2013-07-13 Optimus Alive Festival, Lisbon, Portugal/Source 1

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Notes

Good quality soundboard audio sourced from the webstream. It uses high-efficiency AAC encoding to yield quite fair audio quality at a fairly low bitrate. This concert had the first performance of Shake The Disease" on the Delta Machine tour.

I'm glad to have ripped a near-flawless stream for this one. There was a dropout near the beginning of Walking In My Shoes, probably a technical error on the production side since others reported the same thing. The short 3-track FM broadcast is unaffected by this issue (find it at Source 3 on the wiki). There are some glitchy segments due to missing audio during Just Can't Get Enough, specifically at "and when it rains, you're shining down on me" and later near the end of the song, but luckily Fletch's solo is intact. I listened to the entire recording and these are the only unfortunate flaws with the recording (and they are definitely my connection's fault and not the stream's - sorry!).

There was a dropout near the beginning of Walking In My Shoes, probably a technical error on the production side since others reported the same thing. The short 3-track FM broadcast is unaffected by this issue; find a recording of that broadcast at Source 3.

The announcer was talking over the very beginning of the concert intro. I retained all of the concert intro music despite her blabbering over it.

There seems to be more distortion overall from Personal Jesus forward - perhaps somebody at production ramped up the volume somewhere where they shouldn't have.

Some mistakes from this concert:

You may find the video capture at Source 2.

Listen

You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

  1. [6:39] Play Welcome To My World
  2. [4:27] Play Angel
  3. [6:44] Play Walking In My Shoes
  4. [5:05] Play Precious
  5. [4:40] Play Black Celebration
  6. [5:28] Play Policy Of Truth
  7. [5:55] Play Should Be Higher
  8. [5:56] Play Barrel Of A Gun
  9. [5:50] Play Shake The Disease (*)
  10. [4:14] Play Heaven
  11. [6:57] Play Soothe My Soul
  12. [4:29] Play A Pain That I'm Used To
  13. [4:31] Play A Question Of Time
  14. [7:20] Play Enjoy The Silence
  15. [10:39] Play Personal Jesus
  16. [6:51] Play Home (*)
  17. [4:55] Play Halo
  18. [6:39] Play Just Can't Get Enough
  19. [6:46] Play I Feel You
  20. [7:17] Play Never Let Me Down Again
  • Total time: 2:01:22

Lineage

  • Lineage: rtp.pt stream (http://media.rtp.pt/blogs/optimusalive/emissao-online/) -> Applian Technologies Replay Media Catcher 5.0.0.99 -> FLV (no re-encoding) -> FLV Extract -> raw AAC file -> mp3directcut 2.19 (trim irrelevant audio) -> tracked into M4A containers using Yamb!
  • Audio specifications: 96kbps 44.1kHz AAC / SBR stereo

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