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sonicus
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Post Number: 3758
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 8:20 am:   Edit Post

Stephen , I agree ;"I actually think it's some of the best playing by Pat and Jaco too"

This is wonderful ! I have heard it many times I have a DVD , a CD ; Jaco was really great with this band lineup . ( but then i can't find anything that he played where he was not )
davehouck
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Post Number: 11577
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 11:08 am:   Edit Post

Here is a Pat Metheny piece that I like a lot; One Quiet Night.
peoplechipper
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Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 511
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Monday, December 01, 2014 - 10:43 pm:   Edit Post

I haven't listened to Joni Mitchell in some time and that set reminded me of the fact that she makes great bedroom music; seriously, you could spend all day naked with a significant other in and out of bed and Joni could be the soundtrack...Tony
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3772
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 10:41 pm:   Edit Post

Hot Tuna - Full Concert - 03/22/73 - 46th Street Rock Palace

Jack Plays 72-01 ! ______In all its glory ! and sound .

Recently uploaded to youtube! Great black & white video . Good camera work and editing . Decent sound considering it's source material from the transfer. Enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ucti8H6cCZk
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11581
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Wednesday, December 03, 2014 - 10:51 am:   Edit Post

I'm listening to one of my favorite Chopin pieces, the Fantasy Impromptu.

Wolf; I'm planning to watch the Hot Tuna video later. Thanks!!
tncaveman
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Username: tncaveman

Post Number: 243
Registered: 2-2011
Posted on Wednesday, December 03, 2014 - 5:40 pm:   Edit Post

Just discovered a new Prog Rock band from Nashville - Froskull Check them out Full of some cool surprises. And they are on Spotify. Going to buy their album to help support their cause. http://www.froskull.com

Let me know what y'all think. Very interesting stuff.

Stephen
fmm
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Post Number: 405
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 5:51 am:   Edit Post

Today: anything by Frank Zappa.
mtjam
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Post Number: 230
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 6:27 am:   Edit Post

Finally watched the Hot Tuna Rock Palace show. Best footage of #1 I've ever seen! The audience was groovin'!

What a tone from Casady. Has anyone had any luck replicating that sound without a Versatone amp?
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3775
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 7:05 am:   Edit Post

Hello Rob , That tone is wonderful , I agree 1000%.

I have experimented with a stack of similar speakers and power amps .
ALEMBIC Series II Bass strung with Pyramid Gold strings - Alembic IN-2 -SF-1 Superfilter- Alembic F2B preamp -Yamaha P2200 power amp X 2 - 4 Alembic A15 type cabinets with Gauss 4580's -1 Alembic B12 type cabinet W/ JBL K120's - I Alembic A18 with 18' Gauss.

The above produced "Sweet Thunder " however the slightly overdriven top end was missing that was INDEED PRODUCED FROM THE VERSATONE AMP ! ---- I know someone who had a pristine old one in perfect shape for sale, But those things did not have the build quality that I would expect for what the asking price was . I know someone that has a schematic for those. I think I know what is inside . There would be another way to get their effect if I really wanted my top end overdriven. Bi amp a mono feed and send highs to an amp to over drive the highs a bit and a few small speakers - 12's or 10's. ____ Experiment are fun .
lbpesq
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Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 5907
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 10:19 am:   Edit Post

Uncle John's Band on Pono. Holy cornbread, this thing sounds INCREDIBLE!!!!

Bill, tgo
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11582
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 3:48 pm:   Edit Post

Just watched the Hot Tuna video. Very cool!! Thanks!!
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3784
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 4:22 pm:   Edit Post

I am glad you like it Dave. Back then when I heard and saw Jack Casady play 72-001 and Phil Lesh playing in The Dead is what made me want to play Bass as a 14 year old trumpet player . I thought , LIKE ____WOW man . :-). This video Still made me say WOW, just today even !
dead_head
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Post Number: 53
Registered: 5-2014
Posted on Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 8:49 pm:   Edit Post

Really enjoyed the Hot Tuna concert. It was great to see #72-01 in action! The audio wasn't too bad either. Thanks Wolf, for posting the link. Much appreciated!
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3785
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 9:13 pm:   Edit Post

Rob , I am glad you liked it .

