1998-09-09 Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland/Source 2

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A good audience recording. Bass is a little distorted. Only the first half of the concert was recorded, unfortunately. I've shared a different transfer of this recording before, but it was transferred with an inferior deck and I felt it could be mastered better as well. I was able to get an excellent noise print, so the noise reduction worked very well. Automatic phase correction fixed the stereo balance for the most part, and the EQ & multiband compressor lessened the excessive bass and made the high end a little more prominent.

Many thanks to elviz101 for taping this recording, and generously shipping the cassette to me for the transfer.


You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

  1. [3:22] Play Painkiller
  2. [4:26] Play A Question Of Time
  3. [5:40] Play World In My Eyes
  4. [5:04] Play Policy Of Truth
  5. [4:45] Play It's No Good
  6. [6:42] Play Never Let Me Down Again
  7. [6:18] Play Walking In My Shoes
  8. [5:36] Play Only When I Lose Myself
  9. [4:23] Play A Question Of Lust (*)
  10. [5:59] Play Home (*)
  11. [3:50] Play Condemnation
  • Total time: 56:05


  • Sony cassette recorder (unknown model) + unknown mic -> Sony HF 60 normal position master cassette -> Nakamichi Cassette Deck One with fresh belts & upgraded capstan motor, azimuth optimized, deck cleaned before transferring this tape -> Monoprice heavy-duty RCA to 3.5mm cable -> ASUS Xonar DX sound card -> Adobe Audition CC 2014.1 (32-bit / 96 khz) -> normalized to -3.0dB and any DC bias removed, automatic phase correction (auto align channels, auto center panning, all settings set to most accurate possible), noise reduction (75% 12dB), EQ to lessen heavy bass, multiband compressor (enhance highs), normalized to -0.1dB -> WAV (32/96) -> tracks split via cuesheet to FLAC 16-bit 44.1khz using FLAC 1.3.0 64-bit (level 8 compression) and foobar2000 v1.3.4 with its Resampler (SoX) component v0.8.3 (best quality)
  • Generation: master
  • Taper: Wiecor (elviz101 on DIME)
  • Transfer: DMLiveWiki
  • Cassette tape photos and auCDtectTaskManager log included