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Shearwater: February 6, 2016 Mercury Lounge

February 10, 2016
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[photos by PSquared Photography]

I’m a big fan of intelligent and accomplished musicians — the type of people who don’t just play music but thrive at other vocations. Recently we enjoyed the music of fashion icon Preetma Singh, mathematics whiz Kiran Gandhi, composing genius Owen Pallett, award-winning novelist John Darnielle, and others. On Friday at Mercury Lounge, it was Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater, who besides fronting an outstanding band is also a renowned ornithologist, or a bird expert, who has been profiled in Scientific American.

Meiburg’s dual expertise results in some consistent themes in Shearwater’s music. The lyrical content includes many references to nature, with two of the albums actually called Animal Joy and The Golden Archipelago. Last month, Shearwater released their eighth full-length record Jet Plane and Oxbow and its been described as a “protest album” which given current climate science, would seem to be an instinctual reaction for someone in tune with the natural world. At Mercury, the band played eight of the eleven songs on the new album (along with three classics and one cover) and the entire event was truly breathtaking. The show began with a single white light illuminating Jonathan’s face as the band began the set with the album’s opening track “Prime”, a song that offers dual themes of tragic love and a natural world on the precipice of danger. The set continued in dramatic fashion until book-ended by the album’s closing track the somber “Stray Light at Clouds Hill”, a song that shares a lyrical refrain with “Prime” but mourns both human and natural death. For an “encore” (the band never actually left the stage), Meiburg offered a heartfelt tribute to the late David Bowie by pointing out that the album Lodger helped him through some difficult times, before the band broke into a powerful version of “Look Back in Anger”. It was a compelling and appropriate end to what was most certainly one of the best shows we will see all year. Shearwater is currently on tour in Europe but will return to the US in March, including a show back in NYC at Bell House on March 12. Our local readers would be wise to attend that show.

I recorded this set with the Schoeps mounted at the soundboard booth and mixed with an extraordinarily well-mixed board feed by the band’s very talented touring FOH (whose name I did not get, please provide if you know ). The sound quality is superb. Enjoy!

Download the Complete Set [MP3] / [FLAC]

Stream the Complete Set [banter tracks removed]:

Shearwater
2016-02-06
Mercury Lounge
New York NY

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Schoeps CCM4u Cardioids > Sound Devices 744t > 2 x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (post-production) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced by nyctaper

Setlist:
[Total Time 1:02:44]
01 Prime
02 Filaments
03 [banter – crows]
04 A Long Time Away
05 Rooks
06 [banter – uncomfortable dislocation]
07 Quiet Americans
08 You As You Were
09 Wildlife in America
10 [banter – louder]
11 Pale Kings
12 [band introductions]
13 Backchannels
14 [banter – Lodger]
15 Stray Light at Clouds Hill
16 [banter – thanks]
17 Look Back in Anger [Bowie]

SUPPORT Shearwater: Website | Facebook | Twitter | BUY Jet Plane and Oxbow

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Mothers: January 29, 2016 Palisades

February 1, 2016
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[photo by acidjack]

Its a beautiful thing to watch the deserved ascent of a high quality band. Mothers began as the solo project of Kristine Leschper before the full band formed about eighteen months ago. The addition of three superb musicians has elevated Mothers to entirely new level. When the band played the NYCTaper CMJ show in October at Cake Shop, the capacity crowd seemed to recognize that they witnessed something special — it was the best received set of the day and perhaps my favorite performance of the entire show. In the intervening three months the band’s status has grown further, so as a result Friday night’s show at Palisades was absolutely packed. This was the largest crowd we’ve seen at the venue, as it was difficult to even navigate from our taping position upfront to the back of the venue during the night. Kristine did in fact acknowledge the special nature of the evening, and indeed it also happened to be her birthday. The band itself has grown tighter musically, as lead guitarist Drew Kirby, bassist Patrick Morales and drummer Matt Anderegg (from the Athens GA musical collective Marching Banana) are clearly in sync with Leschper’s unique melodies and advanced sense of tempo.

But the remarkable aspect about the size and the energy of the Palisades crowd is the fact that Mothers has not even yet released their debut album. When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired (Grand Jury Music) will be released on February 26, and this set featured four songs from the album. The show also featured one unreleased song that the band has been playing since last year (“Fat Chance”) and an entirely new untitled song. Mother’s will be touring extensively over the next few months, including a trip to London and dates at SXSW, and they will ultimately return to NYC in late April.

However, NYC is fortunate that Mothers hasn’t left town yet. The band has a show tonight Monday Feb 1 at Berlin in the East Village.

We recorded this set with acidjack’s Schoeps open cardioid mics mounted at the front and center of the stage lip and mixed with a board feed provided by house FOH Ariel. The sound quality is superb, enjoy!