Wolf
peoplechipper
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Post Number: 513
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Friday, December 05, 2014 - 10:51 pm:   Edit Post

Just listened to the Budos Band cd; sounds like a Tarantino soundtrack, can't wait for the movie...
pauldo
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Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1352
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Saturday, December 06, 2014 - 4:39 am:   Edit Post

I wish the Budos Band would swing through the midwest on a tour . . . . they could have Quentin film them.

Simply perfect title; "The Burnt Offerings Tour"!

8-D
cozmik_cowboy
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Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 1802
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Saturday, December 06, 2014 - 7:31 pm:   Edit Post

Four Tops Greatest Hits, Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On, a Motown compilation called Hitsville.

Peter
lbpesq
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Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 5913
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Saturday, December 06, 2014 - 8:07 pm:   Edit Post

Yesterday, at a restaurant in Key West, I heard a rasta guy with a drum machine and steel drums playing what I eventually realized was "Reflections" by The Supremes, and Stevie Wonder's "Sir Duke". Strange.

Bill, tgo
eligilam
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Username: eligilam

Post Number: 425
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Sunday, December 07, 2014 - 7:12 am:   Edit Post

A Farewell to Kings by Rush. We're in the process of adding "Cygnus X-1" into our Rush tribute set list.
hammer
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Username: hammer

Post Number: 635
Registered: 9-2009
Posted on Sunday, December 07, 2014 - 8:43 am:   Edit Post

Tone Poems by David Grisman and Tony Rice. Learning a few tunes off this incredible work for the new bluegrass project with which I'm involved. Finding it hard to stay on task at practice though because I'm getting so caught up in listening to the beautiful guitar and mandolin work.
edwardofhuncote
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Username: edwardofhuncote

Post Number: 124
Registered: 6-2014
Posted on Sunday, December 07, 2014 - 7:08 pm:   Edit Post

That's a great project, as are the other volumes of Tone Poems. Sadly, Tony Rice is really ailing these days. Poor fella looks terribly frail. He's been one of my musical heroes for 30 years on now.
dead_head
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Username: dead_head

Post Number: 54
Registered: 5-2014
Posted on Sunday, December 07, 2014 - 9:18 pm:   Edit Post

Hot Tuna, full concert, 6/24/11- Wolfgang's Vault. Nice acoustic gig with good audio and video, with interview afterwards. Recorded right at Wolfgang's Vault in San Francisco. This may seem like a foolish question to the more senior members here, but are you connected to that, Wolf? Just curious...
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3793
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Sunday, December 07, 2014 - 9:42 pm:   Edit Post

HI Rob , Questions are a positive inclination for the truth ! That is all good brother .
I was once an employee of Mr. Bill Graham (Concert promoter) in the late 1970's to early 1980's . I do not have any affiliation with " Wolfgang's Vault" other then being on their email list .

Sonic Regards ,

Wolf
pauldo
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Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1357
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Monday, December 08, 2014 - 2:32 pm:   Edit Post

Testing my replacement headphones with some Froskull.
They are a hoot!
Everything from this:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3EcTUxMLHpw

To this:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lOs-GUlzgIM
jazzyvee
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Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 4330
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014 - 1:40 am:   Edit Post

Bands doing return to forever covers on You tube. One of my plans for next year is to do a gig of return to forever tracks.
I like this one.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-3DdWwSc54
edwardofhuncote
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Username: edwardofhuncote

Post Number: 128
Registered: 6-2014
Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014 - 5:25 am:   Edit Post

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Christmas Eve & Other Stories.
pauldo
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Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1358
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014 - 7:20 am:   Edit Post

Pearl Jam - Bootleg from the board from the October 20th Milwaukee show (which I was in attendance at.)

:-D
peoplechipper
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Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 517
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:55 am:   Edit Post

Meat Puppets 'Lollipop' and 'Sewn Together', I am loving the newer Meat puppets albums; some of their best music, although 'Monsters' has some of my fave solos...anyway, good music to listen to while I do jewelry work; especially stone setting, which can be silly amounts of stress (stones crack or pop out of the setting for no reason, just to send you crawling on the floor to find them...fun!)...Tony
cozmik_cowboy
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Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 1807
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 9:21 am:   Edit Post

Alpine Valley 8/22/82 (22/8/82 for our friends Over There). Possibly the best show I saw; Zakir Hussain & John Cipollina sitting in 2nd set.

