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== Notes ==
== Notes ==


A very good audience recording. It's a little treble-heavy. The recording is fairly muffled until two minutes into [[Two Minute Warning]] where the taper probably adjusted his microphones.
A very good audience recording. This is a significantly better sounding source than the previous tape source I provided. [[Everything Counts]] is missing about 25 seconds from the beginning. [[Photographic]] misses 5 seconds from the beginning as well due to tape flip. A power failure occurred right at the end of [[Just Can't Get Enough]] (which is audible on this recording), and according to fan Stefano Delmonte, the song was played again, and then the usual final encore of "Boys Say Go!" was performed. Neither the second JCGE nor BSG! are present on this recording; the taper, Maurizio, was asked as to why he didn't tape the last two tracks, but he never responded. It may have been simply because the 90 minute tape used was of insufficient length to record the entire concert.


[[Everything Counts]] is missing most of the beginning. [[Photographic]] misses some of the beginning as well. "Boys Say Go!" was not recorded.
Alan Wilder reported in 1987 to Comast Magazine<ref>[https://issuu.com/neckcns/docs/depeche_mode_magazine_comsat_3_1988 Depeche Mode Magazine Comsat Issue #3, 1988]</ref> that "[T]he power cord ran through the crowd and, just as we started the last song, [a fan] cut through the cable and everything went off!". Italian press Il Resto Del Carlino reported in March 1984 that "Just Can't Get Enough had begun playing and, coup de thèatre, the lights and sound system shut down: later on it will be discovered that a mixer cable has been cut off, perhaps by an overzealous fan wishing to give his personal contribution to the group's performance, or perhaps even by someone who was annoyed by the event's success. The mishap however did not influence the audience's morale, who, cheerful and clumped, patiently waited for the glitch to be fixed just so they could listen to the British band playing for a few minutes more."<ref>[http://www.depechemodeitalia.com/press.htm Depeche Mode Italia]</ref>


Do note that the master tape of this audience recording sounds significantly better than this unknown generation tape. Listen to [[Just Can't Get Enough]] in its entirety, encoded as 320kbps MP3 from the master tape: <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/jcge-master.mp3</sm2>
This being one of the concerts of the final leg of the [[:Category:1983-1984 Construction Time Again Tour|1983-1984 Construction Time Again Tour]], [[Big Muff]] was performed in place of "Pipeline". The band lovingly referred to the song as "Big Cunt" on their set list sheets for the final leg concerts, and they also referred to [[New Life]] as "New Crap"; see here for an example: [[1984-03-08 Pacha Club, Valencia, Spain]]


Nothing other than this track currently circulates from the master tape. Hopefully one day it will be shared.
Listen to [[Just Can't Get Enough]] in its entirety, encoded as 320kbps MP3 transferred from the master tape: <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/jcge-master.mp3</sm2>
 
The master tape source does not currently circulate (I don't have a copy of it); the clip was posted in a previous torrent's comments on DIME to provide an example of how good the original recording sounds. As you can hear, this new low-generation tape source still has some quality loss, but it is still a significant upgrade to the previous source I provided and is a very enjoyable recording. Hopefully one day the master tape source will be shared.
 
Many thanks to Markus for providing this cassette, and to Giacomo for providing some background info about this concert and recording.


== Listen ==
== Listen ==
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You can listen to this entire recording below.
You can listen to this entire recording below.


<html5media height="40" width="300">https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/complete.m4a</html5media>
<html5media>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/complete.m4a</html5media>


