1987-10-29 Palasport, Turin, Italy/Source 2

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Notes

A good sounding audience recording. There is some moderate hiss, some slight wow & flutter, occasional small dropouts, and thankfully very little distortion. The recording gets clearer a couple minutes in to Behind The Wheel; the taper was probably concealing his taping gear until then. The B-side of the tape (Shake The Disease forward) is clearer with better high-frequency response. The crowd around the taper is loud and enthusiastic, but it's usually quiet enough during songs to not be a bother.

About half of Pimpf is missing. Due to tape flip, the very end of Black Celebration and the beginning of Shake The Disease is missing. The very end of Everything Counts is also missing.

Note that an extended version of People Are People was performed, adding an extended middle break. This version was performed for the first seven concerts of the tour up until the next night's concert on 1987-10-30 Milan, after which the "regular" shorter version is played for the entire tour, with one exception. This extended version is played only once more on the second of three nights in Paris on 1987-11-17.

I purchased this master cassette on eBay along with two other Fabio B. DM masters (1984-03-06 Milan and 1984-11-28 Milan). I believe this recording was previously uncirculated. Thanks to Vince for his assistance.

Listen

You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

The source tape, A-side.
  1. [1:51] Play Pimpf
  2. [5:34] Play Behind The Wheel
  3. [4:49] Play Strangelove
  4. [5:13] Play Sacred
  5. [3:52] Play Something To Do
  6. [5:06] Play Blasphemous Rumours
  7. [6:17] Play Stripped
  8. [3:58] Play
    Pipeline (*)Sung by Martin
  9. [4:13] Play
    Things You Said (*)Sung by Martin
  10. [4:20] Play Black Celebration
  11. [5:02] Play Shake The Disease
  12. [4:35] Play Nothing
  13. [4:32] Play Pleasure, Little Treasure
  14. [5:20] Play People Are People
  15. [4:12] Play A Question Of Time
  16. [7:31] Play Never Let Me Down Again
  17. [4:04] Play
    A Question Of Lust (*)Sung by Martin
  18. [4:54] Play Master And Servant
  19. [4:56] Play Everything Counts
  • Total time: 1:30:19

Lineage

The source tape, B-side.
  • Incomplete audience recording
  • unknown recording equipment -> Maxell UR90 master cassette -> Nakamichi Cassette Deck 1 (azimuth and speed adjusted) -> Audacity 2.3.2 (audio capture at 32-bit / 88.2kHz, normalization to -0.1dB and any DC offset removed) -> WAV (32/88.2) -> downsampled to FLAC level 8 (16/44) using foobar2000 v1.4.6, FLAC 1.3.2 64-bit, and foobar2000's Resampler (SoX) component v0.8.3 (best quality), dithering enabled
  • Taper: Fabio B.
  • Generation: Master
  • Cassette photos and auCDtectTaskManager log included

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