-8040s > Edirol R-44 (Oade 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

[Total Time 45:39]
01 Young Gold
02 Saturday Bride
03 Eye of the Pearl
04 Arctic Shark
05 Mary Mountain
06 Open Eyes
07 Tired and Buttered
08 Tie Up The Tides
09 Milo
10 Penobska Oakwalk

If you download this recording from NYCTaper PLEASE SUPPORT Quilt, visit their website, visit their Facebook page, and purchase Held In Splendor from the Mexican Summer Records website [HERE].

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2 Responses to Quilt: May 16, 2014 Bowery Ballroom – Flac/MP3/Streaming

  1. sumodie
    June 6, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    Thank you! A band I keep reading about, at last I’ll hear their music

  2. butterfield
    June 6, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Thanks much for this. I have both their CDs (as well as the split 10″ with Mmoss on Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records) and they are highly recommended.

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