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Beach Fossils: November 22, 2013 285 Kent – Flac/MP3/Streaming

November 29, 2013
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beach fossils 285
[a still from unartignyc video of entire show]

Beach Fossils began their set last Friday at 285 Kent midnight show at about 2 am. The band has been on tour since late October, and this was their homecoming party. As these “friends-only” shows tend to be, this night was loose, fun and at times inspired as heck. The show was really two shows — the first half a standard run-though Fossils favorites, including a nice mix of songs from both albums. The second half of the show began with the pairing of “Careless” and “Clash The Truth” — long versions with extended noise jams. It was after the introduction of Chris Hansell and the cover of anti-hardcore band No Trend (“Reality Breakdown”), that things began to get wild. For the balance of the set, the band played extra loose and the final two songs were crazy and cacophonous — and extremely fun and entertaining.

I recorded this set with the Sennheiser cards mounted on the beam ten feet from the stage and mixed with a board feed. The sound quality is excellent. Enjoy!

This set was also recorded on video by UnArtigNYC, and those videos can be found [here].

Stream “Youth”:

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Beach Fossils
2013-11-22
285 Kent
Brooklyn, NY USA

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Sennheiser MKH-8040s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 24bit 48kHz wav file > Soundforge (level adjustments, set fades, downsample) > CDWave 1.95 > (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and Tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper

Setlist:
[Total Time 1:04:38]
01 [intro]
02 Calyer
03 Moments
04 What A Pleasure
05 Daydream
06 Shallow
07 [banter – birthday]
08 Generational Synthetic
09 Youth
10 [banter – one song]
11 Careless
12 Clash The Truth
13 [Chris intro]
14 Reality Breakdown [No Trend]
15 Birthday
16 [banter – best thing]
17 Burn You Down
18 [banter – thanks]
19 Crashed Out
20 Twelve Roses

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Beach Fossils: February 23, 2013 Bowery Ballroom – Flac/MP3/Streaming

February 28, 2013
By

beach fossils bowery jono
[photo by Jonathon Bernstein – courtesy of brooklynvegan]

The Beach Fossils self-titled first album was a refreshing debut from a band that had at that point been on our radar for a year. It was a well-received 80’s influenced indie-pop album that was fairly straightforward fun. But if you expected the band to make the same album over and over again, you’ll likely be disappointed in the new Beach Fossils album Clash The Truth. Dustin Payseur is a student of music — he’s both a collector of vast quantities of vintage vinyl and a sponge for knowledge. I’ve had both conversations about obscure 80’s music with Dustin and seen the incredible list of songs on his laptop. This is a performer who knows his craft and understands its history. So it should really come as no surprise that Clash is a more mature and focused album than its predecessor. And as with much of the early 80s Brit post-punk that influences this album, it also has a bit of sneer. Fortunately though, much of the band’s fan base seems to understand and accept the band’s admirable growth. On Saturday night, Beach Fossils sold out Bowery Ballroom and delivered a performance that featured much of Clash and a healthy dose of older material. Dustin has integrated two new members into the band and the new material is just gathering momentum live, but overall the band delivered a solid set with many highlights. Beach Fossils are on tour in the East but return to NYC for a show at 285 Kent this Sunday, March 3.

I recorded this set with my new Neumann TLM-102 large diaphragm cardioid microphones from our usual spot in this venue, and mixed with a fine board feed. The sound is excellent. Enjoy!

Stream “Daydream”:

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Beach Fossils
2013-02-23
Bowery Ballroom
New York, NY

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Neumann TLM-102s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 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 2013-02-26

Setlist:
[Total Time 1:04:22]
01 Clash the Truth
02 Generational Synthetic
03 Youth
04 Shallow
05 Sometimes
06 The Horse
07 Vacation
08 Taking Off
09 Caustic Cross
10 Burn You Down
11 Birthday
12 Moments-What a Pleasure
13 Calyer
14 Twelve Roses
15 Careless
16 [encore break]
17 Sleep Apnea
18 Crashed Out
19 Daydream

If you download this recording from NYCTaper, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Beach Fossils, visit their Facebook page, and purchase Clash The Truth from Captured Tracks [HERE].

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