Download the Complete Show [MP3] / [FLAC]

Stream the Complete Set:

Mothers
2016-01-29
Palisades
Brooklyn NY

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Stagelip Audience

Soundboard [Engineer Ariel Bitran] + Schoeps MK22 > NBob cables > PFA > Sound Devices 744t > 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 and acidjack

Setlist:
[Total Time 39:05]
01 Copper Mines
02 It Hurts Until It Doesn’t
03 [Kristine’s birthday]
04 [new song – Lay Down]
05 Lockjaw
06 Fat Chance
07 No Crying In Baseball

SUPPORT Mothers: Website | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter

Lawrence: December 5, 2015 Mercury Lounge

January 28, 2016
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[photo from Lawrence Facebook page]

Lawrence the band is co-led by a brother and sister duo, Clyde Lawrence and Gracie Lawrence. In a true display of the idea that talent is genetic, both Lawrence siblings have been accomplished performers for the majority of their short lives. Clyde Lawrence is on record as the youngest member ever of the Songwriters Guild (SGA), having written a song for a major motion picture at the ripe age of six. Clyde continued to write songs for movies throughout his teens and indeed wrote the complete score for the 2014 film The Rewrite, starring Hugh Grant and Marisa Tomei. Gracie Lawrence has been in several movies and indeed appeared on Broadway in Brighton Beach Memoirs. She has pages on the Playbill Vault, Wikipedia and IMDb and she is only eighteen years old.

At Mercury Lounge in December, the band previewed much of their upcoming debut album. The record was produced by Eric Krasno of Soulive and is expected to be released in February. Lawrence is going on tour throughout February (dates here), which culminates in the record release show at Webster Hall’s Marlin Room on February 18.

I recorded this set in our usual manner at Mercury — Schoeps on a stand at the board and mixed with an excellent feed provided by house FOH Alex. The crowd was a bit boisterous on this late weekend night but overall it just adds some authenticity to the recording, which otherwise sounds quite excellent. Enjoy!

Download the Complete Show [MP3] / [FLAC]

Stream the Complete Show:

Lawrence
2015-12-05
Mercury Lounge
New York NY

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard [engineer Alex] + Schoeps CCM4u Cardioids > Sound Devices 744t > 2 x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (post-production) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced by nyctaper

Setlist:
[Total Time 1:09:01]
01 High Road
02 Wake Up
03 Alibi
04 [banter – Justin Ryan intro]
05 So Damn Fast
06 Me and You
07 Where It Started From
08 Superficial
09 [untitled new song – Missing You]
10 Get Busy [Sean Paul]
11 Cold
12 Play Around
13 [new song – Shine]
14 Say My Name [Destiny’s Child]
15 [band introductions]
16 Do You Want To Do Nothing With Me
17 [encore break]
18 Wash Away
19 Hot In Herre [Nelly]

Support Lawrence:  Facebook | Twitter

Yonatan Gat: January 15, 2016 Mercury Lounge (Stream Only)

January 24, 2016
By

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[screen shot from this video]

The excellent writer Aaron Stein captured the true essence of this Yonatan Gat show when he described how first-timers and Gat veterans had the same reaction when the band began to play — to instinctively move closer to the center of the floor where the band began to play. Gat shows have a definite tribal quality. At Mercury Lounge last week, the trio indeed played in the center of the floor for their entire set. I’ve seen hundreds of shows at this venue dating back more than twenty years, and I’ve never seen an entire set played on the floor — encores on occasion, but never a complete show. Gat’s band was illuminated only by a couple of lamps but given the rapt attention paid to the band by the circular crowd, it was hard not to stare into the barely illuminated center where the musicians played an intense fusion of psych, punk and jazz.  The set recalled several named themes from recent Gat releases, but for the most part this was an expertly improvised set.  Its an experience not to be missed and we expect Gat will be back on NYCTaper again quite soon.

I recorded this set in our usual location in this venue. The location was advantageous for this set because the band was only about 15 feet from my microphones. Additionally, the excellent Merc FOH Alex sent me two different feeds so that I was essentially able to mix three different captures of the band. The result is truly breathtaking — a superbly authentic capture of this unique concert experience. Enjoy!

Stream the Complete Show:

Yonatan Gat
2016-01-15
Mercury Lounge
New York NY

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard [engineer Alex] + Schoeps CCM4u Cardioids > Sound Devices 744t > 2 x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (post-production) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced by nyctaper

Setlist:
[Total Time 41:58]
01 Physical Copy
02 Casino Cafe
03 Jam 1
04 Jam 2
05 Jam 3
06 [encore break]
07 East To West

If you download this recording from NYCTaper, PLEASE SUPPORT Yonatan Gat, visit his Facebook page, his bandcamp page, and purchase his official releases from the Joyful Noise Recordings website [HERE].

Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk: January 9, 2016 Palisades

January 19, 2016
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[photos by Rocketman]

Odd name aside, the band called Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk is really just a bunch of regular guys playing some compelling drone-ish electric folk. The band is originally from Lawrence Kansas and has existed for ten years (minus a bit of a hiatus). This year finds a new release, a full length due in March called Burritos (Fire Talk Records). But for this Palisades show opening for Oneida, the band concentrated mostly on last year’s “mini-LP” release Kill The Fuzz with four of the six songs performed culled from that 2015 release. The thirty-five minute set offered a bunch of different looks at Baby Birds, including the quiet intro, some noisy segments, some folk harmonies and ultimately a little bit of psych. There was even a little drum solo. But the takeaway is that this band is very easy to like, and they will be showing up on these pages in the future.

Eric recorded this set with the AKGs mounted on a stand at the front of the stage. I mixed that with the fine soundboard recording and the results are quite excellent. Enjoy!

Download the Complete show [MP3] / [FLAC]

Stream the Complete Show:

Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk
2016-01-09
Palisades
Brooklyn, NY

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Stage Lip Audience Matrix

Soundboard (engineer: Leeor) + AKG C480B/CK61 (stage lip) > Roland R-26 > 2×24/48 wav > Soundforge (post-production) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3/tagging via Foobar)

Recorded by EricPH
Produced by nyctaper

Setlist:
[Total Time 35:31]
01 D Roar -> Randy’s Video Game Box
02 Zebra Boy
03 Okay Mr Pancake
04 I Ain’t Been Working -> Jam
05 Bombchu Girl
06 Wizard Sleeve

If you download this recording from NYCTaper, PLEASE SUPPORT Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk, visit their website, and purchase their official releases from the Fire Talk Records website [HERE].

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NYCTaper Presents: Wussy at Trans-Pecos – March 30, 2016

January 18, 2016
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On more than one occasion, Robert Christgau has called Wussy “the best band in America“. As the readers of this site know, we don’t disagree. We’ve covered Wussy’s trips to NYC seven times over the last five-plus years. In March, Wussy releases their 6th proper album called Forever Sounds to be released in the US on Shake It and in the UK on Damnably.

We are so pleased to be able to bring Wussy back to NYC for a show at Trans-Pecos on Wednesday March 30. We’ve also selected the support for this show, Courtesy Tier, who were so impressive when we saw their CD release show back in November at Rough Trade.

Here is the info:
NYCTaper Presents at Trans-Pecos
915 WYCKOFF AVE. QUEENS NY
Wussy
Courtesy Tier
Wednesday March 30, 2016
8pm Doors
9pm Music
$12 / $15 DOS

L Train to Halsey or M to Myrtle/Wyckoff

Tickets are On-Sale Now: Ticketfly Link [HERE]

Facebook Invite Page [HERE]

Market Hotel Announces First New Calendar in 5 Years

January 12, 2016
By

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[photo by PSquared Photography]

If the format of this calendar announcement gives you some strange feeling of deja vu, its because that while things change sometimes they really do stay the same. The re-opening of the Market Hotel as a licensed venue that somehow also manages to maintain the charm of its original incarnation is the thing of dreams — Todd Patrick’s dream in particular. That Todd somehow managed to pull off this miraculous comeback is also the thing of legends. The calendar listed below has Todd’s unique layout and while it gives us a true feeling of looking back, the bills themselves are only looking forward. The outstanding show promoter AdHoc is producing the largest percentage of shows on this debut calendar, and their input is crucial. The Market promises to be exactly everything that ToddP’s illustrious career as the premiere NYC showmaker of the last fifteen years has been leading to. With the Market now opening and Trans-Pecos going strong, its full steam ahead and we can’t wait for the ride.

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Friday 1/22 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| REOPENING PARTY

|| special guests tba
|||| Via App
|||||| Kill Alters
|||||||| Dreamcrusher
|||||||||| Malory

|| VIBES MANAGEMENT aka BODY ACTUALISED CONTROL djs
|| dj Jan Woo + dj Etienne Duguay + dj Bri Yin Sweetie
|| dj Rezzie Weird Magic + dj Mr Ad Hoc

$ TBA @ the door only

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

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Saturday 1/23 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| REOPENING PARTY

|| special guests tba
|||| Guerilla Toss
|||||| PC Worship
|||||||| Pill

$ TBA @ the door only

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

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Saturday 1/30 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| THE BUNKER

|| Silent Servant — Jealous God | LA
||||| Bill Converse — Dark Entries | TX
||||||| Jahiliyya Fields — L.I.E.S. | BK -LIVE-
||||||||| Forma — Spectrum Spools, The Bunker | NYC -LIVE-

$10 The Bunker Drip adv / $20 Resident Adviser adv

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
10pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

