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zepster1979

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  1. zepster1979

    Pontiac Silverdome

    It's still the same ol' shit around I do see. You must understand that EV won't release new soundboard unless they pay for it. That means they have to gather money to get it. I am also a bit disappointed of seeing another reissue of something that we know for ages but remember this is mainly for Japanese market. Japanese collector's market differs significantly from US or EU markets. Japanese collectors do love collect literally everything and even if the only new thing is the package. Anyway, I am much amused hearing that someone doesn't want to pay a fuckin' cent for a new board tape but is complaining of how he was banned from torrenting it. You're getting of what you are. It's so simple...
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    NEWLY DISCOVERED BY EV / WHATS ALL THIS ?

    It lays absolutely behind from my personal decision. I just shared of what was given to me by the kind permission of people who were responsible for Cleveland show. I was told that they also have few uncirculated sources but from my point of view, they may be much upset seeing numerous releases including their tape and likely they won't release anything else because of that. It has also nothing to do with the charity sense of behavior. It's just like the valuating your goods and looking for redistributing them in the way you feel it's enough satisfying for you. We should be much grateful they've been able to share the Cleveland tape with us. Someone just broke the promise and put a download link in the place, where it shouldn't be and bootleggers kept an eye on it immediately. This is why I am personally not the biggest fan of torrents and online sharing of music or video contents. These kind of things should be much limited and distributed among people who have enough desire and respect to each other, so bootleggers wouldn't be so fast with taking it and making money from it. Remembering the glory days of snail mail trading and B&P service. It was so damn good to wait for your pieces of music and talk to people and ask or eventually pay a little. Now kids wants everything for free but my question is does it should be really for everyone? Commercials over. This is what it is.
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    NEWLY DISCOVERED BY EV / WHATS ALL THIS ?

    I guess it means no more new sources from those who were able to provide Cleveland show.
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    Cleveland 4/28/77 alternate source

    Correct. The photos are fully credited in the info document included in one of subfolders.
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    Cleveland 4/28/77 alternate source

    No, it won't start circulating. The wish of the taper is to keep this tape away from public and only for the community. Please ask anyone, who did download it for a copy and please do respect the rules.
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    Cleveland 4/28/77 alternate source

    There are always people who are complaining, no matter of what they got.
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    Cleveland 4/28/77 alternate source

    I've checked again and indeed, pitch is quite correct on this one, runs maybe 0,1 to 0,3 cents slower but something went wrong with overall azimuth and channel fluctuations are really bad. When compared with the 24/96 transfer, it's just like two different recordings. T2k is not only weak in sound, but also heavy muted, lacking depth and clarity.
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    Cleveland 4/28/77 alternate source

    Just heard samples. Runs too slow, heavily noise reduced and tweaked, typical for the label. If anyone already bought that, he lost his money. The quality is so bad when compared with master that it's just a joke hearing it's "listenable".
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    Cleveland 4/28/77 alternate source

    I had a privilege to listen the whole source from the owner of AA site and it sounds sweet! No compression, no brickwalling, just a light and very detailed mastering. The quality is just few steps down from famous tape, the clarity and dynamics are great. It is just a bit more distant but also has no distortion as the famous source. No music is lost, just three or four cuts in between few songs, that's all. It should be available before New Year's Eve and from what I was told, the T2K used 44.1/16 copy which was badly transferred and this new transfer is original 24/96 version with proper azimuth setting.
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    Cleveland 4/28/77 alternate source

    I am not surprised that someone was seriously pissed off and have decided to release this tape alone, for free. For years T2K treated us with their super duper tweaked releases, armed with lavish boxes but without carrying about the quality. It's somewhat a standard of probably most if not all Japanese products (with the exception of EV, which serves us some good sounding titles and this incl. amazing board series). Now they're trying to milk our wallets once again, re-packaging the old stuff and adding just one uncirculated audience tape. Remembering their latest set, with new Peach 929 source, which was heavily damaged by the compression and hiss reduction, I have no doubts this time they will do the same. I am still surprised seeing people, who are purchasing such things. I do not mind if a bootleg is taken from master tape directly and then mastered carefully but with T2K it's the worst scenario ever we can expect. Saying that, I am terribly curious of that recording. Let's hope it won't be a disappointment.
  11. zepster1979

    Best version of 6/11/77?

    Scorpio's Fourth Night In The Garden is much close to the proper speed/pitch, albeit poorly mastered.
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    EV Tutankhamun Box" Just Spotted!

    It's heavily dedicated to the Japanese market only. 50 copies, that's all. Japanese are much different from us, they're collecting everything, including repackaged shows. Take the difference...
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    Definitive Blueberry Hill

    I'd say it's much closer to be a definitive than previous mixes of these sources.
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    Definitive Blueberry Hill

    This is the same mix but not the clone. Source transitions are much better done, and the quality is better as both, Cobra and EV, have tweaked their copys heavily. What made me especially surprised is a source breakdown between the banter before the Whole Lotta Love and the song itself, where there's a cut on the stereophonic tape. Golden Eggs did a great job, splicing another excellent sounding source here, making this transition very smooth, not jarring at all. Overall, this is a huge improvement over of what was available for that source for years. Winsotn is tweaked as hell also, and the source transitions are poorly done IMO.
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