1993-10-19 Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA/Source 1

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The tape's homemade artwork.


A very good sounding complete audience recording. Bass can be a bit overpowering and just a touch distorted at times, but otherwise this is a great recording. This concert ended after Enjoy The Silence; the second encore was not performed.

Note that the tape inlay included with this cassette marks noise reduction as having been used, but I compared this tape with and without Dolby B NR and it sounded significantly muffled with NR. This tape was transferred without any noise reduction.

Many thanks to Brad for sending over his tape of this recording, and to Erich for sending me his MP3 copy of his own tape copy and getting me in contact with Brad. Brad gave this bootleg the title "A Personal Rush", as can be seen on the scan of the tape's homemade artwork. I also tried to contact Atomic Records on Facebook to see if they might have the master tapes from any of their Depeche Mode recordings, but I haven't received any response so far.


You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

The tape inlay.
  1. [7:39] Play Higher Love
  2. [5:06] Play Policy Of Truth
  3. [6:13] Play World In My Eyes
  4. [6:53] Play Walking In My Shoes
  5. [5:55] Play Behind The Wheel
  6. [4:41] Play Halo
  7. [5:29] Play Stripped
  8. [3:57] Play Condemnation
  9. [4:51] Play A Question Of Lust (*)
  10. [3:47] Play One Caress (*)
  11. [4:31] Play Mercy In You
  12. [7:12] Play I Feel You
  13. [5:00] Play Never Let Me Down Again
  14. [4:40] Play Rush
  15. [9:53] Play In Your Room
  16. [5:49] Play Personal Jesus
  17. [7:48] Play Enjoy The Silence
  • Total time: 1:39:25


The source tape.
  • Complete audience recording
  • unknown taper and equipment (DAT recording) -> low-generation (1st gen?) Maxell XL-II 100 cassette (1992 - 1996 US stock) purchased at Atomic Records in Milwaukee -> 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 WASAPI) -> hard limited extremely loud bass at beginning of Higher Love to -3.0dB, then normalized the entire recording to -0.1dB and any DC bias removed -> WAV (32/88.2) -> tracked using Audacity 2.1.2 -> WAV (32/88.2) tracks -> FLAC 16-bit 44.1khz using FLAC 1.3.1 64-bit (level 8 compression) and foobar2000 v1.3.11 with its Resampler (SoX) component v0.8.3 (best quality), dithering enabled
  • Transfer: DMLiveWiki
  • Cassette tape photo, tape artwork and inlay scan, and auCDtectTaskManager log included