1988-02-12 Johanneshov Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden/Source 2

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A good audience recording of the soundcheck before the concert, though it ends abruptly after Pipeline. Despite some noticeable hiss, it remains quite listenable. Surprisingly, it's the best-sounding copy I've come across. I made only minimal adjustments, matching the pitch control on the deck to the official '101' recording's speed and normalizing it to -0.1dB.

Interestingly, this recording was discovered on the B-side of a tape that also contains the FM radio broadcast of the 1981-09-29 Paris show, for which there are multiple excellent sources, including a stellar pre-FM broadcast master recording available here.


You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

  1. [2:40] Play Behind The Wheel
  2. [2:47] Play Strangelove
  3. [6:16] Play Behind The Wheel
  4. [5:15] Play Pipeline (*)
  • Total time: 16:57


  • Sony WM-D3 cassette recorder + PC-62 microphones -> unknown generation Maxell XL II 90 high position tape, 1986-1987 stock -> Nakamichi BX-300 cassette deck (pitch adjusted for tape) -> Monoprice heavy-duty RCA to 3.5mm cable -> ASUS Xonar DX sound card -> in Adobe Audition CC 2015: normalized to -0.1dB and any DC bias removed -> WAV (32/96) -> tracked using Audacity 2.1.1 -> WAV (32/96) tracks -> FLAC 16-bit 44.1khz using FLAC 1.3.1 64-bit (level 8 compression) and foobar2000 v1.3.8 with its Resampler (SoX) component v0.8.3 (best quality), dithering enabled
  • Taper: S.S.
  • Transfer: DMLiveWiki
  • Cassette tape photo and auCDtectTaskManager log included