–TIX–> http://bit.ly/1ZX7ylg

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Friday 2/5 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| ADHOC + NYCTAPER present

|| Show Me The Body
|||| Moor Mother Goddess
|||||| B L A C K I E

$10

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

–TIX–> http://ticketf.ly/22UhrCu

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Saturday 2/13 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| ADHOC presents

|| The Soft Moon
|||| Uniform

$15 adv / $17 dos

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

–TIX–> http://ticketf.ly/22UhD4J

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Monday 2/29 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| COUNCILMEMBER ANTONIO REYNOSO presents

|| Annual Black History Month Celebration

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
6pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

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Thursday 3/3 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| ADHOC presents

|| DIIV
|||| Dog Island

$15 adv / $17 dos

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

–TIX–> http://ticketf.ly/1OWBC8r

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Friday 3/4 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| ADHOC presents

|| DIIV
|||| LODRO

$15 adv / $17 dos

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

–TIX–> http://ticketf.ly/1OWBHc9

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Saturday 3/5 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| ADHOC presents

|| DIIV

$15 adv / $17 dos

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

–TIX–> http://ticketf.ly/1OWBHsU
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Friday 3/25 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| ADHOC presents

|| Girlpool

$15

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

–TIX–> http://ticketf.ly/1OWCoCp

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Wednesday 3/30 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| ADHOC presents

|| Faust

$17 adv / $20 dos

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

–TIX–> http://ticketf.ly/22UhJJB

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Saturday April 2nd @ MARKET HOTEL

|| SUSTAIN-RELEASE presents

|| SUSTAIN-RELEASE CAMPERS REUNION

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

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Thursday 5/5 @ MARKET HOTEL

|| ADHOC presents

|| Mykki Blanco

$15 adv / $17 dos

| MARKET HOTEL |
1140 Myrtle Ave @ Broadway | Bushwick, Brooklyn
8pm | all ages | full bar 21+ w/ID | JMZ – Broadway

–TIX–> http://ticketf.ly/22UhMFb

Cass McCombs: January 7, 2016 Bowery Ballroom

January 11, 2016
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[photos by Will Oliver]

The timing was excellent. My first show of the new year took place at the legendary Bowery Ballroom and featured one of my favorite artists. And did Cass McCombs ever deliver. We’ve seen Cass perform intense shows, fun shows, and even split shows with the Meat Puppets. But what Cass and his band did on Thursday night was one for the ages — an over two-hour epic night that featured a nice cross-section of material from his healthy catalog. Ostensibly Cass is on tour in support of his new album A Folk Set Apart: Rarities, B-Sides & Space Junk, Etc., which as its title makes clear, is a compilation. But the band only played a couple of songs from the new album, instead treating us to some inspired versions of older Cass material. Of note were the last two songs played — a huge thirteen-minute version of “County Line” and the finale, a fourteen minute take on “Dreams Come True Girl”, which also included a dual drum solo. The band this time out included the addition of two drummers (Jesse Lee and Ryan Sawyer) to replace Joe Russo (currently on tour with JRAD), and Cass regulars Dan Iead on guitar and Jon Shaw on bass. With several years together, the unit was both tight when necessary and also capable of letting loose for extended segments (see above) which ultimately provided us with a lengthy show that literally never lagged and was chock full of highlights.

I recorded this set from our usual location in this venue and the sound quality is excellent. Enjoy!

Download the Complete Show [MP3] / [FLAC]

Stream the Complete Show [minus banter tracks]:

Cass McCombs
2016-01-07
Bowery Ballroom
New York NY

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Schoeps CCM4u Cardioids > Sound Devices 744t > 2 x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (post-production) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced by nyctaper

Setlist:
[Total Time 2:02:28]
01 [intro]
02 Night Of The World
03 Big Wheel
04 [new song – River of Blood]
05 Brighter
06 [band introductions]
07 Name Written In Water
08 My Sister My Spouse
09 [new song – I Want to Know]
10 Robin Egg Blue
11 Aeon of Aquarius Blues
12 I Cannot Lie
13 Morning Star
14 Prima Donna
15 [new song – Why Does it Rain]
16 Home on the Range
17 County Line
18 [band intro – encore break]
19 Dreams Come True Girl

If you download this recording from NYCTaper, PLEASE SUPPORT Cass McCombs, visit his website, and purchase A Folk Set Apart: Rarities, B-Sides & Space Junk, Etc. from the Domino Records website [HERE].