Peter
pauldo
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Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1360
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 1:01 pm:   Edit Post

Peter, I was at that show!
Albeit I had a bit too much of a certain 'medicine' and don't remember much from the night . . . . :-(
tom_z
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Username: tom_z

Post Number: 633
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Friday, December 12, 2014 - 1:22 pm:   Edit Post

I was at both shows at Alpine in '82 (amazing!), and a few months later saw the sun rise during their show at the Jamaica World Music Fest. If I recall, they played from sometime after 4AM until about 7AM. Looks like I'll be dipping into my archive of 80s Dead shows.
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11587
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 12:32 pm:   Edit Post

One of my favorite Phil & Friends lineups, 11/14/14, Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, Joe Russo, Jeff Chimenti, John Kadlecik. The Weight. Audio and video aren't the best quality, but the performance is wonderful. And two nice looking Alembics on stage!
pauldo
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Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1363
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 1:09 pm:   Edit Post

Listening to that darn train horn from Buffalo!

Sad thing is I usually enjoy the sound of a train . . . .
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3810
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 1:49 pm:   Edit Post

Dave , that is a great show , Thanks

Paul , I live miles from the tracks and also can hear the trains . I can hear the subway as well . The nice trains I like a bit better then the subway. ___ When I lived in San Francisco I loved the evening fog horn symphony. Mechanical frogs !
bigredbass
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Username: bigredbass

Post Number: 2292
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 2:38 pm:   Edit Post

This time of year always makes me think of people who've gone home.

I'd forgotten about this, and happened to think of it the other day. Two legends from Mississippi who made good, and another reminder that great singers and musicians can do justice in situations we might not ordinarily imagine them, and that they do listen to other artists and other things:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAA_LUCb0QE

The affection is obvious. For the 'who played what', read-the-back-jacket types like me:

Don Was, producing
Kenny Aranoff, drums
Willie Weeks, bass
the late Barry Beckett (from Muscle Shoals) on piano
Reggie Young, guitar
. . . and the other cats I'm afraid I don't know.

Joey
bigredbass
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Username: bigredbass

Post Number: 2293
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 2:45 pm:   Edit Post

But then again . . . . . Robert always had a big man-crush on Elvis, and this Honey Drippers track with Beck AND Page-y is absolute, incontrovertible, undeniable truth that 'it don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing', a sadly lacking aspect of groove in this digitized and quantized world. Sample Rates can't Swing !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vRUnT-TeRg

Can't help myself, it's just way more fun than 'Immigrant Song'. I'm trying to imagine Vikings doing the jitterbug in the land of ice and snow . . . . .

Joey
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3822
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Friday, December 19, 2014 - 3:30 pm:   Edit Post

I was there in the crowd at this show @ Keystone Berkeley; JGB 11/17/75
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIZXi9LWBKA
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11594
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Friday, December 19, 2014 - 3:47 pm:   Edit Post

Nice groove, Wolf! I have the vague recollection of having played this tune in a band in the mid 90's.
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3823
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Friday, December 19, 2014 - 9:04 pm:   Edit Post

Dave , I am Glad you like it. An aspect of what I like about this incarnation of the JGB is the line up of Musicians ( yes , with a capital M ).Nicky Hopkins piano work is steller in my opinion in this genre, I always liked what he played . Ron Tutt on Drums and John Kahn on Bass paved that grooooooooovy road for Jerry and Nicky to lay their musical reflections down in a very unique way that was the JGB in essennce and roots .
pauldo
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Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1367
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 4:07 am:   Edit Post

I truly appreciate John Kahn's approach to all things groovy.
cozmik_cowboy
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Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 1809
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 4:30 am:   Edit Post

Groovy in the extreme! I once heard an interview in which Jerry said "[Weir's] playing provides the only context in which my playing really makes any sense.", but I've always thought he was sorta OK in this context, too.........

In re: Mr. Hopkins - "Edward The Mad Shirt Grinder". Need I say more??

BTW, I mistyped in my post 1807 above; it should say 8-8-82 (the 22 stuck in my mind because 6-22-85 was the show I took my 6-week-old youngest son to; yeah, he grew up hip & mellow)

Peter (who'll spend today with Car Talk, Wait Wait don't Tell Me, This American Life, and Prairie Home Companion
lbpesq
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Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 5924
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 9:59 am:   Edit Post

Peter:

It's comforting knowing that if the two of us were ever stranded on a desert island that got good reception, we could easily share a radio.

How about "guitar talk" - "don't play like my brother!" and Carl Kasell will play riffs on your home digital recorder!

hehehehe

Bill, tgo

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