Vivian Girls: May 11, 2009 Bowery Ballroom – Flac and MP3 Downloads

May 14, 2009

[photo and setlist help courtesy of Music Snobbery]

After two years of a complete cycle through the hype machine, the Vivian Girls have arrived on the other side alive, energetic and full of new ideas. At Bowery on Monday, the Vivs performed three strong songs from their anticipated September follow-up to last year’s acclaimed self-titled debut. The new “Out for the Sun” saw the Vivians stretch out and speed up a lengthy instrumental segment that was a fine harbinger of things to come. The band finished the set with a raucous nine-minute version of “Damaged” that left the stage in a cloud of noise and cacophony. The crowd hooted its approval at a band that continues to mature and cover new ground.

This set was recorded from the prime location in this venue, and acidjack has captured by far the best live recording of this band to date. Enjoy!

Direct download of MP3 files (HERE)

Download the Complete show in FLAC [HERE].

Vivian Girls
Bowery Ballroom
New York, NY USA

Digital Master Audience Recording
Recorded from Front of Board Center
30 Feet from Stage

SP-CMC-8 (Audio Technica U853 Cardiod Capsules)> SP-SB-8 > Edirol R-09HR > 24bit 48kHz wav > Soundforge (set fades, slight level adjustments, downsample) > CD Wave 1.95 (tracking) > Flac Frontend (level 7, align sector boundaries) > flac

Recorded by acidjack
Produced by nyctaper

[Total Time 42:13]
01 All the Time
02 Surfin’ Away
03 Walking Alone At Night
04 The End
05 Such A Joke
06 Never See Me Again
07 [banter]
08 When I Get Home
09 Out for the Sun
10 Second Date
11 Wild Eyes
12 Can’t Get Over You
13 Tell the World
14 Damaged

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