1988-05-04 P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada/Source 1

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A good audience recording with a very excited and noisy crowd. The treble is somewhat shrill, and there is some distortion throughout.

The beginnings of Pimpf, Shake The Disease, A Question Of Lust, and Everything Counts are missing. There is a drop in the right channel at the end of Black Celebration. This is likely a flaw on the master tape, as higher-generation copies of this recording also have the flaw. Compared to prior available sources, this version has significantly clearer sound and has less hiss.

Since this is an LP mode DAT dub of the master cassettes, which limits the frequency response to 16KHz, this recording is considered a first-generation recording due to slight degradation of sound quality.

Many thanks to James K. for lending this DAT for archival.


You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

  1. [1:37] Play Pimpf
  2. [5:54] Play Behind The Wheel
  3. [4:48] Play Strangelove
  4. [5:12] Play Sacred
  5. [3:53] Play Something To Do
  6. [5:08] Play Blasphemous Rumours
  7. [6:34] Play Stripped
  8. [2:57] Play Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth (*)
  9. [4:12] Play The Things You Said (*)
  10. [4:46] Play Black Celebration
  11. [5:07] Play Shake The Disease
  12. [4:39] Play Nothing
  13. [4:40] Play Pleasure, Little Treasure
  14. [4:32] Play Master And Servant
  15. [4:14] Play A Question Of Time
  16. [6:46] Play Never Let Me Down Again
  17. [3:44] Play A Question Of Lust (*)
  18. [4:57] Play Just Can't Get Enough
  19. [5:41] Play Everything Counts
  • Total time: 1:29:21


The source DAT.
  • unknown taper and equipment -> master cassettes dubbed in LP mode to Maxell HS-4/60s DAT tape -> Sony SDT-9000 SCSI DDS tape drive -> dat2wav 1.3b software -> WAV (16/32) -> in Audacity 3.4.2: any DC offset removed, normalized to -0.1dB, track splits -> FLAC level 8 (16/32) using FLAC 1.4.3 64-bit
  • Generation: first
  • DAT photo and auCDtectTaskManager log included