== Track list ==
== Track list ==
 
[[File:Tape-1984-03-05.jpg|thumb|right|x250px|The source tape.]]
#[5:18] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/01.m4a</sm2> [[Everything Counts]]
#[5:24] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/01.m4a</sm2> [[Everything Counts]]
#[3:48] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/02.m4a</sm2> [[Now, This Is Fun]]
#[3:55] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/02.m4a</sm2> [[Now, This Is Fun]]
#[4:36] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/03.m4a</sm2> [[Two Minute Warning]]
#[4:45] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/03.m4a</sm2> [[Two Minute Warning]]
#[4:13] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/04.m4a</sm2> [[Shame]]
#[4:20] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/04.m4a</sm2> [[Shame]]
#[4:02] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/05.m4a</sm2> [[See You]]
#[4:09] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/05.m4a</sm2> [[See You]]
#[3:17] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/06.m4a</sm2> [[Get The Balance Right]]
#[3:23] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/06.m4a</sm2> [[Get The Balance Right]]
#[4:30] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/07.m4a</sm2> [[Love In Itself]]
#[4:37] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/07.m4a</sm2> [[Love In Itself]]
#[4:02] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/08.m4a</sm2> [[Big Muff]]
#[4:08] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/08.m4a</sm2> [[Big Muff]]
#[5:03] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/09.m4a</sm2> [[The Landscape Is Changing]]
#[5:10] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/09.m4a</sm2> [[The Landscape Is Changing]]
#[4:31] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/10.m4a</sm2> [[And Then...]]
#[4:37] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/10.m4a</sm2> [[And Then...]]
#[4:22] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/11.m4a</sm2> [[Photographic]]
#[4:23] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/11.m4a</sm2> [[Photographic]]
#[4:47] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/12.m4a</sm2> [[Told You So]]
#[4:51] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/12.m4a</sm2> [[Told You So]]
#[4:06] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/13.m4a</sm2> [[New Life]]
#[4:06] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/13.m4a</sm2> [[New Life]]
#[5:15] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/14.m4a</sm2> [[More Than A Party]]
#[5:20] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/14.m4a</sm2> [[More Than A Party]]
#[3:11] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/15.m4a</sm2> [[The Meaning Of Love]]
#[3:09] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/15.m4a</sm2> [[The Meaning Of Love]]
#[4:24] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644/16.m4a</sm2> [[Just Can't Get Enough]]
#[4:28] <sm2>https://media.depechemode-live.com/stream/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644/16.m4a</sm2> [[Just Can't Get Enough]]
*Total time: 1:09:24
*Total time: 1:10:47


== Lineage ==
== Lineage ==


*unknown taper and equipment -> unknown generation -> Fuji JP-II cassette -> Sony TC-WE805S cassette deck (azimuth adjusted) -> RCA to 3.5mm cable -> Tascam DR-2d (line-in at 85 percent, 24/48) -> in Adobe Audition CC: automatic phase correction (most accurate settings), normalized to -1.0dB and any DC bias removed -> WAV (24/48) -> FLAC (16/44) using foobar2000 v1.3 and its Resampler (SoX) plugin at best quality & FLAC 1.3.0 64-bit; tracked using cuesheet
*Incomplete audience recording
*Cassette tape photos and auCDtectTaskManager log included
*unknown equipment -> low generation TDK SA60 high position cassette, 1988-1989 European stock -> Nakamichi Dragon cassette deck, serviced and upgraded ([[Equipment#Nakamichi_Dragon|details]]) -> Blue Jeans Cable LC-1 8-foot RCA cable -> Creative Sound Blaster ZxR (RCA Line In) -> Adobe Audition CC 2015.0 (32-bit / 88.2 khz) -> slowed down 0 ~ 3.5% (sliding speed adjustment, start to end), normalized to -0.1dB and any DC bias removed -> WAV (32/88.2) -> tracked using Audacity 2.1.2, "Just Can't Get Enough" slowed down another 2.0% -> WAV (32/88.2) tracks -> FLAC 16-bit 44.1khz using FLAC 1.3.1 64-bit (level 8 compression) and foobar2000 v1.3.10 with its Resampler (SoX) component v0.8.3 (best quality), dithering enabled
*Transfer: ligushka
*Taper: Maurizio
*Thanks to stefler for shipping me this cassette tape.
*Transfer: ligushka (https://www.depechemode-live.com)
*Cassette tape photo and auCDtectTaskManager log included


== Download ==
== Download ==


*[https://depechemode-live.com/torrents/dm1984-03-05.aud.unknown.unknown.flac1644.torrent Download via torrent] - FLAC 16-bit 44.1khz - 451MB
*[https://www.depechemode-live.com/torrents/dm1984-03-05.aud.Maurizio.low-gen.flac1644.torrent Download via torrent] - FLAC 16-bit 44.1KHz - 446.10MB
 
