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Tristen: October 20, 2011 NYCTaper CMJ Show at Cake Shop – Flac and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Song

October 25, 2011
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[photos by Amanda Hatfield]

Tristen released her debut album in February, and her national breakout has seen coverage from NPR, Rolling Stone magazine, Spin magazine, and a performance on Mountain Stage. Inexplicably, Tristen has not hit NYC. We attempted to reconcile that anomaly when we invited her to perform at our CMJ show at Cake Shop. I spent much of the pre-show conversation imploring people not to miss her, and was rewarded when Tristen delivered a superb thirty minute set. She began with a new song, and her set included five numbers from Charlatans At The Garden Gate. Her band (“The Ringers”) included a couple of new players from her last performance in NYC (February at Knitting Factory), but was tight and comfortable with the material. The penultimate number from the set, “Doomday”, featured a killer hook and some of Tristen’s best vocals, and we are streaming it below. After her set was over, I was approached by several people who thanked me for telling them not to miss her set. Perhaps NYC is finally ready for her talent. Tristen goes back on tour in January with a series of East Coast dates opening for Justin Townes Earle.

I recorded this set in the same manner as the White Fence set, and the sound quality is superb. Enjoy!

Stream “Doomsday”:

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Tristen
2011-10-20
Cake Shop
NYCTaper CMJ Show
New York, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + DPA 4021s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 24bit 48kHz wav file > Soundforge (level adjustments, set fades, downsample) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > Flac Frontend (level 7, align sector boundaries) > flac

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper
2011-10-23

Setlist:
[Total Time 29:20]
01 New Punching Bag
02 Special Kind of Fear
03 [banter – band intro]
04 Catalyst
05 Save Raina
06 [banter – day drinking]
07 Avalanche
08 [banter – jazz music]
09 Doomsday
10 [banter – one more]
11 No One’s Gonna Know

If you email nyctaper for access to this recording, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Tristen, visit her website, and purchase Charlatans At The Garden Gate from the American Myth Records website [HERE].

Tristen: February 23, 2011 Knitting Factory – Flac and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Song

February 24, 2011
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[photo by nyctaper]

Tristen Gaspadarek has been writing and performing her heartfelt country-tinged songs for nearly half of her twenty-six years, and her intrinsic wisdom-beyond-years is evident in the strength of her writing. Tristen and The Ringers performed a tight forty-five minute set at Knitting Factory last night that featured much of the material from her new album Charlatans At The Garden Gate released last week on American Myth Records. It is an album that chronicles the power and destructive nature of love seen through the weary eyes of experienced world traveler. The most stark recitation of the struggle is featured in the relationship-with-an-addict number “Baby Drugs”, which can be streamed below. Tristen is one of those seriously talented artists who we expect big things from in the near future, and Charlatans is the likely conduit to that success. Tristen’s current tour wraps up with three more dates this week, before she heads to SXSW, and then continues throughout the country during April and May.

I recorded this set with the four microphone rig from our standard location in this venue and the sound quality is excellent. Enjoy!

Stream “Baby Drugs”:

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Direct download of complete show in MP3 files (HERE)

Download the Complete show in FLAC [HERE].

Tristen
2011-02-23
Knitting Factory
Brooklyn, NY USA

Four-Track Digital Master Recording
Recorded from Front of Soundboard Booth

Neumann KM-150s + DPA 4021’s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, mixdown, set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > Flac Frontend (level 7, align sector boundaries) > flac

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper
2011-02-24

Setlist:
[Total Time 45:10]
01 Save Raina
02 Special Kind of Fear
03 Doomsday
04 [banter]
05 Battle of The Gods
06 Baby Drugs
07 [banter2]
08 Queen
09 Avalanche
10 Matchstick Murder
11 Eager For Your Love
12 Heart And Hope to Die
13 The Ringer

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