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Holly Miranda: December 18, 2015 Bowery Ballroom

January 6, 2016
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[photo courtesy of Gina Garcia]

We’ve followed Holly Miranda for more than the last half decade, and she’s never let us down. Whether it was at the legendary Maxwells, headlining gig at Bowery, a private show at a wine bar, a night at Glasslands, or a show among friends at Zebulon, Holly Miranda has consistently delivered outstanding performances. Her latest record is a self-titled album that was recorded a couple of years ago after Holly moved to LA and parted ways with XL Recordings. As we noted in 2013, the new album and the artist would find a new home quickly and sure enough Dangerbird Records did just that. Last month at Bowery Ballroom, Holly brought together some old friends (including friend of the site Tim Mislock) and played a too brief support set which included much of the new album, a couple of older tracks and one sublime cover. As always, ultimately the set left us satisfied but wanting more. So, tomorrow night Holly Miranda will join forces with the excellent Hypnocraft and play a show at Manhattan Inn. Don’t miss it.

I recorded this set with the Schoeps cards mounted in our usual location in this venue. The sound quality is excellent. Enjoy!

Download the Complete Show [MP3] / [FLAC]

Stream the Complete Show [minus banter tracks]:

Holly Miranda
2015-12-18
Bowery Ballroom
New York NY

Digital Master Recording
FOB Audience

Schoeps CCM4u Cardioids > Sound Devices 744t > 24bit 48kHz wav > Soundforge (post production) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced by nyctaper

Setlist:
[Total Time 38:48]
01 Mark My Words
02 Desert Call
03 Waves
04 No One Just Is
05 All I Want To Be Is Your Girl
06 Come On
07 [band introductions]
08 Mary Won’t You Call My Name [Morphine]
09 [Kyp Malone intro – Everlasting false start]
10 Everlasting

If you download this recording from NYCTaper, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Holly Miranda, visit her website, and purchase her official releases from the Music link at her website [HERE] or directly from Dangerbird Records [HERE].

List of All Available NYCTaper Recordings – 2015 Posts

December 31, 2015
By

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This is a rejuvenation of the lists we used to do in the early days of the site. We now have all years updated on the site, 2007-2015, which means that every recording in our history is only two clicks away. Again, don’t take this as an invitation to download massive quantities of recordings. If I find someone downloading 10 or 20 shows at once, I’ll block your IP address.

All 2007 Recordings Listed [HERE]
Part 1 of 2008 Recordings (January through June 13) Listed [HERE]
Part 2 of 2008 Recordings (June 13 through July 31) Listed [HERE]
Part 3 of 2008 Recordings (July 31 through December 31) Listed [HERE]

All 2009 Recordings Listed [HERE]
All 2010 Recordings Listed [HERE]
All 2011 Recordings Listed [HERE]
All 2012 Recordings Listed [HERE]
All 2013 Recordings Listed [HERE]
All 2014 Recordings Listed [HERE]

Alphabetical List of All Available Recordings at NYCTAPER.COM
(Click on Title for location):
Posted in 2015 (262 Recordings):

