1988-02-12 Johanneshov Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden/Source 3

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A good sounding audience recording. The recording level seems to have been set too high by the taper, so some of the louder tracks have some distortion. The sound is somewhat reverberated and there is some crowd noise, but it is not an obscene amount. It sounds like a few seconds of the beginning of Pimpf are missing, and a few seconds from the beginning of Pipeline and Never Let Me Down Again are missing as well due to tape flips. I have repaired the fade between tapes toward the end of Black Celebration as best as I could using a gain envelope, and I did the same with a left channel dropout at the beginning of A Question Of Time. The recording has been speed-corrected as well to match the official "101" release.

Many thanks to darkdevoted for the cassette transfer and to Andreas (depechemodesweden) for lending him the cassettes. The tapes were purchased in a Stockholm record store, and seem to be of relatively low generation - probably AU2 or AU3.


You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

The tape's inlay card.
  1. [4:11] Play Pimpf
  2. [5:34] Play Behind The Wheel
  3. [4:58] Play Strangelove
  4. [5:16] Play Sacred
  5. [3:55] Play Something To Do
  6. [5:11] Play Blasphemous Rumours
  7. [6:17] Play Stripped
  8. [3:35] Play Pipeline (*)
  9. [4:15] Play The Things You Said (*)
  10. [4:38] Play Black Celebration
  11. [5:14] Play Shake The Disease
  12. [4:40] Play Nothing
  13. [4:38] Play Pleasure, Little Treasure
  14. [5:01] Play People Are People
  15. [4:16] Play A Question Of Time
  16. [6:30] Play Never Let Me Down Again
  17. [4:08] Play A Question Of Lust (*)
  18. [4:53] Play Master And Servant
  19. [6:38] Play Everything Counts
  • Total time: 1:33:47


The source tape.
  • unknown taper and equipment -> Sony HF-ES90 normal position cassette, 1986 - 1987 Europe stock, low generation -> Technics RS-AZ7 cassette deck -> Yamaha RX-V1300RDS receiver -> Roland R-05 (24/48) -> WAV (24/48) -> in Adobe Audition CC 2015: normalized to -3.0dB and any DC bias removed, applied gain envelopes to repair fade at Black Celebration and left channel dropout at the beginning of A Question Of Time, slowed down 2.0% to match "101" audio speed, normalized to -0.1dB -> WAV (24/48) -> tracked using Audacity 2.1.2 -> WAV (24/48) tracks -> FLAC 16-bit 44.1khz using FLAC 1.3.1 64-bit (level 8 compression) and foobar2000 v1.3.9 with its Resampler (SoX) component v0.8.3 (best quality), dithering enabled
  • Transfer: darkdevoted
  • Cassette photos and auCDtectTaskManager log included