Posts Tagged ‘ The Well ’

Blouse: August 31, 2013 Captured Tracks CT5 – Flac/MP3/Streaming

September 10, 2013
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Blouse CT5 McCabe
[photo by Joe McCabe – courtesy of Hey Reverb]

We saw what I believe was Blouse’s first NYC show almost two years ago at 285 Kent. The band had recently signed with Captured Tracks and released their self-titled debut album. That album and show were impressive and we expected that Blouse would continue to produce solid music. This month the band returns with their follow-up album and the early returns are all positive. While the debut was very faithful to a mid-80s synth-Brit-pop sound, the new album Imperium stretched out and displays more of the band’s guitar talents. At the center is Charlie Hilton whose vocals and guitar set the tone for the band’s sound. At the Captured Tracks fest last week, Blouse played a 40-minute set with songs mixed between the two albums. Two years since we last saw them, the band has matured and seems tighter and more confident than their debut show. The Imperium material was solid and consistent and we expect that when the album is released next week it will further propel this excellent band forward.

I recorded this show in the same manner as the Mac Demarco set and the sound quality is superb. Enjoy!

Stream “In A Glass”:

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Blouse
2013-08-31
Captured Tracks CT5 Festival
The Well
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Neumann TLM-102s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, mixdown, downsample set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and Tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper
2013-09-08

Setlist:
[Total Time 36:15]
01 Arrested
02 Time Travel
03 Eyesite
04 White
05 Videotapes
06 In A Glass
07 1000 Years
08 No Shelter
09 Imperium
10 Into Black

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Mac DeMarco: August 31, 2013 Captured Tracks CT5 – Flac/MP3/Streaming

September 8, 2013
By

mac demarco ct5
[photo by Joe McCabe – courtesy of Hey Reverb]

If he is perhaps the least Captured Tracks-sounding band on the label, Mac DeMarco is certainly one of its most entertaining acts. On the first day of the Captured Tracks Festival (“CT5“) to celebrate the five years that this excellent label has released albums, one of its most successful artists delivered the performance of the day. Mac is certainly talented — his songs are tight and well written and his band is proficient. But the material is enhanced by the performer’s personality, his sense of humor, and his willingness to take chances. As when we saw Mac at Webster in February, one of the highlights of any Mac DeMarco set is when the band lets loose and runs through a semi-tongue in cheek set of classic rock covers. On this night, the improv section did not disappoint and gave us a few belly laughs along the way.

I recorded this set with the Neumann large diaphragm cards mounted high in front of the soundboard cage and mixed with a feed from the board. The sound quality is superb. Enjoy!

Stream “Cooking Up Something Good”:

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Mac DeMarco
2013-08-31
Captured Tracks CT5 Festival
The Well
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Neumann TLM-102s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, mixdown, downsample set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and Tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper
2013-09-06

Setlist:
[Total Time 45:44]
01 Cooking Up Something Good
02 The Stars Keep On Calling My Name
03 Rock and Roll Nightclub
04 Ode To Viceroy
05 Annie
06 Freaking Out the Neighborhood
07 [banter – tuning]
08 Baby’s Wearing Blue Jeans
09 I’m A Man
10 She’s Really All I Need
11 Takin Care of Business [BTO]
12 Blackbird [Beatles]
13 Schism [Tool]
14 Break Stuff [Limp Bizkit]
15 Cocaine [JJ Cale]
16 [aborted song – banter]
17 Still Together

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