75 Dollar Bill: June 28, 2015 Trans-Pecos
75 Dollar Bill: August 21, 2015 Mercury Lounge
Acid Mothers Temple: May 6, 2015 Knitting Factory
Acid Mothers Temple: May 7, 2015 Mercury Lounge
Alabama Shakes: June 7, 2015 Mountain Jam (Hunter, NY)
Alan Licht: August 2, 2015 Union Pool
Alejandro Escovedo: March 6, 2015 Capitol Theatre, Port Chester
Alejandro Escovedo: March 21, 2015 Maria’s SXSW Party
Alex Bleeker and The Freaks: November 12, 2015 Brooklyn Bowl
Alex Calder: January 11, 2015 Rough Trade
American Aquarium: September 12, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival
Amy Rigby: May 28, 2015 HiFi Bar
Andrew Jackson Jihad: July 18, 2015 Knitting Factory
Antietam: May 22, 2015 Cake Shop
Antietam: August 21, 2015 Mercury Lounge
A Place to Bury Strangers: February 17, 2015 Music Hall of Williamsburg
Baked: January 2, 2015 Palisades
Away Msg: September 11, 2015 WXDU/WXYC/WKNC Day Show, Neptune’s Raleigh, NC
Babes In Toyland: September 17, 2015 Irving Plaza
B Boys: April 11, 2015 Silent Barn
Beach Fossils: June 12, 2015 Rough Trade
Beech Creeps: April 4, 2015 Union Pool
Bill Orcutt: June 28, 2015 Trans-Pecos
Birds of Avalon: September 12, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival
Blaxxx: September 11, 2015 Slim’s, Raleigh, NC (Hopscotch Music Fest)
Blitzen Trapper: April 17, 2015 City Winery
Bob Brown: October 9, 2015 Rough Trade NYC
Built to Spill: May 11, 2015 Music Farm (Charleston, SC)
Built To Spill: September 25, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Car Seat Headrest: October 15, 2015 NYCTaper Unofficial CMJ Show Cake Shop
Chain and the Gang: August 6, 2015 The Bowery Ballroom
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band: October 24, 2014 Rough Trade
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band: January 10, 2015 Palisades
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band: February 5, 2015 Union Pool
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band: April 18, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band: June 11, 2015 McCarren Park Northside Fest
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band: November 12, 2015 The Bowery Ballroom
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band: December 12, 2015 Trans Pecos
Chuck Johnson: August 2, 2015 Union Pool
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: August 2, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Condo Fucks: May 22, 2015 Cake Shop
Courtesy Tier: November 3, 2015 Rough Trade BK
Daniel Bachman: May 24, 2015 Union Pool
Dead Stars: July 10, 2015 Rough Trade
Dead Tongues: September 23, 2015 Rough Trade NYC
Decemberists: September 24, 2015 Capital Theate Port Chester NY
Deep Banana Blackout: August 1, 2015 Gathering of the Vibes (Bridgeport, CT)
Deer Tick (playing Devo): December 29, 2014 Brooklyn Bowl
Deer Tick: October 30, 2015 Tommy Brull Benefit – Rockville Centre NY
Destroyer: October 4, 2015 Webster Hall
Destruction Unit: October 17, 2015 Ad Hoc Car Wash
Diane Cluck: February 17, 2015 Trans Pecos
Dirty Dishes: October 15, 2015 NYCTaper CMJ Party at Cake Shop
Dirty Ghosts: October 15, 2015 NYCTaper CMJ Party at Cake Shop
Disappears: February 28, 2015 Rough Trade
Dommengang: June 6, 2015 Union Pool
Dopapod: June 6, 2015 Mountain Jam (Hunter, NY)
Dope Body: September 3, 2015 Aviv
DVA: November 1, 2015 Trans Pecos
E: October 23, 2015 Cake Shop
Earth: August 27, 2015 Saint Vitus
Eidetic Seeing: July 9, 2015 The Acheron
Elephant Micah: July 16, 2015 The Living Room
Eleventh Dream Day: August 21, 2015 Mercury Lounge
Elisa Ambrogio: January 31, 2015 Silent Barn
Elisa Ambrogio: April 30, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Elisa Ambrogio-Ben Chasny-Tashi Dorji: September 11, 2015 WXDU/WXYC/WKNC Day Show
Elisa Ambrogio: September 12, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival (Raleigh, NC)
Eugene Chadbourne-Steve Gunn-Mary Lattimore: September 11, 2015 WXDU/WXYC/WKNC Show
Ex Hex: April 18, 2015 Chaz’s Bull City Records (Durham, NC)
Fat White Family: December 20, 2014 Baby’s All Right
Felice Brothers: February 7, 2015 Brull Foundation Benefit
Flesh Wounds: September 12, 2015 Orange County Social Club Day Show (Raleigh, NC)
Föllakzoid: May 23, 2015 Rough Trade
Futurebirds: November 12, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Fox Millions Duo: November 21, 2015 Trans Pecos
Giraffes: September 27, 2014 The Wick
Godspeed You! Black Emperor: September 10, 2015 Hopscotch Music Fest (Raleigh, NC)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor: September 30, 2015 Music Hall of Williamburg
Gotobeds: August 30, 2015 Saint Vitus
Gov’t Mule: June 6, 2015 Mountain Jam (Hunter, NY)
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals: June 5, 2015 Mountain Jam (Hunter, NY)
Grateful Dead: July 3, 2015 Chicago
Grateful Dead: July 4, 2015 Chicago
