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Tom Carter: September 6, 2013 Three Lobed / WXDU Day Show, King’s (Raleigh, NC) – FLAC/MP3/Streaming

October 3, 2013
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[Photos by acidjack]

About two or three minutes into “Beauty Draws the Seed”, one of three compositions Tom Carter played at this year’s Three Lobed Recordings / WXDU Day Show during Hopscotch Music Festival, it was clear that this would be a session that would be unforgettable. I have seen Tom play several times, but this afternoon show was special — a day that every artist invited showed up with their absolute best.

Carter’s layered, carefully rendered guitar compositions start to resemble living organisms, expanding and contracting. They exist beyond words, beyond simple emotions. This was a set of profound beauty, Carter’s first solo set in North Carolina. He made it one for the ages.

These songs will be available in 2014 on releases from Three Lobed Recordings as well as an Italian label so new it doesn’t have a name yet. We are not only thankful for what Carter has accomplished to date, but what lies in front of him.

I recorded this set with a soundboard feed customized for this recording and Schoeps MK4V microphones. The sound quality is outstanding. Enjoy!

Stream “Beauty Draws the Seed”


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Tom Carter
2013-09-06
Three Lobed / WXDU Day Show
King’s
Raleigh, NC USA

Schoeps MK4V (onstage)>KC5>CMC6 + Soundboard (custom stereo mix)>Edirol R-44 [Oade Concert Mod]>2x24bit/48kHz WAV>Adobe Audition CS 5.5 (mix down, adjustments)>Izotope Ozone 5 (tube effect, EQ)>Audacity 2.03 (tracking, fades, amplify, balance, downsample)>FLAC ( level 8 )

01 [intro]
02 Beauty Draws the Seed
03 August Is All
04 Numinous

If you enjoyed these recordings, PLEASE SUPPORT Tom Carter by buying his music from Wholly Other, keeping an eye out for the forthcoming Three Lobed release in 2014, visiting the “Buy Music” links at the Tom Carter page and visiting the Tom Carter page maintained by Kranky.

Tom Carter: May 25, 2013 Mercury Lounge – FLAC/MP3/Streaming

June 10, 2013
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[Photo by acidjack]

After a health scare sidelined him for much of last year, it was especially moving to see the guitar wizard Tom Carter back in action on Memorial Day weekend at Mercury Lounge. The Charalambides guitarist took us on an emotional journey through rare material that began with the “Nancy’s Song” (a renamed version of “Colors For N” from the Whispers to Infinity CD-R), followed by “August Is All” from the Northern Spy Records Clandestine Cassette series, and closing with “Numinous”, a very limited and out-of-print 2010 cassette-only release from Prairie Fire Tapes. While some live recordings can’t capture the magic of being in the room, I like to think this is exactly the kind that rewards repeat listening. The delicate but majestic tones of “Numinous” felt like the right choice for an artist whose comeback should continue going strong.

I recorded this set with a soundboard feed provided by the Mercury Lounge team, plus Schoeps MK41 supercardiod microphones. The sound is excellent. Enjoy!

Stream “Numinous”

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Tom Carter
2013-05-25
Mercury Lounge
New York, NY USA

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Recorded and produced by acidjack

Schoeps MK41>KCY>Z-PFA>Sound Devices USBPre2 + Soundboard >> Edirol R-44 [OCM]>2x24bit/48kHz WAV>Adobe Audition CS 5.5 (align, adjust levels, mix down)>Izotope Ozone 5 (effects, EQ)>Audacity 3.0 (fades, tracking, amplify, balance, downsample)>FLAC ( 8 )

Tracks
01 Nancy’s Song
02 August Is All
03 Numinous

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