== References ==


[[Category:Audience recordings]]
[[Category:Audience recordings]]
[[Category:Source]]
[[Category:Source]]
[[Category:Streamable]]
[[Category:Streamable]]

Revision as of 11:10, 20 August 2016

Notes

A very good audience recording. This is a significantly better sounding source than the previous tape source I provided. Everything Counts is missing about 25 seconds from the beginning. Photographic misses 5 seconds from the beginning as well due to tape flip. A power failure occurred right at the end of Just Can't Get Enough (which is audible on this recording), and according to fan Stefano Delmonte, the song was played again, and then the usual final encore of "Boys Say Go!" was performed. Neither the second JCGE nor BSG! are present on this recording; the taper, Maurizio, was asked as to why he didn't tape the last two tracks, but he never responded. It may have been simply because the 90 minute tape used was of insufficient length to record the entire concert.

Alan Wilder reported in 1987 to Comast Magazine[1] that "[T]he power cord ran through the crowd and, just as we started the last song, [a fan] cut through the cable and everything went off!". Italian press Il Resto Del Carlino reported in March 1984 that "Just Can't Get Enough had begun playing and, coup de thèatre, the lights and sound system shut down: later on it will be discovered that a mixer cable has been cut off, perhaps by an overzealous fan wishing to give his personal contribution to the group's performance, or perhaps even by someone who was annoyed by the event's success. The mishap however did not influence the audience's morale, who, cheerful and clumped, patiently waited for the glitch to be fixed just so they could listen to the British band playing for a few minutes more."[2]

This being one of the concerts of the final leg of the 1983-1984 Construction Time Again Tour, Big Muff was performed in place of "Pipeline". The band lovingly referred to the song as "Big Cunt" on their set list sheets for the final leg concerts, and they also referred to New Life as "New Crap"; see here for an example: 1984-03-08 Pacha Club, Valencia, Spain

Listen to Just Can't Get Enough in its entirety, encoded as 320kbps MP3 transferred from the master tape: Play

The master tape source does not currently circulate (I don't have a copy of it); the clip was posted in a previous torrent's comments on DIME to provide an example of how good the original recording sounds. As you can hear, this new low-generation tape source still has some quality loss, but it is still a significant upgrade to the previous source I provided and is a very enjoyable recording. Hopefully one day the master tape source will be shared.

Many thanks to Markus for providing this cassette, and to Giacomo for providing some background info about this concert and recording.

Listen

You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

The source tape.
  1. [5:24] Play Everything Counts
  2. [3:55] Play Now, This Is Fun
  3. [4:45] Play Two Minute Warning
  4. [4:20] Play Shame
  5. [4:09] Play See You
  6. [3:23] Play Get The Balance Right
  7. [4:37] Play Love In Itself
  8. [4:08] Play Big Muff
  9. [5:10] Play The Landscape Is Changing
  10. [4:37] Play And Then...
  11. [4:23] Play Photographic
  12. [4:51] Play Told You So
  13. [4:06] Play New Life
  14. [5:20] Play More Than A Party
  15. [3:09] Play The Meaning Of Love
  16. [4:28] Play Just Can't Get Enough
  • Total time: 1:10:47

Lineage

  • Incomplete audience recording
  • unknown equipment -> low generation TDK SA60 high position cassette, 1988-1989 European stock -> Nakamichi Dragon cassette deck, serviced and upgraded (details) -> Blue Jeans Cable LC-1 8-foot RCA cable -> Creative Sound Blaster ZxR (RCA Line In) -> Adobe Audition CC 2015.0 (32-bit / 88.2 khz) -> slowed down 0 ~ 3.5% (sliding speed adjustment, start to end), normalized to -0.1dB and any DC bias removed -> WAV (32/88.2) -> tracked using Audacity 2.1.2, "Just Can't Get Enough" slowed down another 2.0% -> WAV (32/88.2) tracks -> FLAC 16-bit 44.1khz using FLAC 1.3.1 64-bit (level 8 compression) and foobar2000 v1.3.10 with its Resampler (SoX) component v0.8.3 (best quality), dithering enabled
  • Taper: Maurizio
  • Transfer: ligushka (https://www.depechemode-live.com)
  • Cassette tape photo and auCDtectTaskManager log included

Download

References