Grateful Dead: July 5, 2015 Chicago
Greensky Bluegrass: August 1, 2015 Gathering of the Vibes (Bridgeport, CT)
Greg Fox + Jefre Cantu-Ledesma: September 11, 2015 WXDU/WKNC/WXYC Hopscotch Day Show
Grooms: February 17, 2015 Music Hall of Williamsburg
Heartless Bastards: June 15, 2015 Webster Hall
Heaters: September 26, 2015 Alphaville
Heaven: February 2, 2015 Rough Trade
Helmet: February 21, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Helmet: February 22, 2015 Saint Vitus
Hiss Golden Messenger: April 17, 2015 Haw River Ballroom (NC)
Hiss Golden Messenger: June 2, 2015 Music Hall of Williamsburg
Hiss Golden Messenger: November 19, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Holy Sons: August 27, 2015 Saint Vitus
Honey: January 28, 2015 Union Pool
Horse Lords: February 5, 2015 Union Pool
Howlin Rain: April 18, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Hum Residency: April 06, 2015 Manhattan Inn
Hum Residency: April 13, 2015 Manhattan Inn
Hum Residency: April 20, 2015 Manhattan Inn
Hum Residency: April 27, 2015 Manhattan Inn
Hurray For The Riff Raff: April 24, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Hurray For The Riff Raff: June 7, 2015 Mountain Jam
Ignatz: May 24, 2015 Union Pool
Invisible Familiars: November 23, 2015 Manhattan Inn
Jake Xerxes Fussell: September 10, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival (Raleigh, NC)
Jennifer Castle: October 4, 2015 Webster Hall
Joan Shelley: February 12, 2015 Union Pool
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead – January 24, 2015 Brooklyn Bowl
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead: May 9, 2015 Capitol Theatre
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead: June 5, 2015 Mountain Jam
Kaki King and Kiran Gandhi: October 26, 2015 The Hum at Manhattan Inn
Kathryn Calder: September 11, 2015 Mercury Lounge
Kevin Devine: December 11, 2015 Bell House
Kevin Morby: March 15, 2015 Baby’s All Right
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard: June 19, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard: June 24, 2015 Baby’s All Right
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard: September 12, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival
Kinski: October 23, 2015 Cake Shop
Krill: March 19, 2015 Longbranch Inn Austin TX – Impose SXSW
Lake Street Dive: June 7, 2015 Mountain Jam (Hunter, NY)
Law$uits: September 1, 2015 Union Pool
Lazyeyes: January 11, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Lee Ranaldo: November 13, 2015 Trans-Pecos
Lee Ranaldo: December 16, 2015 Market Hotel
Loom: November 1, 2015 Union Pool
Los Lobos: April 25, 1996 Mercury Lounge
Los Lobos: March 6, 2015 Capitol Theatre, Port Chester
Luna: June 11, 2015 McCarren Park (Northside Fest)
Luna: July 31, 2015 London UK
Luna: August 1, 2015 Leeds UK
Luna: October 2, 2015 Terminal West Atlanta
Luna: October 7, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Luna: October 9 , 2015 Music Hall of Williamsburg
LVL UP: October 17, 2015 Ad Hoc Car Wash
Mac DeMarco: August 17, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Mac McCaughan: April 18, 2015 Chaz’s Bull City Records (Durham, NC)
Mac McCaughan: May 16, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Makthaverskan: April 6, 2015 Saint Vitus
Mark McGuire: January 7, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Mates of State: July 10, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
M.C. Taylor & Friends: January 18, 2015 NARAL NC Benefit, Pinhook Durham, NC
Media Jeweler: April 3, 2015 Shea Stadium
Mekons: July 21, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Michael Chapman: October 9, 2015 Rough Trade NYC
Mikal Cronin: May 5, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Mike Pace and the Child Actors: January 16, 2015 Union Hall
Mind Over Mirrors: February 5, 2015 Union Pool
Mission of Burma: June 26, 2015 The Bell House
moe.: October 31, 1998 Utica NY
moe.: March 13, 2015 Best Buy Theatre NYC
moe.: May 31, 2015 Cutting Room
Moon Duo: March 10, 2015 Rough Trade NYC
Moon Duo: September 11, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival
Mothers: October 15, 2015 NYCTaper Unofficial CMJ Show, Cake Shop
Mountain Goats: April 11, 2015 City Winery
Mountain Goats: April 12, 2015 City Winery
Nathan Bowles: January 31, 2015 Silent Barn
Nathan Bowles: February 12, 2015 Union Pool
Natural Causes: September 11, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival Raleigh, NC
NE-HI: October 15, 2015 NYCTaper Unofficial CMJ Show, Cake Shop
New Pope: November 21, 2015 Trans Pecos
New Pope: November 21, 2015 Secret Project Robot
Nocona: August 28, 2015 The Gutter
Noveller: January 29, 2015 Cameo Gallery
Obits: November 22, 2014 Brooklyn Night Bazaar
Obnox: May 15, 2015 Cake Shop
Obnox: September 12, 2015 CAM, Raleigh, NC (Hopscotch Music Festival)
Of Montreal: September 18, 2015 Music Hall of Williamsburg
Oneida: January 10, 2015 Palisades
Oneida: February 27, 2015 The Bowery Ballroom
Oneida: October 23, 2015 Cake Shop
Oneida: November 21, 2015 Secret Project Robot
Parquet Courts: February 9, 2015 Palisades
Patois Counselors: September 10, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival
PC Worship: December 20, 2014 Baby’s All Right
PC Worship: September 3, 2015 Aviv BK
Phil Cook: September 10, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival (Raleigh, NC)
Phil Cook: September 23, 2015 Rough Trade NYC
Pile: March 19, 2015 Longbranch Inn – Impose SXSW
Pile: April 28, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Pill: September 3, 2015 Aviv
Pipe: September 12, 2015 Orange County Social Club Day Show (Raleigh, NC)
Pity Sex: March 19, 2015 Long Branch Inn (SXSW – Austin, TX)
Pity Sex: October 17, 2015 Ad Hoc Car Wash
Protomartyr: October 17, 2015 Ad Hoc Car Wash
Rangda: January 9, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Rhyton: December 10, 2014 Union Pool
Robert Millis: April 10, 2015 Union Pool
Robyn Hitchcock: November 20, 2015 (Early Show) City Winery
Ryley Walker: January 13, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Ryley Walker: March 15, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Ryley Walker: June 26, 2015 Le Poisson Rouge
Ryley Walker: October 9, 2015 Rough Trade NYC
Sannhet: February 27, 2015 Saint Vitus
Sannhet: March 27, 2015 Saint Vitus
Shakey Graves: June 6, 2015 Mountain Jam (Hunter, NY)
Sir Richard Bishop: April 10, 2015 Union Pool
Six Organs of Admittance: April 30, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Sloan: June 29, 2015 Rough Trade
Space Merchants: June 8, 2015 Rough Trade
Spacin’: December 14, 2014 Glasslands
Spectre Folk: March 15, 2015 Trans-Pecos
Spray Paint: April 4, 2015 Union Pool
Spray Paint: October 16, 2015 Union Pool (R.I.P. SVT CMJ Party)
ST 37: May 6, 2015 Knitting Factory
ST 37: May 7, 2015 Mercury Lounge
Steve Gunn: January 11, 2015 Rough Trade
Steve Gunn: April 1, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Steve Gunn & Black Twig Pickers: September 11, 2015 Hopscotch Music Fest Raleigh, NC
Strand Of Oaks: February 7, 2015 Brull Foundation Benefit
Sunwatchers: August 23, 2015 St. Paul’s Church
Superchunk: December 3, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Suuns: February 28, 2015 Rough Trade
Tall Firs: March 15, 2015 Trans-Pecos
Tashi Dorji: September 11, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival (Raleigh, NC)
Thee Oh Sees: March 20, 2015 Hotel Vegas – Panache SXSW
Thee Oh Sees: September 8, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
This Will Destroy You: February 27, 2015 Saint Vitus
Thurston Moore Band: August 6, 2015 The Bowery Ballroom
Tigue: March 11, 2015 Secret Project Robot
Tom Carter / Barry Weisblat Duo: February 24, 2015 Freddy’s BK
Tom Carter: June 28, 2015 Trans-Pecos
Tom Carter, Chris Corsano, Carter Thornton: December 5, 2015 Trans-Pecos
Trigger Hippy: June 5, 2015 Mountain Jam (Hunter, NY)
Tweedy: June 28, 2015 Solid Sound Festival (North Adams, MA)
Ty Segall: June 24, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Ty Segall: June 26, 2015 Mercury Lounge
Ty Segall: June 26, 2015 Rough Trade NYC
Tyvek: April 11, 2015 Silent Barn
Ultimate Painting: October 25, 2014 Rough Trade
Ultimate Painting: September 18, 2015 Rough Trade NYC
Vibekillers: September 12, 2015 Hopscotch Music Festival (Raleigh, NC)
Viet Cong: January 28, 2015 Union Pool
Vomitface: October 15, 2015 NYCTaper CMJ Party at Cake Shop
Vulture Shit: April 28, 2015 Baby’s All Right
Wand: September 17, 2014 Webster Hall NYC
Wand: March 20, 2015 Hotel Vegas Austin TX SXSW
Wand: March 29, 2015 Mercury Lounge NYC
Warehouse: June 12, 2015 Rough Trade
War on Drugs: October 8, 2015 Radio City Music Hall
Warren Haynes: August 1, 2015 Gathering of the Vibes (Bridgeport, CT)
Washer: January 2, 2015 Palisades
Waxahatchee: April 9, 2015 Music Hall of Williamsburg
White Fence: October 26, 2014 Baby’s All Right
Wilco: June 26, 2015 Solid Sound Festival
Wilco: August 1, 2015 Gathering of the Vibes (Bridgeport, CT)
William Tyler: April 18, 2015 Chaz’s Bull City Records (Durham, NC)
William Tyler: May 5, 2015 Bowery Ballroom
Wizard Rifle: September 11, 2015 Pour House, Raleigh, NC (Hopscotch Music Fest)
WOMPS: October 15, 2015 NYCTaper Unofficial CMJ Show, Cake Shop
Woods: June 16, 2015 Rough Trade
Worthless: May 6, 2015 Knitting Factory
Wussy: January 17, 2015 Studio at Webster Hall
Yo La Tengo: October 10, 2015 Kings Theatre
YVETTE: October 29, 2015 Trans Pecos
Zachary Cale: July 16, 2015 The Living Room
Zachary Cale: October 15, 2015 NYCTaper Unofficial CMJ Show Cake Shop
Zs: September 8, 2015 Bowery Ballroom

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